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The Dáil Order Paper is available in digital format on the Dail Business website.

Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Today, 29 Sep 2022: 21 topics were published, which include 55 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Today, 29 Sep 2022: 12 topics were published, which include 20 speakers and divisions of the House.


Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Joint Committee On Enterprise, Trade And Employment on Wed, 28 Sep 2022.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Today, 29 Sep 2022: 13 Parliamentary Questions answered.

There are 160 Members (called Deputies or TDs) of Dáil Éireann.

There are 60 Members (called Senators) in Seanad Éireann.

Budget 2023

Budget Day was on Tuesday, 27 September 2022. Have a look at the Budget Special from Oireachtas TV and read the Official Report of the Budget Statement. You can also follow the ongoing debates in the Dáil, Seanad and committees.

Learn more about the budget discussions in the Oireachtas.

Northern voices: an exhibition

This exhibition of 26 former Members of the Seanad shows how they used their unique position to bring about representative and inclusive debate, while also providing insights and understanding that was not always available elsewhere.

Learn about these important Northern Voices in the Seanad.

Budgets in history

While budget discussions continue in the Houses, consider how debate on monetary policy is an ongoing conversation rooted in history.

Through the Oireachtas Library and Research Service, take a closer look at the 1818 pamphlet describing the “oppressions and cruelties” of revenue officers, consider how the nascent State made its budgetary approach and compare Oireachtas debates on budgetary matters. 

Call for Submissions on Support for Carers in our Society

The Irish Women's Parliamentary Caucus wish to invite people involved in the care economy to an open a conversation on what carers need now in terms of further supports.  If you are interested in responding to a call for submissions please follow the link below to find out more.
Please note that the deadline for submissions is 30 September 2022.

Press releases

29 Sep 2022, 14.00

Comhchoiste na Gaeilge ag iarraidh ar an Rialtas ‘Samhail Charn Tóchair’ a chruthú i ngach contae in Éirinn

28 Sep 2022, 16.52

Gender Equality Committee to discuss Pay and Workplace Conditions with the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar

28 Sep 2022, 16.30

Joint Committee on Public Petitions to consider petition seeking ‘Reform of Insurance for Thatched Heritage Buildings’

28 Sep 2022, 16.10

Committee of Public Accounts to examine expenditure on mental health services and the HSE’s 2021 Financial Statements

28 Sep 2022, 15.16

Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement to hear from Good Friday Agreement Architect Mark Durkan

Ireland: a parliamentary democracy

Leinster House

Ireland: a parliamentary democracy

Ireland is a parliamentary democracy. The National Parliament (Oireachtas) consists of the President and two Houses: Dáil Éireann (House of Representatives) and Seanad Éireann (the Senate) whose functions and powers derive from the Constitution of Ireland enacted by the people on 1 July 1937. The Houses of the Oireachtas are situated at Leinster House, Dublin.

Recently considered Bills and Acts

29 Sep 2022

Before Dáil Éireann

National Tourism Development Authority (Amendment) Bill 2022

No. 88 of 2022

28 Sep 2022

Before Seanad Éireann

Water Environment (Abstractions and Associated Impoundments) Bill 2022

No. 87 of 2022

26 Sep 2022

Before Dáil Éireann

Communications Regulation Bill 2022

No. 86 of 2022

22 Sep 2022

Before Dáil Éireann

Regulation of Lobbying (Amendment) Bill 2022

No. 85 of 2022