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Seanad Order Paper (Tue) ()

Seanad Order Paper (Tue)

Dáil Question Paper (Tue) ()

Dáil Question Paper (Tue)

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

Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Tue, 24 May 2022: 8 topics were published, which include 73 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Tue, 24 May 2022: 9 topics were published, which include 44 speakers and divisions of the House.


Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Committee Of Public Accounts on Thu, 19 May 2022.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Tue, 24 May 2022: 1 Parliamentary Questions answered.

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

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


Address to Seanad Éireann by Congressman Mr. Richard Neal

Watch Congressman Richard Neal's address to Seanad Éireann where he discussed the strong connection between Ireland and the US and how the bipartisan Congressional Friends of Ireland caucus, of which he is co-chair, continues to support the cause of peace in Northern Ireland.

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Oireachtas TV Debates | EU Special

This month we present an EU Special from the May plenary in the European Parliament marking 50 years of Ireland in the EU, with six Irish MEPs. We interview the President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola and speak to two witnesses of the war in Ukraine. The highly anticipated Conference on the Future of Europe was also discussed.

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Press releases

24 May 2022, 17.20

Comhchoiste na Gaeilge, na Gaeltachta agus Phobal Labhartha na Gaeilge ag iarraidh go mbeidh i bhfad níos mó leabhar as Gaeilge ar fáil i ngach brainse de na leabharlanna Poiblí ar fud na tíre

24 May 2022, 17.10

Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform and Taoiseach to resume discussions on impact on customers of withdrawal of Ulster Bank and KBC from Ireland

24 May 2022, 16.56

Enterprise Committee to resume pre-legislative scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Personal Injuries Resolution Board Bill 2022 with Insurance Ireland and the Alliance for Insurance Reform

24 May 2022, 14.25

Joint Committee on Transport and Communications to meet with the Chair Designate of the Medical Bureau of Road Safety and separately with the Chair Designate of Shannon Group

24 May 2022, 14.15

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media to meet with representatives from the hospitality and tourism sector

Constitution of Ireland, 11 May 1937

In 1937, the Government brought forward the draft of a new Constitution to replace the Constitution of the Irish Free State of 1922. In this Second Stage debate the President of the Dáil, Éamon de Valera, outlines the provisions of the Constitution. Bunreacht na hÉireann was put to a plebicite on the day of the general election, 1 July 1937, and was enacted in December of that year.

Minority voices, major change: an exhibition

More than 835 individuals have taken their seat in Seanad Éireann since 1922. Collectively they've represented a broad church. Learn more about 26 of these senators and the causes they championed.

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

24 May 2022

Before Dáil Éireann

Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2022

No. 42 of 2022

24 May 2022

Before Seanad Éireann

National Minimum Wage (Payment of Interns) Bill 2022

No. 57 of 2022

23 May 2022

Before Dáil Éireann

Ceathrú Chultúir 1916 Bill 2021

No. 36 of 2021

19 May 2022

Before Dáil Éireann

Garda Síochána (Compensation) Bill 2021

No. 50 of 2021