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Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Wed, 23 Jun 2021: 18 topics were published, which include 74 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Tue, 22 Jun 2021: 12 topics were published, which include 34 speakers and divisions of the House.

Committees

Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Select Committee On Housing, Local Government And Heritage on Thu, 17 Jun 2021.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Wed, 23 Jun 2021: 24 Parliamentary Questions answered.

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

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

Oireachtas TV Debate | June edition

Join Flor MacCarthy for this month’s Oireachtas TV Debate. We discuss the return to non-essential travel across all EU member states with the introduction of the EU Digital Covid Certificate with Barry Andrews MEP and Grace O’Sullivan MEP. Later, we discuss the Citizens’ Assembly report on gender equality with Dr. Catherine Day, chair of the Citizens’ Assembly.

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Decriminalisation of homosexuality, 29 June 1993

Notable debate

Decriminalisation of homosexuality, 29 June 1993

“May I at this stage pay a special personal tribute to Senator Norris for his courage and determination in pursuing this issue relentlessly. I am glad I am the Minister for Justice who succeeded in decriminalising homosexuality.”

-Máire Geoghegan Quinn

Ireland: a parliamentary democracy

About the Oireachtas

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.

Press releases

23 Jun 2021, 16.45

Joint Committee on Joint Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage to discuss report on interim report on mortality in single homeless population

23 Jun 2021, 16.25

Disability Matters Committee discuss ‘Wasted Lives: Time for a better future for younger people in Nursing Homes' Report

23 Jun 2021, 15.30

Committee of Public Accounts to examine 2019 Appropriation Accounts with Department of Foreign Affairs

23 Jun 2021, 13.11

Committee on Budgetary Oversight to discuss tax expenditure with ESRI

23 Jun 2021, 12.30

Joint Committee on Enterprise, Trade and Employment calls for national authorities to have adequate resources to implement fully new powers in Competition Bill 2021

Recently considered Bills and Acts

21 Jun 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2019

No. 30 of 2019

21 Jun 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

Planning and Development (Solar Panels for Public Buildings, Schools, Homes and Other Premises) (Amendment) Bill 2021

No. 88 of 2021

18 Jun 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

Affordable Housing Bill 2021

No. 71 of 2021

18 Jun 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

Planning and Development (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2021

No. 85 of 2021