Dáil Éireann has adjourned until Wednesday, 15 September at 2:00 pm

Seanad Éireann has adjourned until Tuesday, 21 September at 2:30 pm

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Business Papers

No business papers were published today.

Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 15 Jul 2021: 44 topics were published, which include 121 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Fri, 16 Jul 2021: 11 topics were published, which include 46 speakers and divisions of the House.

Committees

Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Comhchoiste Na Gaeilge, Na Gaeltachta Agus Phobal Labhartha Na Gaeilge on Thu, 22 Jul 2021.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 15 Jul 2021: 501 Parliamentary Questions answered.

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

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

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Around the Houses | July

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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

28 Jul 2021, 12.33

Sub-Committee on Mental Health to launch Interim Report on Covid-19 and its effect on Mental Health Services in the Community

23 Jul 2021, 13.30

Joint Committee on Disability Matters launches work programme and terms of reference.

22 Jul 2021, 15.27

Report on the topic of ‘GDPR’ published by Justice Committee

22 Jul 2021, 14.05

Joint Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands publishes its Pre-Budget Submission

21 Jul 2021, 17.15

Education Committee to discuss reopening of further and higher education institutions in safe and sustainable way with Minister Harris and Minister of State Collins

Did you know?

Leinster House was just one of the houses owned by James Fitzgerald, Duke of Leinster. His country house was at Carton, County Kildare, and he built Frescati House in Blackrock as a school for his many children.

Recently considered Bills and Acts

26 Jul 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

Child and Family Agency (Amendment) Bill 2021

No. 102 of 2021

23 Jul 2021

Enacted

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021

No. 32 of 2021

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021

No. 39 of 2021

22 Jul 2021

Enacted

Workplace Relations (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2021

No. 29 of 2021

Workplace Relations (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2021

No. 93 of 2021

22 Jul 2021

Enacted

Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2021

No. 28 of 2021

Maritime Jurisdiction Bill 2021

No. 63 of 2021