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Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 11 Oct 2018: 10 topics were published, which include 27 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 11 Oct 2018: 10 topics were published, which include 27 speakers and divisions of the House.

Committees

Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Committee Of Public Accounts on Thu, 11 Oct 2018.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 11 Oct 2018: 10000 Parliamentary Questions answered.

There are 158 Members (called Deputies or TDs) of Dáil Éireann.

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

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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

15 Oct 2018, 14.54

Agriculture Committee to discuss Proposed Directive on unfair trading practices

11 Oct 2018, 14.28

Business, Enterprise and Innovation Committee to discuss Irish membership of CERN

10 Oct 2018, 17.52

Good Friday Committee to receive updates on the work of North South Implementation Bodies

10 Oct 2018, 16.38

Housing Committee to discuss fire safety measures

10 Oct 2018, 13.33

PAC to question OPW over costs of delay in moving Department of Health staff to new premises

Parliamentary Budget Office

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Did you know?

Leinster House is said to have been the inspiration for the design of the White House, the residence of the President of the United States. The architect of the White House, James Hoban, was an Irishman and studied architecture in Dublin.

I went into a pub on the way home last night. The jokes were as good as they usually are on budget night. I was invited to join the company, to pay for the last cheap drinks and sit amongst them so that I could be hammered.
Richie Ryan, Dáil Éireann, 22 July 1981

Recently considered Bills and Acts

11 Oct 2018

Before Seanad Éireann

Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill 2018

No. 40 of 2018

10 Oct 2018

Before Seanad Éireann

Greyhound Racing Bill 2018

No. 109 of 2018

10 Oct 2018

Before Seanad Éireann

Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Bill 2018

No. 95 of 2018

10 Oct 2018

Before Seanad Éireann

Health Service Executive (Governance) Bill 2018

No. 90 of 2018