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Business Papers

No business papers were published today.

Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 18 Oct 2018: 10 topics were published, which include 19 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 18 Oct 2018: 10 topics were published, which include 19 speakers and divisions of the House.

Committees

Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Select Committee On Health on Wed, 17 Oct 2018.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 18 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

19 Oct 2018, 14.30

Ceann Comhairle presents National Bravery Awards to 21 recipients for acts of courage

18 Oct 2018, 09.55

Climate Action Committee to hear from Secretary General of the Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation

17 Oct 2018, 16.01

Minister of State for Defence to brief Foreign Affairs Committee on Ireland's security cooperation with EU partners

17 Oct 2018, 15.35

Finance Committee to examine loan sales to unregulated funds

17 Oct 2018, 12.05

Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care publishes final report

Parliamentary Budget Office

Budget 2019

Parliamentary Budget Office

The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has produced a range of publications that deal specifically with Budget 2019. These online publications are available on the PBO pages.

Schools lesson plans

Budget 2019

Schools lesson plans

Teaching students about Budget 2019? Download our series of lesson plans on the budget.

Did you know?

Leinster House was originally known as Kildare House, after James Fitzgerald, the Earl of Kildare. When Fitzgerald became Duke of Leinster in 1776, the house was renamed Leinster House.

There is no use in providing in the Constitution that women shall be eligible for certain things, if, in the same breath, you provide that the law may take that away from them.
George Gavan Duffy, Dáil Éireann, 18 October 1922

Recently considered Bills and Acts

18 Oct 2018

Before Dáil Éireann

Dublin Transport Authority (Amendment) Bill 2018

No. 114 of 2018

18 Oct 2018

Before Dáil Éireann

Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill 2018

No. 89 of 2018

18 Oct 2018

Before Dáil Éireann

Local Government Bill 2018

No. 91 of 2018

18 Oct 2018

Before Dáil Éireann

Freedom Of Information (Oversight of the Office of the President) (Amendment) 2018

No. 113 of 2018