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Supplementary Dáil Order Paper (Tues) (PDF)

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Dáil Order Paper (Tues) (PDF)

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Dáil Question Paper (Tues) (PDF)

Dáil Question Paper (Tues)

Seanad Order Paper (Tues) (PDF)

Seanad Order Paper (Tues)

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

16 Oct 2018, 16.08

Communications Committee to question RTÉ Director General on Annual Report 2017, Independent Review of Role and Gender Equality Report & review by European Broadcasting Union

16 Oct 2018, 15.52

Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht Committee to examine Creative Ireland funding, work

16 Oct 2018, 13.57

Health Committee to hear from Speech & Language Therapists on issues around new procedure for assessment of need

16 Oct 2018, 12.55

Housing Committee to discuss use of public land

16 Oct 2018, 11.07

European Union Affairs Committee to discuss EU audit results, election plans

Parliamentary Budget Office

Budget 2019

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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