Dáil Éireann schedule

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  • Dáil Éireann resumes on Wednesday, 13 January 2021 at 2 pm

  • Dáil Éireann resumes on Wednesday, 13 January 2021 at 2 pm

  • 12.00

    12.00

    Dáil live stream

    Leaders’ Questions (SF, Sol-PBP, Reg Group, Rural Ind Group)   

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 1: Statements by Leaders on the Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes (Item No. 16)

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 2: Statements on Health and Covid-19 (Item No. 17)

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 3: Statements and Q&A on Health and Covid-19 (Item No. 18)

    18.14

    18.14

    Dáil live stream

    Dáil Adjourns

  • 12.00

    12.00

    Dáil live stream

    Leaders’ Questions (SF, Reg Group, Rural Ind Group, Ind Group)

    12.34

    12.34

    Dáil live stream

    Questions on Promised Legislation

    12.34

    12.34

    Dáil live stream

    Insurance (Restriction on Differential Pricing and Profiling) Bill 2021 — First Stage (Item No. 5a)

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 1: Statements and Questions and Answers by the Minister for Education on Education and Covid-19 (Item No. 19)

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 2: Statements and Questions and Answers by the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science on Higher Education and Covid-19 (Item No. 20)

    18.22

    18.22

    Dáil live stream

    Dáil Adjourns

  • No business was scheduled.

  • No business was scheduled.

  • No business was scheduled.

  • No business was scheduled.

  • No business was scheduled.

  • 10.00

    10.00

    Dáil live stream

    Private Members’ Business (Sinn Féin): Motion re Pay for Student Nurses and Midwives (Item No. 120)

    12.00

    12.00

    Dáil live stream

    Leaders’ Questions (SF, Lab, Sol PBP, Reg Group)

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 1: Motion on the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (Item No. 6)

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 2: Statements on the Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes (Item No. 20)

    18.34

    18.34

    Dáil live stream

    Dáil Adjourns

  • 10.00

    10.00

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 1: Statements and Questions and Answers on the Covid Vaccine Programme (Item No. 21)

    12.00

    12.00

    Dáil live stream

    Leaders’ Questions (SF, Soc Dems, Reg Group, Rural Ind Group)

    12.34

    12.34

    Dáil live stream

    Questions on Promised Legislation

    12.34

    12.34

    Dáil live stream

    Health (Amendment) (Dual Diagnosis: No Wrong Door) Bill 2021 — First Stage (Item No. 5a)

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 2: Statements and Questions and Answers by Minister for Foreign Affairs on Brexit (Item No. 22)

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 3: Statements and Questions and Answers by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine on Brexit and the Fishing Industry (Item No. 23)

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 4: Statements and Questions and Answers by the Minister for Education on the reopening of schools for students with special educational needs (Item No. 23a)

    18.04

    18.04

    Dáil live stream

    Dáil Adjourns

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

Seanad Éireann schedule

Previous day

Today, 22 Jan 2021

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  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 at 2:30 pm

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 at 2:30 pm

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 at 2:30 pm

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 at 2:30 pm

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 at 2:30 pm

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 at 2:30 pm

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 at 2:30 pm

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 at 2:30 pm

  • 14.30

    14.30

    Seanad live stream

    Motion without debate 1: Motion regarding the arrangements for the sitting of the House

    15.00

    15.00

    Seanad live stream

    Order of Business

    15.00

    15.00

    Seanad live stream

    Motion without debate 2: Motion regarding the Eight Report of the Seanad Committee on Procedure and Privileges

    16.40

    16.40

    Seanad live stream

    Statements on the Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes

    18.30

    18.30

    Seanad live stream

    Seanad adjourns

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 at 10:30 am

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 at 10:30 am

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 at 10:30 am

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 at 10:30 am

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 at 10:30 am

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 at 10:30 am

  • 12.00

    12.00

    Seanad live stream

    Order of Business

    12.00

    12.00

    Seanad live stream

    Motion without debate 1: Motion regarding appointment of Members of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission

    12.00

    12.00

    Seanad live stream

    Motion without debate 2: Motion regarding re-appointment of the Ombudsman for Children

    14.00

    14.00

    Seanad live stream

    Statements on the Covid-19 Vaccine Programme

    16.15

    16.15

    Seanad live stream

    Statements on the Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes (resumed)

    18.15

    18.15

    Seanad live stream

    Seanad adjourns

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

Schedule of meetings

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Business Papers
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Dáil Question Paper (Thur)

Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 21 Jan 2021: 8 topics were published, which include 78 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Tue, 19 Jan 2021: 5 topics were published, which include 23 speakers and divisions of the House.

Committees

Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Joint Committee On Education, Further And Higher Education, Research, Innovation And Science on Thu, 17 Dec 2020.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Wed, 20 Jan 2021: 725 Parliamentary Questions answered.

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

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

102 years of Dáil Éireann

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102 years of Dáil Éireann

On 21 January 1919, Dáil Éireann met for the first time and claimed the right of Ireland to self-government. Only 27 elected members attended the first public session of Dáil Éireann, while 34 were in prison and others were on undercover missions.

Dáil100

Dáil Day One

This short animated film tells the story of the circumstances that drove the members of the First Dáil to set up an independent parliament.

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Papers of the early Dáil

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Papers of the early Dáil

The documents of the Dáil during its revolutionary period (1918-1923) are now available online. The collection, comprising more than 66,000 pages, was digitised by the National Archives of Ireland in partnership with the Houses of the Oireachtas.

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.

News

1 Jan 21, 09.00

Press releases

21 Jan 2021, 17.58

NPHET and HSE before Oireachtas Health Committee

21 Jan 2021, 16.47

Amárach, tosóidh Roghchoiste na Gaeilge, na Gaeltachta agus Phobal Labhartha na Gaeilge den Dáil a bhreithniú ar Bhille na dTeangacha Oifigiúla (Leasú) 2019 (Céim an Choiste sa Dáil).

21 Jan 2021, 15.57

Joint Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage to discuss the holding of polls if Covid-19 restrictions are in place

21 Jan 2021, 15.13

Committee on Transport and Communications Networks to discuss Customs Checks, Post Brexit with key stakeholders set to appear tomorrow

21 Jan 2021, 14.47

Committee on Agriculture and the Marine to discuss Brexit and its impact on Fisheries

Recently considered Bills and Acts

19 Jan 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

Period Products (Free Provision) Bill 2021

No. 2 of 2021

6 Jan 2021

Before Dáil Éireann

Insurance (Restriction on Differential Pricing and Profiling) Bill 2021

No. 1 of 2021

23 Dec 2020

Enacted

Investment Limited Partnerships (Amendment) Act 2020

No. 31 of 2020

Investment Limited Partnerships (Amendment) Bill 2020

No. 29 of 2020

22 Dec 2020

Enacted

Social Welfare Act 2020

No. 30 of 2020

Social Welfare Bill 2020

No. 66 of 2020