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  • Seanad live stream

    Seanad Éireann will resume on Monday, 29 June at 2.30 pm.

  • 14.30

    14.30

    Seanad live stream

    Reading by the Clerk of the Proclamation Summoning the Seanad

    14.30

    14.30

    Seanad live stream

    Announcement by the Clerk of the names of the Members nominated and elected to the 26th Seanad

    14.30

    14.30

    Seanad live stream

    Election of Cathaoirleach

    14.30

    14.30

    Seanad live stream

    Fixing of date for Election of Leas-Chathaoirleach

    14.30

    14.30

    Seanad live stream

    Order of Business

    14.30

    14.30

    Seanad live stream

    Motion without debate: Motion re Standing Order 29

    17.30

    17.30

    Seanad live stream

    Motions re Offences Against the State (Amendment) Act 1998 and Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009

  • Seanad Éireann will resume on Tuesday, 7 July at 2:30pm in the Convention Centre Dublin

  • Seanad Éireann will resume on Tuesday, 7 July at 2:30pm in the Convention Centre Dublin

  • Seanad Éireann will resume on Tuesday, 7 July at 2:30pm in the Convention Centre Dublin

  • Seanad Éireann will resume on Tuesday, 7 July at 2:30pm in the Convention Centre Dublin

  • Seanad Éireann will resume on Tuesday, 7 July at 2:30pm in the Convention Centre Dublin

  • Seanad Éireann will resume on Tuesday, 7 July at 2:30pm in the Convention Centre Dublin

  • Seanad Éireann will resume on Tuesday, 7 July at 2:30pm in the Convention Centre Dublin

  • 14.30

    14.30

    Seanad live stream

    Order of Business

    14.30

    14.30

    Seanad live stream

    Motion without debate: Motion re taking of Order of Business

    14.30

    14.30

    Seanad live stream

    Motion regarding Election of the Leas Chathaoirleach

  • Seanad Éireann will resume on Thursday, 9 July at 10 am

  • 10.00

    10.00

    Seanad live stream

    Order of Business

    10.45

    10.45

    Seanad live stream

    Motion without debate: Motion regarding appointment of members to the Committee on Procedure and Privileges and the Committee of Selection

    12.15

    12.15

    Seanad live stream

    Microenterprise Loan Fund (Amendment) Bill 2020 – All Stages

  • 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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  • 11.00

    Special Committee on Covid-19 Response

    Dail Chamber

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  • 09.30

    Special Committee on Covid-19 Response

    Dail Chamber

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  • 09.00

    Special Committee on Covid-19 Response

    Dáil Chamber

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  • 09.30

    Special Committee on Covid-19 Response

    Dáil Chamber

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Business Papers

No business papers were published today

Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Tue, 30 Jun 2020: 7 topics were published, which include 125 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Mon, 29 Jun 2020: 10 topics were published, which include 59 speakers and divisions of the House.

Committees

Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Special Committee On Covid-19 Response on Thu, 2 Jul 2020.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Tue, 30 Jun 2020: 928 Parliamentary Questions answered.

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

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

Covid-19 information digest

Covid-19

Covid-19 information digest

Get quick links to recent debates on the Covid-19 pandemic. Read the latest research by the Oireachtas Library & Research Service (L&RS) and Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) on Covid-19.

Notable debate

Nelson Mandela addresses the Dáil, 2 July 1990

"The very fact that there is today an independent Irish State, however long it took to realise the noble goals of the Irish people by bringing it into being, confirms that we too shall become a free people."

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Documentary

The Restoration of Historic Leinster House

Watch part 1 of a two-hour documentary entitled The Restoration: Historic Leinster House 2017-2019. You can see part 2 on the Oireachtas TV productions page.

Two years in the making, the documentary is a unique look behind the facade of one of Ireland's most important public buildings.

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Press releases

2 Jul 2020, 10.44

Houses of Oireachtas report for 2019 highlights significant achievements across the Service

1 Jul 2020, 16.13

Committee on Covid-19 Response to hear from parent and teacher groups

29 Jun 2020, 15.07

Committee on Covid-19 Response to hear from small businesses, arts and hospitality sectors

24 Jun 2020, 16.21

Committee on Covid-19 Response to discuss summer education programme and testing and tracing

22 Jun 2020, 16.23

Oireachtas Special Committee on Covid-19 Response to discuss childcare

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.

Recently considered Bills and Acts

29 Jun 2020

Before Dáil Éireann

Health (General Practitioner Service and Alteration of Criteria for Eligibility) Bill 2020

No. 7 of 2020

19 Jun 2020

Before Dáil Éireann

National Oil Reserves Agency (Amendment) and Provision of Central Treasury Services Bill 2020

No. 6 of 2020

9 Jun 2020

Before Dáil Éireann

Microenterprise Loan Fund (Amendment) Bill 2020

No. 5 of 2020

27 Mar 2020

Enacted

Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Act 2020

No. 2 of 2020

Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (Covid-19) Bill 2020

No. 4 of 2020