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Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Wed, 16 Jun 2021: 21 topics were published, which include 78 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Tue, 15 Jun 2021: 12 topics were published, which include 38 speakers and divisions of the House.

Committees

Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Select Committee On Housing, Local Government And Heritage on Thu, 10 Jun 2021.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Wed, 16 Jun 2021: 12 Parliamentary Questions answered.

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

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

Oireachtas TV Debate | June edition

Join Flor MacCarthy for this month’s Oireachtas TV Debate. We discuss the return to non-essential travel across all EU member states with the introduction of the EU Digital Covid Certificate with Barry Andrews MEP and Grace O’Sullivan MEP. Later, we discuss the Citizens’ Assembly report on gender equality with Dr. Catherine Day, chair of the Citizens’ Assembly.

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Birth information - public consultation

The Committee on Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth invites submissions on the General Scheme of the Birth Information and Tracing Bill 2021.

The closing date for receipt of submissions has been extended to Wednesday, 23 June 2021.

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.

Press releases

16 Jun 2021, 16.15

Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform and Taoiseach to resume scrutiny of Consumer Credit Amendment Bill 2018

16 Jun 2021, 15.50

Committee of Public Accounts to examine University of Limerick’s 2019 Consolidated Financial Statements

16 Jun 2021, 15.33

Disability Matters Committee continues its discussion on the UNCRPD implementation and ratification of the Optional Protocol

16 Jun 2021, 14.31

Sub-Committee on Mental Health to hear from Jigsaw and Soar Foundation

16 Jun 2021, 14.00

Joint Committee on Social Protection, Community and Rural Development and the Islands publishes ‘Bogus Self-Employment’ report

Did you know?

The shortest Dáil in the history of the State was the 5th Dáil, following the general election of June 1927, which lasted only 98 days.

Recently considered Bills and Acts

16 Jun 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

Planning and Development (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2021

No. 85 of 2021

16 Jun 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021

No. 39 of 2021

15 Jun 2021

Before Dáil Éireann

Maritime Jurisdiction Bill 2021

No. 63 of 2021

14 Jun 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2019

No. 30 of 2019