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Dáil Supplementary Order Paper (Tue) (PDF)

Dáil Supplementary Order Paper (Tue)

Dáil Order Paper (Tues) (PDF)

Dáil Order Paper (Tues)

Dáil Question Paper (Tues) (PDF)

Dáil Question Paper (Tues)

Seanad Order Paper (Tues) (PDF)

Seanad Order Paper (Tues)

Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Tue, 19 Nov 2019: 37 topics were published, which include 60 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Tue, 19 Nov 2019: 8 topics were published, which include 29 speakers and divisions of the House.

Committees

Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Committee Of Public Accounts on Thu, 14 Nov 2019.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Tue, 19 Nov 2019: 23 Parliamentary Questions answered.

There are 158 Members (called Deputies or TDs) of Dáil Éireann.

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

Press releases

19 Nov 2019, 16.19

Joint Committee on Transport, Tourism & Sport to discuss national cycling policy

19 Nov 2019, 16.11

Joint Committee on Health to address development of mental health services and workforce planning

18 Nov 2019, 18.09

The Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach will meet tomorrow when two separate topics will be discussed.

18 Nov 2019, 15.26

Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine to meet with Horse Racing Ireland

18 Nov 2019, 14.03

Irish Language Committee to discuss Official Languages with the Public Appointments Service

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.

This year we celebrate Dáil100, the centenary of the First Dáil, which held its first public meeting on 21 January 1919.

Did you know?

In 1914, the RDS established the Radium Institute in Leinster House, and it was here that John Joly developed the first effective radiation treatment for cancer known as the “Dublin method”.

Another thought came into my mind reminding me of my young days when I remembered how I used to have laboriously to write on the copy book this sentence: "Experience keepeth a dear school, but fools will learn in no other."
Eamon de Valera, Dáil Éireann, 26 July 1956

Recently considered Bills and Acts

13 Nov 2019

Before Seanad Éireann

Consumer Insurance Contracts Bill 2017

No. 3 of 2017

13 Nov 2019

Before Seanad Éireann

Education (Student and Parent Charter) Bill 2019

No. 67 of 2019

13 Nov 2019

Before Dáil Éireann

Social Welfare (No. 2) Bill 2019

No. 89 of 2019

12 Nov 2019

Before Seanad Éireann

Finance (Tax Appeals and Prospectus Regulation) Bill 2019

No. 45 of 2019