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Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Tue, 22 Jun 2021: 30 topics were published, which include 64 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Tue, 22 Jun 2021: 12 topics were published, which include 34 speakers and divisions of the House.

Committees

Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Committee Of Public Accounts on Thu, 17 Jun 2021.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Tue, 22 Jun 2021: 30 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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Decriminalisation of homosexuality, 29 June 1993

Notable debate

Decriminalisation of homosexuality, 29 June 1993

“May I at this stage pay a special personal tribute to Senator Norris for his courage and determination in pursuing this issue relentlessly. I am glad I am the Minister for Justice who succeeded in decriminalising homosexuality.”

-Máire Geoghegan Quinn

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

23 Jun 2021, 09.19

Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann, Senator Mark Daly extends greetings and good wishes to the people of Luxembourg

22 Jun 2021, 17.35

Joint Committee on Transport and Communications to meet with Commission for Aviation Regulation and Shannon Chamber

22 Jun 2021, 17.10

Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform and Taoiseach to discuss general banking matters with Permanent TSB

22 Jun 2021, 16.20

Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media to meet Executive Vice President of the European Commission Margrethe Vestager

22 Jun 2021, 16.00

Joint Committee on Enterprise, Trade and Employment to discuss reopening of economy with County and City Management Association

Recently considered Bills and Acts

21 Jun 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2019

No. 30 of 2019

21 Jun 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

Planning and Development (Solar Panels for Public Buildings, Schools, Homes and Other Premises) (Amendment) Bill 2021

No. 88 of 2021

18 Jun 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

Affordable Housing Bill 2021

No. 71 of 2021

18 Jun 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

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

No. 85 of 2021