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Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Wed, 20 Oct 2021: 18 topics were published, which include 76 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Wed, 20 Oct 2021: 11 topics were published, which include 35 speakers and divisions of the House.

Committees

Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Committee On Public Petitions on Thu, 14 Oct 2021.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Wed, 20 Oct 2021: 21 Parliamentary Questions answered.

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

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

Pre-Budget Report

Committee Cathaoirleach, Neasa Hourigan TD

Pre-Budget Report

The Committee on Budgetary Oversight has published its final pre-Budget 2022 report.

The report looks at the economic background to the Budget along with specific issues related to taxation revenue and Government spending.

It includes nine observations and recommendations by the Committee for Budget 2022 and beyond.

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

20 Oct 2021, 19.00

Traveller Community Committee discuss Travellers’ experiences in prison

20 Oct 2021, 18.02

Disability Matters Committee discuss Aligning Disability Services with the UNCRPD

20 Oct 2021, 16.50

Joint Committee on Environment and Climate Action to resume pre-legislative scrutiny General Scheme of Circular Economy Bill

20 Oct 2021, 16.30

Committee of Public Accounts to examine Tusla’s 2020 Financial Statements

20 Oct 2021, 16.10

Oireachtas Committee meets Core Working Group for the proposed All-Island Cancer Research Institute

Did you know?

Regular television coverage of Dáil Éireann proceedings began on 29 January 1991 with the budget speech by then Minister for Finance, Albert Reynolds. Before that, video and images from inside the Dáil Chamber had rarely been seen.

Recently considered Bills and Acts

20 Oct 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

Defence (Amendment) Bill 2020

No. 2 of 2020

20 Oct 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

Planning and Development (Amendment) Bill 2021

No. 27 of 2021

20 Oct 2021

Before Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice (Smuggling of Persons) Bill 2021

No. 105 of 2021

19 Oct 2021

Before Dáil Éireann

Road Traffic and Roads Bill 2021

No. 128 of 2021