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Business Papers

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Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 23 Sep 2021: 39 topics were published, which include 123 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Wed, 22 Sep 2021: 15 topics were published, which include 42 speakers and divisions of the House.

Committees

Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Committee Of Public Accounts on Thu, 23 Sep 2021.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 23 Sep 2021: 356 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

Oireachtas TV Debate | September edition

This month's Oireachtas TV Debate is a climate special.

Flor MacCarthy discusses the international response to climate change and the EU Green Deal with Emeritus Professor John Sweeney, Dr. Diarmuid Torney and climate journalist Anna Gumbau. Later, we asses the Irish response and discuss the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Act 2021.

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The Oireachtas and the EU

Beyond Brexit

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

22 Sep 2021, 19.45

Traveller Committee resumes housing and accommodation access debate

22 Sep 2021, 17.55

Disability Matters Committee discuss participation of people with disabilities in political, cultural, community, and public life

22 Sep 2021, 17.20

Joint Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage to discuss Water Quality and Infrastructure, and the Small Town and Villages Growth Programme

22 Sep 2021, 15.00

Committee of Public Accounts to resume examination of HSE’s 2020 Financial Statements

21 Sep 2021, 16.55

Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform and Taoiseach to begin pre-legislative scrutiny of General Scheme of Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Bill 2021

Did you know?

The Dáil Chamber was originally built as the lecture theatre of the Royal Dublin Society and was opened as such in 1897. The room is octagonal in shape and its original seating capacity was 700.

Recently considered Bills and Acts

22 Sep 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person (Amendment) (Stalking) Bill 2021

No. 101 of 2021

22 Sep 2021

Before Seanad Éireann

Child and Family Agency (Amendment) Bill 2021

No. 102 of 2021

22 Sep 2021

Before Dáil Éireann

Garda Síochána (Functions and Operational Areas) Bill 2021

No. 109 of 2021

22 Sep 2021

Before Dáil Éireann

Local Government (Amendment) (Transparency in Allocation of Funding) Bill 2021

No. 115 of 2021