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Business Papers
Seanad Third Supplementary Order Paper (Fri) (PDF)

Seanad Third Supplementary Order Paper (Fri)

Dáil Second Supplementary Order Paper (Fri) (PDF)

Dáil Second Supplementary Order Paper (Fri)

Seanad Supplementary Order Paper (Fri) (PDF)

Seanad Supplementary Order Paper (Fri)

Dáil Order Paper (Fri) (PDF)

Dáil Order Paper (Fri)

Seanad Order Paper (Fri) (PDF)

Seanad Order Paper (Fri)

Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Fri, 23 Oct 2020: 14 topics were published, which include 142 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Fri, 23 Oct 2020: 6 topics were published, which include 13 speakers and divisions of the House.

Committees

Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Joint Committee On European Union Affairs on Wed, 21 Oct 2020.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 22 Oct 2020: 214 Parliamentary Questions answered.

Disability matters - call for submissions

The Committee on Disability Matters invites written submissions on the lived experience of people with disabilities. The Committee wants to hear about the issues that affect them and their families and/or carers.

These submissions will help the Committee clarify what they need to focus on in their role as a Committee and their future work.

The closing date for receipt of submissions is Monday, 9 November 2020.

Covid-19 information digest

Covid-19

Covid-19 information digest

Get quick links to recent debates on the Covid-19 pandemic. Read the latest research by the Oireachtas Library & Research Service (L&RS) and Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) on Covid-19.

Primary school teaching resource

The future is you - Democracy

Teaching primary schools SPHE? Help students explore the concept of democracy with this short animation about our democracy.

It's the first in a series of ten videos made specially for primary schools.

View video

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

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

Press releases

23 Oct 2020, 16.56

Committee on Transport and Communications Networks to hold two days of meetings in response to aviation crisis

23 Oct 2020, 15.21

Coiste na Gaeilge, na Gaeltachta agus Phobal Labhartha na Gaeilge chun Bille na dTeangacha Oifigiúla (Leasú) a phlé

22 Oct 2020, 17.14

Joint Committee on Disability Matters invites submissions about the lived experiences of people with disabilities

22 Oct 2020, 15.16

Joint Committee on Justice recommends Pre-Legislative Scrutiny on Personal Insolvency (Amendment) (No 1) Bill is waived to avoid any delays

21 Oct 2020, 16.38

Committee of Public Accounts to discuss C&AG’s accounts and reports for the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

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.

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

23 Oct 2020

Before Seanad Éireann

Residential Tenancies Bill 2020

No. 44 of 2020

23 Oct 2020

Before Seanad Éireann

Railway Safety (Reporting And Investigation Of Serious Accidents, Accidents And Incidents Involving Certain Railways) Bill 2020

No. 41 of 2020

23 Oct 2020

Before Seanad Éireann

Commission of Investigation (Mother and Baby Homes and certain related Matters) Records, and another Matter, Bill 2020

No. 38 of 2020

23 Oct 2020

Before Seanad Éireann

Health (Amendment) Bill 2020

No. 42 of 2020