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Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Today, 21 Oct 2020: 3 topics were published, which include 38 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Fri, 16 Oct 2020: 9 topics were published, which include 52 speakers and divisions of the House.

Committees

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

PQs (Questions)

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Tue, 20 Oct 2020: 313 Parliamentary Questions answered.

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An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business

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[20 October 2020]

  • Tá (23 votes cast)
  • Níl (21 votes cast)
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