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Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 18 Apr 2019: 28 topics were published, which include 141 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 18 Apr 2019: 2 topics were published, which include 26 speakers and divisions of the House.

Committees

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Meeting of the Joint Committee On Transport, Tourism And Sport on Tue, 16 Apr 2019.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 18 Apr 2019: 327 Parliamentary Questions answered.

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Most recent vote

Public Transport: Motion (Resumed) [Private Members]

Amendment put:

[18 April 2019]

  • Tá (50 votes cast)
  • Níl (64 votes cast)
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EEC membership, 1972

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EEC membership, 1972

“Surely it is self-evident that if we were to remain outside the Community we would be conferring on the Border the status of a frontier, both economic and political, between ourselves and the rest of Europe.”

Utterances that may be defamatory

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Dáil and Seanad terms

The 32nd Dáil first met on 10 March 2016 and the 25th Seanad began on 8 June 2016. Get the start and end dates of all the Dáil and Seanad terms since the foundation of the State.

Column numbers in historic debates

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