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Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 5 Dec 2019: 34 topics were published, which include 143 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 5 Dec 2019: 8 topics were published, which include 28 speakers and divisions of the House.

Committees

Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Committee Of Public Accounts on Thu, 5 Dec 2019.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 5 Dec 2019: 426 Parliamentary Questions answered.

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Most recent vote

Social Welfare (Payment Order) (Amendment) Bill 2018: Second Stage (Resumed)

Question put:

[05 December 2019]

  • Tá (82 votes cast)
  • Níl (39 votes cast)
  • Staon (1)
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The Treaty, December 1921

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The Treaty, December 1921

“As one of the signatories of the document I naturally recommend its acceptance...In my opinion it gives us freedom, not the ultimate freedom that all nations desire and develop to, but the freedom to achieve it.”

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Dáil and Seanad terms

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