Dáil Éireann schedule

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Today, 26 Jan 2021

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  • No business was scheduled.

  • No business was scheduled.

  • 10.00

    10.00

    Dáil live stream

    Private Members’ Business (Sinn Féin): Motion re Pay for Student Nurses and Midwives (Item No. 120)

    12.00

    12.00

    Dáil live stream

    Leaders’ Questions (SF, Lab, Sol PBP, Reg Group)

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 1: Motion on the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (Item No. 6)

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 2: Statements on the Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes (Item No. 20)

    18.34

    18.34

    Dáil live stream

    Dáil Adjourns

  • 10.00

    10.00

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 1: Statements and Questions and Answers on the Covid Vaccine Programme (Item No. 21)

    12.00

    12.00

    Dáil live stream

    Leaders’ Questions (SF, Soc Dems, Reg Group, Rural Ind Group)

    12.34

    12.34

    Dáil live stream

    Questions on Promised Legislation

    12.34

    12.34

    Dáil live stream

    Health (Amendment) (Dual Diagnosis: No Wrong Door) Bill 2021 — First Stage (Item No. 5a)

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 2: Statements and Questions and Answers by Minister for Foreign Affairs on Brexit (Item No. 22)

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 3: Statements and Questions and Answers by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine on Brexit and the Fishing Industry (Item No. 23)

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 4: Statements and Questions and Answers by the Minister for Education on the reopening of schools for students with special educational needs (Item No. 23a)

    18.04

    18.04

    Dáil live stream

    Dáil Adjourns

  • Dáil Éireann resumes on Wednesday, 27 January 2021 at 10 am

  • Dáil Éireann resumes on Wednesday, 27 January 2021 at 10 am

  • Dáil Éireann resumes on Wednesday, 27 January 2021 at 10 am

  • Dáil Éireann resumes on Wednesday, 27 January 2021 at 10 am

  • Dáil Éireann resumes on Wednesday, 27 January 2021 at 10 am

  • 12.00

    12.00

    Dáil live stream

    Leaders’ Questions (SF, Soc Dems, RIG, Ind Grp)

    12.34

    12.34

    Dáil live stream

    Order of Business

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 1: Motion re Covid-19 Support Scheme 

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 2: Motion re Appointment of two new Members to GSOC

    18.00

    18.00

    Dáil live stream

    Dáil adjourns

  • 10.00

    10.00

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 1: Statements and Questions and Answers by the Minister for Health on Covid-19 Vaccinations

    12.00

    12.00

    Dáil live stream

    Leaders’ Questions (SF, Lab, RIG, Ind Group)

    12.34

    12.34

    Dáil live stream

    Questions on Promised Legislation

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 2: Statements and Questions and Answers by the Minister for Social Protection on Covid-19

    13.04

    13.04

    Dáil live stream

    Government Business 3: Statements and Questions and Answers by the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage on the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage’s response to Covid-19

    18.22

    18.22

    Dáil live stream

    Dáil adjourns

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

Seanad Éireann schedule

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Today, 26 Jan 2021

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  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 at 2:30 pm

  • 14.30

    14.30

    Seanad live stream

    Motion without debate 1: Motion regarding the arrangements for the sitting of the House

    15.00

    15.00

    Seanad live stream

    Order of Business

    15.00

    15.00

    Seanad live stream

    Motion without debate 2: Motion regarding the Eight Report of the Seanad Committee on Procedure and Privileges

    16.40

    16.40

    Seanad live stream

    Statements on the Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes

    18.30

    18.30

    Seanad live stream

    Seanad adjourns

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 at 10:30 am

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 at 10:30 am

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 at 10:30 am

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 at 10:30 am

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 at 10:30 am

  • Seanad Éireann resumes on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 at 10:30 am

  • 12.00

    12.00

    Seanad live stream

    Order of Business

    12.00

    12.00

    Seanad live stream

    Motion without debate 1: Motion regarding appointment of Members of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission

    12.00

    12.00

    Seanad live stream

    Motion without debate 2: Motion regarding re-appointment of the Ombudsman for Children

    14.00

    14.00

    Seanad live stream

    Statements on the Covid-19 Vaccine Programme

    16.15

    16.15

    Seanad live stream

    Statements on the Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes (resumed)

    18.15

    18.15

    Seanad live stream

    Seanad adjourns

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

  • No business is currently scheduled. Leinster House is open with reduced hours and restricted access due to Covid-19.

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Dáil Éireann

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Thu, 21 Jan 2021: 8 topics were published, which include 129 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

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Tue, 19 Jan 2021: 5 topics were published, which include 23 speakers and divisions of the House.

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Meeting of the Committee Of Public Accounts on Fri, 22 Jan 2021.

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Thu, 21 Jan 2021: 520 Parliamentary Questions answered.

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[22 January 2021]

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