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Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 17 May 2018: 30 topics were published, which include 137 speakers and divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 17 May 2018: 7 topics were published, which include 22 speakers and divisions of the House.

Committees

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Meeting of the Committee on Employment Affairs and Social Protection [Select Committee] on Thu, 17 May 2018.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Thu, 17 May 2018: 277 Parliamentary Questions answered.

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Seanad debates are published on the same day or the next day. The Official Report of each committee meeting is published within a week at latest, but generally within two or three working days.

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Dáil and Seanad terms

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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.

Divorce, Seanad 1925

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Divorce, Seanad 1925

“Once you attempt legislation upon religious grounds you open the way for every kind of intolerance and for every kind of religious persecution.”

Most recent vote

Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2017: Committee Stage

Amendment put:

[17 May 2018]

  • Tá (4 votes cast)
  • Níl (3 votes cast)