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Research and analysis

The L&RS produces a range of impartial research briefings for Members of the Oireachtas.

Our research teams regularly produce:

We also produce other research briefings through Oireachtas fellowships and other procurement mechanisms.

On this page you can browse our latest research publications or search by theme.

Health (Assisted Human Reproduction) Bill

April 2022

Health (Assisted Human Reproduction) Bill

Data and analysis of the Health (Assisted Human Reproduction) Bill 2022 which aims to regulate the provision of any procedure that involves the handling of gametes or embryos.

Long Covid

Jan 2022

Long Covid

This paper has been adapted from a briefing paper prepared in response to a research enquiry. It examines the definition, incidence and health service needs relating to the condition ‘long Covid’, also known as ‘post Covid-19 condition’.

Recent L&RS research publications

Wed, 11 May 2022

L&RS Note: Flexible Working Arrangements: Overview and comparative research
This note explores the right-to-request Flexible Working Arrangements (FWA), including its applications across other jurisdictions, with a view to informing legislative options to promote FWA in the Irish context [Keywords: Business and industry, Economy and finance, People and communities]

Fri, 6 May 2022

L&RS Infographic: The EU and the citizen: a timeline of key EU legislative and initiatives
This infographic (updated and revised in 2022) provides an outline of the key EU legislation and initiatives that have impacted citizens since 1957. [Keywords: International and EU affairs, Parliament and Government]

Tue, 3 May 2022

L&RS Infographic: Environmental Indicators Quarter 3 2021
Quarterly L&RS statistical dashboard infographic profiling key environmental indicators [Keywords: Environment and energy, Parliament and Government, Technology and research]

Infographics

Infographics

Infographics

We produce infographics showing useful summaries of our research, including our Economic Indicators, a series of monthly infographics which present key indicators on the Irish economy.

Constituency profiles

Constituencies

Constituency profiles

We have published individual profiles about each of the 39 Dáil constituencies. Each profile has a description of the constituency including themed maps.

L&RS research publications by theme

Researchers in residence

Dr Tim Jacquemard

Researchers in residence

Six scientific researchers have been seconded to the L&RS under the SFI Public Service Fellowship programme. The fellowship gives TDs and Senators the opportunity to find out about emerging research in science and technology and the implications for policy making.

Science seminar videos

Webinar

Making Ireland's first fully green batteries

Watch the webinar on bringing lithium cobalt batteries into the circular economy delivered by Dr Tony Keene, UCD on behalf of the LiCoRICE Project. The webinar was hosted by the L&RS with Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) to mark Science Week 2021.

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Webinar

Covid-19 - Scientific developments

If you missed our Science Week webinar, catch up here. Professor Kingston Mills and Professor Aideen Long share insights into the most recent scientific developments in Covid-19. The webinar was hosted by the L&RS with Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) during Science Week 2020.

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Seminar

Quantum technology

Watch the seminar on quantum technology. Keynote speaker Professor Séamus Davis (UCC and Oxford) explains the science and gives an overview of the possible future consequences for Irish society. The seminar was hosted by the L&RS with Science Foundation Ireland (SFI).

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Seminar

Antibiotic resistance

Watch the seminar on antibiotic resistance with Professor Fergus Shanahan, chairman of the Department of Medicine at University College Cork, and Professor Mary Horgan, President of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. The seminar was hosted in Leinster House by the L&RS with Science Foundation Ireland (SFI).

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