Oireachtas TV produces a range of programmes including documentaries, studio debates on important parliamentary issues and historical talks. We also televise footage of Oireachtas events.

Spotlight

Hawks & Doves part 1

In part one of a two-part documentary on the Crown and Ireland's War of Independence, Michael Portillo follows the journey from the Peace Conference in Versailles to the ceasefire of July 1921.

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Hawks & Doves part 2

In part two of this two-part documentary, Michael Portillo continues to draw on "the enemy files" to explore the point of view of the British authorities on Ireland's war of independence.

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Our latest productions are listed below. You can view all our outputs on the individual Oireachtas TV category pages.

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‘Machnamh 100’ - President of Ireland Centenary Reflections

Oireachtas TV Monthly Productions

Tue, 22 Dec 2020

Machnamh 100 is an initiative of President Higgins that builds on his extensive work to date during Ireland’s Decade of Commemorations that has examined and explored seminal events such as the Lockout of 1913, the First World War, The Easter Rising, the Flu Pandemic, the election of 1918 and the first Dáil. Machnamh 100 is being supported by the Government and by RTÉ.

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Oireachtas TV Debates - December Edition

Oireachtas TV Monthly Productions

Mon, 21 Dec 2020

Oireachtas TV Debates looks back at some of 2020’s key debates and delves into the separation of powers and discusses how it safeguards our democracy and our judiciary.

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Christmas message to Houses of the Oireachtas staff from the Clerk of the Dáil, Peter Finnegan

Oireachtas TV Monthly Productions

Fri, 18 Dec 2020

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Oireachtas TV Documentaries

Dáil Day One

Oireachtas TV Documentaries

Tue, 22 Sep 2020

A fascinating film highlighting the events prior to and the key people involved in the lead up to the first Dáil on 21st January 1919

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PACE

Oireachtas TV Documentaries

Fri, 21 Feb 2020

A behind-the-scenes look at the work of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the Irish delegation’s role.

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The Restoration – Part 2

Oireachtas TV Documentaries

Tue, 28 Jan 2020

Two years in the making, ‘The Restoration’ goes behind the scenes to follow the restoration and conservation of Historic Leinster House which
took place between 2017 & 2019. Part 2 of 2.

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Oireachtas TV with Irish Sign Language

Around the Houses - December 2020 (ISL)

Irish Sign Language

Thu, 21 Jan 2021

A look back on some of the main events in the past month

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Thu, 21 Jan 2021

Irish Sign Language

Leaders' questions with ISL Interpretation

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Thu, 21 Jan 2021

Irish Sign Language

Questions on Promised Legislation with ISL Interpretation

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Spotlight

House of Art documentary

This remarkable documentary explores of the portraits in the State Art Collection at Leinster House, presented by artist and then president of the Royal Hibernian Academy Mick O'Dea. O'Dea also gives a unique insight into his painting of the portrait of President Michael D. Higgins which hangs in Leinster House.

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The Restoration of Historic Leinster House

Part 1 of a two-hour documentary entitled The Restoration: Historic Leinster House 2017-2019.

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Spotlight

The Restoration of Historic Leinster House

Part 2 of a two-hour documentary entitled The Restoration: Historic Leinster House 2017-2019.

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