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E-cars and decarbonising domestic transport report launched

13.07.18

The Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment has published a report on decarbonising domestic transport and e-cars.

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Flooded field

Climate change and sustainability in agriculture and food sectors – report launched

13.07.18

The Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine has published a report on climate change and sustainability in the agriculture and food sectors.

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Members of the Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Film industry development and working conditions – report launched

12.07.18

The Joint Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has launched a report on development and working conditions in the film industry.

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Healthy eating in schools: apples and schol books

Report on tackling childhood obesity launched

12.07.18

The Joint Committee on Education and Skills has published a report on tackling childhood obesity and promoting healthy eating in schools.

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Committee members launching the report on the cost of doing business

Report on the cost of doing business launched

11.07.18

The Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation has published a report on the cost of doing business.

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Committee room

Committee of Public Accounts launches third periodic report

11.07.18

The Committee of Public Accounts has launched its third periodic report.

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Committee members at the launch of the report

Report on housing for older people launched

10.07.18

The Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government has published a report on housing options for older people.

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Document display case in Leinster House

Trial of William Smith O’Brien – report on display in Leinster House

6.07.18

The Oireachtas Library & Research Service is exhibiting a copy of the report of the 1848 trial of William Smith O’Brien for high treason.

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Pre-legislative scrutiny by an Oireachtas Committee

Pre-legislative scrutiny – L&RS publishes research on policy outcomes

3.07.18

The Library & Research Service has published a study of the impact of pre-legislative scrutiny on legislative and policy outcomes. The study was commissioned by the L&RS and written by Dr. Shane Martin, Professor of Government at University of Essex.

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Housewife

Women in the home – L&RS publishes research on Article 41.2 of the Constitution

28.06.18

The Library & Research Service has published a research note on Article 41.2 of the Constitution of Ireland, which recognises the importance of a woman’s life within the home.

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