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Seán Ó Fearghaíl with actors in costume outside Leinster House

Dáil100 Experience to take place in Leinster House this weekend

16.01.19

The Dáil100 Experience exhibition and tour will take place in Leinster House this weekend, 19 and 20 January. The actors who will represent stages of Irish social and cultural life as part of the tour visited Leinster House yesterday, where they were welcomed by the Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl.

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Dáil100 website launched

9.01.19

A dedicated website has been launched at Dail100.ie as part of the Houses of the Oireachtas centenary commemorations for the first Dáil.

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Arthur Griffith

Oireachtas Library displays Arthur Griffith’s 1904 pamphlet outlining separatist policy

4.01.19

The Oireachtas Library & Research Service is displaying a copy of Arthur Griffith’s pamphlet The Resurrection of Hungary: A Parallel for Ireland, which was published in 1904.

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Royal Irish Academy conference picture

'Dáil Éireann: the first 100 years, 1919–2019' conference concludes

11.12.18

The Royal Irish Academy/Houses of the Oireachtas conference 'Dáil Éireann: the first 100 years, 1919–2019' took place today in the Royal Irish Academy at 19 Dawson St.

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Selection of archival documents from the L&RS Special Collections

Oireachtas Library celebrates Explore Your Archive week

20.11.18

The Houses of the Oireachtas Library & Research Service (L&RS) is taking part in a social media campaign to launch Explore Your Archive 2018.

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Members of the Committee on Children and Youth Affairs

Report on childhood obesity launched

19.11.18

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Children and Youth Affairs has published a report on childhood obesity.

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Supreme Allied Commander Ferdinand Foch and military representatives after signing the Armistice on 11 November 1918

Oireachtas Library marks 100th anniversary of end of First World War

9.11.18

The Oireachtas Library & Research Service is marking the centenary of the end of the First World War by exhibiting a document from the Dublin Castle collection.

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Lord Mayor of Belfast, Deirdre Hargey, addressing Seanad Éireann

Lord Mayor of Belfast addresses Seanad Éireann

9.11.18

The Lord Mayor of Belfast, Deirdre Hargey, addressed Seanad Éireann yesterday.

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Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD, Sean Rainbird, Margurite Sayers and Senator Ivana Bacik.

Countess de Markievicz exhibition opens in National Gallery

7.11.18

The Ceann Comhairle officially launched the exhibition Markievicz: Portraits & Propaganda at the National Gallery of Ireland yesterday evening.

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COmmemorative poster of First Dáil, 1919

Oireachtas seeks descendants of those elected in 1918 general election for Irish constituencies

22.10.18

The Houses of the Oireachtas would like to hear from children and grandchildren of the 101 people returned for an Irish constituency in the general election of December 1918.

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