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Covid-19 staff information

3.04.20

Updates and information for staff from the Management Board of the Houses of the Oireachtas

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Seats in the Seanad Chamber

Panels of candidates for Seanad general election published

10.03.20

The list of candidates for election to the vocational panels of the 26th Seanad has been published.

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Detail from an infographic about the Irish economy

Full collection of monthly Economic Indicators for 2019 available from Oireachtas Library

9.03.20

The complete collection of Economic Indicator infographics for 2019 is now available from the Library & Research Service (L&RS).

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Cartoon by caricaturist James Gillray depicting British politicians as the sailors of the French invasion fleet sinking under the waves of a stormy sea

Attempted French invasion of Ireland remembered in Oireachtas Library’s March display

4.03.20

This month the Oireachtas Library is exhibiting a 1797 print of General Lazare Hoche. Hoche was the commander of an attempted French invasion of Ireland in December 1796.

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Ceiling of the Seanad Chamber

Seanad nominating bodies and Oireachtas Members propose 119 nominees for the 26th Seanad vocational panels

2.03.20

The Seanad nominating bodies and Members of the Oireachtas have proposed 119 nominees for election to the five vocational panels of the 26th Seanad.

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Still from documentary showing delegates at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE)

Documentary on Irish delegation’s role in Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe released on Oireachtas TV

2.03.20

Oireachtas TV has released a behind-the-scenes documentary on the work of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and the Irish delegation’s role.

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Detail from an infographic showing a statistical map of Ireland

Statistical profile of Dáil general election published by Oireachtas Library

26.02.20

The Oireachtas Library & Research Service has produced a statistical profile of the 2020 Dáil general election.

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Seats in the Seanad Chamber

Seanad nominating bodies propose 80 nominees for the 26th Seanad vocational panels

25.02.20

The Seanad nominating bodies have proposed 80 nominees for election to the five vocational panels of the 26th Seanad.

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Seán Ó Fearghaíl sitting in the Chair of the Dáil Chamber

Seán Ó Fearghaíl elected Ceann Comhairle of the 33rd Dáil

21.02.20

Seán Ó Fearghaíl was elected Ceann Comhairle of the 33rd Dáil at its first sitting on Thursday, 20 February.

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Dáil Éireann Chamber

First sitting of 33rd Dáil to take place on Thursday, 20 February

18.02.20

The first sitting of the 33rd Dáil will take place at 12 noon on Thursday, 20 February.

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