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Political cartoons from Oireachtas Library on display in Leinster House

8.03.19

The Oireachtas Library & Research Service is looking at the legacy of the Irish Parliamentary Party by displaying political cartoons from two issues of the periodical Irish Fun: A Tonic in Type.

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Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh giving lecture in Leinster House

Seachtain na Gaeilge lecture examines establishment of Dáil Éireann

7.03.19

A lecture to mark Seachtain na Gaeilge was given by Professor Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh in Leinster House on Tuesday, 5 March.

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Conference in the Royal Irish Academy

Dáil100 conference video available on OireachtasTV

5.03.19

Video of the Dáil100 conference is available to view on OireachtasTV.

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Secondary school students outsid ethe Mansion House, Dublin

Students to give TED-style talks as part of Dáil100 commemorations

4.03.19

Secondary students from around the country will give TED-style talks in Dublin Castle on Friday, 8 March as part of the Houses of the Oireachtas programme commemorating the centenary of the First Dáil.

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The Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine invites written submissions from interested groups or individuals on the future of the beef sector in the context of Food Wise 2025

25.02.19

The Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine invites written submissions from interested groups or individuals on the future of the beef sector in the context of Food Wise 2025.

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Children's toys ddating from the 19th century

Artefacts found during restoration of Leinster House

25.02.19

Workers on the conservation and restoration of Leinster House have discovered artefacts including children’s toys, tickets and sea shells.

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Clerk of the Dáil speaking at a podium with an ISL interpreter providing sign language

Irish Sign Language strategy for Oireachtas launched

14.02.19

The Houses of the Oireachtas Service has launched its Irish Sign Language (ISL) Strategy 2019 – 2021.

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Report on potential impact of Brexit on Irish housing market published

7.02.19

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government has published a report on the potential impact of Brexit on the Irish housing market.

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The Shamrock magazine, February 1919

Oireachtas Library marks 100th anniversary of Eamon de Valera’s prison escape

1.02.19

The Oireachtas Library & Research Service is displaying a copy of The Shamrock magazine from February 1919 in Leinster House to mark Eamon de Valera’s escape from Lincoln jail.

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Finland, Eduskunta © Nico Bick

Dáil Chamber to feature in book of photographs of Parliaments of the European Union

1.02.19

Images of the Dáil Chamber will be featured in a new book by photographer Nico Bick.

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