Photo of the Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl, meeting the Speaker of the House of Representatives,, Paul Ryan

The Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl, visited Washington DC yesterday for a day of meetings on Capitol Hill.

The purpose of the visit was to learn more about the Congressional Budget Office with a view to informing the role of the nascent Oireachtas Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO).

The Ceann Comhairle also met the Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan.