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Call for submissions on Budget 2020

5.04.19

The Committee on Budgetary Oversight is calling for submissions on Budget 2020.

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Cartoon illustrating people who can submit a petition to the Oireachtas

Committee on Public Petitions considers 47 petitions in 2018

3.04.19

The Committee on Public Petitions considered 47 petitions during 2018, according to its annual report, which was published today.

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Portrait of Charles Talbot, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

Oireachtas Library marks World Health Day with display of historical health report

29.03.19

The Oireachtas Library is marking World Health Day on 7 April with a display of historical documents.

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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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