News and features

New lesson plan for CSPE students and teachers

20.09.17

A new lesson plan on the everyday work of Dáil Éireann is available.

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Forum on Mental Health today

19.09.17

Former professional rugby player Alan Quinlan will address the parliamentary Forum on Mental Health in Dublin Castle today.

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New Oireachtas TV debate: Census and Parliament

15.09.17

Oireachtas TV has released a new studio debate, "Census and Parliament".

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Committee on Budgetary Oversight begins pre-budget scrutiny

13.09.17

The Committee on Budgetary Oversight has commenced its pre-budgetary scrutiny. Today it meets with representatives of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council and the Economic and Social Research Institute.

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Joint Committee on Education and Skills launches report on Positive Mental Health in Schools

12.09.17

The Joint Committee on Education and Skills has today published a report on Positive Mental Health in Schools.

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Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence calls for submissions on Irish Aid programme

7.09.17

The Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence wants to hear people’s views on the Irish Aid programme. The Committee will take these submissions into consideration in its forthcoming review of the Irish Aid programme.

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Deadline for submissions to the expert Forum on Parliamentary Privilege

6.09.17

The call for submissions to the Forum on Parliamentary Privilege will close at 6 pm on Monday, 11 September 2017.

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Joint Committee on European Union Affairs calls for submissions on the Future of Europe

1.09.17

The Joint Committee on European Union Affairs is calling on all citizens to share their views on the Future of Europe.

Following the decision of one Member State to leave, Europe has reached a critical juncture in its history. At the same time, the other 27 Member States have started a process aimed at renewing the European Union and maximising the opportunities for its citizens.

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Applications invited for youth debate in Seanad

21.08.17

We are inviting applications from transition year students to take part in a youth debate as part of our Vótáil100 commemorations.

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Forum on Mental Health announced

18.08.17

The Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD, will host a Forum on Mental Health on 19 September 2017 in Dublin Castle. At the forum, TDs and Senators will listen to the views of those with experience of mental health services in Ireland.

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