News and features

Economic Indicators for June published

3.07.17

The Houses of the Oireachtas Library & Research Service (L&RS) has published its June Economic Indicators infographic.

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Houses of the Oireachtas Commission publishes annual report

3.07.17

The Houses of the Oireachtas Commission has published its 2016 annual report. The report gives details of parliamentary activity throughout 2016 and accounts for the public money spent in running the Houses of the Oireachtas last year.

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Ireland-Nepal Parliamentary Friendship Group launched

28.06.17

The Ireland-Nepal Parliamentary Friendship Group was launched yesterday in Leinster House. The group will aim to strengthen relations between the two countries at parliamentary level.

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Lord Alderdice to meet Brexit committee

22.06.17

The Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom will meet with Lord Alderdice at 2.30 pm today. The meeting will take place in the Seanad Chamber.

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Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution holds first meeting

21.06.17

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution held its first meeting today. The committee met in private session and elected Senator Catherine Noone Chairman.

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Ibec to brief Oireachtas Members on Brexit

20.06.17

Ibec will brief Oireachtas Members and staff on “Brexit: Challenges with solutions” in Leinster House today. The briefing will be given by Ibec's Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Mr. Fergal O'Brien, and members of the Ibec policy team.

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This week in the European institutions

19.06.17

The Oireachtas National Parliament Office produces a weekly bulletin of what is on the agenda for the European Institutions.

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Proposals on health care strategy published

16.06.17

The Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare has published Sláintecare, its proposal for a ten-year strategy for health care and health policy. The report marks the first time that cross-party consensus has been reached on a model of healthcare to serve the Irish people.

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Former President of European Parliament speaks at Seanad Brexit committee

12.06.17

The Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom heard from Mr. Pat Cox, the former President of the European Parliament last week in the Seanad Chamber.

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Oireachtas TV debates Parliament and the media

8.06.17

Oireachtas TV has produced a studio debate on Parliament and the media.

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