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Budget 2020 preliminary review published by Parliamentary Budget Office


The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has published its preliminary review of Budget 2020.

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Ceann Comhairle launches “What’s the Story? – 25 Stories about Ireland and Europe”


The Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD, launched “What’s the Story? – 25 Stories about Ireland and Europe” in Leinster House last week.

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Oireachtas Library marks 140 years since the foundation of the Land League


The Oireachtas Library is displaying an 1886 cartoon to mark 140 years since the foundation of the Irish National Land League.

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Committee gives support to Northern Ireland Nobel Peace Prize nominees


The Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement has released a statement of support to Northern Ireland integrated education campaigners in advance of the Nobel Peace Prize 2019 result being announced.

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Gradutes of work experience programme for people with intellectual disabilities outside Leinster House with the Ceann Comhairle

First OWL graduates receive their certificates


The first participants in the ground-breaking Oireachtas Work Learning (OWL) programme, graduated this week. The Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD, presented the graduates with their certificates at a ceremony in Leinster House.

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Hundreds of visitors celebrate Culture Night in Leinster House


Approximately 800 visitors celebrated Culture Night in Leinster House on Friday.

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Youth Assembly on Climate


Applications are open for students aged 10 to 17 to participate in the Youth Assembly on Climate. The deadline is 12pm on Wednesday, 18 September 2019.

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Prohibition of Dáil Éireann 100 years ago marked by Oireachtas Library


The Oireachtas Library is exhibiting a publication, dated 11 September 1919, containing the proclamation that “The Dáil Éireann” was considered a dangerous organisation and was now prohibited.

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Tickets for Culture Night tour of Leinster House now available


Tickets for the Culture Night tours of Leinster House are available from Eventbrite. Entry is free of charge but tickets must be booked in advance.

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Oireachtas website shortlisted for eGovernment award


The Houses of the Oireachtas website has been shortlisted in the 2019 Ireland eGovernment Awards.

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