Learning or teaching about Ireland’s Parliament? You'll find all our educational resources here.

Leinster House

Take a five-minute video tour of Leinster House.

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Dáil Éireann

Take a three-minute tour of Dáil Éireann.

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Seanad Éireann

Take a three-minute tour of Seanad Éireann.

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History of the Dáil


The first public sitting of the Dáil was held in the Mansion House, Dublin, on 21 January 1919. To learn all about the origins of the Irish Parliament and get lesson plans, primary sources and printables, visit the education section of the dedicated Dáil100 website.

Recent educational publications

Thu, 13 Dec 2018

Suffrage and Citizenship, lesson plan
Senior cycle politics and society - lesson plan on the struggle for women’s suffrage in Ireland [Vótáil100]

Thu, 13 Dec 2018

Women's suffrage, lesson plan
Junior cycle history - lesson plan on six leading activists in the struggle for women’s suffrage in Ireland [Vótáil100]

Wed, 12 Dec 2018

Pioneers of parliamentary politics, wordsearch
Primary school history - wordsearch printable to accompany lesson plan on the first women in Irish parliamentary politics [Vótáil100]

Other resources

Want to find out more about the other bodies that influence how Ireland is governed? We’ve compiled a selection of links to organisations that influence the policies and laws we all live by.

Contact details

Houses of the Oireachtas
Leinster House
Kildare St
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Parliamentary education officer

Conor Reale

(01) 6184056