Learning or teaching about Ireland’s Parliament? You'll find all our educational resources here.
We are running a summer course entitled The Future is Yours: An Introduction to Active Citizenship in Primary School.
The course is approved by the Department of Education.
Dates: 16-20 August 2021
In our own words
This documentary focuses on the story of Irish women’s struggle for equality and representation in the political sphere, told exclusively through the first-hand testimony of the women involved.
Recent educational publications
Wed, 19 May 2021
Dáil and Seanad Elections | Politics and Society
Senior cycle worksheet: Refer to the infographics provided to answer questions on the Dáil and Seanad general elections
Thu, 23 Jul 2020
Lessons checklist | Exploring democracy
Junior cycle CSPE: A citizenship course | Exploring democracy | Checklist of lesson plans and democracy actions
Fri, 20 Mar 2020
In Our Own Words - Women in Oireachtas Éireann
Junior cycle / senior cycle worksheet: Watch the documentary In Our Own Words and fill in this worksheet
Take a three-minute tour of Dáil Éireann.
Take a three-minute tour of Seanad Éireann.
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.
Houses of the Oireachtas
Parliamentary education officer