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Ireland and EU flags seen from below against a blue sky

European Union - weekly update from the Oireachtas National Parliament Office on what's happening in the European institutions

25.01.21

Keep up to date on what's happening in the European Commission, Council and Parliament with the weekly Oireachtas Digest on Europe.

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Peter Finnegan, Cléireach na Dála

Faisnéis don fhoireann faoi Covid-19

22.01.21

Nuashonruithe agus faisnéis ón mBord Bainistíochta don fhoireann

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Members of the Defence Forces raising the United Nations flag outside Leinster house

United Nations flag to fly at Leinster House throughout Ireland's membership of UN Security Council during 2021 and 2022

1.01.21

The flag of the United Nations will be flown at Leinster House alongside the Irish flag during Ireland's membership of the UN Security Council in 2021 and 2022.

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Robert Shrimsley and Sabiha Teladia of the Financial Times at the webinar

Financial Times webinar on Brexit hosted by Library & Research Service

14.12.20

Robert Shrimsley, the FT’s chief political commentator, spoke at a webinar on Brexit hosted by the Library & Research Service last Friday.

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Slide illustrating how a vaccine works

Oireachtas Friends of Science host talk on Covid-19 vaccines

2.12.20

The inaugural talk of the Oireachtas Friends of Science of the 33rd Dáil and 26th Seanad took place yesterday. Professor Kingston Mills gave a talk entitled Covid-19 vaccines: making sense of the clinical trial reports, merits of different types, logistics of roll out and hesitancy.

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Front covers of documents laid before the Houses of the Oireachtas

Metadata of all the documents laid before the Houses of the Oireachtas published

18.11.20

The Oireachtas Library has published an open metadata dataset of all the documents laid before the Houses since 1922.

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Dr. Ronan Kennedy

Dr. Rónán Kennedy to investigate algorithms, big data and artificial intelligence in legal services as SFI public service fellowship researcher in residence

10.11.20

Dr. Rónán Kennedy will study algorithms, big data and artificial intelligence in the Irish legal services market during his three-month residency in the Oireachtas. Dr. Kennedy is one of six researchers seconded to the Houses of the Oireachtas Library & Research Service as part of the SFI (Science Foundation Ireland) public fellowship programme.

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Dr. Boris Galkin and a drone

Researcher in residence Dr. Boris Galkin to study drone technology as part of SFI public service fellowship

9.11.20

Dr. Boris Galkin will investigate civilian drone technology and its future in Ireland during a three-month residency in the Oireachtas. Dr. Galkin is one of six researchers seconded to the Houses of the Oireachtas Library & Research Service as part of the SFI (Science Foundation Ireland) public service fellowship programme.

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Bound books of debates

1,000th bound volume of Dáil debates commenced

4.11.20

Today's sitting of Dáil Éireann commences the 1,000th bound volume of the Official Report of debates of Dáil Éireann.

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Faces of 20 people attending a virtual press event

Six scientific researchers seconded to L&RS under SFI Public Service Fellowship

23.10.20

Six scientific researchers have been seconded to the Houses of the Oireachtas Library & research Service (L&RS) under the SFI Public Service Fellowship programme.

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