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Engraving of a south west view of Galway town, 1820

Oireachtas Library displays first edition of 1820 history of Galway

10.01.20

This month the Oireachtas Library is displaying a first edition of a history of Galway published 200 years ago.

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Photo of the Oireachtas Committee rooms foyer in Leinster House 2000

Deadline for submissions to the Committee on Children and Youth Affairs extended

7.01.20

The deadline for submissions on the General Scheme of a Certain Institutional Burials (Authorised Interventions) Bill has been extended to Friday, 24 January.

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Black and white photo of open books

41 new Acts signed into law in 2019

6.01.20

Some 41 new Acts have been signed into law and added to the Statute Book in 2019.

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Choir singing around Christmas tree in Leinster House 2000

Oireachtas Choir brings festive music to Leinster House

18.12.19

The Oireachtas Choir entertained staff in Leinster House 2000 yesterday with their annual performance of Christmas carols and songs.

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Members of the Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union outside Leinster House

Brexit progress report launched

18.12.19

The Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union launched its final report in Leinster House yesterday.

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Map of Dublin-Kingstown railway, 1837

Oireachtas Library marks 185 years since the first passenger railway in Ireland

16.12.19

This month the Oireachtas Library is marking 185 years since the first passenger railway in Ireland – the Dublin and Kingstown Railway - by displaying a pamphlet by James Pim, Jr., a key figure behind the railway’s development.

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Members of the Committee with representatives  from the Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland (MASI) and the Irish Refugee Council (IRC) in Leinster House 2000

Report on direct provision and the international protection application process launched

12.12.19

The Committee on Justice and Equality launched a report on direct provision and the international protection application process in Leinster House today.

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Oireachtas members with their families at the lighting of the Christmas tree on Leinster Lawn by night

Christmas tree lights up Leinster Lawn

4.12.19

The traditional lighting of the Christmas tree on Leinster Lawn took place yesterday evening, Tuesday 3 December.

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Young Dáil na nÓg delegates speaking in the Dáil Chamber

Video of Dail na nÓg sittings released on Oireachtas website

3.12.19

Dáil na nÓg, Ireland’s youth parliament, convened in Leinster House on Saturday, 23 November 2019, to discuss climate action. Video of the opening and closing ceremonies, held in the Dáil Chamber, is now available on this website.

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Prof Fiona Regan and 4.	Senator Antony Lawlor at the Royal Irish Academy

Royal Irish Academy Oireachtas Science Pairing Scheme launched

20.11.19

The Royal Irish Academy Oireachtas Science Pairing Scheme was launched on Monday, 18 November in the Royal Irish Academy.

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