Dáil Éireann schedule

Thu, 25 May

Dáil Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 16 May 2017
at 2.00 pm

  • 14.00

    Leaders’ Questions (FF, SF, I4C, SD-GP)

  • 14.32

    Order of Business 1: Motions re. EU Regulation in Justice Area and in Insolvency Proceedings (Referral to Committee)

  • 14.32

    Order of Business 2: Motion re. Financial Resolution for Minerals Development Bill 2015 [Seanad]

  • 14.32

    Order of Business 3: Ministerial rota for PQs

  • 15.02

    Taoiseach’s Questions

  • 15.47

    Parliamentary Questions: Oral - Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

  • 17.17

    Topical Issues

  • 18.05

    Government Business 2: Civil Liability (Amendment) Bill 2017 - Second Stage (resumed) (Department of Justice and Equality)

  • 18.05

    Government Business 1: Motion to instruct the Committee on the Minerals Development Bill 2015

  • 20.00

    Private Members Business (Sol-PBP): Equal Participation in Schools Bill 2016 Second Stage

  • 22.00

    Dáil Adjourns

  • 12.00

    Leaders’ Questions (FF, SF, LAB, RIG)

  • 12.32

    Questions on Promised Legislation

  • 13.02

    Taoiseach's Questions

  • 13.47

    Parliamentary Questions: Oral - Minister for Defence

  • 15.17

    Topical Issues

  • 16.05

    SOS

  • 16.45

    Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil): Motion re. Consumer impact of increased insurance costs

  • 18.45

    Government Business 1: Planning and Development Bill (Amendment) Bill 2016 - Order for Report, Report and Final Stages

  • 18.45

    Government Business 2: Criminal Justice Bill 2016 (changed from Bail Bill 2016) - Order for Report, Report and Final Stages

  • 22.15

    Dáil Adjourns

  • 12.00

    Leaders’ Questions (FF, SF, Sol-PBP, I4C)

  • 12.32

    Questions on Promised Legislation

  • 12.47

    Government Business 1: Criminal Justice (Offences Relating to Information Systems) Bill 2016 (Amendment from the Seanad)

  • 12.47

    Government Business 2: Weekly divisions On conclusion of the above Bill

  • 13.30

    Government Business (120 mins) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Bill 2017 - Order for Second Stage and Second Stage

  • 15.30

    Parliamentary Questions: Oral - Minister for Finance

  • 17.00

    Topical Issues (48 mins)

  • 17.48

    Committee Report/PMB: Residential Tenancies (Housing Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) (Amendment) Bill 2016 Second Stage

  • 19.48

    Dáil Adjourns

Dáil Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 23 May 2017
at 2.00 pm

Dáil Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 23 May 2017
at 2.00 pm

Dáil Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 23 May 2017
at 2.00 pm

Dáil Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 23 May 2017
at 2.00 pm

  • 14.00

    Leaders’ Questions (FF, SF, RIG, SD-GP) 

  • 14.32

    Order of Business

  • 15.02

    Taoiseach’s Questions

  • 15.47

    Parliamentary Questions: Oral - Minister for Justice and Equality

  • 17.17

    Topical Issues

  • 18.05

    Government Business 1: Motion re. Commission of Investigation (National Asset Management Agency) Draft Order 2017

  • 18.05

    Government Business 2: Civil Liability (Amendment) Bill 2017 [Seanad] - Second Stage

  • 20.00

    Private Members Business (Sinn Féin): Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland (Amendment) Bill 2014

  • 23.00

      Dáil Adjourns

  • 12.00

    Leaders’ Questions (FF, SF, LAB, Sol-PBP)

  • 12.32

    Questions on Promised Legislation

  • 13.02

    Taoiseach’s Questions

  • 13.47

    P.Q.s: Oral -  Minister for Education and Skills

  • 15.17

    Topical Issues

  • 16.05

    SOS

  • 16.45

    Private Members Business (Independents 4 Change)

  • 18.45

    Government Business 1: Criminal Justice Bill 2016 (changed from Bail (Amendment) Bill 2016) -Order for Report, Report and Final Stages

  • 18.45

    Government Business 2: Civil Liability (Amendment) Bill 2017 [Seanad] - Second Stage (resumed)

  • 18.45

    Government Business 3: Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing) Bill 2016 (changed from Prohibition of the Exploration and Extraction of Onshore Petroleum Bill 2016) - Report and Final Stages

  • 18.45

    Government Business 4: Heritage Bill 2016 [Seanad]  - Second Stage

  • 22.15

    Dáil Adjourns

  • 12.00

    Leaders’ Questions (FF, SF, LAB, I4C)

  • 12.32

    Questions on Promised Legislation

  • 12.47

    Government Business: Motion re. Framework Agreement between EU and Mongolia (Back from Committee)

  • 13.30

    Government Business 1: Statements re. the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement

  • 13.30

    Government Business 2: Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Bill 2017 - Order for Second Stage and Second Stage

  • 15.30

    Parliamentary Questions: Oral - Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government

  • 17.00

    Topical Issues

  • 17.48

    Committee Report/PMB: Pension Fund (Prohibition of Levies) Bill 2016 Second Stage

  • 19.48

    Dáil adjourns

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Seanad Éireann schedule

Thu, 25 May

Seanad Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 16 May 2017
at 2.30 pm

  • 14.30

      Commencement Matters

  • 15.30

    Order of Business

  • 15.30

    Motions regarding EU Regulation in Justice Area and in Insolvency Proceedings

  • 16.45

    Criminal Justice (Offences Relating to Information Systems) Bill 2016 – Committee and Remaining Stages

  • 16.45

    Statements on the Migrant Integration Strategy  

  • 10.30

    Commencement Matters

  • 11.30

    Order of Business 

  • 12.45

     Adoption (Information and Tracing) Bill 2016 – Order for Second Stage and Second Stage

  • 14.30

    Statements on the Second Interim Report of the Commission on Mother and Baby Homes

  • 16.15

    Medical Practitioners (Amendment) Bill 2014 – Report Stage (Amendments from Dáil Éireann) and Final Stage Statements on Childhood Obesity

  • 16.15

    Statements on Childhood Obesity

  • 18.00

    Private Members Business - Autism Spectrum Disorder Bill 2017 – Second Stage

  • Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union will meet in the Seanad Chamber

Seanad Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 23 May 2017
at 2.30 pm

Seanad Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 23 May 2017
at 2.30 pm

Seanad Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 23 May 2017
at 2.30 pm

Seanad Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 23 May 2017
at 2.30 pm

  • 14.30

    Commencement Matters

  • 15.30

    Order of Business

  • 16.45

    Statements on Public Service Broadcasting

  • 18.30

    Statements on the National Rehabilitation Hospital

  • 19.10

    Seanad Adjourns

  • 10.30

    Commencement Matters

  • 11.30

    Order of Business 

  • 12.45

    Statements on Defence Matters

  • 14.30

     Statements on Areas of Natural Constraint

  • 16.00

    Motion regarding Commission of Investigation (National Asset Management Agency) Order 2017

  • 17.00

    Private Members Business - Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (Gender Pay Gap Information) Bill 2017 – Second Stage

  • 19.00

    Seanad Adjourns

  • Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United K

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Schedule of meetings

Thu, 25 May
  • 10.00

    Committee Meeting: Future of Healthcare (Select)
    CR3, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 11.00

    Committee Meeting: Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Select)
    CR2, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 16.00

    Committee Meeting: Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Joint)
    CR1, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 16.00

    Committee Meeting: Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach (Joint)
    CR3, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 16.00

    Committee Meeting: Education and Skills (Select)
    CR2, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 17.00

    Committee Meeting: An Ghaeilge, an Ghaeltacht agus na hOileáin (Comh)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 17.15

    Committee Meeting: Education and Skills (Joint)
    CR2, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 09.00

    Committee Meeting: Justice and Equality (Select)
    CR2, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 09.00

    Committee Meeting: Children and Youth Affairs (Joint)
    CR1, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 09.00

    Committee Meeting: Future of Healthcare (Select)
    CR3, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 09.00

    Committee Meeting: Transport, Tourism and Sport (Joint)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 13.30

    Committee Meeting: Health (Joint)
    CR3, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 13.30

    Committee Meeting: Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Select)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 13.30

    Committee Meeting: Public Petitions (Joint)
    CR1, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 14.00

    Committee Meeting: Budgetary Oversight
    CR2, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 09.00

    Committee Meeting: Public Accounts
    CR3, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 09.30

    Committee Meeting: Social Protection (Joint)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 09.30

    Committee Meeting: Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government(Joint)
    CR1, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 10.00

    Committee Meeting: Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Seanad Select)
    Seanad Chamber - (T) To be televised

  • 10.00

    Committee Meeting: Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach (Joint)
    CR2, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 10.30

    Committee Meeting: Dáil Business
    Room 2, LH - (P) Private Meeting

  • 10.45

    Committee Meeting: Social Protection (Select)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 13.30

    Committee Meeting: Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence (Joint)
    CR1, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 14.00

    Committee Meeting: Justice and Equality (Joint)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 14.45

    Committee Meeting: Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement (Joint)
    CR2, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 12.00

    Committee Meeting: Health (Joint)
    CR3, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 14.00

    Committee Meeting: Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach (Joint)
    CR2, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 14.30

    Committee Meeting: Future of Healthcare (Select)
    CR3, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 15.30

    Committee Meeting: Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation (Joint)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 16.00

    Committee Meeting: Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Joint)
    CR1, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 16.00

    Committee Meeting: Budgetary Oversight
    CR3, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 17.00

    Committee Meeting: Communications, Climate Action and Environment (Joint)
    CR2, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 18.00

    Committee Meeting: Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation (Select)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 09.00

    Committee Meeting: Justice and Equality (Select)
    CR2, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 09.30

    Committee Meeting: Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government(Joint)
    CR1, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 13.30

    Committee Meeting: Transport, Tourism and Sport (Joint)
    CR3, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 14.00

    Committee Meeting: European Union Affairs (Joint)
    CR1, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 14.15

    Committee Meeting: Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs (Joint)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 09.00

    Committee Meeting: Public Accounts
    CR3, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 09.00

    Committee Meeting: Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence (Select)
    CR1, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 09.00

    Committee Meeting: Health (Joint)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 10.00

    Committee Meeting: Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Seanad Select)
    Seanad Chamber - (T) To be televised

  • 10.00

    Committee Meeting: Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach (Joint)
    CR2, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 10.00

    Committee Meeting: Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence (Joint)
    CR1, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 10.30

    Committee Meeting: Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Seanad Select)
    Seanad Chamber - (T) To be televised

  • 10.30

    Committee Meeting: Dáil Business
    Room 2, LH - (P) Private Meeting

  • 14.30

    Committee Meeting: Justice and Equality (Joint)
    CR2, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

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Business papers
Thursday, 25 May 2017

Dáil Order Paper (Thu)

Dáil Éireann

Question Paper (Thu)

Dáil Éireann

Order Paper (Wednesday)

Dáil Éireann

Ireland: a parliamentary democracy

Ireland is a parliamentary democracy. The National Parliament (Oireachtas) consists of the President and two Houses: Dáil Éireann (House of Representatives) and Seanad Éireann (the Senate) whose functions and powers derive from the Constitution of Ireland enacted by the people on 1 July 1937. The Houses of the Oireachtas are situated at Leinster House, Dublin.

Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Thursday, 25 May 2017: 30 topics were published, which include 143 speakers and 4 divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Wednesday, 24 May 2017: 12 topics were published, which include 50 speakers and 1 divisions of the House.

Committees

Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Committee of Public Accounts on Thursday, 25 May 2017.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Thursday, 25th May: 13 Parliamentary Questions answered.

Find a TD

There are 158 Members (called Deputies or TDs) of Dáil Éireann.

Find a Senator

There are 60 Members (called Senators) in Seanad Éireann.

The day is very hot and the Senator who spoke got very hot in mind and body. We saw the sweat falling down as he issued those splendid phrases for which he is famous.

Colonel Moore, 11 June 1925

Recent Bills & Acts

24 May 2017

Before Dáil Éireann

Parole Bill 2016

No. 29 of 2016

24 May 2017

Before Dáil Éireann

Criminal Justice Bill 2016 changed from Bail (Amendment) Bill 2016

No. 108 of 2016

24 May 2017

Before Dáil Éireann

Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing) changed from Prohibition of the Exploration and Extraction of Onshore Petroleum Bill 2016

No. 37 of 2016

23 May 2017

Before Dáil Éireann

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2017

No. 48 of 2017

Did you know

American President John F. Kennedy addressed a joint sitting of the Houses of the Oireachtas on 28 June 1963. During this visit he presented a flag of the 1st Regiment of the Irish Brigade, the New York Volunteer Regiment of 1863 to the Irish people in recognition of its Irish roots. This flag remains on permanent display in Leinster House.

Read his speech

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