Dáil Éireann schedule

Today, 28 Jun

Dáil Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 20 June 2017
at 2.00 pm

  • 14.00

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

  • 14.32

    Order of Business

  • 15.02

    Taoiseach’s Questions

  • 15.47

    Parliamentary Questions: Oral - Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs

  • 17.17

    Topical Issues

  • 18.05

    Government Business 1: Motions re. Renewal of Certain Provisions of the Offences Against the State (Amendment) Act 1998 and the Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (to conclude within 40 minutes)

  • 18.05

    Government Business 2: Health and Social Care Professionals (Amendment) Bill 2017 - Order for Second Stage and Second Stage

  • 20.00

    Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil ): - Motion re. Trade and Foreign Direct Investment

  • 22.00

    Dáil Adjourns

  • 12.00

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

  • 12.32

    Questions on Promised Legislation

  • 13.02

    Taoiseach’s Questions

  • 13.47

    Government Business : Pre-European Council Statements

  • 15.12

    Parliamentary Questions: Oral - Minister for Health

  • 16.42

    Topical Issues

  • 17.30

    SOS

  • 18.10

    Private Members Business (Social Democrats-Green Party Group): - Motion re. Building Standards, Regulations and Homeowner Protection

  • 20.10

    Statements on the Procedure for Nomination for Appointment to the Judiciary

  • 22.15

    Dáil Adjourns

  • 12.00

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

  • 12.32

    Questions on Promised Legislation

  • 12.47

    Government Business : Weekly divisions

  • 13.30

    Government Business :1 Health and Social Care Professionals (Amendment) Bill 2017 - Second Stage (resumed, if not previously concluded)

  • 13.30

    Government Business :2 Heritage Bill 2016 [Seanad] - Second Stage (resumed)

  • 15.30

    Parliamentary Questions: Oral - Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

  • 17.00

    Topical Issues

  • 17.48

    Committee Report/PMB: Sláintecare Report – Committee on the Future of Healthcare

  • 19.48

    Dáil adjourns

Dáil Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 27 June 2017
at 2.00 pm

Dáil Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 27 June 2017
at 2.00 pm

Dáil Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 27 June 2017
at 2.00 pm

Dáil Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 27 June 2017
at 2.00 pm

  • 14.00

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

  • 14.32

    Order of Business 1: Motion re. Framework Agreement with EU and Republic of the Philippines (referral to Committee) (without debate) (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

  • 14.32

    Order of Business 2: Motion re. Educational Research Centre (without debate) (Department of Education and Skills)

  • 15.02

    Taoiseach’s Questions

  • 15.47

    P.Q.s: Oral - Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources

  • 17.17

    Topical Issues

  • 18.05

    Government Business: Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017 - Order for Second Stage and Second Stage (Department of Justice and Equality)

  • 20.40

    Private Members’ Business (Fianna Fáil): Local Government (Establishment of Town Councils Commission) Bill 2017 - Second Stage

  • 22.40

    Dáil Adjourns

  • 10.00

    Government Business: Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017 - Second Stage (resumed) (Department of Justice and Equality)

  • 12.00

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

  • 12.32

    Questions on Promised Legislation:Motion re. PQ Rota Swops (Department of Finance and Department of Defence; Department of Justice and Department of Education) (without debate)

  • 13.02

    Taoiseach’s Questions

  • 13.47

    Government Business: Post European Council Statements

  • 15.32

    Parliamentary Questions: Oral - Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport

  • 17.02

    Topical Issues

  • 17.50

    SOS

  • 18.30

    Private Members’ Business (Sinn Féin): (120 mins) Motion re. Anti-Malaria Drug Lariam

  • 20.30

    Government Business: Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017 - Second Stage (resumed, if not previously concluded) (Department of Justice and Equality)

  • 22.15

    Dáil Adjourns

  • 10.00

    Government Business: Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017 Second Stage (resumed, if not previously concluded) (Department of Justice and Equality)

  • 12.00

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

  • 12.32

    Questions on Promised Legislation: Motion re. Tenth Report of the Committee of Selection and Appointment of Chairs

  • 12.47

    Weekly divisions

  • 13.30

    Government Business 1: Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2017 - Second Stage (resumed, if not previously concluded) (Department of Justice and Equality)

  • 13.30

    Government Business 2: Rugby World Cup 2023 Bill 2017 - Order for Second Stage and Second Stage (Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport)

  • 15.30

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

  • 17.00

    Government Business: Statements on FEMPI

  • 19.10

    Topical Issues

  • 19.58

    Committee Report/PMB: Protection of Employees (Collective Redundancies) Bill 2017 - Second Stage (Deputy David Cullinane)

  • 21.58

    Dáil Adjourns

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Seanad Éireann schedule

Today, 28 Jun

Seanad Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 20 June 2017
at 2.30 pm

  • 14.30

    Commencement Debates

  • 15.30

    Order of Business Motions regarding reports of the Seanad CPP

  • 16.45

    Inland Fisheries Bill 2017 - Second Stage

  • 18.30

    Motion 1 regarding Offences against the State (Amendment) Act 1998

  • 18.30

    Motion 2 regarding the Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2005

  • 21.10

    Seanad Adjourns

  • 10.30

    Commencement Matters

  • 11.30

    Order of Business

  • 12.45

    Recognition of Irish Sign Language for the Deaf Community Bill 2016 – Committee Stage

  • 15.00

    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) – Second Stage

  • 17.00

    Private Members Business Mental Health (Amendment) Bill 2016 - Second Stage

  • 19.00

    Private Members Business Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland (Amendment) Bill 2014 – Second Stage

  • 21.00

    Seanad Adjourns

  • 10.30

    Commencement Matters

  • 11.30

    Order of Business

  • 12.45

    Criminal Justice Bill 2016 – Committee & Remaining Stages

  • 14.15

    Seanad Adjourns

Seanad Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 27 June 2017
at 2.30 pm

Seanad Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 27 June 2017
at 2.30 pm

Seanad Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 27 June 2017
at 2.30 pm

Seanad Éireann resumes on
Tuesday 27 June 2017
at 2.30 pm

  • 14.30

    Commencement Debates

  • 15.30

    Order of Business: Motion regarding the Educational Research Centre (Establishment) (Amendment) Order 2017

  • 16.45

    Statements on University Hospital Waterford Cardiology Services [Minister for Health]

  • 17.25

    Inland Fisheries Bill 2017 - Committee Stage

  • 19.30

    Seanad Adjourns

  • 10.30

    Commencement Matters

  • 11.30

    Order of Business

  • 12.45

    Private Members Business: The National Housing Co-op Bill 2017 – Second Stage (Senator David Norris)

  • 15.00

    Petroleum and Other Minerals Development (Prohibition of Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing) Bill 2016 – Committee Stage

  • 17.00

    Private Members Business: Fianna Fáil Senators

  • 19.00

    Seanad Adjourns

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

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Schedule of meetings

Today, 28 Jun
  • 09.00

    Committee Meeting: Public Accounts
    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

  • 16.00

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

  • 16.00

    Committee Meeting: Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Joint)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 16.00

    Committee Meeting: Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation (Joint)
    CR1, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 17.00

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

  • 09.00

    Committee Meeting: Children and Youth Affairs (Joint)
    CR3, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 09.00

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

  • 09.30

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

  • 10.00

    Committee Meeting: Eighth Amendment of the Constitution (Joint)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 11.15

    Committee Meeting: Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Seanad Select)
    CR2, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 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: Health (Select)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 09.00

    Committee Meeting: Public Accounts
    CR3, 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: Dáil Business
    Room 2, LH - (P) Private Meeting

  • 11.15

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

  • 14.00

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

  • 14.30

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

  • 11.00

    Committee Meeting: Public Accounts
    CR3, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 11.30

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

  • 15.00

    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 (Joint)
    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

  • 09.00

    Committee Meeting: Transport, Tourism and Sport (Joint)
    CR4, 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

  • 10.00

    Committee Meeting: Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Seanad Select)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 10.30

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

  • 13.30

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

  • 13.30

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

  • 13.30

    Committee Meeting: Public Petitions (Joint)
    CR2, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 16.30

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

  • 16.45

    Committee Meeting: Justice and Equality (Joint)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 10.00

    Committee Meeting: Public Accounts
    CR3, LH 2000 (a) 10 a.m. (T) (b) 10.30 a.m. (P) - (T) To be televised

  • 10.00

    Committee Meeting: Budgetary Oversight
    CR1, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 10.00

    Committee Meeting: Seanad Public Consultation
    Seanad Chamber - (T) To be televised

  • 10.00

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

  • 10.00

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

  • 10.30

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

  • 14.00

    Committee Meeting: Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Seanad Select)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 14.15

    Committee Meeting: Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement (Joint)
    CR2, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 15.00

    Committee Meeting: Justice and Equality (Select)
    CR1, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

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Business Papers

Dáil Order Paper (Tues)

Dáil Éireann

Dáil Question Paper (Tues)

Dáil Éireann

Seanad Order Paper (Tues)

Seanad 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:

Tuesday, 27 June 2017: 36 topics were published, which include 66 speakers and 0 divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Tuesday, 27 June 2017: 10 topics were published, which include 23 speakers and 0 divisions of the House.

Committees

Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Committee on Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government [Joint Committee] on Tuesday, 27 June 2017.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Tuesday, 27th June: 29 Parliamentary Questions answered.

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

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

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Recent Bills & Acts

27 June 2017

Before Dáil Éireann

Rent Transparency Bill 2017

No. 85 of 2017

22 June 2017

Before Seanad Éireann

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

No. 108 of 2016

21 June 2017

Before Dáil Éireann

Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Protection of Pension Property Rights) Bill 2017

No. 82 of 2017

21 June 2017

Before Seanad Éireann

Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland (Amendment) Bill 2014

No. 88 of 2014

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The first Ceann Comhairle of the Dáil was Cathal Brugha and he served in this position for only one day, 21 January 1919, before taking up the position of Príomh-Aire.

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