Dáil Éireann schedule

Today, 22 Sep

Dáil Éireann resumes on
Wednesday 20 Sept 2017
at 2.00 pm

Dáil Éireann resumes on
Wednesday 20 Sept 2017
at 2.00 pm

  • 14.00

    Leaders’ Questions

  • 14.32

    Order of Business 1:Motion re. Special Meeting of Joint Committees for engagement with Mr. Guy Verhofstadt MEP European Parliament Brexit Coordinator

  • 14.32

    Order of Business 2:Motion re: Broadcasting Act 2009 (Designation of Major Events) Order 2017 (Referral to Committee)

  • 15.02

    Taoiseach’s Questions

  • 15.47

    P.Q.s: Oral - Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection

  • 17.17

    Topical Issues

  • 18.05

    Government Business:Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Bill 2017 - Second Stage (resumed)

  • 20.00

    Private Members Business (Sol-PBP): Thirty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Right to Housing) Bill 2017 - Second Stage

  • 22.00

    Dáil Adjourns

  • 14.00

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

  • 14.32

    1: Questions on Promised Legislation

  • 14.32

    2: Government Business: Motion re. Europol Regulation (Referral to Committee)

  • 14.32

    2: Government Business: Motion re. Europol Regulation (Referral to Committee)

  • 14.47

    1: Weekly Divisions

  • 14.47

    2: Government Business:Social Welfare, Pensions and Civil Registration Bill 2017 - Second Stage (resumed) :

  • 15.30

    P.Q.s: Oral - Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade

  • 17.00

    Topical Issues

  • 17.48

    Committee Report/PMB: Wind Turbine Regulation Bill 2016 - Second Stage

  • 19.48

    Dáil Adjourns

  • 14.00

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

  • 14.32

    Order of Business 1: Motion re. Change to Committees’ Orders of Reference and Appointment of a new Committee (without debate)

  • 14.32

    Order of Business 2: Motion re. Sectoral Employment Order (Construction Sector) 2017 (Referral to Committee) (without debate)

  • 14.32

    Order of Business 3: Taxation Agreements between Kazakhstan and Macao (Referral to Committee) (without debate)

  • 15.02

    Taoiseach’s Questions

  • 15.47

    Parliamentary Questions: Oral - Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform

  • 17.17

    Topical Issues

  • 18.05

    Government Business 1: Mediation Bill 2017 - (Amendments from the Seanad)

  • 18.05

    Government Business 2: Statements re. BREXIT

  • 20.00

    Private Members Business (Fianna Fáil): Motion re. Flooding

  • 22.00

      Dáil Adjourns

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Seanad Éireann schedule

3

days until the Seanad resumes

Schedule of meetings

Thu, 21 Sep
  • 14.30

    Committee Meeting: Budgetary Oversight
    CR3, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 14.00

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

  • 14.00

    Committee Meeting: Eighth Amendment of the Constitution (Joint)
    CR3, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 10.30

    Committee Meeting: Future of Mental Health Care (Joint)
    CR4, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 16.00

    Committee Meeting: Budgetary Oversight
    CR4, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 09.00

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

  • 09.00

    Committee Meeting: Budgetary Oversight
    CR4, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 09.30

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

  • 11.00

    Committee Meeting: Health (Joint)
    CR3, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 12.15

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

  • 13.30

    Committee Meeting: Eighth Amendment of the Constitution (Joint)
    CR2, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 13.30

    Committee Meeting: Transport, Tourism and Sport (Joint)
    CR2, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 13.30

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

  • 14.15

    Committee Meeting: Transport, Tourism and Sport (Joint)
    CR1, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

  • 18.30

    Committee Meeting: Dáil Business
    R160 5-Storey Block - (P) Private Meeting

  • 09.00

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

  • 09.30

    Committee Meeting: Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence (Joint)
    CR1, LH 2000 - (P) Private Meeting

  • 09.30

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

  • 10.30

    Committee Meeting: European Union Affairs (Joint); Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence (Joint); Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement (Joint)
    Dáil Chamber - (T) To be televised

  • 14.00

    Committee Meeting: Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation (Joint)
    CR1, LH 2000 - (T) To be televised

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Business papers

No business papers have been published today.

Dáil Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Thursday, 21 September 2017: 5 topics were published, which include 112 speakers and 1 divisions of the House.

Seanad Éireann

Official Report latest update:

Thursday, 20 July 2017: 12 topics were published, which include 34 speakers and 0 divisions of the House.

Committees

Official Report latest update:

Meeting of the Committee of Public Accounts on Thursday, 21 September 2017.

PQs (Questions)

Official Report latest update:

Thursday, 13th July: 14 Parliamentary Questions answered.

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Press releases

20 Sep 2017, 15.00

Guy Verhofstadt to address Special Joint Meeting of three Committees in the Dáil chamber

20 Sep 2017, 12.00

Finance Committee to meet with pillar banks

20 Sep 2017, 12.00

Jobs Committee to resume discussion of Atypical Scheme

19 Sep 2017, 16.00

Housing Committee to discuss NUI Maynooth Report on housing policy

19 Sep 2017, 16.00

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl opening remarks at Parliamentary Forum on Mental Health

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National Archives (Amendment) Bill 2017

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Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Bill 2017

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