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Lord Alderdice to meet Brexit committee 22.06.17

The Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom will meet with Lord Alderdice at 2.30 pm today. The meeting will take place in the Seanad Chamber.

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Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution holds first meeting 21.06.17

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution held its first meeting today. The committee met in private session and elected Senator Catherine Noone Chairman.

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Ibec to brief Oireachtas Members on Brexit 20.06.17

Ibec will brief Oireachtas Members and staff on “Brexit: Challenges with solutions” in Leinster House today. The briefing will be given by Ibec's Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Mr. Fergal O'Brien, and members of the Ibec policy team.

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This week in the European institutions 19.06.17

The Oireachtas National Parliament Office produces a weekly bulletin of what is on the agenda for the European Institutions.

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Proposals on health care strategy published 16.06.17

The Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare has published Sláintecare, its proposal for a ten-year strategy for health care and health policy. The report marks the first time that cross-party consensus has been reached on a model of healthcare to serve the Irish people.

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Former President of European Parliament speaks at Seanad Brexit committee 12.06.17

The Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom heard from Mr. Pat Cox, the former President of the European Parliament last week in the Seanad Chamber.

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Oireachtas TV debates Parliament and the media 8.06.17

Oireachtas TV has produced a studio debate on Parliament and the media.

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European Parliament information workshop 30.05.17

The European Parliament Information Office in Ireland will hold an information workshop in Leinster House at 10am on Thursday, 1 June. The session will focus on giving TDs, Senators and staff the skills to access information about the European Parliament and other institutions.

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Ireland-Spain Parliamentary Friendship Group established 26.05.17

The Ceann Comhairle, Mr Seán Ó Fearghaíl, TD, is pleased to announce the establishment of an Irish-Spanish Parliamentary Friendship Group, chaired by him. Mr Marc MacSharry, TD, will act as Convenor to the Group.


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MEPs to meet European Affairs Committee 24.05.17

The Joint Committee on European Union Affairs will meet with a group of MEPs from the island of Ireland at 2pm today in Committee Room 1.

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