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Members of the Forum on Parliamentary Privilege

Forum on Parliamentary Privilege publishes report

23.02.18

The Forum on Parliamentary Privilege has published its report to the Ceann Comhairle.

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African school children

Committee publishes report on Irish Aid programme review

22.02.18

The Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade has completed its review of the Irish Aid programme and published its report.

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Committee publishes report on wards of court

22.02.18

The Committee on Justice and Equality has published a report on wards of court.

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Joe O'Reilly speaking at the first plenary session of PACE

Senator Joe O'Reilly elected a Vice President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

19.02.18

Senator Joe O'Reilly was elected one of the Vice Presidents of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) at the plenary session of 22-26 January 2018.

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Acts of the Oireachtas

Twelve Bills published in the month of January

12.02.18

Twelve Bills have been published in the first month of 2018, comprising four Government Bills and nine private Members’ Bills.

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L&RS display case in Leinster House

Oireachtas Library & Research Service displays controversial 1698 pamphlet

7.02.18

The Oireachtas Library & Research Service is exhibiting a first edition of a controversial pamphlet published by William Molyneux in 1698.

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Photo of the Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl, meeting the Speaker of the House of Representatives,, Paul Ryan

Ceann Comhairle visits Congressional Budget Office on Capitol Hill

7.02.18

The Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl, visited Washington DC yesterday for a day of meetings on Capitol Hill.

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Report on proposed data protection law recommends digital age of consent of 13 years of age

2.02.18

The Committee on Justice and Equality has completed its pre-legislative scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Data Protection Bill and has published its recommendations in a new report.

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Delegates at the Vótáil 100 conference in the RIA

Vótáil 100 conference on representation, gender and politics hosted by RIA

2.02.18

The first Vótáil 100 event, a conference entitled Representation, Gender and Politics: Past and Present, was held at the Royal Irish Academy yesterday.

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"Suffragettes" outside Leinster House displaying the Vótáil100 hashtag

Commemoration of centenary of women's suffrage launched

30.01.18

Vótáil 100, the commemoration of the centenary of the parliamentary vote for women in Ireland, was launched in Leinster House today.

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