Learning or teaching about Ireland’s Parliament? Our educational resources can help you get started.

If the Houses of the Oireachtas are new to you, we recommend you take our video tours which will give you an idea of what goes on here every day.

Lesson plan: Bunreacht na hÉireann

What rights and responsibilities does our Constitution set down for us as citizens of Ireland? Find out with our lesson plan and slide show.

Recent educational publications

Tue, 30 Jan

Vótáil 100 Programme Booklet
Programme of events celebrating a centenary of women’s suffrage and representation in Parliament

Vótáil 100 Programme Booklet (PDF)

Fri, 26 Jan

Booklet - 100 Years of Votes for Women
Booklet on the history of women's suffrage in Ireland

Booklet - 100 Years of Votes for Women (PDF)

Wed, 24 Jan

Poster - The Road to the Vote
Timeline of the campaign for women's right to vote in parliamentary elections in Ireland

Poster - The Road to the Vote (PDF)

Wed, 24 Jan

Leaflet - 100 Years of Votes for Women
Leaflet on the history of women's suffrage in Ireland

Leaflet - 100 Years of Votes for Women (PDF)

Tue, 14 Nov

The Science of Opinion Polls, lesson plan
Lesson plan on the science of opinion polls, politics, people, persuasion and perceptions

The Science of Opinion Polls, lesson plan (PDF)

CSPE videos

If you’re a student or teacher of junior cert civic, social and political education, CSPE, or just want to learn more about our parliamentary and political system, take a look at our video series. It’s the quick and painless way to get an overview of parliamentary democracy in Ireland.

Leinster House

Tour of Leinster House

Take a five minute video tour of Leinster House.

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Dáil Éireann

Tour of Dáil Éireann

Take a short video tour of Dáil Éireann.

View video

Seanad Éireann

Tour of Seanad Éireann

Take a short tour of the Upper House of the Oireachtas.

View video

Other resources

Want to find out more about the other bodies that influence how Ireland is governed? We’ve compiled a selection of links to organisations that influence the policies and laws we all live by.

Contact details

Houses of the Oireachtas
Leinster House
Kildare St
Dublin 2
D02 XR20
Ireland

Parliamentary education officer

Conor Reale

(01) 6184056
conor.reale@oireachtas.ie