Dail Eireann

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Dáil Éireann

(ˈdaːl ˈeːrɪn) or


(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the Republic of Ireland) the lower chamber of parliament. See also Oireachtas
[from Irish dáil assembly (from Old Irish dāl) + Éireann of Eire]
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Noun1.Dáil Éireann - the lower house of the parliament of the Irish RepublicDail Eireann - the lower house of the parliament of the Irish Republic
house - an official assembly having legislative powers; "a bicameral legislature has two houses"
Oireachtas - the parliament of the Irish Republic
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Carroll's Money for Ireland: Finance, Diplomacy, Politics and the first Dail Eireann Loans, 1919-1936, examines the origin and fate of the Dail loans which, during and after the Irish Civil War, became caught up in the arguments between the Irish Free State government and anti-Treaty republicans over both the use of the funds and a broader debate on the legitimacy of the Irish Free State itself.
Paul Murphy and the other Anti-Austerity Alliance deputies were duly elected by the people of their respective constituencies to represent them in Dail Eireann.
Just 16 months ago he spoke in Dail Eireann of Fianna Fail's "corrosive and destructive nature of Irish politics".
Otherwise wee Daniel could well visit Dail Eireann and sing his Greatest Hits.
Ireland would prosper, he said when first elected to Dail Eireann, when the profits earned in business and industry improved and kept on improving.
But if every politician who failed to live up to election promises was to be shot there might be 166 empty seats in Dail Eireann.
The first day in Dail Eireann is normally one of huge celebration for newly-elected TDs and their loved ones but for Helen and the McEntee family it was an occasion tinged with sadness.
You can access it on the Houses of the Oireachtas website and read it in conjunction with contributions made by Minister for Agriculture Michael O'Kennedy, as well as senators including Shane Ross, now a member of the Dail Eireann.
His show was even raised in Dail Eireann amidst claims that it was biased.
When this came out there wasn't a hue and cry in Dail Eireann.
Simultaneously in Dail Eireann the Betting (Amendment) Bill, which will bring remote betting into the taxation net, went through the report stage.
In a statement he said: "My intention, for the sake of my constituents and citizens generally, is to clarify my position in relation to my taxation issues and how I propose to continue to serve them in Dail Eireann.