Oireachtas


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Oireachtas

(ˈɛrəkθəs; Gaelic ˈɛrəxtəs)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the parliament of the Republic of Ireland, consisting of the president, the Dáil Éireann, and the Seanad Éireann. See also Dáil Éireann, Seanad Éireann
[Irish: assembly, from Old Irish airech nobleman]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Oireachtas - the parliament of the Irish Republic
parliament - a legislative assembly in certain countries
Dail, Dail Eireann - the lower house of the parliament of the Irish Republic
Seanad, Seanad Eireann - the upper house of the parliament of the Irish Republic
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Contract notice: Request for tenders for the supply of a recording and archiving solution for the oireachtas broadcasting unit
Ray Butler accepted a total of [euro]30,904 in termination deals from the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission when he lost his seat as a TD for Meath West in the last election.
The report will be debated by the Oireachtas in the next legislative session, and Ireland will hold a referendum in summer 2018 on whether to repeal the eighth amendment.
The conclusions and recommendations by the assembly will be the basis of a report for submission to the Houses of the Oireachtas.
He also said that he would consider the possibility of holding a second referendum to give more powers to Oireachtas inquiries in future.
The dancers placed 12th overall and qualified on Sunday, November 25th in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Oireachtas Championships.
The government's Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport will hold its first hearing on the proposed sale Thursday.
THE cost of running Irish Politics Inc - including the salaries of TDs, Senators, MEPs and the Oireachtas - is expected to jump by almost 14 percent this year to more than EUR93 million.
My daughter made it to Oireachtas her first year of competition (she also had studied other forms of dance since she was 4) in the incredibly tough age category of the under-15s.
In one compact, 300 page volume, the Directory brings together information about the members of government and junior ministers, members of the Oireachtas and the opposition spokespersons, civil service departments, and the agencies under their aegis and is organised by reference to the areas of responsibility of each government department.
Contract notice: Request for tenders for the supply, Installation and maintenance of printing equipment for the houses of the oireachtas print facility
He said yesterday: "It appears the evidence given at the Oireachtas on Thursday morning was at best inaccu-rate and disingenuous, but at its worst it appears that the department may have misled the Oireachtas.