Dail Eireann


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Dáil Éireann

(ˈdaːl ˈeːrɪn) or

Dáil

n
(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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Now I don't envisage a nationalist majority elected in a Westminster election convening as some version of the Dail Eireann, a century on from when Sinn Fein did so in 1919.
Of which country is the Dail Eireann the representative assembly?
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In 1918, she became the first woman elected to the British Parliament, but she chose, like the other Sinn Fein representatives elected, to serve in the underground parliament known as Dail Eireann. Her quest for a socially radical republic led her to join with the so-called Irregulars against the nascent Irish Free State in 1922, but even in their counsels, she remained marginal because of her commitment to radical social transformation and her gender.
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