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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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It is from there the legislation will begin its arduous journey through the Oireachtas, with the Government's intention it will be law by the end of this year.
THE OIREACHTAS' JOINT Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution has made its final report, recommending the complete repeal of its namesake constitutional amendment that currently supports the country's near-total ban on abortion.
He however admitted that the inquiry was 'limited and constrained.' He also said that he would consider the possibility of holding a second referendum to give more powers to Oireachtas inquiries in future.
The government's Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport will hold its first hearing on the proposed sale Thursday.
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Data obtained under the Freedom of Information Act showed more than [euro]3.5million has been paid to 237 staff hired by members of the Oireachtas between March 1, 2016, and July 1, 2019.
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