oireachtas oireachtas

Definition(s):

  • (n) the parliament of the Irish Republic

News

  1. The end of my Irish dance hiatus - coming out of retirement for Oireachtas 2011

    The fall season is high-time for regional Irish dance competition across North America, and for the Mid-Atlantic region, Thanksgiving weekend is forever linked with the annual Oireachtas in Philadelphia.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Irish politicians a no show in parliament

    A shocking 85 TDs and Senators have missed one or more of the 23 Oireachtas Committee meetings since the Dáil went into recess on 8 July. Fianna Fáil Mayo TD Beverley Flynn topped the list of non-attenders. She missed a grand total of six meetings in the space of just three weeks.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Irish Central

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  1. Minister Gormley, who will write to the local authorities, said: "I believe this review is very important in that it comes alongside a range of other planning reforms. A new planning bill is before the Houses of the Oireachtas, and a range of new...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: John Gormley Source: Insideireland.ie

  2. Mr Lenihan said Ireland is facing "a very serious fiscal crisis" and "the abolition of Oireachtas expenses wouldn't solve that crisis in any degree".
    on Oct 8, 2009 By: Brian Lenihan Source: Irish Times

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