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Oireachtas

the Parliament of the Republic of Ireland, set up by the 1937 Constitution and comprising the President, a lower house (DAIL EIREANN) and upper house (SEANAD EIREANN).
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Ms Kelleher released Oireachtas Library and Research Service documents highlighting recent Ms Kelleher instances in which property rights under the Constitution have been invoked in Oireachtas housing legislation debates.
"I certainly think anybody in the Oireachtas, of course people in the Oireachtas have their right to make their views known, but those of us in the Oireachtas also have bosses and those bosses are the people of Ireland and they've spoken very, very clearly today."
The committee chair, Senator Catherine Noone, recognized the groundwork of the Citizens' Assembly on the eighth amendment, saying, "What is clear to me is that two inclusive processes--one made up of citizens, the other of politicians--have now concluded their deliberations and have both recommended a change in our constitution, some access to terminations and a greater focus on women's health and experience." 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.
He said, 'I think I would like to reflect again on the question as to whether we should decide whether the Oireachtas and future members of the Oireachtas would be able to do an inquiry like this to the extent that would be warranted and whether it should be considered if whether we should have a future referendum again on that matter.
This will allow for partial implementation of a consultant's report and a 'strategic plan' to bring the Oireachtas up to the standard of other parliaments.
The Oireachtas has refused to release the names of the individuals or the member they work for, insisting it is "not in the public interest" to do so.
A mere 7% of 4,432 visits to the gym last year were by Oireachtas members - despite the fact that our 166 TDs and 50 senators make up a THIRD of the workforce at Leinster House.
The much-awaited Oireachtas Banking Inquiry will not be able to blame anyone for Ireland's financial crash, unless that person agrees to having made a mistake.
The amendment will give constitutional backing to new abortion laws that have to be enacted by the Oireachtas within 180 days if there is a 'Yes' vote.
At the 2000 Eastern Regional Oireachtas in Philadelphia last November, many dancers, teachers and adjudicators maintained that the steps done by an individual competitor are more complex than those done by the line of dancers in Riverdance or Lord of the Dance.