A housekeeping note

Some of you – though, by all accounts, not many! – may have noticed things being a little quiet around here for the last few weeks. The site took three weeks off through a combination of me being out of the country, and a little fatigue about the amount of work required to keep the […]

Happy New Year

In case you were wondering why we’ve been so quiet, it’s because the Houses are on recess – but both the Dáil and Seanad are back in business next Wednesday, January 11, at 2:30pm.

UPC to launch new ‘Oireachtas TV’ channel today

Hot off the press release newswires… the Houses of the Oireachtas and UPC are today launching an Oireachas TV channel which will be carried on all UPC digital subscriptions. The coverage will be carried on channel 801, and will include live Dáil sessions, with airing of pre-recorded Seanad and committee sessions between Friday lunchtime and […]

Today in Leinster House: November 15, 2011

The Dáil business this week is eaten up by the passage of four bills – three of which are longstanding – while the Seanad business is back to its relatively straightforward nature. Here’s what will be getting business going on Tuesday. 2pm – Questions (Minister for Finance) – Given that the morning’s cabinet meeting is […]

Join us on Twitter and Facebook

Agenda.ie has now joined the social media age – with our Facebook page allowing users to watch live streams from Leinster House through their favourite social network. You’ll find us on Facebook here and on Twitter here.

Seanad opens doors to ‘persons in public and civil life’

Something worth noting from the Seanad – today the upper house amended its standing orders allowing it to receive visits from ‘persons in public and civil life’. Of course, in practical terms it’s a bit moot – by the same token it didn’t have the right, in theory, to enjoy a visit from the President […]

This week in Leinster House: June 28-30, 2011

Sadly your host is on holiday out of the country this week, so you’ll have to fly blind. The calendars have all been updated with this week’s events and sittings.

iCalendar/XML calendars for Oireachtas sittings

I just thought it would be worth pointing out, for the interest of those who might care, that agenda.ie now offers iCalendar and XML feeds (through Google Calendar) for sittings of the Dáil, Seanad and committees. The appropriate links are as follows: Dáil Éireann: iCalendar | XML Seanad Éireann: iCalendar | XML Committee Room 1: iCalendar | […]