Houses of the Oireachtas

Dáil Éireann
Dáil Éireann is the lower house of the Oireachtas (the Irish parliament). This document describes how it operates, who can be elected as a TD, and outlines what is meant by Dáil privilege, PQs and dissolution of the Dáil.

Seanad
The Seanad is the upper house of the Oireachtas (the Irish parliament). This document describes how it is elected, who may run to become a senator, and its functions.

Legislation
This document describes how laws are made by the Oireachtas (the Irish parliament).

Private Members' Bills
Private Members' Bills are proposals for legislation initiated by members of the Dáil or Seanad.

Registering a political party in Ireland
How to register a political party in Ireland.