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'Dáil Éireann: the first 100 years, 1919–2019'

27 March 2019

This one-day conference held on 11 December 2018 produced in partnership with the Houses of the Oireachtas to mark the 100th anniversary of Dáil Éireann is is now available to watch online.

If you missed this conference you can watch it here

The conference was held during the week of the 100th anniversary of the 14 December 1918 general election and was produced in partnership with the Houses of the Oireachtas.

Please view the programme here.  Morning panel discussions were chaired by Stephen Collins and Olivia O’Leary who both chaired panellists of academics with expertise in government, politics and history. Panel discussions covered the origins, consolidation, evolution and development of Dáil Éireann.

Later, there were discussions with politicians on recent innovations in the Dáil and its future, heading into its second century.

Finally, members of the media discussed contemporary public perceptions of Dáil Éireann.

Mary E. Daly, MRIA provided the conference closing remarks.

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