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Definition of the noun oireachtas
What does oireachtas mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- the parliament of the Irish Republic
- lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
- more generic word: parliament = a legislative assembly in certain countries
Oireachtas: In modern Irish dance, the term Oireachtas refers to an annual championship competition. The word "oireachtas" literally means "gathering" in English.
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Contemporary Ireland (2011)
by Eoin O'Malley
The presidency The Oireachtas is the collective name for those institutions whose assent is required for legislation to be passed. It is made up of the House of the Oireachtas and the president. As a directly elected head of state, the President of ...
by Ralf Jagow
Oireachtas is the name of the ...
The Celtic Review (1905)
The Oireachtas is the literary and musical section, and is almost similar in character to the Highland Mod or Welsh Eisteddfod. On last syllabus there were eighty-two competitions, and the competitors chiefly consisted of prize-winners from the ...
by Stephen Battersby
The Oireachtas is the law-making body but the Dáil Éireann is the House from which the Executive is formed (this is covered in more detail later). The process of law-making involves both statutes and subordinate legislation. While statutes are ...
Federalism, Decentralisation, and Performance in the OECD Countries by Jan Biela, André Kaiser, Annika Hennl
The Oireachtas is a bicameral legislature consisting of the first chamber (Dáil Éireann) and the second chamber (Seanad Éireann). 38. Border ...
Principles of Tort Law (2016)
by Rachael Mulheron
The Oireachtas is the legislature of the Irish Republic. 72  EWCA Civ 1638.
Irish Television (1996)
The Political and Social Origins by Robert J. Savage
* Oireachtas is the Irish term for legislature or assembly.
by Robert Clark, Maire Ni Shuilleabhain
The Oireachtas is the sole legislative authority within the Irish State. The Oireachtas is made up of the President, the lower house, or Dáil Éireann, and the upper house, Seanad Éireann. Dáil Éireann is directly elected by the people following ...
The Etude Music Magazine (1922)
THE Oireachtas is the Irish form of the Eisteddfod, the musical festival so well known in Wales. It has been revived by the Gaelic League since 1896. There are prizes given for solo and choral singing, for playing the fiddle, harp, flute and ...
The Music Magazine by Theodore Presser
THE Oireachtas is the Irish form of the Eisteddfod, the musical festival so well known in \\/ales. It has been revived by the Gaelic League since 1896. There are prizes given for solo and choral singing, for playing the fiddle, harp, flute and ...
by Claire Annesley
is the upper house of the bicameral parliament, the Tithe an Oireachtas, in Ireland. It is composed of 60 members who must be selected within 90 days of the dissolution of the DáilÉireann and who are appointed ...
by Seaghan Mac an tSionnaigh
In the article already referred to describing the preparation for the 1907 Ard-Fheis it was observed that: The Oireachtas [was] bigger, broader, more national than ever before... among the places far from Ireland from which exiled Gaels have ...
by The Educational Company of Ireland
south-east Oireachtas m1 assembly an tOireachtas the Legislature, Oireachtas na Gaeilge annual Irish-language festival run by Conradh na Gaeilge oiread m4 ...
by Bill Bryson
Oireachtas for the Irish legislature, consisting of the president and the two assemblies, the Dáil Éireann and Seanad. It is pronounced ur'-akh-tus. Ojos del Salado. Andean mountain on Chilean-Argentinian border; second-highest peak in the ...
” Oireachtas. Annual festivals held in Ireland by the Gaelic League since ...
by Bill Bryson
” Oireachtas for the Irish legislature, consisting of the President and the two assemblies, the Dáil Éireann and Seanad. It is pronounced “ur'AKHtus.” Old Peculier, not Peculiar, for the English beer.
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Covering the Entire Period of Musical History from the Earliest Times to the Season of 1908-09 by Leander Jan Bekker
Oireachtas. Annual festivals held In Ireland by the Gaelic League since 1897, at which there are competitions in Irish music and poetry. Okeghem (Joannes) was the greatest of the world's music teachers, numbering de la Rue and Josquin ...
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Oireachtas Christmas Lights
Party Leaders gather to switch on Christmas Lights at Leinster House
Photo credit: The Green Party / Comhaontas Glas
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