For all your dictionary needs!
Tip. You can look up words, expressions, names, titles...
Header of Oireachtas

Oireachtas

Definition of the noun oireachtas

What does oireachtas mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. 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
    • parts:

Explanation

Oireachtas: In modern Irish dance, the term Oireachtas refers to an annual championship competition. The word "oireachtas" literally means "gathering" in English.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Oireachtas

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewContemporary 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 ...

Google previewIreland's future in the european union (2001)

by Ralf Jagow

Oireachtas is the name of the ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewClay's Handbook of Environmental Health (2016)

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 ...

Google previewPolicy Making in Multilevel Systems (2013)

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 ...

Google previewPrinciples of Tort Law (2016)

by Rachael Mulheron

The Oireachtas is the legislature of the Irish Republic. 72 [2002] EWCA Civ 1638.

Google previewIrish Television (1996)

The Political and Social Origins by Robert J. Savage

* Oireachtas is the Irish term for legislature or assembly.

Google previewIntellectual Property Law in Ireland (2010)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewEtude (1922)

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 ...

Google previewA Political and Economic Dictionary of Western Europe (2013)

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 ...

Google previewThe West Limerick Man Who Wrote a Dictionary: T. O'Neill Lane (2015)

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 ...

Google previewIrish-English/English-Irish Easy Reference Dictionary (2000)

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 ...

Google previewBryson's Dictionary for Writers and Editors (2011)

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 ...

Google previewUniversity Musical Encyclopedia: University dictionary of music and musicians (1910)

Oireachtas. Annual festivals held in Ireland by the Gaelic League since ...

Google previewBryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words (2002)

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.

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

Directory,Eduskunta, Folketing, Landsting, Loya Jirga, Odelsting, Reichsrat, Reichstag, Skupstina, Ständerat,StateDuma 10 Bundesrath, Convention, Landsthing, lower house, Odelsthing, Oireachtas, Rajya Sabha, Reichsrath, Skupshtina, ...

Google previewStokes' Encyclopedia of Music and Musicians (1909)

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 ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Oireachtas

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Oireachtas

Click on an item to view that photo:

Oireachtas

Oireachtas Christmas Lights

Party Leaders gather to switch on Christmas Lights at Leinster House

Photo credit: The Green Party / Comhaontas Glas

If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of DUBLIN, IRELAND -1 NOV 2016- The Houses of the Oireachtas building in Dublin. It serves as the National Parliament of Ireland.Small photo of DUBLIN, IRELAND -1 NOV 2016- The Houses of the Oireachtas building in Dublin. It serves as the National Parliament of Ireland.Small photo of DUBLIN, IRELAND -1 NOV 2016- The Houses of the Oireachtas building in Dublin. It serves as the National Parliament of Ireland. More...

Scrabble value of O1I1R1E1A1C3H4T1A1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine