parliament of the Republic of Ireland
The Oireachtas is the national parliament of Ireland.
There are three parts of the Oireachtas:
- The President of Ireland
- Dáil Éireann - The lower house. It is similar to the House of Commons in the United Kingdom or the House of Representatives in the United States.
- Seanad Éireann - The upper house. It is similar to the House of Lords and the Senate