Dáil Éireann

[doil air-awn, -on; Irish dol-yuh ey-ryuh n]


the lower house of the parliament of the Republic of Ireland.

Compare Oireachtas.

Origin of Dáil Éireann

< Irish: assembly of Eire
Also called Dail.
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British Dictionary definitions for dail eireann

Dáil Éireann



(in the Republic of Ireland) the lower chamber of parliamentSee also Oireachtas

Word Origin for Dáil Éireann

from Irish dáil assembly (from Old Irish dāl) + Éireann of Eire
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