21 January 2019: Centenary sitting of Dáil Éireann, Mansion House, Dublin 2
On Monday 21 January 2019 a special centenary sitting of Dáil Éireann convened in the Round Room of the Mansion House, Dawson St, Dublin 2, marking the first meeting of Dáil Éireann in the venue in which it took place. Teachtaí Dála were joined by members of Seanad Éireann, descendants of those elected to the first Dáil, representatives of EU parliaments, former members of Dáil Éireann, representatives of civil society and others. This special sitting was marked with an address from President Michael D. Higgins, a collective motion recommitting to the ideals of parliamentary democracy, special musical performances and themed video content.
The special sitting of Dáil Éireann took place from 3.30pm-5pm and the proceedings were broadcast live on RTÉ.
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