In the 1918 general election 69 Sinn Féin members were elected, representing 73 out of 105 parliamentary seats in Ireland.
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Galway County Council, Áras an Chontae, Prospect Hill, Galway
Leinster House, Kildare St, Dublin 2
This short animated film tells the story of the circumstance that drove the members of the first Dáil to set up an independent parliament.
Treasures of the Oireachtas Library
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National Archives - Digitisation of papers from the early Dáil Éireann
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Students debating in the Seanad Chamber, April 2018
Learning or teaching about the centenary of Dáil Éireann? Get started with lesson plans, printables and other resources.