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"Views of Four Presidencies" (2004)


Áras an Uachtaráin: the official residence of the President of Ireland, situated in Phoenix Park, Dublin


Bunreacht na hÉireann: the Constitution of Ireland, enacted by referendum of the people on 1 July 1937


Cathaoirleach: the Chairman of Seanad Éireann, elected by votes of members


Ceann Comhairle: the Chairman of Dáil Éireann, elected by votes of the members


Córas Iompair Éireann: public transport company established by the Transport Acts of 1944 and 1950 to manage the state railways, buses and canals


Dáil Éireann: the lower house of the Oireachtas


Oireachtas: the national parliament, which comprises the two houses of parliament (Dáil Éireann and Seanad Éireann) and the President


Seanad Éireann: the Senate, the upper house of the Oireachtas


Soloheadbeg (Solloghodbeg): location in County Tipperary where on 21 January 1919 an ambush by members of the Irish Republican Army led to the deaths of two members of the Royal Irish Constabulary and marked the beginning of what became known as the War of Independence


Tánaiste: Deputy Prime Minister


Taoiseach: Prime Minister or head of the Government


TD (Teachta Dála): Member of Dáil Éireann


Uachtarán na hÉireann: President of Ireland