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Parliamentary Papers at MU: Irish Parliaments/Northern Ireland Assembly

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Old Irish Parliament

Old Irish Parliament

The Irish Parliament that is a segment of the British Parliamentary Papers is the Old Irish Parliament that governed in Ireland from 1297 to 1800.  It does not refer to the current Irish Republic Parliament, the Houses of the Oireachtas.

Types of Resources:

  1. UK Legislation or Northern Ireland Legislation
    1. Includes Acts of the Old Irish Parliament.
  2. Ireland Statutes at Large
    1. Covers 1310-1800.  22 vol. including indexes.
    2. Uncataloged.  Law Library Rare Book Room, request appointment.  Click here for contact information.

1800 to 1921: Under Direct British Rule

1800-1922:  Under Direct British Rule:

  1. The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland: with Notes, References, and an Index.
    1. Covers 1801-1869.  18 volumes.  
    2. Call Number: KD130 1801.S8 1804.  Law Library Rare Book Room, request appointment.  Click here for contact information.
  2. Enhanced British Parliamentary Papers on Ireland
    1. Covers 1801-1922
    2. Co-hosted by the University of Ulster, Queen's University (Belfast), and other Irish cultural institutions.

Northern Irish Parliament

Northern Irish Parliament

The Parliament of Northern Ireland existed from 1921 to 1972.  In 1972, it was suspended.  It was abolished in 1973.

Types of Resources:

Northern Ireland Legislation

Inlcudes Acts of the Northern Ireland Parliament and acts, laws, and other documents from the Northern Ireland Parliament and Northern Ireland after the Parliament was abolished.

Northern Ireland Assembly

Northern Irish Assembly

The Northern Ireland Assembly has been in existence since 1998.  It has had formal powers since 1999.  It has met intermittently since its creation and several times has been suspended.

Types of Resources:

Northern Ireland Legislation

Includes Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly and Northern Ireland Statutory Rules.  Also includes the acts, laws, and other documents from the period between the Northern Ireland Parliament and Irish National Assembly .

Northern Ireland Assembly

Official NIA website