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"Views of Four Presidencies (1938-1975)" - exhibition of the records of the Office of the Secretary to the President


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

Letter from Luigi Einaudi, President of Italy, dated 20 June 1952, to President Seán T. Ó Ceallaigh regarding the presentation of a Venetian Chalice to the President. 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