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Research Matters is a blog produced by the Assembly's Research and Information Service (RaISE). It provides short, topical articles on a wide range of topics affecting Northern Ireland today such as Brexit, the economy, health, education and the environment.

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Media Operational Notice - Portrait of the former deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness unveiled in Parliament Buildings

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Brexit Hub -  information and links to resources on the subject of Brexit and Northern Ireland.

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The Northern Ireland Assembly is the devolved legislature for Northern Ireland. It is responsible for making laws on transferred matters in Northern Ireland and for scrutinising the work of Ministers and Government Departments.

Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series


“Promoting evidence-led policy and law-making within Northern Ireland”. The seventh series of KESS Seminars is currently underway. All seminars are free and are held on Wednesdays from October 2017 through June 2018. Each seminar starts at 1.30pm in Parliament Buildings.



The Northern Ireland Assembly sits in Parliament Buildings and is open to all members of the public. You can attend debates and watch committee hearings or tour Parliament Buildings. Find out more...

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