The Ard-Choiste na hÉireann is a committee made up of 7 people. It includes the President, Vice President, Supreme Field Marshall and other important figures. Even though some of the members of the committee do not have seats in the House of Comhdháil, they are still allowed to vote in proceedings that take place there. The members of the Ard-Choiste na hÉireann receive high security treatment and if there was a nationwide emergency, they would be the first to be evacuated along with their family and close friends. The Ard-Choiste na hÉireann hold regular meetings every 3 months to discuss the current and future prospects of the country, threats within the country and organization of the military.