Culture, Heritage & Gaeltacht Committee to hear statement from Arts Council & discuss Heritage Bill 2016

The Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will hear a statement from the Arts Council and continue its examination of the Heritage Bill 2016 at its meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, 5 November 2017.

The agenda for the meeting is:

Session A: Statement [Representatives from the Arts Council]

Session B: Examination of the Heritage Bill 2016 (Seanad) (resumed) [Representatives from Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association, Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association, Hedge Laying Association of Ireland, Birdwatch Ireland, Inland Waterways Association of Ireland]

This meeting will start at 11am, tomorrow, 5 December 2017 in Committee Room 4, Leinster House. Committee proceedings can be viewed live here.

Committee proceedings can also be viewed on the move, through the Houses of the Oireachtas Smartphone App, available for Apple and Android devices.


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Committee Membership:


Peadar Tóibín (Chairman)    Sinn Féin
Seán Canney            Independent
Michael Collins            Rural Independents Group
Danny Healy Rae        Rural Independents Group
Martin Heydon            Fine Gael
Éamon Ó Cuív            Fianna Fáil
Niamh Smyth            Fianna Fáil


Maura Hopkins            Fine Gael
Marie-Louise O’Donnell        Independent
Aodhán Ó Ríordáin        Labour
Fintan Warfield            Sinn Féin