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26 January 16 - Dóchas to appear before EU Affairs Committee 

19 January 16 - EU Affairs Committee to receive update on ‘Brexit’ negotiations

15 December 15 - Kevin Cardiff to brief EU Affairs Committee on European Court of Auditors Annual Report

25 November 15 - EU Affairs Committee to hear from EU Commissioner Phil Hogan on European Commission Work Programme

24 November 15 - EU Affairs Committee to meet chief EU negotiator on ‘BrExit’

11 November 15 - EU Affairs Committee to engage with European Affairs Minister Dara Murphy tomorrow

3 November 15 - EU Affairs Committee to meet IIEA on Five Presidents’ Report on strengthening economic and monetary union (EMU)

20 October 15 - EU Affairs Committee to hear from Civic Groups on EU Recommendations for Ireland 

7 October 15 - EU Affairs Committee to engage with Europe Minister Dara Murphy

30 September 15 - EU Affairs Committee to continue discussion of the Five Presidents’ Report on EMU

22 September 15 - EU Affairs Committee to address European response to ongoing refugee & migrant crisis

7 July 15 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss Luxembourg’s Presidency Priorities

24 June 15 - EU Affairs Committee presents key report on ‘UK-EU Future Relationship: Implications for Ireland’

23 June 15 - EU Affairs Committee launches key report on ‘UK-EU Future Relationship: Implications for Ireland’

23 June 15 - Joint Committees to discuss TTIP with Minister Bruton

17 June 15 - EU Affairs Committee to focus on Country Specific Recommendations for Ireland

10 June 15 - EU Affairs Committee to receive update on TTIP negotiations

13 May 15 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss upcoming EU General Affairs Council meeting

7 May 15 - Houses of the Oireachtas marks Europe Day 2015

6 May 15 - EU Affairs Committee to mark Europe Day by engaging with citizen groups

29 April 15 - EU Affairs Committee hears of need for collaborative approach to solving EU migrant crisis

29 April 15 - EU Affairs Committee to continue scrutiny of National Reform Programme

28 April 15 - EU Affairs Committee to address ongoing crisis in the Mediterranean

22 April 15 - EU Affairs Committee to examine National Reform Programme prior to EU scrutiny

17 April 15 - EU Affairs Committee hears about possible impact ‘BrExit’ would have on North-South relations

15 April 15 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss Regional & Geopolitical Issues around ‘BrExit’

1 April 15 - EU Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly to appear before EU Affairs Committee

26 March 15 - EU Commissioner for Trade to discuss TTIP with EU Affairs Committee

9 March 15 - Sir Bill Cash, MP, to address EU Affairs Committee on ‘BrExit’

4 March 15 - EU Affairs Committee to hear from Baroness Quin on 'BrExit'

2 March 15 - EU Affairs Committee to travel to London to participate in meetings regarding BrExit

25 February 15 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss treaty protocols and criminal justice issues in event of ‘BrExit’

23 February 15 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss Irish/UK economic interdependence

16 February 15 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss Irish/UK economic interdependence

12 February 15 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss EU decision-making in the event of a ‘BrExit’

9 February 15 - EU Affairs Committee to hear from Colm McCarthy on possible UK exit from the EU (‘BrExit’)

28 January 15 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss European Commission Work Programme 2015

20 January 15 - EU Affairs Committee to consider Latvia’s EU Presidency Priorities

15 December 14 - EU Affairs Committee to meet Kevin Cardiff on Court of Auditors Annual Report 2013

3 December 14 - European parliamentarians adopt EU Affairs Committee Jobs Quality Target proposal

3 December 14 - EU Affairs Committee to consider EU Investment Package and Annual Growth Survey 2015

17 November 14 - EU Affairs Committee to meet European Movement on 2013 accountability report Committee to also meet Eurofound on activities and priorities

13 November 14 - EU Affairs Committee calls for voting rights of Irish abroad

13 November 14 - Europe 2020 Strategy must take account of regional economic disparities - EU Affairs Committee

12 November 14 - Committee to be briefed by Minister ahead of key Council meeting and will also consider EU Enlargement in Balkans with expert

12 November 14 - EU Affairs Committee to launch key reports on voting rights and EU 2020

3 November 14 - EU Affairs Committee to consider social dimension to Ireland’s Country Specific Recommendations

15 October 14 - EU Affairs Committee to continue Europe 2020 engagement with key stakeholders

8 October 14 - EU Affairs Committee to consider the Rule of Law with Hungarian Ambassador

6 October 14 - EU Affairs Committee consider two important issues: the Europe 2020 Strategy and the Rule of Law

1 October 14 - EU Affairs Committee to meet newly elected MEPs Lynn Boylan and Brian Hayes

24 September 14 - EU Affairs Committee to meet Minister in advance of key Council meeting

17 July 14 - EU Affairs Committee issues Political Contribution on TTIP

10 July 14 - Have your say: EU Affairs Committee invites submissions on Europe-wide economic strategy

7 July 14 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss Italian Presidency Priorities with Ambassador

2 July 14 - EU Affairs Committee to consider new Framework on Rule of Law in the EU

23 June 14 -  EU Affairs Committee to consider outcome of European elections

12 June 14 - EU Affairs Committee engages with Minister on European Commission recommendations for Ireland

11 June 14 - EU Affairs Committee to consider European Commission guidance on Budget 2015

5 June 14 - Diverse views on TTIP potential heard at EU Affairs Committee

4 June 14 - EU Affairs Committee to hear business and critical perspectives on TTIP potential

27 May 14 - EU Affairs Committee hears of progress and challenges on US Trade talks

26 May 14 -  EU Affairs Committee to meet Minister Bruton for update on US Trade talks

12 May 14 -  EU Affairs Committee to hear from Irish in Britain CEO on voting rights

6 May 14 -  EU Affairs Committee to consider upcoming European elections

14 April 14 - EU Affairs Committee to continue discussions voting rights

9 April 14 - EU Affairs Committee to meet Ambassadors on voting rights

31 March 14 - EU Affairs Committee to meet Minister Donohoe on key budgetary report

26 March 14 - Cancellation of EU Affairs Committee meeting

12 March 14 - EU Affairs Committee to consider European Summit and Semester process with Minister Donohoe

11 March 14 - EU Affairs Committee hears call for voting rights for Irish living in other Member States

10 March 14 - EU Affairs Committee to consider of voting rights of Irish living abroad

27 February 14 - Submission to the Review of Foreign Policy and External Relations

26 February 14 - Ireland’s EU experience to be discussed with Scottish parliamentarians

19 February 14 - EU Affairs Committee to consider how to optimise Ireland’s influence on EU policymaking

12 February 14 - EU Affairs Committee to consider work of Committee of the Regions

4 February 14 -  Committee considers how to optimise Ireland’s influence on EU policymaking

4 February 14 - EU Affairs Committee to engage with Minister Donohoe in advance of key Brussels meeting

3 February 14 - Ireland’s future influence on European policymaking to be considered

23 January 14 - National Parliaments can bridge gap between EU and citizen, Oireachtas Committee told

22 January 14 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss role of national parliaments with Secretary General of EU Commission

22 January 14 - EU Affairs Committee Chairman welcomes moves to open Embassy in Croatia

15 January 13 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss Greek Presidency Priorities with Ambassador

17 December 13 - EU Affairs Committee hears from Court of Auditors on rising error rates

16 December 13 - EU Affairs Committee to assess work of Court of Auditors

11 December 13 - EU Affairs Committee argues for enhanced social dimension to EMU

9 December 13 - EU Affairs Committee to consider Foreign Policy Review with Minister

2 December 13 -  Oireachtas Committee to conclude discussions on social dimension to EMU

25 November 13 - Oireachtas Committee to continue consideration of social dimension to EMU

20 November 13 -  Oireachtas Committee to continue consideration of social dimension to EMU

19 November 13 - EU Affairs Committee to consider social dimension to EMU

14 November 13 - Oireachtas Committee hears from Minister for European Affairs on enlargement and subsidiarity

13 November 13 - Oireachtas Committee to meet Minister for European Affairs

12 November 13 - EU Affairs Committee hears Commission priorities for 2014 to help small business

11 November 13 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss European Commission work programme for 2014

23 October 13 - EU Affairs Committee to meet Latvian and Estonian Ambassadors

16 October 13 - Oireachtas Committee to meet Minister for European Affairs on European Semester process

10 October 13 -  Committee hears from leading expert on bolstering Oireachtas role in EU Affairs

9 October 13 - Committee to discuss evolving role of Oireachtas in EU Affairs

24 September 13 -  EU Affairs Committee to meet Turkish counterparts and elect Vice-Chairman

19 September 13 -  Oireachtas Committee engages with Minister for European Affairs on key priorities

18 September 13 - Oireachtas Committee to meet Minister for European Affairs

15 July 13 - EU Affairs Committee to hear from the Foundation for European Progressive Studies

10 July 13 -  EU Affairs Committee to discuss Lithuanian EU Presidency with Ambassador

4 July 13 - EU Affairs Committee calls for enhanced Youth Guarantee scheme

3 July 13 - EU Affairs Committee to launch report on the need for a European Youth Guarantee

1 July 13 - EU Affairs Committee to hear from the Centre for European Policy Studies

25 June 13 - Parliamentary conference concludes with sessions on advancing inclusion and enlargement

24 June 13 -  Youth unemployment and global development prioritised at high-level parliamentary conference

20 June 13 -  European parliamentarians to discuss moves towards a more outward looking EU

18 June 13 - EU Affairs Committee hears from European Parliament Office on upcoming elections

17 June 13 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss role of European Parliament in bolstering public confidence in EU

29 May 13 -  EU Affairs Committee to meet French parliamentary delegation

22 May 13 -  EU Affairs Committee to meet Bavarian counterparts

20 May 13 - EU Affairs Committee to meet European Movement Ireland on Accountability Report

16 May 13 - EU Affairs Committee engages with Amnesty International on advancing human rights

15 May 13 - EU Affairs Committee to meet Amnesty International representatives

9 May 13 - EU Affairs Committee engages constructively with UK Minister for Europe

8 May 13 - EU Affairs Committee to meet UK’s Minister for Europe

7 May 13 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss democratic legitimacy and accountability

3 May 13 - Europe to be the focus of Oireachtas business as the Dáil, Seanad and Oireachtas Committees mark Europe Day

30 April 13 - EU Affairs Committee engages Central Bank Governor on Banking Union

29 April 13 -  EU Affairs Committee to meet Central Bank Governor on EMU

24 April 13 - EU Affairs Committee engages with prominent economists on future of EMU

30 April 13 - EU Affairs Committee engages Central Bank Governor on Banking Union

29 April 13 - EU Affairs Committee to meet Central Bank Governor on EMU

24 April 13 - EU Affairs Committee engages with prominent economists on future of EMU

22 April 13 - EU Affairs Committee to consider evolving Economic and Monetary Union with leading economists

16 April 13 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss key policy targets with Government officials as part of new EU arrangements

20 March 13 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss the European Youth Guarantee

13 March 13 - EU Affairs Committee meets prominent academics on Europe's future

8 March 13 - EU Affairs Committee continues debate on Europe's future with Dublin MEPs

6 March 13 - EU Affairs Committee to hear from MEPs on Europe's future

4 March 13 - EU Affairs Committee to meet with Tánaiste on EU budgetary coordination

28 February 13 - EU Affairs Committee discusses Ireland’s place in an evolving EU with leading commentators

27 February 13 - EU Affairs Committee to hear from leading journalists on Europe's future

21 February 13 - Leading economists address inaugural debate on Ireland and the future of the European Union

20 February 13 - Leading economists to address EU Affairs Committee on Europe's future

15 February 13 - Have your say: Ireland and the future of the European Union

28 January 13 - EU Affairs Committee Chairs discuss enhanced role for national parliaments

24 January 13 -  EU Affairs Committee Chairs to discuss role for national parliaments in EMU

23 January 13 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss EU enlargement with Tánaiste

17 January 13 - EU Affairs Committee hears role for entrepreneurship in curbing Europe’s unemployment crisis

16 January 13 -  EU Affairs Committee to discuss youth unemployment crisis

18 December 12 - EU Affairs Committee engages with principal Turkish negotiator

17 December 12 - EU Affairs Committee to meet lead Turkish negotiator

11 December 12 - EU Affairs Committee discusses Ireland’s engagement with European Union

10 December 12 - EU Affairs Committee to meet European Movement Ireland

3 December 12 -  Oireachtas Committee to discuss progressing Bosnian EU accession

26 November 12 -  EU Affairs Committee to discuss Irish Presidency planning and priorities

19 November 12 -  Oireachtas Committee to meet Latvian Parliament’s EU Affairs Committee

19 November 12 - Oireachtas Committee to meet Latvian Parliament’s EU Affairs Committee

13 November 12 - EU Affairs Committee considers EU budget negotiations and curbing youth unemployment with Tánaiste

12 November 12 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss EU budget negotiations with Tánaiste

6 November 12 - Oireachtas Committee hears key European Parliament Committee call for enhanced democratic legitimacy of European institutions

5 November 12 - EU Affairs Committee to meet European Parliament’s Committee on Constitutional Affairs

8 October 12 - EU Affairs Committee to meet Canadian parliamentary delegation

25 September 12 - EU Affairs Committee hears Commission Vice-President call for enhanced political union

24 September 12 - EU Affairs Committee to meet Commission Vice-President on Future of Europe

18 September 12 - EU Affairs Committee to meet Tánaiste

20 July 12 - Oireachtas Committee hears calls for greater EU engagement in Bosnia and Herzegovina

18 July 12 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss developments in Bosnia and Herzegovina

17 July 12 - EU Affairs Committee hear detailed briefing on Cypriot Presidency

16 July 12 - EU Affairs Committee to hear plans for Cypriot Presidency

11 July 12 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss plans for Ireland’s EU Presidency

2 July 12 -  EU Affairs Committee to discuss Roma experiences of discrimination Europe-wide

27 June 12 - EU Affairs Committee engage in detailed discussion on budgetary negotiations

20 June 12 - EU Affairs Committee to meet Minister for European Affairs

13 June 12 - Select Committee to consider European Communities (Amendment) Bill 2012

7 June 12 - Committee considers role of National Parliaments in EU system

6 June 12 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss role of National Parliaments

24 May 12 -  EU Affairs Committee engages with Minister for European Affairs on CAP reform and youth unemployment

23 May 12 -  EU Affairs Committee to meet Minister for European Affairs

24 May 12 - EU Affairs Committee engages with Minister for European Affairs on CAP reform and youth unemployment

23 May 12 - EU Affairs Committee to meet Minister for European Affairs

17 May 12 -  EU Affairs Committee hear detailed briefings on shaping EU development aid policy

16 May 12 -  EU Affairs Committee launches comprehensive report summarising Fiscal Treaty arguments

16 May 12 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss shaping policy on culture and development aid

14 May 12 - EU Affairs Committee to launch comprehensive report on Fiscal Treaty debates

10 May 12 - EU Affairs Committee hears upbeat assessment for Europe’s long term future

9 May 12 - Committee on European Affairs marks Europe Week

26 April 12 - Fiscal Treaty Sub-Committee to meet SIPTU President

26 April 12 -  Sub-Committee debates Fiscal Treaty with Taoiseach

26 April 12 -  Fiscal Treaty Sub-Committee to meet SIPTU President

25 April 12 -  Sub-Committee engages with Sinn Féin President on Fiscal Treaty

18 April 12 -  Sub-Committee continues wide-ranging debate on Fiscal Treaty

19 April 12 -  EU Affairs Committee contribute to Irish Aid policy review

19 April 12 - EU Affairs Committee engages with senior SDLP representative on Fiscal Treaty

18 April 12 - Sub-Committee continues wide-ranging debate on Fiscal Treaty

18 April 12 - EU Affairs Committee to meet senior SDLP representative on Fiscal Treaty

18 April 12 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss Irish Aid policy review with Minister of State

17 April 12 - EU Referendum Sub-Committee to hear from academics, economists and business representatives

16 April 12 - Meeting of Sub-Committee on the EU Fiscal Treaty to be televised by UPC

16 April 12 - Party leaders to address Sub-Committee on the EU Fiscal Treaty

5 April 12 - Sub-Committee concludes week of wide-ranging debate on Fiscal Treaty

4 April 12 - EU Referendum Sub-Committee to meet political and civil society voices

3 April 12 - EU Referendum Sub-Committee engage Irish MEPs and Ambassadors on Fiscal Treaty

3 April 12 - EU Referendum Sub-Committee to engage with leading academics

2 April 12 - EU Referendum Sub-Committee to meet MEPs and Ambassadors

30 March 12 - EU Referendum Sub-Committee begin intensive debate on Fiscal Treaty

23 March 12 - Sub-Committee on upcoming EU Treaty Referendum established

22 March 12 -  EU Affairs Committee meets Minister for European Affairs

15 March 12 - EU Affairs Committee engages in robust discussion on Fiscal Treaty with civil society representatives

7 March 12 - EU Affairs Committee engage with Swedish parliamentarians

6 March 12 - EU Affairs Committee to meet Swedish Parliamentarians

2 March 12 - EU Affairs Committee welcomes granting of candidate status for Serbia

1 March 12 - EU Affairs Committee hear French, German and Spanish perspectives on Fiscal Treaty

29 February 12 - EU Affairs Committee to discuss Fiscal Treaty with Ambassadors

23 February 12 - EU Affairs Committee mulls Fiscal Treaty with leading experts

22 February 12 - EU Affairs Committee engages with German Minister of State for Foreign Affairs

16 February 12 - EU Affairs Committee engages with Vice President of European Commission

14 February 12 - EU Affairs Committee invites submissions on Fiscal Treaty

8 February 12 - Hannigan welcomes launch of Blue Star Programme for primary schools

2 February 12 - EU Affairs Committee receive detailed briefing on Fiscal Treaty

26 January 12 - EU Affairs Committee engages with Minister for European Affairs

26 January 12 - Hannigan elected European Union Affairs Committee Chairman

25 January 12 - EU Affairs Committee to meet Minister for European Affairs and elect Chairman

20 January 12 - EU Affairs Committee engage with Tánaiste on Treaty talks

19 January 12 - EU Affairs and Foreign Affairs Committees discuss Balkan instability with Lord Ashdown

18 January 12 - EU Affairs and Foreign Affairs Committees to meet Lord Ashdown on Western Balkans

12 January 12- EU Affairs Committee engages with Danish Ambassador on EU Presidency Priorities

15 December 11 - EU Affairs Committee engages with leading Irish negotiator on European Council outcomes 

12 December 11 -EU Affairs Committee Chairman calls for enhanced relations with Ukraine

30 November 11 - Minister for European Affairs addresses EU Affairs Committee

24 November 11 -EU Affairs Committee expresses concern about European Court of Auditors member’s emails

19 October 2011 - Committee on European Union Affairs to discuss EU 2020 Strategy with Social Justice Ireland and Business in the Community 

12 October 2011 - Committee on European Union Affairs to discuss European Movement Ireland’s Accountability Campaign Report

4 October 2011 - Committee on European Union Affairs Chairman urges EU Commission to respond more speedily to opinions from national parliaments

19 October 2011
Committee on European Union Affairs to discuss EU 2020 Strategy with Social Justice Ireland and Business in the Community
 

12 October 2011
Comm
ittee on European Union Affairs to discuss European Movement Ireland’s Accountability Campaign Report

4 October 2011
Committee on European Union Affairs Chairman urges EU Commission to respond more speedily to opinions from national parliaments

3 October 2011
Committee on European Union Affairs to discuss EU Budget at COSAC meeting in Poland
 

22 September 2011
Testimony of Former Israeli soldier Noam Chayut on Israel’s military actions in the Occupied Territories is a valuable contribution - Oireachtas Joint Committee on European Union Affairs

21 September 2011
Former Israeli soldier Noam Chayut to address Committee on European Union Affairs on Israel’s military actions in the Occupied Territories

15 September 2011
Committee on European Union Affairs calls on EU Energy Commissioner Gunter Oettinger to withdraw his unacceptable remarks

14 September 2011
Committee on European Union Affairs to discuss priorities for EU Presidency and EU Financial Stability measures

6 July 2011
Minister of State for European Affairs to address Committee on European Union Affairs