Commitee News

1 February 16 - Petitions Committee publish final report on Irish Neutrality

21 January 16 - Committee recommends an enhanced role for Ombudsmen in Irish society

21 January 16 - Public Service Oversight and Petitions Committee calls for revision and enhancement in next Parliamentary term

12 January 16 - Petitions on personal data, cycle lanes, border control, school access and coinage to be considered by Committee

8 December 15 - Oversight Committee meet with the Public Appointments Service on Recruitment Panels

1 December 15 - Public petitions on rights, treaties, citizenship and legislation to be considered by Committee

17 November 15 - Oversight Committee to discuss their report on the Direct Provision Service with department officials

3 November 15 - Petitions Committee to examine wide range of public proposals received

21 October 15 - Public Service Oversight Committee to engage with An Coimisinéir Teanga

13 October 15 - Petitions Committee to Continue Deliberations on a Range of Public Petitions

6 October 15 - Petitions Committee to consider public health petition with NSAI and Department Officials

29 September 15 - Ombudsman, Mr. Peter Tyndall, to present reports to the Oireachtas Oversight Committee

22 September 15 - Irish Water to address Petitions Committee on water meter installation

14 July 15 - Paddy Smyth and Dr Karen Devine to address Petitions Committee on US military us

7 July 15 - Committee to examine petitions in relation to abortion referendum, water charges and social inclusion

30 June 15 - Petitions Committee to examine petitions in relation to Leinster House access, water meter installation and medical card provisi

23 June 15 - Public Service Oversight Committee to discuss ballot paper design

16 June 15 - Petitions Committee to consider US Military use of Shannon with Minister Charlie Flanagan TD

9 June 15 - Justice and Public Service Oversight Committees to consider Ireland’s compliance with key ECHR article

25 May 15 - Public Service Oversight Committee receives prestigious Africa Day 2015 award

12 May 15 - Committee to consider petitions relation to passport control and eligibility criteria for disabled drivers

7 May 15 - Direct Provision System must be made subject to Ombudsman and FOI Acts: Public Service Oversight Committee

6 May 15 - Public Service Oversight Committee to launch noteworthy report on Direct Provision

28 April 15 - Committee to consider petitions on planning, taxi fares, FOI legislation and equality budgeting

21 April 15 - Petitions Committee to consider latest batch of public petitions received

31 March 15 - Public Service Oversight Committee to meet Minister on Direct Provision system

24 March 15 - Committee to consider petitions relating to public service delivery concerns

10 March 15 - Public Service Oversight Committee to meet Children’s Ombudsman on Role and Remit

3 March 15 - Committee to consider petitions in relation to civil service rules, childcare tax credits and use of lottery funding

25 February 15 - Public Service Oversight Committee to visit Clondalkin Direct Provision Centre

24 February 15 - Public Service Oversight Committee to consider immigrants’ access to social welfare

17 February 15 - Petitions Committee to hear from Transport Minister on US Military use of Shannon

10 February 15 - Petitions Committee to hear from ICTU on State Pension age change

9 February 15 - Public Service Oversight Committee to visit Mosney direct provision centre

3 February 15 - Committee to consider petitions in relation to planning, cannabis legalisation and water meters

27 January 15 - Petitions Committee to consider petition on social and community tendering

26 January 15 - Public Service Oversight Committee to visit direct provision centres

20 January 15 - Petitions Committee to consider State Pension age change

13 January 15
Public Service Oversight Committee to consider role and remit of An Coimisinéir Teanga

13 January 15
Ról agus cúram an Choimisinéara Teanga á mbreithniú ag an gCoiste um Fhormhaoirsiú ar an tSeirbhís Phoiblí

10 December 14 - Petitions Committee to consider four petitions in relation to public policy concerns

2 December 14 - Petitions Committee to meet Department of Foreign Affairs on US Military use of Shannon

25 November 14 - Petitions Committee to consider citizens’ concerns on pensions, flood prevention works, water fluoridation and motor tax

18 November 14 - Public Service Oversight and Petitions Committee meeting cancelled

18 November 14 - Ról agus cúram an Choimisinéara Teanga á mbreithniú ag an gCoiste um Fhormhaoirsiú ar an tSeirbhís Phoiblí

18 November 14 - Public Service Oversight Committee to consider role of and remit of An Coimisinéir Teanga

11 November 14 - Public Service Oversight Committee to consider role and remit of Financial Services Ombudsman

4 November 14 - Public Service Oversight Committee to consider role of Defence Ombudsman

21 October 14 - Public Service Oversight Committee to examine system of Direct Provision

7 October 14 - Petitions Committee to consider petitions relating to supplementary tax and tax relief for disabled drivers

1 October 14 - Petitions Committee to visit Shannon to examine US military use of Airport

30 September 14 - Public Service Oversight Committee to meet Ombudsman on role and remit

23 September 14 - Public Service Oversight Committee to consider role of Pensions Ombudsman

16 September 14 - Public Service Oversight Committee to hear from Free Legal Advice Centres on arrears crisis

16 July 14 - Public Service Oversight to consider Ombudsman report on End of Life care

8 July 14 - Committee to consider petition relating to Central Bank secrecy

24 June 14 - Committee to consider petitions relating to legal profession regulation, medical treatment in Southeast and public access to Leinster House

17 June 14 -  Committee to consider calls for investigation into US military use of Shannon Airport

12 June 14 - Public Service Oversight Committee calls for permanent electoral commission

11 June 14 -  Photocall notice: Public Service Oversight Committee to launch report on ballot paper design

10 June 14 - Committee to consider petitions on the pension levy, fire regulations and organ donation

3 June 14 - Public Service Oversight Committee to meet Ombudsman on Annual Report 2013

27 May 14 - Committee to consider petitions on European legislation breaches and tax relief for disabled drivers

6 May 14 -  Committee to consider petitions on sanctions for reckless lending and cannabis legalisation

15 April 14 -  Public Service Oversight Committee to consider ballot paper design and wording

8 April 14 - Committee to consider public petitions received

1 April 14 - Committee to consider petition on equality budgeting

25 March 14 - Committee to consider petitions on passports, employment appeals, and tax payable by visa holders

11 March 14 - Committee to consider petitions on cannabis, pensions, Shannon Airport and road signage

4 March 14 -  Public Service Oversight Committee to consider An Coimisinéir Teanga annual report

4 March 14 - Breithneoidh an Coiste um Fhormhaoirsiú ar an tSeirbhís Phoiblí tuarascáil bhliantúil an Choimisinéara Teanga

18 February 14 - Public Service Oversight Committee to meet Minister Alan Shatter TD

12 February 14 - Statement by Public Service Oversight Committee following meeting with GSOC

11 February 14 -  Public Service Oversight Committee to meet GSOC

4 February 14 - Oireachtas Committee to resume consideration of public petitions

21 January 14 - Oireachtas Committee to resume discussions on petitions received

10 December 13 - Oireachtas Committee to continue consideration of petitions

3 December 13 - Oireachtas Committee to discuss Irish language use in public service delivery

3 December 13 - Pléifidh Coiste Oireachtais úsáid na Gaeilge le linn seirbhísí poiblí a sheachadadh

26 November 13 -  Oireachtas Committee to resume discussions on petitions received

19 November 13 - Public Service Oversight Committee to meet Garda Commissioner

5 November 13 - Oireachtas Committee to resume discussions on public petitions received

23 October 13 - Oireachtas Committee to engage with nominee for Ombudsman

1 October 13 - Oireachtas Committee to hear from Minister Burton on State Pension eligibility

25 September 13 - Oireachtas Committee to meet Ombudsman on Annual Report 2012

17 September 13 - Oireachtas Committee to resume consideration of petitions

17 July 13 - Petitions Committee to consider Employment Appeals Tribunal process

9 July 13 - Oireachtas Committee to continue consideration of petitions

3 July 13 -  Oireachtas Committee Chairman congratulates Emily O'Reilly on appointment as European Ombudsman

3 July 13 - Oireachtas Committee to meet Garda Ombudsman Commission

25 June 13 -  Oireachtas Committee to continue consideration of petitions

18 June 13 - Petitions Committee to consider Back to Education Allowance scheme

12 June 13 -  Committee on Public Service Oversight to forward penalty points reports to Garda Ombudsman

11 June 13 - Petitions Committee to meet Minister of State on suicide awareness

28 May 13 - Oireachtas Committee to meet Secretary General on Ombudsman nursing home report

14 May 13 - Oireachtas Committee to continue consideration of petitions

30 April 13 - Oireachtas Committee to continue detailed consideration of petitions

16 April 13 - Oireachtas Committee to continue consideration of petitions

27 March 13 - Derek Nolan TD elected Vice-Chairman of Committee on Public Service Oversight and Petitions

27 March 13 - Oireachtas Committee to continue consideration of petitions and elect Vice-Chairman

6 March 13 -  Oireachtas Committee hears from Secretary General of Department Of Health on termination of disability schemes

5 March 13 -  Oireachtas Committee to meet Secretary General of Department Of Health to discuss termination of disability schemes

27 February 13 - Oireachtas Committee to call Secretary General of Department Of Health to discuss suspension of disability schemes

26 February 13 - Oireachtas Committee to consider wide-ranging series of petitions

12 February 13 - Oireachtas Committee to continue consideration of petitions

6 February 13 - Oireachtas Committee to help contribute to solution on Ombudsman concerns

5 February 13 - Oireachtas Committee to hear from Minister for Health on Ombudsman concerns

30 January 13 - Pádraig Mac Lochlainn TD elected Chair of the Committee on Public Oversight and Petitions

29 January 13 - Committee to elect Chairman and continue consideration of petitions

18 December 12 - Oireachtas Committee continues consideration of petitions

6 December 12 - Oireachtas Committee asks Minister for Health to address Ombudsman concerns

6 December 12 - Oireachtas Committee to meet Ombudsman on Department of Health disability grants

21 November 12 - Oireachtas Committee to continue consideration of petitions

7 November 12 - Breithneoidh Coiste Oireachtais tuarascáil de chuid an Choimisinéara Teanga

7 November 12 - Oireachtas Committee to consider An Coimisnéir Teanga report

16 October 12 - Oireachtas Committee continues consideration of petitions

9 October 12 - Coiste Oireachtais chun achainíocha a bhreithniú

9 October 12 - Oireachtas Committee to begin consideration of petitions

13 September 12 - Saoránaigh á dtabhairt go croílár an Oireachtais ag an gCóras nua Parlaiminteach um Achainíocha

13 September 12 -  New Parliamentary Petitions System places citizens at heart of Oireachtas

10 September 12 - Seoladh i gcomhair na Meán Cumarsáide: Córas Nua an Oireachtais um Achainíocha Poiblí

10 September 12 - Media Launch: New Oireachtas Public Petitions System

4 May 12 - Committee on Investigations, Oversight and Petitions to advance An Coimisinéir Teanga's concerns

4 May 12 -  Cuirfidh an Coiste um Imscrúduithe, Formhaoirsiú agus Achainíocha ábhar buartha an Choimisinéara Teanga chun cinn

1 May 12 -  An Coimisinéir Teanga le teacht os comhair an Choiste um Imscrúduithe, Formhaoirsiú agus Achainíocha.

1 May 12 -  Committee on Investigations, Oversight and Petitions to hear from An Coimisinéir Teanga

6 March 12 - Committee to hear from leading official on public service reform

6 March 12 - Athchóiriú na Seirbhíse Poiblí faoi chaibidil ag oifigeach ceannais ag cruinniú Coiste

28 February 12 - Committee on Investigations, Oversight and Petitions to hear from Defence Forces Ombudsman

28 February 12 - An Coiste um Imscrúduithe, Formhaoirsiú agus Achainíocha le haitheasc ón Ombudsman d’Óglaigh na hÉireann a éisteacht

20 February 12 - Committee to discuss voter behaviour in Oireachtas Inquiry Referendum

25 January 12 - New Committee to place citizens at heart of parliamentary system

23 January 12 - Report launch: new Committee on Public Service Oversight and Petitions

20 February 12 - Committee to discuss voter behaviour in Oireachtas Inquiry Referendum

20 February 12 - Coiste le hiompar vótálaithe sa Reifreann maidir le Fiosrúcháin Oireachtais a Phlé

25 January 12 - New Committee to place citizens at heart of parliamentary system

23 January 12 - Report launch: new Committee on Public Service Oversight and Petitions

23 January 12 - Seoladh Tuarascála: Coiste nua um Fhormhaoirsiú ar an tSeirbhís Phoiblí agus Achainíocha

14 December 11 - Oireachtas Committee on Investigations, Oversight and Petitions to meet Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform

11 October 2011 - Oireachtas Committee on Investigations, Oversight and Petitions to hear from Ombudsman for Children 

3 October 2011 - Oireachtas Committee on Investigations, Oversight and Petitions to undertake a study visit to the Scottish Parliament

20 September 2011 -Oireachtas Committee on Investigations, Oversight and Petitions to hear from the European Parliament’s Petitions Committee

13 September 2011- Oireachtas Committee on Investigations, Oversight and Petitions to hear from the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform on the powers proposed to be conferred on the Oireachtas to conduct in-depth inquiries 

6 July 2011 - Peadar Tóibín, TD elected Cathaoirleach of the Oireachtas Committee on Investigations, Oversight and Petitions