[Archive 31st Dáil] Joint Committee on Transport and Communications

This Committee has a very broad remit over policy areas which impinge on the lives of citizens in every corner of the country.  In shadowing the work of the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, the Committee considers general policy matters relating to the functions of those two Departments and EU policy priorities in those areas. 

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What's on this week

 The 31st Dáil was dissolved on 3 February 2016. The Joint Committee on Transport and Communications is adjourned sine die.


News from the Committee

2 February 16
Communications Committee to meet Chair Designate of An Post

27 January 16
Officials from Dept. Communications to appear before PAC to discuss Eircode

26 January 16
ComReg to appear before Communications Committee 


This Committee was established on 12 June 2012. It assumed relevant responsibilities from the Joint Committee on Communications, Natural Resources and Agriculture and the Joint Committee on Environment, Transport, Culture and the Gaeltacht.

On 18 July 2013, the Committee launched a report which recommended that a single body be given responsibility for co-ordinating the regulation of social media content.