The Joint Committee on European Union Affairs

The European Affairs Committee plays a key role in informing debate on the European Union in Ireland by fully considering important EU developments and initiatives affecting Ireland, ensuring that EU legislation and proposals are properly scrutinised and in holding the Government to account in Ireland’s relations with Europe.

The Committee also regularly engages with EU institutions to monitor and influence the political and strategic direction of the Union as a whole. View Committee's Orders of Reference and current Work Programme 2015 .

Read the Committee's EU Matters page.

What's on this week

The Joint Committee on European Union Affairs will meet again on Wednesday 16 December 2015 at 12.30 p.m.







News from the Committee

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’


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On 4 July, the Committee launched a report calling for the European Commission, Council and Parliament to increase the total available funds for the Youth Guarantee.

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