Joint Committee on Public Petitions

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Public Petitions seeks to focus its work on investigating and identifying improvements in the delivery of public services to citizens. As part of its remit, the Committee receives and processes public petitions submitted to the Houses of the Oireachtas.

Have your say and make a petition here.

8th December, 2017


Description: On the 22nd November 2017, four students from Loreto College Dublin appeared before the Committee on Public Petitions to discuss adding 30 extra minutes to the Junior Certificate English exam. Find out more about their petition here
Duration:6 mins 48 secs
Date: 22 Nov 2017

What's on this week

The Joint Committee on Public Petitions will meet on Wednesday, 18 April 2018 in Committee room 3 LH2000 to discuss Public Petitions received.


Committee meetings can be watched live online and are often televised live on the Oireachtas TV channel, which is available on Virgin Media 207 and Sky 574. Meetings can also be viewed on the Houses of the Oireachtas Smartphone App which is available to download free of charge in iTunes and Google Play.

News from the Committee

7 March 17
Citizens Information Board to appear before Petitions Committee

24 January 17
Petitions on working hours and driving test requirements among those to be considered by Committee

13 December 16
Petitions on motor tax payments and North Dakota Pipeline among those to be considered by Committee

14 November 16
Petitions on unification and passport control among those to be considered by Committee


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