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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. 

Transcripts of the proceedings of Committee Meetings
Access the Committee's EU Matters webpage.

Membership of Select sub-Committees:

What's on this week

Week commencing Monday 25 May 2015


The Joint Committee on Transport and Communications will meet with representatives from Bord na Móna to discuss the temporary cessation of peat briquette production at its plants at Littleton and Derrinlough.










News from the Committee

26 May 15
Transport Committee to discuss closure of Bord na Móna briquette factories

12 May 15
Transport Committee to be briefed on draft Public Transport Bill

5 May 15
An Garda Síochána to appear before Transport Committee on draft Road Traffic Bill


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.

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