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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.

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What's on this week

Week commencing Monday 02 March 2015


The Joint Committee on Transport and Communications will meet on Wednesday, 2 March with Iarnród Éireann and West-on-Track to discuss The Western Rail corridor and disused railway lines.









News from the Committee

24 February 15
Transport Committee to resume discussion of gas & electricity costs

17 February 15
Transport and Communications Committee to discuss gas and electricity costs

17 February 15
Transport Committee to meet representatives of Aer Lingus and Aer Lingus Regional (Stobart Air)


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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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