On 23rd February 2017, the Seanad agreed to establish a Seanad Special Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. The Committee will consider the implications for Ireland of the withdrawal with particular reference to the implications for the Irish economy; relations between the State and Northern Ireland; the citizenship rights of all the people of Northern Ireland; the Common Travel Area and the Border; agriculture and fisheries; transport, energy and communications; welfare, health and education; and such other related matters as the Committee may determine.
The Special Select Committee is expected to report to Seanad Éireann by the end of June 2017.
For the Committee's Terms of Reference, please click here:Terms of Reference
What's on this week
The next meeting of the Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union will be held on Thursday, 6 April 2017.