The Committee Schedule outlines the committees which are meeting in any particular week. Its details the time, location, agenda for the meeting and also names witnesses who will be appearing before each committee.
What's on this week
Week commencing Monday 17 November
Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan will appear before the Environment Committee on Tuesday to discuss the Poolbeg incinerator. Also on Tuesday, the Finance Select Sub Committee will begin three days of hearings on committee stage of the Finance Bill 2014, with Finance Minister Michael Noonan in attendance.
The Jobs Committee will continue its hearings on Pre-Legislative Scrutiny on the General Scheme of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill 2014 with representatives from the Construction Industry Federation; IBEC; the Association of Electrical Contractors (Ireland); National Electrical Contractors Ireland; Technical Electrical and Engineering Union (TEEU); and Construction Workers Alliance.
Tuesday will also see the EU Affairs Committee engage with the European Movement Ireland on their Annual Accountability Report for 2013. The Committee will also meet with the Director of Eurofound, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions.
Proposals to address "problem drinking" from a public order perspective will be on the agenda of the Justice Committee on Wednesday when it meets with representatives from the National Off-Licence Association and Vintners Federation of Ireland. The Committee will also discuss a motion on a Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a European Union agency for law enforcement training.
The Communications Committee continues its discussions on a new national postcode system Eircode. Department Officials and Capita, the business who are establishing and implementing the system, will be in attendance. The Social Welfare Bill will be considered by the Dail Select Committee on Social Protection, while An Coimisineir Teanga Rónán Ó Domhnaill will appear before the Public Service Oversight Committee to discuss the role and remit of his Office. Also on Wednesday, the Foreign Affairs Committee will consider the current situation in Syria with prominent experts from the region.
The Agriculture Committee will launch a report on Thursday morning on maximising the potential of Ireland's land. Meanwhile, the PAC will be examining the 2013 accounts of the Courts Service.
View list of Committees.
19 November 14
Courts Service expenditure to be assessed by PAC