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 20 October
Tuesday will see Agriculture Committee meet with Bord na gCon to consider the fallout from Indecon's Report into the greyhound industry..
The Committee on the Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht will focus on water charges and water tariff principles and proposals when it meets with Garrett Blaney, Chairperson, Commission for Energy Regulation which regulates Uisce Éireann on Tuesday. The Committee will also launch its Report on the General Scheme of the Dublin Docklands Development Authority (Dissolution) Bill on Wednesday.
Also on Tuesday the Jobs Committee will focus on procurement issues and EU legislation.
The Finance Committee will receive an overview of the operations and functioning of the National Asset Management Agency on Wednesday when it meets with the agency’s Chairman Frank Daly and Chief Executive Officer Brendan McDonagh.
Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald TD will appear before the Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality on Wednesday when a motion on the appointment of members of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission will be on the agenda. The Committee will consider the experience of persons of mixed race in State institutions when it meets with representatives from Mixed Race Irish.
Also on Wednesday, the Public Service Oversight Committee will hear from the Irish Refugee Council and other interest groups in relation to the direct provision system, while the Education Committee will discuss the role of primary school boards and their relationship with the Department of Education and Skills. The Foreign Affairs Committee meets with ICTU representatives to consider human rights in Colombia, while the Transport Committee will examine the depletion of fish stocks in Ireland's rivers, lakes and estuaries with Inland Fisheries Ireland.
The Committee on Health and Children will receive an update on health Issues at its quarterly meeting with the Health Minister and the Health Service Executive tomorrow Thursday, 23rd October 2014. Priorities for mental health services in Ireland will also be on the agenda.
Thursday will see the PAC examine the accounts of the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board, while the Dail Select Committee on Transport will meet with Minister Paschal Donohoe TD for committee stage consideration of the Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Bill 2013.
View list of Committees.