Schedule of meetings

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

About committees

Oireachtas committees advise the Houses of the Oireachtas on a range of specific areas. Committee members include TDs, Senators or both. Committees receive submissions and presentations from members of the public, interest groups and Government Departments. Their public meetings are broadcast live and recorded and they may publish reports on specific issues. Committees also scrutinise Government expenditure and debate proposed legislation.

Committees 32nd Dáil / 25th Seanad

What financial scrutiny do select Committees do?

Useful info

What financial scrutiny do select Committees do?

This infographic illustrates the Dáil select Committees and the ministerial Vote groups which each one scrutinises.

Recent debates

Wed, 18 Dec 2019

Joint Committee On Climate Action
Supporting a Just Transition: Discussion (Resumed)

View

Wed, 18 Dec 2019

Joint Committee On Transport, Tourism And Sport
Governance and Funding of Football Association of Ireland: Discussion

View

Wed, 18 Dec 2019

Joint Committee On Health
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Independent Expert Panel Review into Cervical Screening: Discussion

View

Wed, 18 Dec 2019

Joint Committee On Children And Youth Affairs
Insurance Cover for Crèches: Discussion

View

Press releases

23 Jan 2020, 09.30

Seanad Public Consultation Committee recommends a reserved seat in Seanad for Travellers

8 Jan 2020, 13.21

Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs, Trade and Defence offers deepest sympathies to Australian Ambassador on devastating impact of bush fires and condolences on loss of life

7 Jan 2020, 12.57

Joint Committee on Children and Youth Affairs extends deadline for written submissions on the General Scheme of a Certain Institutional Burials (Authorised Interventions) Bill

20 Dec 2019, 13.08

Joint Committee on Children and Youth Affairs calls for written submissions on the General Scheme of a Certain Institutional Burials (Authorised Interventions) Bill

Recent reports

Tue, 31 Mar 2020

Report of the Business Committee for 2 April 2020
Arrangement for business and business schedule for Thursday, 2 April 2020

Thu, 26 Mar 2020

Second Revised Report of the Business Committee for 26 March 2020
Arrangement for business and business schedule for Thursday, 26 March 2020

Thu, 26 Mar 2020

Revised Report of the Business Committee for 26 March 2020
Arrangement for business and business schedule for Thursday, 26 March 2020

Tue, 24 Mar 2020

Report of the Business Committee for 26 March 2020
Arrangement for business and business schedule for Thursday, 26 March 2020

Scrutiny of EU legislation

Image: iStock.com/inakiantonana

Scrutiny of EU legislation

What happens when the EU proposes new legislation for member states? This infographic outlines how the Oireachtas reviews and responds to such proposals.

Parliamentary inquiries

A number of parliamentary inquiries have been conducted by the Houses of the Oireachtas. The reports of these parliamentary inquiries have been laid before the Houses of the Oireachtas.

Archive

To find a report published by a committee of a previous Dáil, search the Oireachtas Library & Research Service catalogue. There, you will find all committee reports and other documents laid before the Houses of the Oireachtas.

If you are interested in what was said at a public meeting of a committee, visit the committee debates page and search by date.

For other information about committees of the 31st Dáil, which sat from March 2011 to February 2016, you could browse the archive of committees of the 31st Dáil.

Glossary

Do you know your standing committees from your joint committees from your select committees? Decode parliamentary jargon with our A to Z guide.

What are standing Committees?

Useful info

What are standing Committees?

Standing Committees are established by Standing Orders of the Oireachtas and fulfill functions that are required by every parliament, such as the scrutiny of public accounts.

What is the difference between select and joint Committees?

Useful info

What is the difference between select and joint Committees?

A select Committee includes Members from either the Dáil or the Seanad, but not both. A joint Committee has Members from both Dáil and Seanad.