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Last updated - 17 Jun 2019, 11.45

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The committee shadows the work of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. It advocates for the agrifood sector and scrutinises activities in the area.

Date established: 16 Jun 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Annual Report 2018

Latest publication

Annual Report 2018

The committee has published its annual report which provides a overview of its business during 2018.

Press releases

17 Jun 2019, 16.27

Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine to discuss horse welfare

21 May 2019, 09.28

Agriculture Committee to discuss issues around corporate ownership of veterinary practices

8 Apr 2019, 14.20

Agriculture Committee to start hearings on future of the beef sector

Recent videos

Tue, 18 Jun 2019

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Animal Welfare - control and management of horses

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Tue, 28 May 2019

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

The Future of the Beef Sector in the context of Food Wise 2025 (resumed)

Consideration of the Unfair Trading Practices (UTP) Directive

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Tue, 21 May 2019

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Regulation of the practise of veterinary medicine – ownership of veterinary practices

The Future of the Beef Sector in the context of Food Wise 2025 (resumed)

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Recent documents

Today, 19 Jun

Opening statement, Martin Blake, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM)

Opening statement, Martin Blake, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) (PDF)

Today, 19 Jun

Opening statement, Paddy Mahon, Chair, County and City Management Association (CCMA) Environment, Climate Change and Emergency Planning Committee

Opening statement, Paddy Mahon, Chair, County and City Management Association (CCMA) Environment, Climate Change and Emergency Planning Committee (PDF)

Today, 19 Jun

Presentation, Joe Boland,Chair, County and City Management Association (CCMA) Working Group – Control of Horses

Presentation, Joe Boland,Chair, County and City Management Association (CCMA) Working Group – Control of Horses (PDF)

Recent reports

Wed, 6 Feb 2019

Annual Report 2018, Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Annual Report 2018

Wed, 6 Feb 2019

Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Work Programme 2019
Work Programme 2019

Wed, 19 Dec 2018

Second Report on the Impact of Brexit on the Irish Agri-Food and Fisheries
Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine second report on the impact of brexit on the Irish agri-food and fisheries

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the areas of agriculture, food and the marine is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Josie Briody
(01) 618 3717
(076) 100 1745
AFM@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Petrina Vousden
+353 (0) 1 618 3437
petrina.vousden@oireachtas.ie