Next meeting:

Last updated - 18 Jun 2018, 13.45

19 Jun 2018, 15.30

The Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine will meet in Committee Room 1, LH2000.

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

Tillage sector

Latest Report

Tillage sector

The committee has published a report which calls for increased support for tillage farmers. It recommends the development of a new tillage sector plan.

Press releases

15 Jun 2018, 13.21

Agriculture Committee to meet next week to discuss concerns around electronic tagging of sheep

11 Jun 2018, 15.39

Bill on special fishing licences for islanders faces Agriculture Committee scrutiny

28 May 2018, 12.26

Smarter food production on the agenda as UCD research director addresses Agriculture Committee

Recent videos

Tue, 12 Jun 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Detailed scrutiny of the Island Fisheries (Heritage Licence) Bill 2017

(resumed)

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Tue, 29 May 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Different approaches and new Opportunities in Irish agriculture

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Tue, 22 May 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Further Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals

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Recent debates

Tue, 12 Jun 2018

Joint Committee

Island Fisheries (Heritage Licence) Bill 2017: Discussion (Resumed)

Tue, 29 May 2018

Joint Committee

Different Approaches and New Opportunities in Irish Agriculture: University College Dublin

Tue, 22 May 2018

Joint Committee

Beef Data Genomics Programme: Discussion

Recent documents

Tue, 12 Jun

Opening statement, Jeremy Percy, Executive Director, Low Impact Fishers of Europe (LIFE)

Opening statement, Jeremy Percy, Executive Director, Low Impact Fishers of Europe (LIFE) (PDF)

Tue, 12 Jun

Opening statement, Norah Parke, Project Coordinator, Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation (KFO)

Opening statement, Norah Parke, Project Coordinator, Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation (KFO) (PDF)

Tue, 12 Jun

Opening statement, Francis O’Donnell, CEO, Irish Fish Producers Organisation (IFPO)

Opening statement, Francis O’Donnell, CEO, Irish Fish Producers Organisation (IFPO) (PDF)

Recent reports

Fri, 25 May 2018

Political contribution on the proposed EU western waters multiannual plan
Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine consideration of COM(2018)149 proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a multiannual plan for fish stocks in the western waters and adjacent waters

Thu, 19 Apr 2018

Report, Political Contribution on the Reform of the Common Agricultural Policy
Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine political contribution on the reform of the common agricultural policy (CAP)

Fri, 9 Feb 2018

Report, Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine Work Programme 2018
Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine report on its Work Programme 2018

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.

Submission guidelines

Before you make a submission to an Oireachtas committee, please read our guidelines document. It gives a brief overview of the purpose of submissions and the format you should use when you make a submission.

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:
Nuala Walsh
(01) 618 3437
(086) 410 0898
nuala.walsh@oireachtas.ie