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Last updated - 12 Oct 2018, 17.29

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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

Climate change

Latest publication

Climate change

The committee has published a report on climate change and sustainability. The report proposes incentives to encourage climate adaptation on farms.

Press releases

15 Oct 2018, 14.54

Agriculture Committee to discuss Proposed Directive on unfair trading practices

1 Oct 2018, 11.45

Minister Creed to appear before Agriculture Committee to discuss Budget 2019

3 Sep 2018, 12.07

Agriculture Committee to examine farmers’ finance needs for managing fodder crisis

Recent videos

Tue, 16 Oct 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals

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Tue, 2 Oct 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Pre-budget discussion

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Tue, 25 Sep 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals

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Recent documents

Tue, 2 Oct

Opening statement, Michael Creed T.D., Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Opening statement, Michael Creed T.D., Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (PDF)

Tue, 25 Sep

Opening statement, Sinéad McPhillips, Assistant Secretary General, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Opening statement, Sinéad McPhillips, Assistant Secretary General, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (PDF)

Tue, 4 Sep

Opening statement, Dr. Ailish Byrne, Head of Agriculture, Ulster Bank

Opening statement, Dr. Ailish Byrne, Head of Agriculture, Ulster Bank (PDF)

Recent reports

Mon, 8 Oct 2018

Political Contribution Legislative Proposals for the Common Agricultural Policy Post 2020 COM(2018)392, 393 & 394
Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine report on political contribution legislative proposals for the common agricultural policy post 2020 COM(2018)392, 393 & 394

Thu, 12 Jul 2018

Climate Change and Sustainability in the Agriculture and Food Sectors
Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine report on climate change and sustainability in the agriculture and food sectors

Wed, 13 Jun 2018

Political Contribution – COM(2017)692 Market Intervention for Skimmed Milk Powder
Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine consideration on the political contribution – COM(2017)692 market intervention for skimmed milk powder

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