Next meeting:

Last updated - 18 Jan 2019, 17.02

22 Jan 2019, 16.00

The Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine and the Joint Committee on Rural and Community Development will meet in CR1, LH 2000.

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

Impact of Brexit

Latest publication

Impact of Brexit

The committee has published a second report on the impact of brexit on the Irish agri-food and fisheries

Press releases

17 Dec 2018, 09.00

Agriculture Committee to discuss IFA report on suckler beef

26 Nov 2018, 14.40

Agriculture Committee to discuss funding for ANCS

19 Nov 2018, 14.08

Agriculture Committee to resume discussion of impact of Brexit on agri-food

Recent videos

Tue, 18 Dec 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Report on “The Economic and Societal Importance of the Irish Suckler Beef Sector”

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Tue, 11 Dec 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Ireland's Bovine TB Eradication Progra

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Tue, 4 Dec 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

2018 Supplementary Estimates for Public Services - Vote 30 (Agriculture, Food and the Marine)

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Recent documents

Tue, 18 Dec

Opening statement, Joe Healy, President, The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA)

Opening statement, Joe Healy, President, The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) (PDF)

Wed, 12 Dec

Submission, Teagasc

Submission, Teagasc (PDF)

Wed, 12 Dec

Submission, Bord Bia

Submission, Bord Bia (PDF)

Recent reports

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

Thu, 8 Nov 2018

Report on Detailed Scrutiny of the Island Fisheries (Heritage Licence) Bill 2017
Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and Marine on Detailed Scrutiny of the Island Fisheries (Heritage Licence) Bill 2017

Tue, 23 Oct 2018

Political Contribution on COM(2018)173 Proposed Directive on Unfair Trading Practices in Business to Business Relationships in the Food Supply Chain
Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine report

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