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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

Beef sector

Latest publication

Beef sector

The Committee has published a report on the future of the beef sector in the context of the Food Wise 2025 strategy which aims to increase the value of Irish agri-food exports to €19 billion per annum.

Press releases

2 Dec 2019, 16.57

Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine to discuss Coillte’s annual report and hear update on farm partnerships

25 Nov 2019, 15.13

Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine to meet with Minister Creed on Horse and Greyhound Racing Fund

18 Nov 2019, 15.26

Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine to meet with Horse Racing Ireland

Recent videos

Tue, 3 Dec 2019

Committees

Annual Report 2018 including overall performance, statements of strategy and corporate plans and update on farm partnerships

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

Committees

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2019)556, COM(2019)564, Motion on Horse and Greyhound Racing Fund Regulations 2019

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

Committees

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2019)470, COM(2019)472, COM(2019)473 , COM(2019)474 , COM(2019)475,
Operational matters and corporate plans of Horse Racing Ireland (HRI)

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Recent documents

Tue, 3 Dec

Opening statement, Bernie Gray et al., Chairperson, Coillte

Opening statement, Bernie Gray et al., Chairperson, Coillte (PDF)

Tue, 26 Nov

Opening Statement, Minister Michael Creed, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM)

Opening Statement, Minister Michael Creed, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) (PDF)

Tue, 19 Nov

Opening statement, Nicky Hartery, Chairman, Horse Racing Ireland (HRI)

Opening statement, Nicky Hartery, Chairman, Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) (PDF)

Recent reports

Tue, 25 Jun 2019

Report on The Future of the Beef Sector in the context of Food Wise 2025
Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine Report on The Future of the Beef Sector in the context of Food Wise 2025

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

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
Robert Kennedy-Cochrane
+353 (0) 1 618 4149

+353 (0) 85 870 7436

robert.kennedy-cochrane@oireachtas.ie