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Last updated - 3 Sep 2019, 12.44

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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

8 Sep 2019, 11.00

The Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine postpones planned meeting with Minister Creed to discuss beef dispute

30 Aug 2019, 10.38

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine to consider convening to discuss beef crisis dispute

8 Jul 2019, 16.27

Greyhound and coursing bodies before Oireachtas Agriculture Committee after RTE documentary

Recent videos

Tue, 9 Jul 2019

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2019)243;COM(2019)246, Opportunities and challenges in the forestry sector in the context of the Climate Action Plan,
Issues concerning ash dieback affecting woodland owners, Recent media reports on abuse of greyhounds

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Tue, 2 Jul 2019

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Motion on Animal Health Levies (Pigs) Regulations 2019, Briefing by Department Officials on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) negotiations

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Tue, 18 Jun 2019

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Animal Welfare - control and management of horses

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Recent documents

Tue, 9 Jul

Opening Statement, Colum Walsh, Chairman, Limerick and Tipperary Woodland Owners Ltd (LTWO)

Opening Statement, Colum Walsh, Chairman, Limerick and Tipperary Woodland Owners Ltd (LTWO) (PDF)

Tue, 9 Jul

Opening Statement, Frank Nyhan, Chairperson, Bord na gCon / Irish Greyhound Board (IGB)

Opening Statement, Frank Nyhan, Chairperson, Bord na gCon / Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) (PDF)

Tue, 9 Jul

Opening Statement, DJ Histon, Chief Executive Officer, Irish Coursing Club (ICC)

Opening Statement, DJ Histon, Chief Executive Officer, Irish Coursing Club (ICC) (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
(01) 618 4149
robert.kennedy-cochrane@oireachtas.ie