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

12 Jul 2018, 11.37

Agriculture Committee proposes incentives to encourage farms to adapt to Climate Change

2 Jul 2018, 15.16

Agriculture Committee to meet with Horse Racing Ireland Chair

15 Jun 2018, 13.21

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

Recent videos

Tue, 3 Jul 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Engagement with Mr Nicholas Hartery, Chairperson, Horse Racing Ireland

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Tue, 26 Jun 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals

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Tue, 19 Jun 2018

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Electronic identification of sheep

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Recent debates

Tue, 3 Jul 2018

Joint Committee

Report of the Agriculture Appeals Act Review Committee: Discussion

Tue, 26 Jun 2018

Joint Committee

Common Agricultural Policy Negotiations: Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Tue, 19 Jun 2018

Joint Committee

Rural Development Programme: Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Recent documents

Mon, 9 Jul

Submissions, Climate Change Report, Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Submissions, Climate Change Report, Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine (PDF)

Tue, 3 Jul

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

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

Tue, 3 Jul

Opening statement, Dr Kevin Smyth, Assistant Secretary General, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Opening statement, Dr Kevin Smyth, Assistant Secretary General, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (PDF)

Recent reports

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

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

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