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Last updated - 11 Oct 2019, 17.05

There are currently no scheduled meetings for this Committee.

The committee shadows the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and considers general policy matters relating to the functions of the Department.

Date established: 16 Jun 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

National broadband plan

latest report

National broadband plan

The committee has published a report on its investigation of the national broadband plan process thus far, how best to proceed and the best means to roll out rural broadband.

Press releases

17 Oct 2019, 14.58

Chair of Oireachtas Communications Committee welcomes return of Longwave radio service

14 Oct 2019, 16.31

Gas Networks Ireland’s ‘Vision 2050’ to be discussed at Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

16 Sep 2019, 15.55

An Post to appear before the Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment to discuss post office and Cork mail centre closures

Recent videos

Tue, 15 Oct 2019

Committees

Gas Networks Ireland's 'Vision 2050'

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Post office closures

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Tue, 27 Aug 2019

Committees

Report Launch: an investigation to examine the National Broadband Plan process thus far and how best to proceed and the best means to roll out rural broadband

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Recent reports

Tue, 27 Aug 2019

Report on an investigation to examine the National Broadband Plan process thus far and how best to proceed and the best means to roll out rural broadband
Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment report on an investigation to examine the National Broadband Plan process thus far and how best to proceed and the best means to roll out rural broadband

Fri, 1 Mar 2019

Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Work Programme 2019
Work Programme 2019

Fri, 21 Sep 2018

Political Contribution on COM (2018) 340: Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the impact of certain plastic products on the environment
Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment report

Recent documents

Tue, 15 Oct

Opening statement, Denis O’Sullivan, Managing Director, Gas Networks Ireland

Opening statement, Denis O’Sullivan, Managing Director, Gas Networks Ireland (PDF)

Tue, 17 Sep

Opening statement, David McRedmond, Chief Executive Officer, An Post

Opening statement, David McRedmond, Chief Executive Officer, An Post (PDF)

Wed, 17 Jul

Opening statement, Marcus Matthews, Managing Director, Regional Internet Service Providers Association (RISPA)

Opening statement, Marcus Matthews, Managing Director, Regional Internet Service Providers Association (RISPA) (PDF)

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the areas of communications,climate action and environment is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Gina Long
(01) 618 3575
(076) 100 1752 
ccae@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Petrina Vousden
+353 (0) 1 618 3437
+353 (0) 85 8745 295
petrina.vousden@oireachtas.ie