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Last updated - 15 Feb 2019, 15.45

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

Press releases

4 Feb 2019, 12.05

Communications Select Committee to discuss Motion on Ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury

29 Jan 2019, 15.47

Communications Committee seeking expressions of interest for appointment to the board of Inland Fisheries Ireland

23 Nov 2018, 16.11

Communications Committee to hear from Twitter & SIPO on Online Advertising and Social Media (Transparency) Bill

Recent videos

Tue, 19 Feb 2019

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Briefing in relation to the provisions of the General Scheme of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 29 March 2019) Bill 2019

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Tue, 5 Feb 2019

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Motion on The Ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury

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Tue, 22 Jan 2019

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

The Strategy and Activities of Inland Fisheries Ireland;
In attendance: Representatives from Inland Fisheries Ireland

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Recent reports

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

Thu, 12 Jul 2018

Report on Decarbonising Domestic Transport - E-Cars
Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment report on decarbonising domestic transport - e-cars

Fri, 6 Jul 2018

Annual Report January 2017 – December 2017, Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment annual report 2017

Recent documents

Tue, 19 Feb

Opening statement, Richard Bruton T.D., Minister, Department Communications, Climate Action and the Environment

Opening statement, Richard Bruton T.D., Minister, Department Communications, Climate Action and the Environment (PDF)

Tue, 5 Feb

Opening statement, Richard Bruton T.D.,Minister for Department Communications, Climate Action and the Environment

Opening statement, Richard Bruton T.D.,Minister for Department Communications, Climate Action and the Environment (PDF)

Tue, 29 Jan

Information Booklet State Boards - Inland Fisheries Ireland

Information Booklet State Boards - Inland Fisheries Ireland (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:
Nuala Walsh
(01) 618 3437
(086) 410 0898
nuala.walsh@oireachtas.ie