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The committee shadows the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and focuses on cultural and heritage matters, and the arts. The Committee was renamed during the Dáil term (26 Sep 2017) and was previously the Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

Date established: 26 Sep 2017

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

The Arts Matter

Latest Report

The Arts Matter

The Committee has published a report entitled The Arts Matter. The report is informed by nine meetings during which the Committee heard from 30 witnesses representing Government Departments, arts agencies and individual artists.

Press releases

15 Oct 2019, 04.30

Joint Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht to discuss the importance of Dance

17 Sep 2019, 12.25

Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht to hear from Lusitania Museum/Old Head Signal Tower Heritage CLG

1 Jul 2019, 17.00

Joint Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht to discuss the bird population in Ireland

Recent videos

Wed, 16 Oct 2019

Committees

The importance of Dance as a performance art and related matters.

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Wed, 2 Oct 2019

Committees

Mid-year review of the 2019 Estimates for Public Services - Vote 33 (Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht)

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Wed, 18 Sep 2019

Committees

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2019) 321, Development of the Lusitania Museum and related matters

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Recent reports

Wed, 15 May 2019

Report on the Detailed Scrutiny of the National Famine Commemoration Day Bill 2017
Joint Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht report on the Detailed Scrutiny of the National Famine Commemoration Day Bill 2017

Wed, 15 May 2019

Report on The Arts Matter
Joint Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht report on The Arts Matter

Thu, 12 Jul 2018

Development and Working Conditions in the Irish Film Industry
Joint Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht report on development and working conditions in the Irish film industry

Recent documents

Wed, 16 Oct

Opening Statement, Bridget Webster, Executive Producer, CoisCéim Dance Theatre

Opening Statement, Bridget Webster, Executive Producer, CoisCéim Dance Theatre (PDF)

Wed, 16 Oct

Opening Statement, Dr. Catherine Foley, Board Member, Firkin Crane Dance Company

Opening Statement, Dr. Catherine Foley, Board Member, Firkin Crane Dance Company (PDF)

Wed, 16 Oct

Opening Statement, Davide Terlingo, Head of Circus, Dance, Street Arts & Spectacle, The Arts Council

Opening Statement, Davide Terlingo, Head of Circus, Dance, Street Arts & Spectacle, The Arts Council (PDF)

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the area of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Marie Fennell
(01) 618 3481 
(076) 100 1855
jcchg@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Alan Neary
+353 (0) 1 618 4743
+353 (0) 86 010 7500
alan.neary@oireachtas.ie