14 Jan 2020

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

Date dissolved: 14 Jan 2020

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Press releases

12 Dec 2019, 14.45

Joint Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht calls for greater support for communities in commemorative plans

10 Dec 2019, 15.01

Joint Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht to discuss Government Plans for Commemorative Events

12 Nov 2019, 04.57

Joint Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht to discuss the promotion of nightlife in cities

Recent videos

Wed, 11 Dec 2019

Committees

Government Plans for Commemorative Events 2020-2023

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Wed, 27 Nov 2019

Committees

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM (2019) 494, How to protect and promote vibrant nightlife, economy and culture in our major cities

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

Committees

Session A, Session B - How to protect and promote vibrant nightlife, economy and culture in our major cities

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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, 11 Dec

Opening Statement, Dr. Maurice Manning, Chairman, Expert Advisory Group on Centenary Commemorations

Opening Statement, Dr. Maurice Manning, Chairman, Expert Advisory Group on Centenary Commemorations (PDF)

Wed, 11 Dec

Opening Statement, Róisín O’Grady, Heritage Officer and Creative Ireland Co-Ordinator, Tipperary County Council

Opening Statement, Róisín O’Grady, Heritage Officer and Creative Ireland Co-Ordinator, Tipperary County Council (PDF)

Wed, 11 Dec

Opening Statement, Conor Falvey, Assistant Secretary, Culture Division, Dept. of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Opening Statement, Conor Falvey, Assistant Secretary, Culture Division, Dept. of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (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