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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

Film industry

Latest Report

Film industry

The committee has published a report on the development of Irish film making and protecting working conditions in the industry.

Press releases

11 Dec 2018, 14.32

Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht Committee to discuss local, regional museums

26 Nov 2018, 16.26

Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht Committee to consider National Famine Commemoration Day Bill 2017

13 Nov 2018, 10.02

Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht Committee to discuss Heritage Council’s 5-year strategy

Recent videos

Today, 12 Dec 2018

Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

The Development of the network of regional and local museums

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Wed, 28 Nov 2018

Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Detailed scrutiny of the National Famine Commemoration Day Bill 2017

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Wed, 14 Nov 2018

Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Heritage Council Strategy 2018-2022

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Recent reports

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

Thu, 30 Nov 2017

Report, Sustaining Viable Rural Communities

Recent documents

Today, 12 Dec

Opening statement, Liam Bradley, Chairman, Local Authority Museum Network

Opening statement, Liam Bradley, Chairman, Local Authority Museum Network (PDF)

Today, 12 Dec

Opening statement, William Blair, Chair, The Irish Museums Association

Opening statement, William Blair, Chair, The Irish Museums Association (PDF)

Today, 12 Dec

Opening statement, Beatrice Kelly, Head of Policy, The Heritage Council

Opening statement, Beatrice Kelly, Head of Policy, The Heritage 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:
Tom Sheridan
(01) 6183481 
(076) 100 1855
tom.sheridan@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Shawn Pogatchnik
(01) 618 4203
(086) 701 3295
shawn.pogatchnik@oireachtas.ie