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Last updated - 15 Apr 2019, 14.11

There are currently no scheduled meetings for this Committee.

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

2 Apr 2019, 17.06

Committee on Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht to discuss socio economic profile of Gaeltacht areas

5 Feb 2019, 14.10

Committee on Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht to discuss preserving biodiversity, ecosystems of peatlands

29 Jan 2019, 12.28

Joint Committee on Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht to consider Abbey Theatre’s model of production

Recent videos

Wed, 3 Apr 2019

Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Socio Economic Profile of the seven Gaeltacht Areas in Ireland

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Wed, 6 Mar 2019

Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

2019 Revised Estimates for Public Services - Vote 33 (Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht)

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Wed, 20 Feb 2019

Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Briefing on 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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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

Wed, 3 Apr

Opening statement, Aodhán Mac Cormaic, Stiúrthóir na Gaeilge, Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Opening statement, Aodhán Mac Cormaic, Stiúrthóir na Gaeilge, Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht (PDF)

Wed, 3 Apr

Opening statement, Justin Gleeson, Director, All-Ireland Research Observatory (AIRO)

Opening statement, Justin Gleeson, Director, All-Ireland Research Observatory (AIRO) (PDF)

Wed, 3 Apr

Opening statement, Breandán Ó Caoimh, The Institute for Action Research (GESERA)

Opening statement, Breandán Ó Caoimh, The Institute for Action Research (GESERA) (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:
Nuala Walsh
(01) 618 3437
(086) 410 0898
nuala.walsh@oireachtas.ie