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Last updated - 11 Mar 2019, 16.15

There are currently no scheduled meetings for this Committee.

The committee plays a key role in informing debate on Ireland’s membership of the European Union.

Date established: 5 Jul 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Annual Report 2018

Latest Report

Annual Report 2018

The committee has published its Annual Report 2018.

Press releases

12 Mar 2019, 14.08

European Union Affairs Committee welcomes EU-UK progress

19 Feb 2019, 11.00

European Union Affairs Committee to discuss Brexit plans, EU alliances, General Affairs Council update

5 Feb 2019, 13.17

European Union Affairs Committee to focus on EU agency Eurofound

Recent videos

Wed, 20 Feb 2019

Committee on European Union Affairs

Engagement on the work of the General Affairs Council (GAC)

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Wed, 6 Feb 2019

Committee on European Union Affairs

Engagement on the work of the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions

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Wed, 23 Jan 2019

Committee on European Union Affairs

Engagement on the priorities of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

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Recent documents

Wed, 20 Feb

Opening statement, Helen McEntee TD Minister of State for European Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs, Minister of State for European Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs

Opening statement, Helen McEntee TD Minister of State for European Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs, Minister of State for European Affairs, Department of Foreign Affairs (PDF)

Wed, 23 Jan

Opening statement, Her Excellency Mrs Manuela Breazu, Ambassador of Romania to Ireland

Opening statement, Her Excellency Mrs Manuela Breazu, Ambassador of Romania to Ireland (PDF)

Wed, 5 Dec

Opening statement, Helen McEntee TD, Minister of State for European Affairs

Opening statement, Helen McEntee TD, Minister of State for European Affairs (PDF)

Recent reports

Thu, 14 Mar 2019

Annual Report on the operation of the European Union (Scrutiny) Act 2002 - 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018
Joint Committee on European Union Affairs Annual Report on the operation of the European Union (Scrutiny) Act 2002

Mon, 11 Feb 2019

Work Programme 2019, Joint Committee on European Union Affairs
Joint Committee on European Union Affairs, work programme 2019

Thu, 7 Feb 2019

Report, "Subsidiarity as a building principle of the European Union" Conference, Bregenz, Austria 15-16 November 2018
Joint Committee on European Union Affairs travel report on "Subsidiarity as a building principle of the European Union" Conference, Bregenz, Austria 15-16 November 2018

Committee contact details

Committee on European Union Affairs
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Heidi Lougheed
(01) 618 3189
(076) 100 1748
eu.committee@oireachtas.ie

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