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Last updated - 15 Apr 2019, 14.13

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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

16 Apr 2019, 15.35

Joint Committee on European Union Affairs to discuss Engagement on alliance-building

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

Recent videos

Wed, 17 Apr 2019

Committee on European Union Affairs

Engagement on alliance-building to strengthen the European Union

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Wed, 3 Apr 2019

Committee on European Union Affairs

Engagement on alliance-building to strengthen the European Union

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Wed, 20 Feb 2019

Committee on European Union Affairs

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

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Recent documents

Wed, 17 Apr

Opening statement, HE Joe Hackett, Deputy Permanent Representative of Ireland to the EU

Opening statement, HE Joe Hackett, Deputy Permanent Representative of Ireland to the EU (PDF)

Wed, 17 Apr

Opening statement, Aingeal O’Donoghue, Director General, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Opening statement, Aingeal O’Donoghue, Director General, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (PDF)

Wed, 3 Apr

Opening statement, Catherine Day, Special Adviser to President Jean-Claude Juncker, European Commission

Opening statement, Catherine Day, Special Adviser to President Jean-Claude Juncker, European Commission (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:
Alan Neary
(01) 618 4743
(086) 86 010 7500
alan.neary@oireachtas.ie