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Last updated - 18 May 2018, 16.20

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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 2016

Latest Report

Annual Report 2016

The committee has published its first Annual Report setting out the work it undertook during the period July to December 2016.

Press releases

21 May 2018, 16.41

Brexit’s regional risks: European Committee of Regions to address EU Affairs Committee

26 Mar 2018, 10.15

EU Affairs Committee & Seanad Brexit Committee delegation to meet with David Davis

27 Feb 2018, 11.01

EU Affairs Committee to discuss transparency in European institutions

Recent videos

Tue, 22 May 2018

Committee on European Union Affairs

Exchange of views with the Conference of Presidents of the European Committee of the Regions’ Political Groups on the likely consequences of Brexit (especially on regions)

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Wed, 9 May 2018

Committee on European Union Affairs

The European Union and an enlargement perspective for the Western Balkans (resumed)

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Wed, 25 Apr 2018

Committee on European Union Affairs

The European Union and an enlargement perspective for the Western Balkans

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Recent debates

Wed, 9 May 2018

Joint Committee

European Union Enlargement: Discussion (Resumed)

Wed, 25 Apr 2018

Joint Committee

European Union Enlargement: Discussion

Wed, 28 Mar 2018

Joint Committee

Engagement on the Future of Europe (Resumed): IBEC

Recent documents

Wed, 25 Apr

Opening statement, Maciej Popowski, Neighbourhood & Enlargement Negotiations(NEAR)

Opening statement, Maciej Popowski, Neighbourhood & Enlargement Negotiations(NEAR) (PDF)

Wed, 25 Apr

Opening statement, Mladen Dragasevic, Seputy Ambassador of Montenegro

Opening statement, Mladen Dragasevic, Seputy Ambassador of Montenegro (PDF)

Wed, 28 Mar

Opening Statement, Dr. James P. Cross, UCD

Opening Statement, Dr. James P. Cross, UCD (PDF)

Recent reports

Wed, 25 Apr 2018

Report, Meeting of the of COSAC Working Group, Brussels, 26 Mar 2018
Report on the meeting of the of COSAC Working Group on the Taskforce on Subsidiarity, Proportionality and "Doing Less More Efficiently"

Wed, 25 Apr 2018

Report, Meeting of the Chairpersons of COSAC Sofia, Bulgaria 21 - 22 January 2018
Joint Committee on European Union Affairs travel report on meeting of Chairpersons of COSAC Sofia, Bulgaria 21 - 22 January 2018

Tue, 27 Mar 2018

Annual Work Programme 2018, Joint Committee on European Union Affairs
Annual Work Programme of the Joint Committee on European Union Affairs

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
shawn.pogatchnik@oireachtas.ie