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The committee receives and processes public petitions submitted to the Houses of the Oireachtas. Members of the public may submit petitions directly to the committee.

Date established: 12 Jul 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Press releases

7 May 2019, 14.20

Joint Committee on Public Petitions to consider a petition dealing with the weir at Fermoy on the River Blackwater in County Cork

26 Mar 2019, 13.08

Petitions Committee to consider petitions on FOI powers, Fermoy Weir, and teacher training for spectrum disorders

26 Feb 2019, 13.15

Petitions Committee to consider petitions on nuclear research, city status for Drogheda, and UK citizens in Ireland

How do I submit a petition to the committee?

Leaflet

How do I submit a petition to the committee?

Read our leaflet explaining the work of the the Committee on Public Petitions and how you can submit a petition.

Submit a petition online

Go online

Submit a petition online

The committee has a dedicated website for receiving petitions electronically from the public. 

Recent videos

Wed, 8 May 2019

Committee on Public Petitions

Petition No P00036/18 – "Save Fermoy Weir"

View video

Wed, 10 Apr 2019

Committee on Public Petitions

Consideration of Public Petitions

View video

Wed, 27 Mar 2019

Committee on Public Petitions

Consideration of Public Petitions

View video

Recent documents

Wed, 8 May

Opening statement, Paul Kavanagh.

Opening statement, Paul Kavanagh. (PDF)

Wed, 10 Oct

Opening Statement, Aodán Ó’Dubhghaill, RTE

Opening Statement, Aodán Ó’Dubhghaill, RTE (PDF)

Wed, 26 Sep

Opening statement, Jim Daly T.D., Minister of State with special responsibility for Mental Health and Older People, Department of Health

Opening statement, Jim Daly T.D., Minister of State with special responsibility for Mental Health and Older People, Department of Health (PDF)

Recent publications

Wed, 3 Apr 2019

Annual Report 2018 - Joint Committee on Public Petitions
Joint Committee on Joint Committee on Public Petitions - Annual Report 2018

Wed, 19 Apr 2017

How to Submit a Petition
Petitions committee leaflet with details of how to submit a petition to the committee

Committee contact details

Committee on Public Petitions
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Leo Bollins
(01) 618 4215
submitapetition@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Alan Neary
(01) 618 4743
(086) 86 010 7500
alan.neary@oireachtas.ie