14 Jan 2020

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

Date dissolved: 14 Jan 2020

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Press releases

3 Dec 2019, 16.33

Joint Committee on Public Petitions to consider a range of petitions including one seeking reform of the primary school curriculum

19 Nov 2019, 17.12

Joint Committee on Public Petitions to consider a range of petitions including one seeking retirement at 60 for people on long-term unemployment or disability benefit

5 Nov 2019, 17.03

Joint Committee on Public Petitions to consider a range of petitions including two seeking exemption from court fees

Submitting a petition

Submitting a petition

The facility for submitting a petition is no longer available due to the dissolution of the 32nd Dáil on 14 January 2020. The question of how future petitions will be considered will be a matter for the 33rd Dáil and 26th Seanad following the general elections for both Houses.

Recent videos

Wed, 4 Dec 2019

Committees

Consideration of Public Petitions

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Wed, 20 Nov 2019

Committees

Consideration of Public Petitions

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Wed, 6 Nov 2019

Committees

Consideration of Public Petitions

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Recent documents

Wed, 3 Jul

Opening Statement, Niall Healy, Director of Service Municipal District Operations & Rural, Cork County Council

Opening Statement, Niall Healy, Director of Service Municipal District Operations & Rural, Cork County Council (PDF)

Wed, 3 Jul

Opening Statement, Denis Maher, Principal Officer, Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment and Inland Fisheries Ireland

Opening Statement, Denis Maher, Principal Officer, Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment and Inland Fisheries Ireland (PDF)

Wed, 3 Jul

Opening Statement, Colin Byrne, Senior Adviser, Water Division, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government

Opening Statement, Colin Byrne, Senior Adviser, Water Division, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government (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

Robert Kennedy-Cochrane

+353 (0) 1 618 4149

+353 (0) 85 870 7436

robert.kennedy-cochrane@oireachtas.ie