The special committee considers the withdrawal negotiations of the UK from the EU and the implementation of recommendations made by the previous special committee (of the same name) which considered the implications for Ireland of the UK's withdrawal. The work of both special committees is included on these pages for ease of reference.

Date established: 23 Feb 2017

House: 25th Seanad

Committee publishes report on Brexit

Latest Report

Committee publishes report on Brexit

The committee has published its report on the implications of Brexit. The report details the challenges and potential solutions under a range of headings including health, citizenship and the economy.

Supporting documents are available here.

Press releases

4 Jul 2017, 14.11

Special Seanad Committee launches its report on Brexit

21 Jun 2017, 15.24

Seanad Committee on Brexit to conclude public hearings

6 Jun 2017, 12.07

Former President of European Parliament to appear before Seanad Brexit Committee

Recent videos

Tue, 4 Jul 2017

Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU

Report Launch on Brexit: Implications and Potential Solutions

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Thu, 8 Jun 2017

Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU

Implications of the UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union

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Wed, 7 Jun 2017

Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU

AGENDA: Implications of the UK’s Withdrawal from the European Union

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Recent documents

Thu, 8 Jun

Opening Statement, Trinity College Dublin (TCD)

Opening Statement, Trinity College Dublin (TCD) (PDF)

Thu, 8 Jun

Opening Statement, Mark WJ Ferguson, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)

Opening Statement, Mark WJ Ferguson, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) (PDF)

Thu, 8 Jun

Opening Statement, Irish Congress of Trade Unions

Opening Statement, Irish Congress of Trade Unions (PDF)

Recent reports

Tue, 4 Jul 2017

Brexit:Implications and Potential Solutions, Annex 2 Part 1
Brexit:Implications and Potential Solutions, Annex 2 Part 1, Background documents

Tue, 4 Jul 2017

Brexit:Implications and Potential Solutions, Annex 2 Part 2
Brexit:Implications and Potential Solutions, Annex 2 Part 2, Research Paper : Key Elements for UK–EU27 Energy Cooperation After Brexit

Tue, 4 Jul 2017

Brexit:Implications and Potential Solutions, Annex 2 Part 3
Brexit:Implications and Potential Solutions, Annex 2 Part 3 Brexit and the Ireland/Northern Ireland Border Corridor The Impact of Brexit on the Drinks Industry

Committee contact details

Seanad Special Committee on the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

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

Press Officer:
Nuala Walsh
(01) 618 3437
(086) 410 0898
nuala.walsh@oireachtas.ie