Next meeting:

Last updated - 21 Oct 2019, 16.02

23 Oct 2019, 14.00

 The Special Select Committee will meet  in Committee Room 4, LH 2000.

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

Activities in 2017 and 2018

Latest Report

Activities in 2017 and 2018

The Committee has published a report of its activities in 2017 and 2018. During this time, the Committee has been tracking the progress of the withdrawal negotiations and engaging with visiting delegations from across the EU, including members from Westminster.

Press releases

8 Oct 2019, 10.30

Seanad Special Select Committee on Brexit to discuss education and energy implications for Ireland of the withdrawal of the UK from the EU

24 Sep 2019, 15.46

Seanad Special Select Committee on Brexit to discuss transport implications for Ireland of the withdrawal of the UK from the EU

4 Jul 2017, 14.11

Special Seanad Committee launches its report on Brexit

Recent videos

Wed, 9 Oct 2019

Committees

Session A - Implications for Ireland of the withdrawal of the UK from the EU in relation to the education and research sector,
Session B - Implications for Ireland of the withdrawal of the UK from the EU in relation to the energy sector.

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Wed, 25 Sep 2019

Committees

Implications for Ireland of the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU in relation to transport matters

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Wed, 19 Jun 2019

Committees

Session A and B: Implications for the Irish Economy of the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU

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Recent documents

Wed, 9 Oct

Opening Statement, Professor Mark Ferguson, Director General, Science Foundation Ireland and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government of Ireland

Opening Statement, Professor Mark Ferguson, Director General, Science Foundation Ireland and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government of Ireland (PDF)

Wed, 9 Oct

Opening Statement, Lisa Keating, Director of Research and Innovation, Irish Universities Association et al.

Opening Statement, Lisa Keating, Director of Research and Innovation, Irish Universities Association et al. (PDF)

Wed, 9 Oct

Opening Statement, Rodney Doyle, Director of Market Operations and General Manager of SEMO, Eirgrid et al.

Opening Statement, Rodney Doyle, Director of Market Operations and General Manager of SEMO, Eirgrid et al. (PDF)

Recent reports

Tue, 14 May 2019

Report of Activities in 2017 and 2018
Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union report of Activities in 2017 and 2018

Thu, 28 Mar 2019

Travel report of delegation visit to Belfast, 4-5 March 2019
Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union travel report of delegation visit to Belfast

Tue, 4 Jul 2017

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

Committee contact details

Seanad Special Select 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
Robert Kennedy-Cochrane
(01) 618 4149

(085) 870 7436

robert.kennedy-cochrane@oireachtas.ie