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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

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

Wed, 8 May 2019

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

Engagement on citizenship rights following the withdrawal of the UK from the EU

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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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Recent documents

Tue, 7 May

Opening statement, Les Allamby, Chief Commissioner, Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

Opening statement, Les Allamby, Chief Commissioner, Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (PDF)

Tue, 7 May

Opening statement, Colin Harvey, Professor, School of Law, Queens University, Belfast

Opening statement, Colin Harvey, Professor, School of Law, Queens University, Belfast (PDF)

Tue, 7 May

Opening statement,Daniel Holder,Deputy Director, Committee on the Administration of Justice

Opening statement,Daniel Holder,Deputy Director, Committee on the Administration of Justice (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:
Nuala Walsh
(01) 618 3437
(086) 410 0898
nuala.walsh@oireachtas.ie