Next meeting:

Last updated - 24 Sep 2021, 16.36

30 Sep 2021, 09.30

The Joint Committee on Disability Matters will meet in private session at 9:00 am.

The Joint Committee on Disability Matters will meet in Committee Room 2, LH2000 at 9:30 am.

The Committee considers all disability matters including monitoring the implementation (by Ireland) of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities.

Date established: 24 Sep 2020

House: 33rd Dáil, 26th Seanad

Disability funding

Latest Report

Disability funding

The Committee has published a Budget 2022 Pre-Budget Submission ‘Aligning Disability Funding with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’.

Latest report

Report launch

Watch the report launch of the Committee's Budget 2022 Pre-Budget Submission ‘Aligning Disability Funding with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’.

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Press releases

22 Sep 2021, 17.55

Disability Matters Committee discuss participation of people with disabilities in political, cultural, community, and public life

23 Jul 2021, 13.30

Joint Committee on Disability Matters launches work programme and terms of reference.

8 Jul 2021, 09.22

Disability Matters Committee discuss the Resourcing Personal Assistance Services

Recent videos

Thu, 23 Sep 2021

Committee on Disability Matters

Topic: Participation of people with disabilities in political, cultural, community and public life

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Thu, 8 Jul 2021

Committee on Disability Matters

Topic: Resourcing Personal Assistance Services 

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Report launch, 07 July 2021

Committee on Disability Matters

Wed, 7 Jul 2021

Topic: Joint Committee on Disability Matters report launch on Aligning Disability Funding with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Budget 2022 Pre-Budget Submission

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Recent debates

Thu, 23 Sep 2021

Joint Committee
Participation of People with Disabilities in Political, Cultural, Community and Public Life: Discussion

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Thu, 8 Jul 2021

Joint Committee
Resourcing of Personal Assistance Services: Discussion

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Thu, 1 Jul 2021

Joint Committee
Institutionalisation and the Inappropriate Use of Congregated Settings: Discussion

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Recent reports

Fri, 23 Jul

Work Programme 2020/2021

Work Programme 2020/2021 ()

Wed, 7 Jul

Report on Aligning Disability Funding with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Budget 2022 Pre-Budget Submission

Report on Aligning Disability Funding with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Budget 2022 Pre-Budget Submission ()

Recent documents

Thu, 23 Sep

Opening statement, Carly Bailey, Councillor, South Dublin County Council

Opening statement, Carly Bailey, Councillor, South Dublin County Council ()

Thu, 23 Sep

Opening statement, Gabe Cronnolly, Councillor, Galway County Council

Opening statement, Gabe Cronnolly, Councillor, Galway County Council ()

Thu, 23 Sep

Opening statement, Renee Dempsey-Clifford et al., Independent Chairperson, Disability Stakeholders Group

Opening statement, Renee Dempsey-Clifford et al., Independent Chairperson, Disability Stakeholders Group ()

Contact details

Committee on Disability Matter

Leinster House

Kildare Street

Dublin 2

D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Mairead O'Donovan

(01) 618 3575

disabilitymatters@oireachtas.ie

Press officer

Jason Kiernan

(01) 618 4486

(086) 701 5235

jason.kiernan@oireachtas.ie