Next meeting:

Last updated - 7 May 2021, 16.54

12 May 2021, 16.00

The Joint Committee on Disability Matters will meet in private session.

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

Press releases

19 Apr 2021, 12.45

Joint Committee on Disability Matters to resume discussions on National Disability Inclusion Strategy and United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

15 Apr 2021, 16.05

Statement from Committee on Disability Matters on RTÉ Investigates report

29 Mar 2021, 15.30

Joint Committee on Disability Matters to discuss Housing Policy and UNCRPD with Minister Peter Burke

Recent videos

Tue, 20 Apr 2021

Committee on Disability Matters

Topic: To discuss progress on the National Disability Inclusion Strategy (2017-2021) (resumed)

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Tue, 30 Mar 2021

Committee on Disability Matters

Topic: How housing policy aligns with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)

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Tue, 9 Mar 2021

Committee on Disability Matters

Topic: “Nothing about us without us” - Achieving equal rights and equity for women with disabilities

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Recent debates

Tue, 20 Apr 2021

Joint Committee
National Disability Inclusion Strategy: Discussion (Resumed)

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Tue, 30 Mar 2021

Joint Committee
Housing Policy and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage

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Tue, 9 Mar 2021

Joint Committee
Nothing About Us Without Us - Achieving Equal Rights and Equity for Women with Disabilities: Discussion

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Recent documents

Tue, 20 Apr

Opening statement, Jacqui Browne, Chairperson, Disabled Persons Organisation’s Coalition

Opening statement, Jacqui Browne, Chairperson, Disabled Persons Organisation’s Coalition ()

Tue, 20 Apr

Opening statement, Loraine Dempsey, Chief Executive Officer, Inclusion Ireland

Opening statement, Loraine Dempsey, Chief Executive Officer, Inclusion Ireland ()

Tue, 20 Apr

Opening statement, John Dolan et al., Chief Executive Officer, Disability Federation of Ireland

Opening statement, John Dolan et al., Chief Executive Officer, Disability Federation of Ireland ()

Contact details

Committee on Disability Matter

Leinster House

Kildare Street

Dublin 2

D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Regina Boyle

(01) 618 3575

disabilitymatters@oireachtas.ie

Press officer

Robert Kennedy-Cochrane

(01) 618 4149

(085) 870 7436

robert.kennedy-cochrane@oireachtas.ie