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Last updated - 8 Jan 2021, 16.24

There are currently no scheduled meetings for this Committee.

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

2 Dec 2020, 17.32

Joint Committee on Disability Matters to celebrate United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities with discussion on Why Disability Matters

17 Nov 2020, 16.22

Joint Committee on Disability Matters to discuss Ireland’s progress on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

10 Nov 2020, 13.43

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

Recent videos

Wed, 9 Dec 2020

Committee on Disability Matters

Topic: Election of Vice Chair

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Thu, 3 Dec 2020

Committee on Disability Matters

Topic: Celebrating United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities with a discussion on ‘Why Disability Matters’

View video

Wed, 18 Nov 2020

Committee on Disability Matters

Topic: Irelands progress of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)

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Recent debates

Wed, 9 Dec 2020

Joint Committee
Election of Vice Chairman

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Thu, 3 Dec 2020

Joint Committee
Why Disability Matters: Discussion

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Wed, 18 Nov 2020

Joint Committee
UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

View

Recent documents

Thu, 3 Dec

Opening statement, Matt English, Chief Executive Officer and Margaret Turley, Special Olympics Athlete, Special Olympics Ireland

Opening statement, Matt English, Chief Executive Officer and Margaret Turley, Special Olympics Athlete, Special Olympics Ireland (PDF)

Thu, 3 Dec

Opening statement, Marie Devitt, Pathways Coordinator, Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Opening statement, Marie Devitt, Pathways Coordinator, Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PDF)

Thu, 3 Dec

Opening statement, Catherine Kelly, Director of services, WALK

Opening statement, Catherine Kelly, Director of services, WALK (PDF)

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