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The committee receives and processes public petitions submitted to the Houses of the Oireachtas. Members of the public may submit petitions directly to the committee.

Date established:

House: 33rd Dáil, 26th Seanad

Public Petitions

Bringing a public petition before the Oireachtas

How do you present a petition to the Committee on Public Petitions? What happens if you are invited to address the committee? Watch this short video to follow four secondary students who presented a petition in Leinster House.

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Recent videos

Tue, 30 Mar 2021

Committee on Public Petitions

Topics: Engagement in relation to the work of the European Ombudsman during COVID-19, followed by general discussion on EU response, Approval of minutes of virtual private meetings

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Tue, 9 Mar 2021

Committee on Public Petitions

Topic: Engagement in relation to the review of the Committee’s Orders of Reference

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Thu, 10 Dec 2020

Committee on Public Petitions

Topics: Chair’s introductory remarks, Fixing of date for election of Vice-Chairman

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Recent documents

Wed, 31 Mar

Submission, Lynn Russell, Clerk to the Public Petitions Committee, Scottish Parliament

Submission, Lynn Russell, Clerk to the Public Petitions Committee, Scottish Parliament (PDF)

Wed, 31 Mar

Submission, Nigel Pratt, Clerk of the Legislative Council, Legislative Council of Western Australia

Submission, Nigel Pratt, Clerk of the Legislative Council, Legislative Council of Western Australia (PDF)

Wed, 31 Mar

Submission, David Lowe, Former Head of the Petitions Committee Secretariat, European Parliament

Submission, David Lowe, Former Head of the Petitions Committee Secretariat, European Parliament (PDF)

Recent reports

Wed, 31 Mar 2021

Report of the Committee on the Review of the Terms of Reference
Joint Committee on Public Petitions Report on the Review of the Terms of Reference

Committee contact details

Committee on Public Petitions
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Leo Bollins

(01) 618 3054

jcpp@oireachtas.ie

 

Press officer

Robert Kennedy-Cochrane

(01) 618 4149

(085) 870 7436

robert.kennedy-cochrane@oireachtas.ie