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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: 1 Jan 1970

House: 33rd Dáil, 26th Seanad

Press releases

13 Oct 2021, 16.50

Joint Committee to consider petitions from members of the public

29 Sep 2021, 16.55

Joint Committee on Public Petitions to meet with Ombudsman Peter Tyndall to consider his 2018-2020 reports

15 Sep 2021, 16.45

Joint Committee on Public Petitions to consider submitted petitions and discuss direct provision and related matters

How to submit a petition

Leaflet

How to submit a petition

Read our leaflet explaining the work of the the Committee on Public Petitions and how you can submit a petition.

 

Submit a petition online

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Submit a petition online

To submit a petition to the Committee online, please use our dedicated website. You can also take a look at petitions already submitted.

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

Thu, 14 Oct 2021

Committee on Public Petitions

Topics: Approval of Minutes of previous meeting, Consideration of Public Petitions, Any other business

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Thu, 30 Sep 2021

Committee on Public Petitions

Topics: Annual Reports 2018, 2019, 2020 and related matters, Approval of Minutes of previous meeting, Consideration of Public Petitions, Any other business

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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

Committee on Public Petitions

Topics: Approval of Minutes of previous meeting, Direct Provision policy and related matters, Consideration of Petitions, Any other business

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Recent documents

Thu, 30 Sep

Opening statement, Peter Tyndall et al., Ombudsman, The Office of the Ombudsman

Opening statement, Peter Tyndall et al., Ombudsman, The Office of the Ombudsman ()

Thu, 16 Sep

Opening statement, Sinéad Gibney, Chief Commissioner, Irish Human Rights Equality Commission

Opening statement, Sinéad Gibney, Chief Commissioner, Irish Human Rights Equality Commission ()

Thu, 16 Sep

Opening statement, Stephen Kirwan, Member of the Law Society Human Rights and Equality Committee, Law Society of Ireland

Opening statement, Stephen Kirwan, Member of the Law Society Human Rights and Equality Committee, Law Society of Ireland ()

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