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Last updated - 20 Jul 2021, 14.15

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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

7 Jul 2021, 16.50

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

21 Jun 2021, 16.35

Joint Committee on Public Petitions to meet with Ombudsman for Children to discuss ‘Safety and Welfare of Children in Direct Provision’ report

1 Jun 2021, 15.35

Joint Committee on Public Petitions now accepting online petitions from members of public

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, 8 Jul 2021

Committee on Public Petitions

Topic: Direct Provision policy and related matters

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Tue, 22 Jun 2021

Committee on Public Petitions

Topics: Discussion on the following Report and related matters “Safety & Welfare of Children in Direct Provision, Approval of Minutes of previous meeting, Election of Vice-Chair (resumed), Any other business

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Tue, 25 May 2021

Committee on Public Petitions

Topics: Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Annual Reports 2018/2019 and related matters, Approval of Minutes of previous meeting, Election of Vice-Chair, Any other business

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Recent documents

Thu, 8 Jul

Opening statement, John Lannon, Chief Executive Officer, Doras

Opening statement, John Lannon, Chief Executive Officer, Doras ()

Thu, 8 Jul

Opening statement, Nick Henderson, Chief Executive Officer, Irish Refugee Council

Opening statement, Nick Henderson, Chief Executive Officer, Irish Refugee Council ()

Tue, 22 Jun

Opening statement, Dr Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children, Ombudsman for Children's Office

Opening statement, Dr Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children, Ombudsman for Children's Office ()

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