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Last updated - 23 Apr 2021, 14.58

There are currently no scheduled meetings for this Committee.

The Committee was established to monitor Ireland’s preparedness for Brexit, analyse its impact on the Irish economy and society, and engage with stakeholders in Ireland and overseas. The Committee shall make its final report by 31 March 2021.

Date established: 13 Oct 2020

House: 26th Seanad

Press releases

26 Apr 2021, 07.00

Seanad Committee to meet Minister Harris to discuss post-Brexit implications for Higher Education relationship between Ireland and UK

19 Apr 2021, 07.00

Seanad Committee to discuss post-Brexit relationship between Ireland and the United Kingdom

29 Mar 2021, 07.00

Seanad Committee to discuss the impact of Brexit with Enterprise Ireland

Recent videos

Mon, 26 Apr 2021

Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU

Topics: Erasmus program access for students in Northern Ireland, Students from Northern Ireland availing of third level opportunities in the Republic of Ireland, Mutual Recognition of Education Qualifications between the U.K. and the EU, and Third level supports for Irish students in the U.K

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Mon, 19 Apr 2021

Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU

Topics: The new and future relationship between the UK and the EU and its implications for Ireland, An analysis of the latest developments in Brexit and their impact on Ireland

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Mon, 29 Mar 2021

Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU

Topics: Any other business, Agenda -Impact of Brexit on Irish businesses -Helping Irish business deal with Brexit through supports -Life beyond Brexit – Opportunities for Irish businesses

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Recent documents

Mon, 26 Apr

Opening statement, Simon Harris T.D., Minister, Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science

Opening statement, Simon Harris T.D., Minister, Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science (PDF)

Mon, 19 Apr

Opening statement, Dáithí O'Ceallaigh, Chair of the IIEA UK Group, The Institute of International and European Affairs

Opening statement, Dáithí O'Ceallaigh, Chair of the IIEA UK Group, The Institute of International and European Affairs (PDF)

Mon, 29 Mar

Opening statement, Julie Sinnamon, Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Ireland

Opening statement, Julie Sinnamon, Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Ireland (PDF)

Committee contact details

Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Christy Haughton

(01) 618 4116

seanadwukeu@oireachtas.ie

Press officer

Robert Kennedy-Cochrane

(01) 618 4149

(085) 870 7436

robert.kennedy-cochrane@oireachtas.ie