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Last updated - 13 Jul 2021, 12.00

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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

Impacts of Brexit

Interim report

Impacts of Brexit

The Committee has published an interim report on the impacts of Brexit. The report provides solutions-focused recommendations based on a series of public engagements with stakeholders. The Committee will produce its final report by 31 December 2021.

Interim report

Report launch

Watch the report launch of the Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union's Interim Report on the Impacts of Brexit.

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Press releases

8 Jul 2021, 11.14

Seanad Brexit Committee launches its ‘Interim Report on the Impacts of Brexit’

14 Jun 2021, 17.10

Commissioner McGuinness meets with Seanad Committee to discuss EU and UK relations post-Brexit, the NI Protocol, and the Trade & Cooperation Agreement

14 Jun 2021, 07.00

Brexit and the impact on the food and drinks sector, the impact of EU Rules of ‘Origin’ on trade and rail connectivity post Brexit North and South discussed by Seanad Committee

Recent videos

Thu, 8 Jul 2021

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

Topic: Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union interim report launch on the impacts of Brexit

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

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

Topic: Trade and Co-Operation Agreement - Northern Ireland Protocol - E.U. / U.K. relationships post Brexit

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Mon, 14 Jun 2021

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

Topics:

  1. Impact of Brexit on the food and drinks sector with a particular focus on the Irish Whiskey industry and dairy industry, the Impact of EU Rules of Origin on trade.
  2. To explore the potential for increased rail connectivity post Brexit north and south with a particular focus on a high-speed rail link from Letterkenny and Derry to Dublin via Omagh and Monaghan.

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Recent documents

Mon, 14 Jun

Opening statement, Barry Aughey, General Manager, Aughey Screen

Opening statement, Barry Aughey, General Manager, Aughey Screen ()

Mon, 14 Jun

Opening statement, William Lavelle et al., Head of Drinks Ireland, Irish Whiskey Association

Opening statement, William Lavelle et al., Head of Drinks Ireland, Irish Whiskey Association ()

Tue, 8 Jun

Opening Statement, Ciaran Cuffe, MEP, European Parliament

Opening Statement, Ciaran Cuffe, MEP, European Parliament ()

Recent reports

Thu, 8 Jul 2021

Interim report of Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU
Interim report of Seanad Special Select Committee on the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU July 2021

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

Jason Kiernan

(01) 618 4486

(086) 701 5235

jason.kiernan@oireachtas.ie