The Committee shadows the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport, Gaeltacht and Media, focusing on the following areas under the Department's remit: tourism, culture, arts, sport and media.

The Committee was renamed during the Dáil term (24 May 2021) and was previously the Committee on Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht.

Date established: 24 May 2021

House: 33rd Dáil, 26th Seanad

Latest report

Latest report

Cathaoirleach of the Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media, Deputy Niamh Smyth TD launches a report on the Committee’s Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill.

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Press releases

24 Nov 2021, 09.30

Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media to discuss Department’s key priorities with Minister Catherine Martin and Minister for State Jack Chambers

16 Nov 2021, 17.55

Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media to discuss challenges facing broadcasting sector, and safe and respectful working environment in the arts

2 Nov 2021, 17.00

Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media to discuss governance in the Irish Athletic Boxing Association with IABA and Sport Ireland

Recent videos

Wed, 24 Nov 2021

Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media

Topic: 2021 Supplementary Estimates for Public Services - Vote 33 (Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media)

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Wed, 24 Nov 2021

Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media

Topic: A meeting with Minister Catherine Martin TD and Minister of State Jack Chambers TD to discuss key priorities and legislation of the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.

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Wed, 17 Nov 2021

Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media

Topic: (13.30) The Challenges Facing the Broadcasting Sector as a Result of COVID-19
(15.00) A Safe and Respectful Working Environment in the Arts

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Recent documents

Wed, 24 Nov

Opening statement, Jack Chambers T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht Sport and Media

Opening statement, Jack Chambers T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht Sport and Media ()

Wed, 24 Nov

Opening statement (bilingual), Catherine Martin T.D., Minister, Department of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport, Gaeltacht and Media

Opening statement (bilingual), Catherine Martin T.D., Minister, Department of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport, Gaeltacht and Media ()

Wed, 17 Nov

Opening statement, Declan Gibbons et al., Station Manager, Kilkenny Community Radio, Craol

Opening statement, Declan Gibbons et al., Station Manager, Kilkenny Community Radio, Craol ()

Recent reports

Tue, 2 Nov 2021

Report of the Joint Committee on the Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill
Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media Report on the Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill, November 2021

Tue, 27 Jul 2021

Work Programme 2021
Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media

Wed, 21 Jul 2021

Report on the impact of Covid-19 on the Hospitality and Entertainment sectors
Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media report on the impact of Covid-19 on the Hospitality and Entertainment sectors July 2021

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the relevant Department.

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the Committee's area is scrutinised by the Committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Laura Pathe

(01) 618 4125

jcmedia@oireachtas.ie