Next meeting:

Last updated - 17 Sep 2021, 15.34

21 Sep 2021, 16.00

The Joint Committee on Transport and Communications will meet in private session.

The Committee was renamed during the Dáil term (24 May 2021) and was previously the Committee on Transport and Communications Networks.

Date established: 24 May 2021

House: 33rd Dáil, 26th Seanad

Pre-legislative scrutiny

The Committee has completed its scrutiny of the general scheme of two Bills, the Merchant Shipping (Investigation of Marine Casualties) (Amendment) Bill 2020 and the Road Traffic (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2019. Full details of the Committee's consideration and recommendations are outlined in these reports.

Press releases

14 Sep 2021, 14.30

Joint Committee on Transport and Communications to discuss rollout of National Broadband Plan

12 Jul 2021, 17.15

Joint Committee on Transport and Communications to discuss Ireland’s Implementation of the EU Digital Covid Certificate

6 Jul 2021, 17.10

Joint Committee on Transport and Communications to discuss to access to internet in rural and regional locations

Videos

Wed, 15 Sep 2021

Committee on Transport and Communications

Topic: Update on the rollout of the National Broadband Plan

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

Committee on Transport and Communications

Topic: Ireland's Implementation of the EU Digital Covid Certificate

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

Committee on Transport and Communications

Topic: Ireland’s implementation of the EU Digital Covid Certificate

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Opening statements and submissions

Wed, 15 Sep

Opening statement, Peter Hendrick, Chief Executive Officer, National Broadband Ireland

Opening statement, Peter Hendrick, Chief Executive Officer, National Broadband Ireland ()

Thu, 22 Jul

Report on Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Merchant Shipping (Investigation of Marine Casualties) (Amendment) Bill 2020

Report on Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Merchant Shipping (Investigation of Marine Casualties) (Amendment) Bill 2020 ()

Thu, 22 Jul

Report on Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Road Traffic (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2019

Report on Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Road Traffic (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2019 ()

Reports

Thu, 22 Jul 2021

Report on Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Merchant Shipping (Investigation of Marine Casualties) (Amendment) Bill 2020
Joint Committee on Transport and Communications Report on Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Merchant Shipping (Investigation of Marine Casualties) (Amendment) Bill 2020, July 2021

Thu, 22 Jul 2021

Report on Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Road Traffic (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2019
Joint Committee on Transport and Communications Report on Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Road Traffic (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2019, July 2021

Tue, 6 Jul 2021

Work Programme January - December 2021
Joint Committee on Transport and Communications Work Programme January - December 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 areas of transport and communications networks is scrutinised by the Committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Committee on Transport and Communications

Leinster House

Kildare Street

Dublin 2

D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Padraig Grant

(01) 618 3954

jctc@oireachtas.ie

Press officer

Robert Kennedy-Cochrane

(01) 618 4149

(085) 870 7436

robert.kennedy-cochrane@oireachtas.ie