Detailed schedule of committee meetings

Last updated: 08.53, 21 February 2019

The start times indicated in this schedule are subject to change at short notice.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • 11.00

    11.00

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Prohibition of Certain Products containing Plastic Microbeads Bill 2018

    • Representatives from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
    • Representatives from Irish Cosmetics, Detergents and Allied Products Association
    • Representatives from Cosmetics Europe
    • Representatives from National University Ireland Galway

    14.00

    14.00

    2019 Revised Estimates for Public Services - Vote 13 (Office of Public Works)

    • Kevin Boxer Moran, Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief

    14.15

    14.15

    Motion on Ireland's participation in a European Defence Agency Project in relation to Military Search Capability Building

    15.30

    15.30

    Briefing in relation to the education-related provisions of the General Scheme of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 29 March 2019) Bill 2019

    • Joe McHugh, Minister for Education and Skills
    • Mary Mitchell O'Connor, Minister of State at the Department of Education and Skills with special responsibility for Higher Education

    Briefing in relation to the New Statement of Strategy 2019-2021

    • Joe McHugh, Minister for Education and Skills
    • Mary Mitchell O'Connor, Minister of State at the Department of Education and Skills with special responsibility for Higher Education

    15.30

    15.30

    Live Exports

    • Representatives from Irish Co-Operative Organisation Society (ICOS) and Wicklow Calf Company Ltd

    16.00

    16.00

    Joint Committee on the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands

    CR4, LH 2000

    'Caighdeánú ar scrúdaithe/cáilíochtaí tríú leibhéal do ábhair múinteoirí'

    • Ionadaithe ón Údarás um Ard-Oideachas
    • Ionadaithe ón Roinn Oideachas agus Scileanna

    'Na cuspóirí agus na beartanna atá á gcur i gcrích ag an Údarás um Ard-Oideachas chun an Ghaeilge agus seirbhísí dátheangacha a chur ar fáil dá gcustaiméirí'

    • An tÚdarás um Ard-Oideachas
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: COM(2019) 3 on the establishment of conditions for accessing other EU information systems;

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2019) 2

    GPSU Report on the Examination of the Garda Youth Diversion Office: Interim Report on the Examination of Issues Associated with Electronic Youth Referrals 2010-2017

    • Mr. Drew Harris, Garda Commissioner

    09.00

    09.00

    Update on the CervicalCheck Programme

    • Officials from the Department of Health; and representatives from the HSE

    09.30

    09.30

    Recruitment and Retention of Social Workers

    • Representatives from Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA)

    Recruitment and Retention of Social Workers

    • Representatives from Tusla

    13.15

    Special Select Seanad Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union

    CR2, LH 2000

    Private Meeting

    13.30

    13.30

    Joint Committee on Public Petitions

    CR1, LH 2000

    Consideration of Public Petitions

    14.00

    Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight

    CR2, LH 2000

    Private Meeting

    14.00

    Private Meeting

    16.00

    Private Meeting

  • 09.00

    09.00

    (09.00) Correspondence

    (10.00) Meeting with Broadband service providers in relation to Appropriation Account 2017 Vote 29: Communications, Climate Action and Environment

    • Representatives from BT
    • Representatives from Eir
    • Representatives from Regional Internet Service Providers Association
    • Representatives from Imagine
    • Enet

    09.30

    09.30

    An update on developments in the water sector

    • Representatives from Irish Water
    • Representatives from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    • Officials from Dept. of Housing, Planning and Local Government

    10.00

    10.00

    Bogus Self Employment (resumed)

    • Professor Michael Doherty, Maynooth University

    10.30

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    R160 5-Storey Block

    Private Meeting

    12.15

    14.15

    14.15

    Challenges facing cross border authorites

    • Representatives from East Border Region
    • Representatives from Irish Central Border Area Network

    16.00

    16.00

    Minutes of the meeting of 7th February 2019

    Correspondence

    Any other business

    Briefing for Information in relation to the General Scheme of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Withdrawal of the UK from the EU on 29 March 2019) Bill 2019

    • Simon Coveney, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade with responsibility for Brexit
  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • 14.00

    14.00

    Briefing re the General Scheme of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 29 March 2019) Bill 2019

    • Katherine Zappone, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs

    15.00

    15.00

    Briefing in relation to the provisions of the General Scheme of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 29 March 2019) Bill 2019

    • Richard Bruton, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment

    15.30

    15.30

    Future of the Beef Sector in the context of Food Wise 2025

    • Officials from Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

    16.00

    16.00

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: COM(2018) 194 on Investment Protection Agreement with Singapore; COM(2018) 195 on Investment Protection Agreement with Singapore; COM(2018) 693 on Investment Protection Agreement with Vietnam; COM(2018) 694 on Investment Protection Agreement with Vietnam;

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2018) 8, COM(2018) 542, COM(2018) 565, COM(2018) 598, COM(2018) 622, COM(2018) 672, COM(2018) 724, COM(2018) 729, COM(2018) 730, COM(2018) 733, COM(2018) 746, COM(2018) 791, COM(2018) 891, EWN(2018)C 454-06

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Bill 2018

    • Representatives from Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Committee Stage consideration of the Criminal Law (Extraterritorial Jurisdiction) Bill 2018

    • Charles Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality

    09.00

    09.00

    Committee Stage consideration of the Health Service Executive (Governance) Bill 2018

    • Simon Harris, Minister for Health

    09.30

    09.30

    Detailed Scrutiny of the Anti-Evictions Bill 2018 and the Residential Tenancies (Greater Security of Tenure and Rent Certainty) Bill 2018

    • Jan O'Sullivan, TD
    • Mick Barry, TD
    • Representatives from Irish Property Owner's Association
    • Representatives from Union of Students in Ireland
    • Representatives from Threshold
    • Representatives from Residential Tenancies Board (RTB)

    09.45

    09.45

    Reform of the Family Law System

    • Law Society of Ireland
    • Children's Rights Alliance
    • Rape Crisis Network Ireland
    • Dr Conor O’Mahony

    10.00

    10.00

    Sustaining Small Rural and Community Businesses, Smart Communities, and Remote Working

    • Representatives from Enterprise Ireland, Mark Christal, Divisional Manager for Regions and Entrepreneurship; Michael Brougham, Regional Director for the Midlands and Mid East; Rowena Dwyer, Manager of Policy, Planning and Government Relations
    • Representatives from Offaly County Council, Anna Marie Delaney, Chief Executive; Orla Martin, Head of Enterprise, LEO (Local Enterprise Office); Geraldine Beirne, Business Advisor, LEO.
    • Representatives from Abodoo, Vanessa Tierney, Co-Founder; Louise O'Conor, Chief Digital Officer
    • Representatives from HQ Tralee, Ken Tobin, Co-Founder (also Chief Executive, Tralee Chamber of Commerce)

    13.30

    13.30

    Briefing on the General Scheme of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 29 March 2019) Bill 2019 as it may relate to the remit of the Joint Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

    • Seán Kyne, Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach with special responsibility as Government Chief Whip and at the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht with special responsibility for Gaeilge, Gaeltacht and the Islands

    14.00

    14.00

    Engagement on the work of the General Affairs Council (GAC), to include:- (i) Preparedness and Contingency Plans for the UK's Withdrawal from the EU; (ii) Future Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021-2027; (iii) Update on the other issues on the Agend a of the General Affairs Council (GAC) to be held on 19 February; and (iv) Alliance Building to strengthen the EU

    • Helen McEntee, Minister of State for European Affairs

    14.00

    Private Meeting

    15.00

    15.00

    General Scheme of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 29 March 2019) Bill 2019

    • Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection

    16.00

    16.00

    Engagement with the Minister

    • Mr Carmelo Abela, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion of Malta
  • 09.00

    09.00

    (09.00) Kildare Wicklow ETB Financial Statements 2015

    • Representatives from Kildare Wicklow ETB
    • Officials from Dept. of Education and Skills

    (14.30) Matters related to Appropriation Accounts 2017 Vote 34: Housing, Planning and Local Government

    • Representatives from the Irish Council for Social Housing and the Approved Housing Body Interim Regulatory Committee

    09.00

    09.00

    Convention on social security signed between Ireland and the UK

    • Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection

    09.30

    09.30

    2019 Further Revised Estimates for Public Services -

    • Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform

    2019 Further Revised Estimates for Public Services -

    • Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform

    10.30

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    R160 5-Storey Block

    Private Meeting

    14.45

    14.45

    Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement, and consideration of the impact of Brexit.

    • Simon Coveney, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade with responsibility for Brexit
  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • 11.00

    11.00

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Prohibition of Certain Products containing Plastic Microbeads Bill 2018

    • Representatives from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
    • Representatives from Irish Cosmetics, Detergents and Allied Products Association
    • Representatives from Cosmetics Europe
    • Representatives from National University Ireland Galway

    14.00

    14.00

    2019 Revised Estimates for Public Services - Vote 13 (Office of Public Works)

    • Kevin Boxer Moran, Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief

    14.15

    14.15

    Motion on Ireland's participation in a European Defence Agency Project in relation to Military Search Capability Building

    15.30

    15.30

    Briefing in relation to the education-related provisions of the General Scheme of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 29 March 2019) Bill 2019

    • Joe McHugh, Minister for Education and Skills
    • Mary Mitchell O'Connor, Minister of State at the Department of Education and Skills with special responsibility for Higher Education

    Briefing in relation to the New Statement of Strategy 2019-2021

    • Joe McHugh, Minister for Education and Skills
    • Mary Mitchell O'Connor, Minister of State at the Department of Education and Skills with special responsibility for Higher Education

    15.30

    15.30

    Live Exports

    • Representatives from Irish Co-Operative Organisation Society (ICOS) and Wicklow Calf Company Ltd

    16.00

    16.00

    Joint Committee on the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands

    CR4, LH 2000

    'Caighdeánú ar scrúdaithe/cáilíochtaí tríú leibhéal do ábhair múinteoirí'

    • Ionadaithe ón Údarás um Ard-Oideachas
    • Ionadaithe ón Roinn Oideachas agus Scileanna

    'Na cuspóirí agus na beartanna atá á gcur i gcrích ag an Údarás um Ard-Oideachas chun an Ghaeilge agus seirbhísí dátheangacha a chur ar fáil dá gcustaiméirí'

    • An tÚdarás um Ard-Oideachas
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: COM(2019) 3 on the establishment of conditions for accessing other EU information systems;

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2019) 2

    GPSU Report on the Examination of the Garda Youth Diversion Office: Interim Report on the Examination of Issues Associated with Electronic Youth Referrals 2010-2017

    • Mr. Drew Harris, Garda Commissioner

    09.00

    09.00

    Update on the CervicalCheck Programme

    • Officials from the Department of Health; and representatives from the HSE

    09.30

    09.30

    Recruitment and Retention of Social Workers

    • Representatives from Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA)

    Recruitment and Retention of Social Workers

    • Representatives from Tusla

    13.15

    Special Select Seanad Committee on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union

    CR2, LH 2000

    Private Meeting

    13.30

    13.30

    Joint Committee on Public Petitions

    CR1, LH 2000

    Consideration of Public Petitions

    14.00

    Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight

    CR2, LH 2000

    Private Meeting

    14.00

    Private Meeting

    16.00

    Private Meeting

  • 09.00

    09.00

    (09.00) Correspondence

    (10.00) Meeting with Broadband service providers in relation to Appropriation Account 2017 Vote 29: Communications, Climate Action and Environment

    • Representatives from BT
    • Representatives from Eir
    • Representatives from Regional Internet Service Providers Association
    • Representatives from Imagine
    • Enet

    09.30

    09.30

    An update on developments in the water sector

    • Representatives from Irish Water
    • Representatives from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    • Officials from Dept. of Housing, Planning and Local Government

    10.00

    10.00

    Bogus Self Employment (resumed)

    • Professor Michael Doherty, Maynooth University

    10.30

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    R160 5-Storey Block

    Private Meeting

    12.15

    14.15

    14.15

    Challenges facing cross border authorites

    • Representatives from East Border Region
    • Representatives from Irish Central Border Area Network

    16.00

    16.00

    Minutes of the meeting of 7th February 2019

    Correspondence

    Any other business

    Briefing for Information in relation to the General Scheme of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Withdrawal of the UK from the EU on 29 March 2019) Bill 2019

    • Simon Coveney, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade with responsibility for Brexit
  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • 14.00

    14.00

    Briefing re the General Scheme of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 29 March 2019) Bill 2019

    • Katherine Zappone, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs

    15.00

    15.00

    Briefing in relation to the provisions of the General Scheme of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 29 March 2019) Bill 2019

    • Richard Bruton, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment

    15.30

    15.30

    Future of the Beef Sector in the context of Food Wise 2025

    • Officials from Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

    16.00

    16.00

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: COM(2018) 194 on Investment Protection Agreement with Singapore; COM(2018) 195 on Investment Protection Agreement with Singapore; COM(2018) 693 on Investment Protection Agreement with Vietnam; COM(2018) 694 on Investment Protection Agreement with Vietnam;

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2018) 8, COM(2018) 542, COM(2018) 565, COM(2018) 598, COM(2018) 622, COM(2018) 672, COM(2018) 724, COM(2018) 729, COM(2018) 730, COM(2018) 733, COM(2018) 746, COM(2018) 791, COM(2018) 891, EWN(2018)C 454-06

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Bill 2018

    • Representatives from Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Committee Stage consideration of the Criminal Law (Extraterritorial Jurisdiction) Bill 2018

    • Charles Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality

    09.00

    09.00

    Committee Stage consideration of the Health Service Executive (Governance) Bill 2018

    • Simon Harris, Minister for Health

    09.30

    09.30

    Detailed Scrutiny of the Anti-Evictions Bill 2018 and the Residential Tenancies (Greater Security of Tenure and Rent Certainty) Bill 2018

    • Jan O'Sullivan, TD
    • Mick Barry, TD
    • Representatives from Irish Property Owner's Association
    • Representatives from Union of Students in Ireland
    • Representatives from Threshold
    • Representatives from Residential Tenancies Board (RTB)

    09.45

    09.45

    Reform of the Family Law System

    • Law Society of Ireland
    • Children's Rights Alliance
    • Rape Crisis Network Ireland
    • Dr Conor O’Mahony

    10.00

    10.00

    Sustaining Small Rural and Community Businesses, Smart Communities, and Remote Working

    • Representatives from Enterprise Ireland, Mark Christal, Divisional Manager for Regions and Entrepreneurship; Michael Brougham, Regional Director for the Midlands and Mid East; Rowena Dwyer, Manager of Policy, Planning and Government Relations
    • Representatives from Offaly County Council, Anna Marie Delaney, Chief Executive; Orla Martin, Head of Enterprise, LEO (Local Enterprise Office); Geraldine Beirne, Business Advisor, LEO.
    • Representatives from Abodoo, Vanessa Tierney, Co-Founder; Louise O'Conor, Chief Digital Officer
    • Representatives from HQ Tralee, Ken Tobin, Co-Founder (also Chief Executive, Tralee Chamber of Commerce)

    13.30

    13.30

    Briefing on the General Scheme of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 29 March 2019) Bill 2019 as it may relate to the remit of the Joint Committee on Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

    • Seán Kyne, Minister of State at the Department of the Taoiseach with special responsibility as Government Chief Whip and at the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht with special responsibility for Gaeilge, Gaeltacht and the Islands

    14.00

    14.00

    Engagement on the work of the General Affairs Council (GAC), to include:- (i) Preparedness and Contingency Plans for the UK's Withdrawal from the EU; (ii) Future Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021-2027; (iii) Update on the other issues on the Agend a of the General Affairs Council (GAC) to be held on 19 February; and (iv) Alliance Building to strengthen the EU

    • Helen McEntee, Minister of State for European Affairs

    14.00

    Private Meeting

    15.00

    15.00

    General Scheme of the Miscellaneous Provisions (Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 29 March 2019) Bill 2019

    • Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection

    16.00

    16.00

    Engagement with the Minister

    • Mr Carmelo Abela, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion of Malta
  • 09.00

    09.00

    (09.00) Kildare Wicklow ETB Financial Statements 2015

    • Representatives from Kildare Wicklow ETB
    • Officials from Dept. of Education and Skills

    (14.30) Matters related to Appropriation Accounts 2017 Vote 34: Housing, Planning and Local Government

    • Representatives from the Irish Council for Social Housing and the Approved Housing Body Interim Regulatory Committee

    09.00

    09.00

    Convention on social security signed between Ireland and the UK

    • Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection

    09.30

    09.30

    2019 Further Revised Estimates for Public Services -

    • Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform

    2019 Further Revised Estimates for Public Services -

    • Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform

    10.30

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    R160 5-Storey Block

    Private Meeting

    14.45

    14.45

    Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement, and consideration of the impact of Brexit.

    • Simon Coveney, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade with responsibility for Brexit
  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

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