Detailed schedule of committee meetings

Last updated: 12.22, 16 October 2019

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

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • 11.00

    11.00

    Traveller Mental Health (resumed)

    • Representatives from Traveller Counselling Service
    • Representatives from West Limerick Primary Health Care Project
    • Representatives from Offaly Traveller Movement
    • Representatives from Galway Traveller Movement
    • Representatives from Exchange House Ireland
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2019)401; COM(2019)403; COM(2019)404; and COM(2019)405

    Online harassment and harmful communications (resumed)

    • Facebook Ireland
    • Twitter Ireland
    • Google Ireland
    • Internet Service Providers Assoc Irl.

    09.00

    09.00

    Session (a) Workforce planning in the Irish health sector

    • Representatives from the Medical Council of Ireland

    Session (b) Workforce planning in the Irish health sector (resumed)

    • Representatives from the Irish Hospital Consultants Association

    10.00

    10.00

    Youth Mental Health (resumed)

    • Representatives from National Youth Council of Ireland
    • Representatives from National Office for Suicide Prevention
    • Representatives from ISPCC
    • Representatives from Mental Health Reform
    • Representatives from EPIC
    • Representatives from SpunOut.ie

    12.30

    Private Meeting

    14.00

    14.00

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

    CR4, LH 2000

    Session A - Implications for Ireland of the withdrawal of the UK from the EU in relation to the education and research sector.

    • Professor Mark Ferguson, Director General, Science Foundation Ireland and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government of Ireland
    • Lisa Keating, Director of Research and Innovation, Irish Universities Association
    • Lewis Purser, IUA Director of Learning, Teaching and Academic Affairs, Irish Universities Association

    Session B - Implications for Ireland of the withdrawal of the UK from the EU in relation to the energy sector.

    • Rodney Doyle, Director of Market Operations and General Manager of SEMO, Eirgrid
    • Michael Mahon, Director of Grid Development and Interconnection, EirGrid
    • Stephen Wheeler, SSE Thermal and Ireland Country Lead, SSE
    • Denis O’Sullivan, Managing Director, Gas Networks Ireland
    • Brian Mullins, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Gas Networks Ireland

    14.00

    14.00

    Liquefied Natural Gas (LNGs): The impact of fracked gas on the climate and its impact on Irelands climate goals should we facilitate the importation of fracked gas from North America into Ireland.

    • Representatives from Cornell University, Professor Robert W. Howarth
    • Representatives from Dublin City University (DCU), Professor Barry McMullin
    • Representatives from FrackAction, Julia Walsh
    • Representatives from MaREI Centre , Dr. Paul Deane
    • Representatives from Safety Before LNG, John McElligott and Eddie Mitchell
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Land Development Agency Bill 2019 (resumed)

    • Representatives from National Economic & Social Council (NESC)
    • Representatives from Economic & Social Research Institute (ESRI)

    09.00

    09.00

    Business Of The Committee

    National Transport Authority Financial Statements 2018

    • Representatives from The National Transport Authority

    10.00

    10.00

    Committee Stage consideration of the Finance (Tax Appeals and Prospectus Regulation) Bill 2019

    • Patrick O'Donovan, Minister of State at the Department of Finance and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with special responsibility for Public Procurement, Open Government and eGovernment

    10.00

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    Room 2, LH

    Private Meeting

    10.15

    10.15

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Payment of Wages (Amendment) Bill 2019

    • Restaurants Association of Ireland
    • Irish Hotels Federation
    • SIPTU
    • Unite the Union
    • The Low Pay Commission
  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • 11.00

    11.00

    Traveller Health

    • Jim Daly, Minister of State at the Department of Health with special responsibility for Mental Health and Older People
    • Joan Freeman, Senator
    • Representatives from Department of Health
    • Representatives from Health Service Executive (HSE)
    • Representatives from The Clanwilliam Institute
    • Representatives from Mental Health Reform
    • Dr. Brian Keogh, TCD

    11.00

    11.00

    Engagement with Mr. Tom Dunne, Chairperson Designate, Residential Tenancies Board

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Land Development Agency Bill 2019 (resumed)

    • Tom Dunne, Dublin Institute of Tenchnology
    • Orla Hegarty, Assistant Professor, UCD
    • Prof. Rob Kitchin, NUI, Maynooth
    • Representatives from Irish Council for Social Housing
    • Representatives from The Housing Agency

    13.30

    14.00

    14.00

    Issues relating to certain constitutional rights

    • Colette Kelleher, Senator

    15.00

    15.00

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2019) 427

    Gas Networks Ireland's 'Vision 2050'

    • Representatives from Gas Networks Ireland
    • Representatives from Ervia

    16.00

    Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight

    CR3, LH 2000

    Private Meeting

    16.00

    16.00

    Engagement with Ms. Catherine Heaney, Chairperson of the Corporate Social Responsibility Stakeholder Forum

    • Representatives from the Corporate Social Responsibility Stakeholder Forum
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Session (a) Pre - Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of Human Tissue (Transplantation, Post- mortem, Anatomical Examination and Public Display) Bill 2018

    • Officials from Dept. of Health
    • Representatives from the Irish Kidney Association; Irish Donor Network; and Organ Donation and Transplant Ireland

    Session (b) Workforce planning in the Irish health sector (resumed)

    • Representatives from the Irish Medical Organisation

    09.00

    09.00

    Online harassment and harmful communications (resumed)

    • Dr Mary Aiken, Cyberpsychologist
    • Dr TJ McIntyre, Chairman, Digital Rights Ireland
    • Ronan Lupton, Barrister-at-Law

    09.30

    09.30

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Land Development Agency Bill 2019 (resumed)

    • Representatives from The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland
    • Representatives from Engineers Ireland
    • Representatives from Society of Chartered Surveyors of Ireland
    • Representatives from Construction Industry Federation

    10.30

    10.30

    Mid-year review of Outputs and Expenditure - Vote 42 (Rural and Community Development)

    • Michael Ring, Minister for Rural and Community Development
    • Seán Canney, Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment with special responsibility for natural resources, community affairs and digital development

    13.30

    13.30

    The importance of Dance as a performance art and related matters.

    • Representatives from The Arts Council
    • Representatives from Dance Theatre of Ireland
    • Representatives from CoisCéim Dance Theatre
    • Representatives from Firkin Crane Dance Company

    14.00

    14.00

    Review of Climate Change Advisory Council 2019 Annual Review

    • Representatives from Climate Change Advisory Council

    Review of IPCC, Special Report on Climate Change and land use

    • Dr. Eamon Haughey, Trinity College Dublin
    • Representatives from Teagasc
    • Officials from Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

    14.00

    14.00

    European Court of Auditors' Annual Report and the European Union's use of public funds [Mr. Tony Murphy, Member of the European Court of Auditors]

  • 09.00

    09.00

    Business Of The Committee

    Caranua Financial Statements 2017

    • Representatives from Caranua
    • Officials from Dept. of Education and Skills

    09.30

    09.30

    The measures in place and proposals to increase access to quality education, for girls in developing countries

    • Plan Ireland International, Misean Cara, Concern and ActionAid

    10.00

    10.00

    Issues relating to certain constitutional rights

    • Colette Kelleher, Senator

    10.30

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    Room 2, LH

    Private Meeting

  • 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

    Traveller Mental Health (resumed)

    • Representatives from Traveller Counselling Service
    • Representatives from West Limerick Primary Health Care Project
    • Representatives from Offaly Traveller Movement
    • Representatives from Galway Traveller Movement
    • Representatives from Exchange House Ireland
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2019)401; COM(2019)403; COM(2019)404; and COM(2019)405

    Online harassment and harmful communications (resumed)

    • Facebook Ireland
    • Twitter Ireland
    • Google Ireland
    • Internet Service Providers Assoc Irl.

    09.00

    09.00

    Session (a) Workforce planning in the Irish health sector

    • Representatives from the Medical Council of Ireland

    Session (b) Workforce planning in the Irish health sector (resumed)

    • Representatives from the Irish Hospital Consultants Association

    10.00

    10.00

    Youth Mental Health (resumed)

    • Representatives from National Youth Council of Ireland
    • Representatives from National Office for Suicide Prevention
    • Representatives from ISPCC
    • Representatives from Mental Health Reform
    • Representatives from EPIC
    • Representatives from SpunOut.ie

    12.30

    Private Meeting

    14.00

    14.00

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

    CR4, LH 2000

    Session A - Implications for Ireland of the withdrawal of the UK from the EU in relation to the education and research sector.

    • Professor Mark Ferguson, Director General, Science Foundation Ireland and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government of Ireland
    • Lisa Keating, Director of Research and Innovation, Irish Universities Association
    • Lewis Purser, IUA Director of Learning, Teaching and Academic Affairs, Irish Universities Association

    Session B - Implications for Ireland of the withdrawal of the UK from the EU in relation to the energy sector.

    • Rodney Doyle, Director of Market Operations and General Manager of SEMO, Eirgrid
    • Michael Mahon, Director of Grid Development and Interconnection, EirGrid
    • Stephen Wheeler, SSE Thermal and Ireland Country Lead, SSE
    • Denis O’Sullivan, Managing Director, Gas Networks Ireland
    • Brian Mullins, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Gas Networks Ireland

    14.00

    14.00

    Liquefied Natural Gas (LNGs): The impact of fracked gas on the climate and its impact on Irelands climate goals should we facilitate the importation of fracked gas from North America into Ireland.

    • Representatives from Cornell University, Professor Robert W. Howarth
    • Representatives from Dublin City University (DCU), Professor Barry McMullin
    • Representatives from FrackAction, Julia Walsh
    • Representatives from MaREI Centre , Dr. Paul Deane
    • Representatives from Safety Before LNG, John McElligott and Eddie Mitchell
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Land Development Agency Bill 2019 (resumed)

    • Representatives from National Economic & Social Council (NESC)
    • Representatives from Economic & Social Research Institute (ESRI)

    09.00

    09.00

    Business Of The Committee

    National Transport Authority Financial Statements 2018

    • Representatives from The National Transport Authority

    10.00

    10.00

    Committee Stage consideration of the Finance (Tax Appeals and Prospectus Regulation) Bill 2019

    • Patrick O'Donovan, Minister of State at the Department of Finance and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with special responsibility for Public Procurement, Open Government and eGovernment

    10.00

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    Room 2, LH

    Private Meeting

    10.15

    10.15

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Payment of Wages (Amendment) Bill 2019

    • Restaurants Association of Ireland
    • Irish Hotels Federation
    • SIPTU
    • Unite the Union
    • The Low Pay Commission
  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • 11.00

    11.00

    Traveller Health

    • Jim Daly, Minister of State at the Department of Health with special responsibility for Mental Health and Older People
    • Joan Freeman, Senator
    • Representatives from Department of Health
    • Representatives from Health Service Executive (HSE)
    • Representatives from The Clanwilliam Institute
    • Representatives from Mental Health Reform
    • Dr. Brian Keogh, TCD

    11.00

    11.00

    Engagement with Mr. Tom Dunne, Chairperson Designate, Residential Tenancies Board

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Land Development Agency Bill 2019 (resumed)

    • Tom Dunne, Dublin Institute of Tenchnology
    • Orla Hegarty, Assistant Professor, UCD
    • Prof. Rob Kitchin, NUI, Maynooth
    • Representatives from Irish Council for Social Housing
    • Representatives from The Housing Agency

    13.30

    14.00

    14.00

    Issues relating to certain constitutional rights

    • Colette Kelleher, Senator

    15.00

    15.00

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2019) 427

    Gas Networks Ireland's 'Vision 2050'

    • Representatives from Gas Networks Ireland
    • Representatives from Ervia

    16.00

    Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight

    CR3, LH 2000

    Private Meeting

    16.00

    16.00

    Engagement with Ms. Catherine Heaney, Chairperson of the Corporate Social Responsibility Stakeholder Forum

    • Representatives from the Corporate Social Responsibility Stakeholder Forum
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Session (a) Pre - Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of Human Tissue (Transplantation, Post- mortem, Anatomical Examination and Public Display) Bill 2018

    • Officials from Dept. of Health
    • Representatives from the Irish Kidney Association; Irish Donor Network; and Organ Donation and Transplant Ireland

    Session (b) Workforce planning in the Irish health sector (resumed)

    • Representatives from the Irish Medical Organisation

    09.00

    09.00

    Online harassment and harmful communications (resumed)

    • Dr Mary Aiken, Cyberpsychologist
    • Dr TJ McIntyre, Chairman, Digital Rights Ireland
    • Ronan Lupton, Barrister-at-Law

    09.30

    09.30

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Land Development Agency Bill 2019 (resumed)

    • Representatives from The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland
    • Representatives from Engineers Ireland
    • Representatives from Society of Chartered Surveyors of Ireland
    • Representatives from Construction Industry Federation

    10.30

    10.30

    Mid-year review of Outputs and Expenditure - Vote 42 (Rural and Community Development)

    • Michael Ring, Minister for Rural and Community Development
    • Seán Canney, Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment with special responsibility for natural resources, community affairs and digital development

    13.30

    13.30

    The importance of Dance as a performance art and related matters.

    • Representatives from The Arts Council
    • Representatives from Dance Theatre of Ireland
    • Representatives from CoisCéim Dance Theatre
    • Representatives from Firkin Crane Dance Company

    14.00

    14.00

    Review of Climate Change Advisory Council 2019 Annual Review

    • Representatives from Climate Change Advisory Council

    Review of IPCC, Special Report on Climate Change and land use

    • Dr. Eamon Haughey, Trinity College Dublin
    • Representatives from Teagasc
    • Officials from Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

    14.00

    14.00

    European Court of Auditors' Annual Report and the European Union's use of public funds [Mr. Tony Murphy, Member of the European Court of Auditors]

  • 09.00

    09.00

    Business Of The Committee

    Caranua Financial Statements 2017

    • Representatives from Caranua
    • Officials from Dept. of Education and Skills

    09.30

    09.30

    The measures in place and proposals to increase access to quality education, for girls in developing countries

    • Plan Ireland International, Misean Cara, Concern and ActionAid

    10.00

    10.00

    Issues relating to certain constitutional rights

    • Colette Kelleher, Senator

    10.30

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    Room 2, LH

    Private Meeting

  • 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.

Bills due for select committee consideration

This list is provisional

Wed, 23 Oct 2019

Select Committee on Children and Youth Affairs

Thu, 24 Oct 2019

Select Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation

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