Detailed schedule of committee meetings

Last updated: 14.15, 22 June 2018

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

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • 12.00

    12.00

    EU Budget for the Future: Engagement on the European Commission’s proposals for the Multiannual Financial Framework after 2020 (2021-2027)

    • Ms Jennifer Brown, Head of Unit, DG Budget, European Commission

    12.00

    12.00

    Supports for People with Disabilities (resumed)

    • Officials from Dept. of Education and Skills
    • Officials from Dept. of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
    • Officials from Dept. of Health

    12.30

    12.30

    Broadband Installation Issues

    • Representatives from the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTO)

    12.30

    12.30

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill 2018

    • Representatives from Residential Tenancies Board

    14.00

    14.00

    Right to Housing in an International Context

    • Ms. Leilani Farha, UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing
    • Representatives from Mercy Law Centre

    14.30

    14.30

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: COM(2018)321 on EU Long-Term Budget - Multiannual Financial Framework & Own Resources 2021-2027; COM(2018)322 on EU Long-Term Budget - Multiannual Financial Framework & Own Resources 2021-2027; COM(2018)323 on EU Long-Term Budget - Multiannual Financial Framework & Own Resources 2021-2027; COM(2018)325 on EU Long-Term Budget - Multiannual Financial Framework & Own Resources 2021-2027; COM(2018)326 on EU Long-Term Budget - Multiannual Financial Framework & Own Resources 2021-2027; COM(2018)327 on EU Long-Term Budget - Multiannual Financial Framework & Own Resources 2021-2027; COM(2018)328 on EU Long-Term Budget - Multiannual Financial Framework & Own Resources 2021-2027 ;

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2018)259 and COM(2018)261

    Engagement on Government approach to EU Budget 2021-2027 Negotiations; EU 2018 Country Specific Recommendations for Ireland (Finance); and Banking Union.

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

    15.30

    15.30

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: COM(2017)692 on Agreement of Political Contribution on Skimmed Milk Powder; COM(2018)179 on Agri-Food Chain – Increase in Transparency in Risk Assessment Process;

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2018)199 (Import of Shochu under EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement); COM(2018)229 (Conservation of Tuna and Tuna-Like Species in the Mediterranean Sea)

    Detailed scrutiny of the Island Fisheries (Heritage Licence) Bill 2017 (resumed)

    • SESSION A: Mr Jeremy Percy, Low Impact Fishers of Europe (LIFE);
    • Representatives from Killybegs Fishermen's Organisation (KFO); Irish Fish Producers Organisation (IFPO); Irish South & East Fish Producers Organisation (ISEFPO); Irish South & West Fish Producers Organisation (ISWFPO)
    • SESSION B: Representatives from Comhdháil Oileáin na hÉireann; Irish Islands Marine Resource Organisation (IIMRO); Dr Ruth Brennan, Trinity College Dublin

    15.30

    15.30

    Review of Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) (resumed)

    • Dr. Aoife Neary, Lecturer in Sociology of Education, University of Limerick
    • Dr. Debbie Ging, Associate Professor of Media Studies, School of Communications, Dublin City University (DCU)
    • Dr. Aidan Seery, Senior Tutor, School of Education, Trinity College Dublin
    • Representatives from Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI)
    • Representatives from Atheist Ireland
    • Representatives from Foróige
    • Representatives from Health Service Executive (HSE)
    • Representatives from Irish Family Planning Association
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Patient Safety (Licensing) Bill

    • Officials from Dept. of Health
    • Representatives from Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA)

    09.30

    09.30

    Tackling Childhood Obesity (resumed)

    • Representatives from Gaelic Athletic Association, (GAA)

    09.30

    09.30

    Correspondence

    Engagement with Ms. Fiona Ross, Chairperson Designate, CIE

    Engagement with Mr. Basil Geoghegan, Chairperson Designate, DAA

    Accessibility to public transport for people with disabilities (Resumed)

    • Mr Dermot O'Leary, National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU)
    • Ms Diane Hill, Now Group
    • Mr Ciaran M.Delaney, Disability Activist

    09.30

    09.30

    Garda Síochána oversight and accountability, and miscellaneous matters

    • Charles Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality

    10.00

    Committee of Public Accounts

    Audio Visual Room, LH 2000

    Committee of Public Accounts Report on the examination of matters in relation to receipts from Corporation Tax

    10.30

    Private Meeting

    13.30

    13.30

    Joint Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care

    CR4, LH 2000

    Processes involved in recruiting clinicians for Mental Health Services

    • Representatives from the HSE
    • Representatives from the Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA)
    • Representatives from the Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA)
    • Representatives from the Public Appointments Service (PAS)

    13.30

    13.30

    Joint Committee on Public Petitions

    CR1, LH 2000

    Consideration of Public Petitions

    14.00

    14.00

    Engagement on the work of the General Affairs Council (GAC), to include: - Negotiations on the UK’s Withdrawal from the EU: Future of Europe: Enlargement perspective for the Western Balkans: Future Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021-2027

    • Helen McEntee, Minister of State for European Affairs

    14.00

    14.00

    Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight

    CR2, LH 2000

    Presentation of Fiscal Assessment Report June 2018

    • Representatives from Irish Fiscal Advisory Council

    Meeting with ESRI on Pre-Budget Scrutiny and Budget Priorities

    • Representatives from Economic and Social Research Institute

    Meeting with the Irish Tax Institute

    • Representatives from Irish Tax Institute

    16.45

    16.45

    Committee Stage consideration of the Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Bill 2018

    • John Halligan, Minister of State at the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and the Department of Education and Skills with special responsibility for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Clarification in respect of contradiction of evidence given to the Committee

    • Representatives from The Health Service Executive and State Claims Agency

    (11.00) Engagement with Nursing Homes Ireland in relation to Fair Deal Scheme

    • Nursing Homes Ireland

    (14.30) 2016 Financial Statements of the National Treatment Purchase Fund

    • Representatives from the National Treatment Purchase Fund

    09.30

    09.30

    Irish Water’s proposed move to a single utility by 2021 and in particular the future delivery of water and sanitation services (resumed)

    • Representatives from ICTU

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill 2018

    • Representatives from Irish Property Owner's Association
    • Representatives from Threshold
    • Representatives from Students Union of Ireland

    09.30

    09.30

    Matters relating to the Banking Sector

    • Mr. Jeremy Masding, Chief Executive Officer, Permanent TSB

    10.30

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    R160 5-Storey Block

    Private Meeting

    10.30

    10.30

    Briefing by Department Officials Pensions (resumed)

    • Officials from Dept. of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
    • Representatives from Age Action

    14.15

    14.15

    The impact of Brexit on the Good Friday Agreement (resumed)

    • Dr. Johnny Byrne, Ulster University
  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • 13.00

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

    Audio Visual Room, LH 2000

    Seoladh tuarascála an Chomhchoiste ar Scéim Ghinearálta Bhille na dTeangacha Oifigiúla (Leasú) 2017

    13.30

    13.30

    Matters relating to the Banking Sector (resumed)

    • Representatives from Ulster Bank DAC, Mr. Paul Stanley, Interim Chief Executive Officer

    15.30

    15.30

    Electronic identification of sheep

    • Officials from Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
    • Representatives from Meat Industry Ireland (MII)

    Rural Development Programme Expenditure

    • Michael Creed, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

    16.00

    16.00

    Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight

    CR3, LH 2000

    Prioirites for Budget 2019

    • Representatives from Irish Congress of Trade Unions
    • Representatives from The Irish SME Association
    • Representatives from Dublin Chambers of Commerce

    Priorities for Budget 2019

    • Representatives from Social Justice Ireland
    • Representatives from TASC

    16.00

    16.00

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

    CR4, LH 2000

    Na bearta atá á gcur i gcrích ag an Roinn Gnóthaí Fostaíochta agus Coimirce Sóisialaí chun an Ghaeilge a chur chun cinn agus chun seirbhísí dátheangacha a chur ar fáil

    • Ionadaithe ón Roinn Gnóthaí Fostaíochta agus Coimirce Sóisialaí

    16.00

    16.00

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: COM(2018) 184 on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers; COM(2018) 185 on better enforcement and modernisation of EU consumer protection rules; COM(2018) 238 on promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services; COM(2018) 239 on digital tools and processes in company law; COM(2018) 241 on cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions;

    Engagement with the Secretary General - Statement of Strategy 2018-2021

    • Officials from Dept. of Business, Enterprise and Innovation
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Motion on opt-in pursuant to Protocol 21 re use of financial information in crime prevention

    • Charles Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality

    09.00

    09.00

    Committee Stage consideration of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015

    • Simon Harris, Minister for Health

    09.30

    09.30

    Committee Stage consideration of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill 2018

    • Charles Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality

    10.30

    Private Meeting

    10.30

    10.30

    Rural Transportation

    • Representatives from National Transport Authority, Ms Anne Graham, Chief Executive Officer; Mr Tim Gaston, Director of Public Transport Services; Ms Margaret Malone, Rural Transport Manager.
    • Representatives from Bus Éíreann, Mr. Ray Hernan, Chief Executive; Mr John Sheridan, Operations Manager; Mr Robert O’Mahony, PSO Network Manager.

    13.30

    13.30

    The Arts for all

    • Representatives from the National College of Arts and Design
    • Representatives from Sherkin Island Development Society
    • Representatives from Arts and Disability Ireland
    • Representatives from Age and Opportunity Ireland
    • Representatives from McAuley Place, Naas

    13.30

    13.30

    Correspondence

    Impact of the Core Bus Corridor Proposals,

    • Ms Anne Graham, CEO, National Transport Authority

    Current situation pertaining to disqualified driving licences

    • Ms Moyagh Murdock, CEO, Road Safety Authority

    13.30

    13.30

    Joint Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care

    CR3, LH 2000

    Deficiencies in Mental Health Services

    • Dr. Niall Muldoon, Children's Ombudsman
    • Representatives from the Mental Health Commission

    16.45

    16.45

    Motion on the accession of Ireland to the European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere

    • John Halligan, Minister of State at the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and the Department of Education and Skills with special responsibility for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development

    17.00

    17.00

    Examination of Homeless Figures

    • Eoghan Murphy, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government

    18.30

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    R160 5-Storey Block

    Private Meeting

  • 09.00

    09.00

    C&AG Report 2016 Chapter 14: Control of Ireland's Bilateral Assistance Programme

    Appropriation Accounts 2016 Vote 27: International Co-operation

    Appropriation Accounts 2016 Vote 28: Foreign Affairs and Trade

    • Officials from Dept. of Foreign Affairs and Trade

    09.00

    09.00

    Motion on 100th year anniversary of the declaration of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Georgia

    Meeting with representatives of Christian Aid – to discuss the recent Christian Aid Ireland Tax Report.

    • Representatives from Christian Aid Ireland, Mr Sorley McCaughey and Dr Sheila Killian

    Meeting with Mr. Fernando Gonzáles M.P. - Cuban Parliament– to discuss the current political situation in Cuba

    • Mr Fernando Gonzáles M.P.

    09.30

    09.30

    Matters relating to the Banking Sector (resumed)

    • Representatives from Allied Irish Banks, Mr. Bernard Byrne, Chief Executive Officer

    09.30

    09.30

    The management and operations of Caranua

    • Mr. Tom Cronin and Dr. Mary Lodato, former members of the Board of Caranua
  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • 12.00

    12.00

    Future exploration, energy supply and energy security

    • Representatives from International Energy Agency

    15.30

    Private Meeting

    15.30

    15.30

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: COM(2018)392 on CAP Strategic Plans; COM(2018)393 on Financing, management and monitoring of the Common Agricultural Policy; COM(2018)394 on Measures including the common organisation of the markets in agricultural products and quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs;

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2018)276 (Fixing the export refunds on poultrymeat); COM(2018)289 (Approval and market surveillance of agricultural and forestry vehicles)

    Scrutiny of the EU Legislative Proposals relating to the CAP post 2020 – COM(2018)392, COM(2018)393, COM(2018)394 and associated issues

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

    15.30

    15.30

    The provision of Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Special Classes in mainstream schools

    • Representatives from AsIAm
    • Representatives from Special Needs Parents Association
    • Representatives from National Association of Boards of Management in Special Education (NABMSE)
    • Representatives from Catholic Primary School Management Association (CPSMA)
    • Representatives from Joint Mangerial Body/Association of Management of Catholic Secondary Schools (JMB/AMCSS)
    • Representatives from National Council for Special Education (NCSE)
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Update on the Disability (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2016, and other matters

    • Finian McGrath, Minister of State at the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, the Department of Justice and Equality and the Department of Health with special responsibility for Disability Issues

    09.00

    09.00

    New Standard Operating Procedure for Assessment of Need under the Disability Act 2005

    • Representatives from Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland
    • Representatives from Psychological Society of Ireland
    • Representatives from DCA Warriors lobbying group

    New Standard Operating Procedure for Assessment of Need under the Disability Act 2005

    • Representatives from Health Service Executive (HSE)

    09.30

    09.30

    Correspondence

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Railway Safety (Amendment) Bill 2018

    • Shane Ross, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport

    09.30

    09.30

    Tackling Childhood Obesity (resumed)

    • Representatives from Sport Ireland
    • Representatives from safefood
    • Officials from Dept. of Employment Affairs and Social Protection

    13.30

    13.30

    Detailed scrutiny of the Online Advertising and Social Media (Transparency) Bill 2017 (resumed)

    • Officials from Dept. of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
    • Officials from Dept. of Housing, Planning and Local Government
    • Representatives from Google
    • Representatives from National Union of Journalists

    13.30

    13.30

    Joint Committee on Public Petitions

    CR1, LH 2000

    Consideration of Public Petitions

    13.30

    13.30

    Joint Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care

    CR4, LH 2000

    Prevention – Early Intervention and Talk Therapy

    • Dr. Harry Barry, GP and author
    • Kate O'Flaherty, National Youth Taskforce and Director of Health and Wellbeing Programme, Department of Health
    • Officials from Dept. of Education and Skills, (NEPS)
    • Representatives from the Irish Council for Psychotherapy

    15.00

    15.00

    Engagement on past performance and future strategy with the Western Development Commission

    • Representatives from The Western Development Commission, Chairman Dr. Deirdre Garvey; Chief Executive Ian Brannigan.
  • 09.00

    09.00

    (09.00) Comptroller & Auditor General Report 2016 Chapter 9: Internal Controls in the Tax Appeals Commission

    • Representatives from The Tax Appeals Commission

    Appropriation Accounts 2016 Vote 10: Tax Appeals Commission

    • Representatives from The Tax Appeals Commission

    (11.30) Comptroller & Auditor General Report 2016 Chapter 21: Tax Debt and Write Outs

    • Representatives from The Office of Revenue Commissioners

    Comptroller & Auditor General Report 2016 Chapter 22: Allocation of Encashment and Film Withholding Taxes

    Appropriation Accounts 2016 Vote 9: Office of the Revenue Commissioners

    • Representatives from The Office of the Revenue Commissioners

    The Revenue Account 2016 and 2017

    • Representatives from The Office of the Revenue Commissioners

    09.00

    09.00

    Examination of Homeless Figures (resumed)

    • Professor Eoin O'Sullivan
    • Representatives from Dublin Regional Homeless Executive
    • Representatives from Inter-Agency Group on Homelessness

    09.30

    09.30

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: COM(2018)234 on Reuse of Public Sector Information; COM(2018)298 on Application of the Optional Reverse Mechanism and the Quick Reaction Mechanism against VAT fraud; COM(2018)307 on Community statistics on migration and international protection; COM(2018)334 on Harmonisation of the structure of excise duties on alcohol and alcoholic beverages;

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2018)287

    Matters relating to the sale of Promissory Note Bonds

    • Representatives from Ballyhea Campaign Group

    Matters relating to EBS Tied Agents

    • Mr. Shane Kavanagh

    Discussion Paper entitled 'Fair Taxation for Working Families with Children'

    • Marc MacSharry, TD

    10.30

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    R160 5-Storey Block

    Private Meeting

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • 12.00

    12.00

    EU Budget for the Future: Engagement on the European Commission’s proposals for the Multiannual Financial Framework after 2020 (2021-2027)

    • Ms Jennifer Brown, Head of Unit, DG Budget, European Commission

    12.00

    12.00

    Supports for People with Disabilities (resumed)

    • Officials from Dept. of Education and Skills
    • Officials from Dept. of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
    • Officials from Dept. of Health

    12.30

    12.30

    Broadband Installation Issues

    • Representatives from the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTO)

    12.30

    12.30

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill 2018

    • Representatives from Residential Tenancies Board

    14.00

    14.00

    Right to Housing in an International Context

    • Ms. Leilani Farha, UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing
    • Representatives from Mercy Law Centre

    14.30

    14.30

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: COM(2018)321 on EU Long-Term Budget - Multiannual Financial Framework & Own Resources 2021-2027; COM(2018)322 on EU Long-Term Budget - Multiannual Financial Framework & Own Resources 2021-2027; COM(2018)323 on EU Long-Term Budget - Multiannual Financial Framework & Own Resources 2021-2027; COM(2018)325 on EU Long-Term Budget - Multiannual Financial Framework & Own Resources 2021-2027; COM(2018)326 on EU Long-Term Budget - Multiannual Financial Framework & Own Resources 2021-2027; COM(2018)327 on EU Long-Term Budget - Multiannual Financial Framework & Own Resources 2021-2027; COM(2018)328 on EU Long-Term Budget - Multiannual Financial Framework & Own Resources 2021-2027 ;

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2018)259 and COM(2018)261

    Engagement on Government approach to EU Budget 2021-2027 Negotiations; EU 2018 Country Specific Recommendations for Ireland (Finance); and Banking Union.

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

    15.30

    15.30

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: COM(2017)692 on Agreement of Political Contribution on Skimmed Milk Powder; COM(2018)179 on Agri-Food Chain – Increase in Transparency in Risk Assessment Process;

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2018)199 (Import of Shochu under EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement); COM(2018)229 (Conservation of Tuna and Tuna-Like Species in the Mediterranean Sea)

    Detailed scrutiny of the Island Fisheries (Heritage Licence) Bill 2017 (resumed)

    • SESSION A: Mr Jeremy Percy, Low Impact Fishers of Europe (LIFE);
    • Representatives from Killybegs Fishermen's Organisation (KFO); Irish Fish Producers Organisation (IFPO); Irish South & East Fish Producers Organisation (ISEFPO); Irish South & West Fish Producers Organisation (ISWFPO)
    • SESSION B: Representatives from Comhdháil Oileáin na hÉireann; Irish Islands Marine Resource Organisation (IIMRO); Dr Ruth Brennan, Trinity College Dublin

    15.30

    15.30

    Review of Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) (resumed)

    • Dr. Aoife Neary, Lecturer in Sociology of Education, University of Limerick
    • Dr. Debbie Ging, Associate Professor of Media Studies, School of Communications, Dublin City University (DCU)
    • Dr. Aidan Seery, Senior Tutor, School of Education, Trinity College Dublin
    • Representatives from Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI)
    • Representatives from Atheist Ireland
    • Representatives from Foróige
    • Representatives from Health Service Executive (HSE)
    • Representatives from Irish Family Planning Association
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Patient Safety (Licensing) Bill

    • Officials from Dept. of Health
    • Representatives from Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA)

    09.30

    09.30

    Tackling Childhood Obesity (resumed)

    • Representatives from Gaelic Athletic Association, (GAA)

    09.30

    09.30

    Correspondence

    Engagement with Ms. Fiona Ross, Chairperson Designate, CIE

    Engagement with Mr. Basil Geoghegan, Chairperson Designate, DAA

    Accessibility to public transport for people with disabilities (Resumed)

    • Mr Dermot O'Leary, National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU)
    • Ms Diane Hill, Now Group
    • Mr Ciaran M.Delaney, Disability Activist

    09.30

    09.30

    Garda Síochána oversight and accountability, and miscellaneous matters

    • Charles Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality

    10.00

    Committee of Public Accounts

    Audio Visual Room, LH 2000

    Committee of Public Accounts Report on the examination of matters in relation to receipts from Corporation Tax

    10.30

    Private Meeting

    13.30

    13.30

    Joint Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care

    CR4, LH 2000

    Processes involved in recruiting clinicians for Mental Health Services

    • Representatives from the HSE
    • Representatives from the Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA)
    • Representatives from the Psychiatric Nurses Association (PNA)
    • Representatives from the Public Appointments Service (PAS)

    13.30

    13.30

    Joint Committee on Public Petitions

    CR1, LH 2000

    Consideration of Public Petitions

    14.00

    14.00

    Engagement on the work of the General Affairs Council (GAC), to include: - Negotiations on the UK’s Withdrawal from the EU: Future of Europe: Enlargement perspective for the Western Balkans: Future Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021-2027

    • Helen McEntee, Minister of State for European Affairs

    14.00

    14.00

    Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight

    CR2, LH 2000

    Presentation of Fiscal Assessment Report June 2018

    • Representatives from Irish Fiscal Advisory Council

    Meeting with ESRI on Pre-Budget Scrutiny and Budget Priorities

    • Representatives from Economic and Social Research Institute

    Meeting with the Irish Tax Institute

    • Representatives from Irish Tax Institute

    16.45

    16.45

    Committee Stage consideration of the Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Bill 2018

    • John Halligan, Minister of State at the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and the Department of Education and Skills with special responsibility for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Clarification in respect of contradiction of evidence given to the Committee

    • Representatives from The Health Service Executive and State Claims Agency

    (11.00) Engagement with Nursing Homes Ireland in relation to Fair Deal Scheme

    • Nursing Homes Ireland

    (14.30) 2016 Financial Statements of the National Treatment Purchase Fund

    • Representatives from the National Treatment Purchase Fund

    09.30

    09.30

    Irish Water’s proposed move to a single utility by 2021 and in particular the future delivery of water and sanitation services (resumed)

    • Representatives from ICTU

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Bill 2018

    • Representatives from Irish Property Owner's Association
    • Representatives from Threshold
    • Representatives from Students Union of Ireland

    09.30

    09.30

    Matters relating to the Banking Sector

    • Mr. Jeremy Masding, Chief Executive Officer, Permanent TSB

    10.30

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    R160 5-Storey Block

    Private Meeting

    10.30

    10.30

    Briefing by Department Officials Pensions (resumed)

    • Officials from Dept. of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
    • Representatives from Age Action

    14.15

    14.15

    The impact of Brexit on the Good Friday Agreement (resumed)

    • Dr. Johnny Byrne, Ulster University
  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • 13.00

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

    Audio Visual Room, LH 2000

    Seoladh tuarascála an Chomhchoiste ar Scéim Ghinearálta Bhille na dTeangacha Oifigiúla (Leasú) 2017

    13.30

    13.30

    Matters relating to the Banking Sector (resumed)

    • Representatives from Ulster Bank DAC, Mr. Paul Stanley, Interim Chief Executive Officer

    15.30

    15.30

    Electronic identification of sheep

    • Officials from Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
    • Representatives from Meat Industry Ireland (MII)

    Rural Development Programme Expenditure

    • Michael Creed, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

    16.00

    16.00

    Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight

    CR3, LH 2000

    Prioirites for Budget 2019

    • Representatives from Irish Congress of Trade Unions
    • Representatives from The Irish SME Association
    • Representatives from Dublin Chambers of Commerce

    Priorities for Budget 2019

    • Representatives from Social Justice Ireland
    • Representatives from TASC

    16.00

    16.00

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

    CR4, LH 2000

    Na bearta atá á gcur i gcrích ag an Roinn Gnóthaí Fostaíochta agus Coimirce Sóisialaí chun an Ghaeilge a chur chun cinn agus chun seirbhísí dátheangacha a chur ar fáil

    • Ionadaithe ón Roinn Gnóthaí Fostaíochta agus Coimirce Sóisialaí

    16.00

    16.00

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: COM(2018) 184 on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers; COM(2018) 185 on better enforcement and modernisation of EU consumer protection rules; COM(2018) 238 on promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services; COM(2018) 239 on digital tools and processes in company law; COM(2018) 241 on cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions;

    Engagement with the Secretary General - Statement of Strategy 2018-2021

    • Officials from Dept. of Business, Enterprise and Innovation
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Motion on opt-in pursuant to Protocol 21 re use of financial information in crime prevention

    • Charles Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality

    09.00

    09.00

    Committee Stage consideration of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015

    • Simon Harris, Minister for Health

    09.30

    09.30

    Committee Stage consideration of the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Bill 2018

    • Charles Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality

    10.30

    Private Meeting

    10.30

    10.30

    Rural Transportation

    • Representatives from National Transport Authority, Ms Anne Graham, Chief Executive Officer; Mr Tim Gaston, Director of Public Transport Services; Ms Margaret Malone, Rural Transport Manager.
    • Representatives from Bus Éíreann, Mr. Ray Hernan, Chief Executive; Mr John Sheridan, Operations Manager; Mr Robert O’Mahony, PSO Network Manager.

    13.30

    13.30

    The Arts for all

    • Representatives from the National College of Arts and Design
    • Representatives from Sherkin Island Development Society
    • Representatives from Arts and Disability Ireland
    • Representatives from Age and Opportunity Ireland
    • Representatives from McAuley Place, Naas

    13.30

    13.30

    Correspondence

    Impact of the Core Bus Corridor Proposals,

    • Ms Anne Graham, CEO, National Transport Authority

    Current situation pertaining to disqualified driving licences

    • Ms Moyagh Murdock, CEO, Road Safety Authority

    13.30

    13.30

    Joint Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care

    CR3, LH 2000

    Deficiencies in Mental Health Services

    • Dr. Niall Muldoon, Children's Ombudsman
    • Representatives from the Mental Health Commission

    16.45

    16.45

    Motion on the accession of Ireland to the European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere

    • John Halligan, Minister of State at the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and the Department of Education and Skills with special responsibility for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development

    17.00

    17.00

    Examination of Homeless Figures

    • Eoghan Murphy, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government

    18.30

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    R160 5-Storey Block

    Private Meeting

  • 09.00

    09.00

    C&AG Report 2016 Chapter 14: Control of Ireland's Bilateral Assistance Programme

    Appropriation Accounts 2016 Vote 27: International Co-operation

    Appropriation Accounts 2016 Vote 28: Foreign Affairs and Trade

    • Officials from Dept. of Foreign Affairs and Trade

    09.00

    09.00

    Motion on 100th year anniversary of the declaration of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Georgia

    Meeting with representatives of Christian Aid – to discuss the recent Christian Aid Ireland Tax Report.

    • Representatives from Christian Aid Ireland, Mr Sorley McCaughey and Dr Sheila Killian

    Meeting with Mr. Fernando Gonzáles M.P. - Cuban Parliament– to discuss the current political situation in Cuba

    • Mr Fernando Gonzáles M.P.

    09.30

    09.30

    Matters relating to the Banking Sector (resumed)

    • Representatives from Allied Irish Banks, Mr. Bernard Byrne, Chief Executive Officer

    09.30

    09.30

    The management and operations of Caranua

    • Mr. Tom Cronin and Dr. Mary Lodato, former members of the Board of Caranua
  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • No meetings are currently scheduled.

  • 12.00

    12.00

    Future exploration, energy supply and energy security

    • Representatives from International Energy Agency

    15.30

    Private Meeting

    15.30

    15.30

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: COM(2018)392 on CAP Strategic Plans; COM(2018)393 on Financing, management and monitoring of the Common Agricultural Policy; COM(2018)394 on Measures including the common organisation of the markets in agricultural products and quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs;

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2018)276 (Fixing the export refunds on poultrymeat); COM(2018)289 (Approval and market surveillance of agricultural and forestry vehicles)

    Scrutiny of the EU Legislative Proposals relating to the CAP post 2020 – COM(2018)392, COM(2018)393, COM(2018)394 and associated issues

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

    15.30

    15.30

    The provision of Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Special Classes in mainstream schools

    • Representatives from AsIAm
    • Representatives from Special Needs Parents Association
    • Representatives from National Association of Boards of Management in Special Education (NABMSE)
    • Representatives from Catholic Primary School Management Association (CPSMA)
    • Representatives from Joint Mangerial Body/Association of Management of Catholic Secondary Schools (JMB/AMCSS)
    • Representatives from National Council for Special Education (NCSE)
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Update on the Disability (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2016, and other matters

    • Finian McGrath, Minister of State at the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, the Department of Justice and Equality and the Department of Health with special responsibility for Disability Issues

    09.00

    09.00

    New Standard Operating Procedure for Assessment of Need under the Disability Act 2005

    • Representatives from Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland
    • Representatives from Psychological Society of Ireland
    • Representatives from DCA Warriors lobbying group

    New Standard Operating Procedure for Assessment of Need under the Disability Act 2005

    • Representatives from Health Service Executive (HSE)

    09.30

    09.30

    Correspondence

    Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Railway Safety (Amendment) Bill 2018

    • Shane Ross, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport

    09.30

    09.30

    Tackling Childhood Obesity (resumed)

    • Representatives from Sport Ireland
    • Representatives from safefood
    • Officials from Dept. of Employment Affairs and Social Protection

    13.30

    13.30

    Detailed scrutiny of the Online Advertising and Social Media (Transparency) Bill 2017 (resumed)

    • Officials from Dept. of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
    • Officials from Dept. of Housing, Planning and Local Government
    • Representatives from Google
    • Representatives from National Union of Journalists

    13.30

    13.30

    Joint Committee on Public Petitions

    CR1, LH 2000

    Consideration of Public Petitions

    13.30

    13.30

    Joint Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care

    CR4, LH 2000

    Prevention – Early Intervention and Talk Therapy

    • Dr. Harry Barry, GP and author
    • Kate O'Flaherty, National Youth Taskforce and Director of Health and Wellbeing Programme, Department of Health
    • Officials from Dept. of Education and Skills, (NEPS)
    • Representatives from the Irish Council for Psychotherapy

    15.00

    15.00

    Engagement on past performance and future strategy with the Western Development Commission

    • Representatives from The Western Development Commission, Chairman Dr. Deirdre Garvey; Chief Executive Ian Brannigan.
  • 09.00

    09.00

    (09.00) Comptroller & Auditor General Report 2016 Chapter 9: Internal Controls in the Tax Appeals Commission

    • Representatives from The Tax Appeals Commission

    Appropriation Accounts 2016 Vote 10: Tax Appeals Commission

    • Representatives from The Tax Appeals Commission

    (11.30) Comptroller & Auditor General Report 2016 Chapter 21: Tax Debt and Write Outs

    • Representatives from The Office of Revenue Commissioners

    Comptroller & Auditor General Report 2016 Chapter 22: Allocation of Encashment and Film Withholding Taxes

    Appropriation Accounts 2016 Vote 9: Office of the Revenue Commissioners

    • Representatives from The Office of the Revenue Commissioners

    The Revenue Account 2016 and 2017

    • Representatives from The Office of the Revenue Commissioners

    09.00

    09.00

    Examination of Homeless Figures (resumed)

    • Professor Eoin O'Sullivan
    • Representatives from Dublin Regional Homeless Executive
    • Representatives from Inter-Agency Group on Homelessness

    09.30

    09.30

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: COM(2018)234 on Reuse of Public Sector Information; COM(2018)298 on Application of the Optional Reverse Mechanism and the Quick Reaction Mechanism against VAT fraud; COM(2018)307 on Community statistics on migration and international protection; COM(2018)334 on Harmonisation of the structure of excise duties on alcohol and alcoholic beverages;

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2018)287

    Matters relating to the sale of Promissory Note Bonds

    • Representatives from Ballyhea Campaign Group

    Matters relating to EBS Tied Agents

    • Mr. Shane Kavanagh

    Discussion Paper entitled 'Fair Taxation for Working Families with Children'

    • Marc MacSharry, TD

    10.30

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    R160 5-Storey Block

    Private Meeting

  • 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

Thu, 12 Jul 2018

Select Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and Taoiseach

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