Detailed schedule of committee meetings

Last updated: 11.33, 19 June 2019

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

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • 12.30

    12.30

    Representatives of Focus Ireland to discuss the impact of homelessness on children

    13.30

    13.30

    Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight

    CR4, LH 2000

    (13.30) Fiscal Assessment Report, June 2019

    • Representatives from Irish Fiscal Advisory Council

    (15.30) Consideration of "Review of Local Property Tax The report of the International Group - March 2019"

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

    14.00

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

    Audio Visual Room, LH 2000

    Seoladh Tuarascála - 'Na Dúshláin a bhaineann le Craoltóireacht na Gaeilge'

    15.00

    15.00

    Financial implications of the Petroleum and Other Minerals (Amendment) (Climate Emergency Measures) Bill 2018

    • 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

    16.00

    16.00

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2019)181; COM(2019)204; COM(2019)210; COM(2019)219; EWN: 2019/C146/06; EWN(2019)C 151-05; EWN(2019)C 166/04; EWN(2019)C 167-07; EWN(2019)C 176-07; EWN(2019)L 126/4; EWN(2019)L116/39

    Detailed scrutiny of the Industrial and Provident Societies (Amendment) Bill 2018

    • Clare Daly, TD
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Review of the development of the new Children's Hospital at St James and the delivery of services at the urgent care centre in Connolly Hospital from July

    • Representatives from Children’s Hospital Ireland
    • Officials from Dept. of Health
    • Representatives from the HSE
    • Representatives from the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board

    09.00

    09.00

    Opt in motion re the European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation (Eurojust)

    • Charles Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality

    Direct provision and the international protection application process (resumed)

    • Children’s Rights Alliance
    • Dr Liam Thornton
    • Nasc

    09.30

    Private Meeting

    09.30

    09.30

    Family and Child Homelessness

    • Representatives from Focus Ireland
    • Representatives from Ombudsman for Children's Office
    • Representatives from Mercy Law Resource Centre
    • Representatives from Children's Rights Alliance

    10.30

    10.30

    After Brexit: A New Common Charter for cooperation within and between these islands

    • Representatives from the Centre for Cross Border Studies, Dr Anthony Soares, Acting Director
    • Representatives from Longford Women’s Link, Tara Farrell, Deputy CEO
    • Representatives from Rural Community Network, Aidan Campbell, Policy and Public Affairs Officer

    13.30

    13.30

    Engagement with Prof. Kevin Rafter, Chairperson Designate, The Arts Council

    The current threat of extinction of one-third of the native bee population and related matters

    • Representatives from The Federation of Irish Beekeepers Associations

    14.00

    14.00

    Session A: Engagement on alliance-building to strengthen the European Union

    • Ms Jill Donoghue, Director of Research, Institute of International and European Affairs, IIEA
    • Ms Marie Cross, Board Member and Chair of the Future of EU 27 Group, Institute of International and European Affairs, IIEA

    Session B: Engagement on alliance-building to strengthen the European Union

    • Ms Noelle O’Connell, Executive Director, European Movement Ireland, EMI
    • Mr Daniel Keohane, Head of Policy and Advocacy, European Movement Ireland, EMI

    14.00

    Private Meeting

    17.00

    17.00

    An investigation to examine the National Broadband Plan process thus far and how best to proceed and the best means to roll out rural broadband (resumed)

    • Representatives from Analysys Mason
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Appropriation Accounts 2017 Vote 40 - Children and Youth Affairs

    • Officials from Dept. of Children and Youth Affairs

    10.30

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    R160 5-Storey Block

    Private Meeting

    10.30

    10.30

    Engagement with Stakeholders on Reduced Timetables (Resumed)

    • Representatives from AsIAm
    • Representatives from Irish Traveller Movement
    • Representatives from Community Law & Mediation Limerick
    • Representatives from Scoil Cnoc Mhuire
    • Representatives from National Council for Special Education (NCSE)
    • Representatives from Ombudsman for Children
    • Representatives from TUSLA
    • Officials from Dept. of Education and Skills

    10.45

    10.45

    (11.30) Motion on the proposed approval by Dáil Éireann of the terms of the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Cuba, of the other part

    • Helen McEntee, Minister of State for European Affairs

    14.00

    14.00

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: COM(2019)192 on on Amending Directive 2006/112/EC on the common system of value added tax and Directive 2008/118/EC concerning the general arrangements for excise duty as regards defence effort within the Union framework

    Update on matters relating to the Cost of Insurance Working Group

    • Michael D'Arcy, Minister of State at the Department of Finance and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with special responsibility for Financial Services and Insurance

    14.00

    14.00

    An investigation to examine the National Broadband Plan process thus far and how best to proceed and the best means to roll out rural broadband (resumed)

    • Representatives from PwC
    • Representatives from National Development Finance Agency (NDFA)
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  • 11.00

    11.00

    Affordable Housing

    • Representatives from The Housing Agency
    • Representatives from The National Development Finance Agency

    Affordable Housing

    • Representatives from Dún Laoghaoire-Rathdown County Council
    • Representatives from Dublin City Council - Housing and Community Department

    13.30

    13.30

    Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight

    CR3, LH 2000

    To consider issues relating to Climate Change: budgetary and fiscal implications

    • Representatives from Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
    • Representatives from the ESRI
    • Representatives from Climate Change Advisory Council, Professor John Fitzgerald

    15.30

    15.30

    Animal Welfare - control and management of horses

    • Officials from Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
    • Representatives from Local Government Management Agency (LGMA)

    15.30

    15.30

    Engagement with Stakeholders on Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Bill 2018

    • Representatives from Technological Higher Education Association (THEA)
    • Representatives from Irish Universities Association (IUA)
    • Representatives from National University of Ireland (NUI)
    • Representatives from AONTAS
    • Representatives from Study and Protect
    • Representatives from Progressive College Network
    • Representatives from Unite the Union
    • Representatives from Bord Iascaigh Mhara
    • Representatives from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI)
    • Officials from Dept. of Education and Skills

    16.00

    16.00

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

    CR4, LH 2000

    'Polasaí don Oideachas Gaeltachta 2017-2022 - An dul chun cinn atá déanta go dtí seo'

    • An Dochtúir Harold Hislop Uasal, Príomhchigire, An Roinn Oideachais agus Scileanna
    • Ionadaithe ón Roinn Oideachais agus Scileanna
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Direct provision and the international protection application process (resumed)

    • Officials from Dept. of Justice and Equality

    09.00

    09.00

    Examination of the role of voluntary bodies in the delivery of health and personal social services

    10.00

    10.00

    Minutes of the meeting of 29 May 2019

    Correspondence

    Any other business

    EU Scrutiny

    Advancing the Low-Carbon Transition in Irish Transport

    • Representatives from National Economic and Social Council (NESC)
    • Representatives from Dublin City University (DCU)

    10.00

    10.00

    The impact of homelessness on children (resumed)

    • Representatives from The Ombudsman for Children and the Children's Rights Alliance

    12.00

    12.00

    Committee Stage consideration of the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform (Amendment) Bill 2019

    • Charles Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality

    Committee Stage consideration of the Courts (Establishment and Constitution) (Amendment) Bill 2019

    • Charles Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality

    13.30

    13.30

    Joint Committee on Public Petitions

    CR1, LH 2000

    Petition No P00011/18 –“Mandatory training for Irish mainstream School Teachers – children on spectrum disorders"

    • Officials from Dept. of Education and Skills
    • AsIAm

    Consideration of Public Petitions

    14.00

    14.00

    Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight

    CR2, LH 2000

    (14.15) To consider issues relating to housing costs, cost of living, skills and tax base

    • Representatives from Social Justice Ireland
    • Representatives from Irish Congress of Trade Unions
    • Representatives from Nevin Economic Research Institute

    (15.55) To consider issues raised in relation to inflation, housing supply, infrastructure and labour skills

    • Representatives from Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC)
    • Representatives from Construction Industry Federation

    14.00

    14.00

    Engagement with Minister Bruton regarding the All of Government Climate Action Plan to tackle climate breakdown

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

    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 the Irish Economy of the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU

    • Mr Mark Cassidy, Director of Economics and Statistics, Central Bank of Ireland
    • Ms Gina Fitzgerald, Head of Financial Risks and Governance Division, Central Bank of Ireland

    Session B: Implications for the Irish Economy of the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU

    • Mr Pat Ivory, Director of EU and International Affairs, Ibec
    • Mr Arnold Dillon, Head of Strategic Campaigns, Ibec
    • Mr Neil McDonnell, Chief Executive, ISME

    17.00

    17.00

    An investigation to examine the National Broadband Plan process thus far and how best to proceed and the best means to roll out rural broadband (resumed)

    • Professor Eoin Reeves, Head of Department of Economics, University of Limerick
    • Dr. Donal Palcic, University of Limerick
  • 09.00

    09.00

    (09.00) Appropriation Accounts 2017 Agriculture, Food and the Marine

    Financial statements 2017: Fishery Harbour Centres

    Financial statements 2017: European Agricultural Guarantee Fund, the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (the funds)

    (14.30) Private Meeting

    09.30

    09.30

    Detailed scrutiny of the Local Government (Water Pollution) (Amendment) Bill 2018

    • Martin Kenny, TD

    Detailed scrutiny of the Local Government (Water Pollution) (Amendment) Bill 2018

    • Officials from Dept. of Housing, Planning and Local Government
    • Representatives from Leitrim County Council
    • Representatives from Environmental Protection Agency

    Detailed scrutiny of the Social Housing Bill 2016

    • Eoin Ó Broin, TD

    Detailed scrutiny of the Social Housing Bill 2016

    • Officials from Dept. of Housing, Planning and Local Government

    10.30

    10.30

    Bogus Self Employment (resumed)

    • Irish Air Line Pilots' Association and Unite the Union

    10.30

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    R160 5-Storey Block

    Private Meeting

    14.00

    14.00

    Proposed amendment of the Articles of Agreement of the International Finance Corporation (part of the World Bank)

    • Michael D'Arcy, Minister of State at the Department of Finance and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with special responsibility for Financial Services and Insurance

    14.15

    14.15

    Discussion on Legacy Issues (resumed)

    • Dr Thomas Leahy - Cardiff University
    • Margaret Urwin - Justice for the Forgotten
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  • 12.30

    12.30

    Representatives of Focus Ireland to discuss the impact of homelessness on children

    13.30

    13.30

    Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight

    CR4, LH 2000

    (13.30) Fiscal Assessment Report, June 2019

    • Representatives from Irish Fiscal Advisory Council

    (15.30) Consideration of "Review of Local Property Tax The report of the International Group - March 2019"

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

    14.00

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

    Audio Visual Room, LH 2000

    Seoladh Tuarascála - 'Na Dúshláin a bhaineann le Craoltóireacht na Gaeilge'

    15.00

    15.00

    Financial implications of the Petroleum and Other Minerals (Amendment) (Climate Emergency Measures) Bill 2018

    • 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

    16.00

    16.00

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule B: COM(2019)181; COM(2019)204; COM(2019)210; COM(2019)219; EWN: 2019/C146/06; EWN(2019)C 151-05; EWN(2019)C 166/04; EWN(2019)C 167-07; EWN(2019)C 176-07; EWN(2019)L 126/4; EWN(2019)L116/39

    Detailed scrutiny of the Industrial and Provident Societies (Amendment) Bill 2018

    • Clare Daly, TD
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Review of the development of the new Children's Hospital at St James and the delivery of services at the urgent care centre in Connolly Hospital from July

    • Representatives from Children’s Hospital Ireland
    • Officials from Dept. of Health
    • Representatives from the HSE
    • Representatives from the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board

    09.00

    09.00

    Opt in motion re the European Union Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation (Eurojust)

    • Charles Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality

    Direct provision and the international protection application process (resumed)

    • Children’s Rights Alliance
    • Dr Liam Thornton
    • Nasc

    09.30

    Private Meeting

    09.30

    09.30

    Family and Child Homelessness

    • Representatives from Focus Ireland
    • Representatives from Ombudsman for Children's Office
    • Representatives from Mercy Law Resource Centre
    • Representatives from Children's Rights Alliance

    10.30

    10.30

    After Brexit: A New Common Charter for cooperation within and between these islands

    • Representatives from the Centre for Cross Border Studies, Dr Anthony Soares, Acting Director
    • Representatives from Longford Women’s Link, Tara Farrell, Deputy CEO
    • Representatives from Rural Community Network, Aidan Campbell, Policy and Public Affairs Officer

    13.30

    13.30

    Engagement with Prof. Kevin Rafter, Chairperson Designate, The Arts Council

    The current threat of extinction of one-third of the native bee population and related matters

    • Representatives from The Federation of Irish Beekeepers Associations

    14.00

    14.00

    Session A: Engagement on alliance-building to strengthen the European Union

    • Ms Jill Donoghue, Director of Research, Institute of International and European Affairs, IIEA
    • Ms Marie Cross, Board Member and Chair of the Future of EU 27 Group, Institute of International and European Affairs, IIEA

    Session B: Engagement on alliance-building to strengthen the European Union

    • Ms Noelle O’Connell, Executive Director, European Movement Ireland, EMI
    • Mr Daniel Keohane, Head of Policy and Advocacy, European Movement Ireland, EMI

    14.00

    Private Meeting

    17.00

    17.00

    An investigation to examine the National Broadband Plan process thus far and how best to proceed and the best means to roll out rural broadband (resumed)

    • Representatives from Analysys Mason
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Appropriation Accounts 2017 Vote 40 - Children and Youth Affairs

    • Officials from Dept. of Children and Youth Affairs

    10.30

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    R160 5-Storey Block

    Private Meeting

    10.30

    10.30

    Engagement with Stakeholders on Reduced Timetables (Resumed)

    • Representatives from AsIAm
    • Representatives from Irish Traveller Movement
    • Representatives from Community Law & Mediation Limerick
    • Representatives from Scoil Cnoc Mhuire
    • Representatives from National Council for Special Education (NCSE)
    • Representatives from Ombudsman for Children
    • Representatives from TUSLA
    • Officials from Dept. of Education and Skills

    10.45

    10.45

    (11.30) Motion on the proposed approval by Dáil Éireann of the terms of the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Cuba, of the other part

    • Helen McEntee, Minister of State for European Affairs

    14.00

    14.00

    Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals: Schedule A: COM(2019)192 on on Amending Directive 2006/112/EC on the common system of value added tax and Directive 2008/118/EC concerning the general arrangements for excise duty as regards defence effort within the Union framework

    Update on matters relating to the Cost of Insurance Working Group

    • Michael D'Arcy, Minister of State at the Department of Finance and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with special responsibility for Financial Services and Insurance

    14.00

    14.00

    An investigation to examine the National Broadband Plan process thus far and how best to proceed and the best means to roll out rural broadband (resumed)

    • Representatives from PwC
    • Representatives from National Development Finance Agency (NDFA)
  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • No meetings were scheduled.

  • 11.00

    11.00

    Affordable Housing

    • Representatives from The Housing Agency
    • Representatives from The National Development Finance Agency

    Affordable Housing

    • Representatives from Dún Laoghaoire-Rathdown County Council
    • Representatives from Dublin City Council - Housing and Community Department

    13.30

    13.30

    Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight

    CR3, LH 2000

    To consider issues relating to Climate Change: budgetary and fiscal implications

    • Representatives from Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
    • Representatives from the ESRI
    • Representatives from Climate Change Advisory Council, Professor John Fitzgerald

    15.30

    15.30

    Animal Welfare - control and management of horses

    • Officials from Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
    • Representatives from Local Government Management Agency (LGMA)

    15.30

    15.30

    Engagement with Stakeholders on Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) (Amendment) Bill 2018

    • Representatives from Technological Higher Education Association (THEA)
    • Representatives from Irish Universities Association (IUA)
    • Representatives from National University of Ireland (NUI)
    • Representatives from AONTAS
    • Representatives from Study and Protect
    • Representatives from Progressive College Network
    • Representatives from Unite the Union
    • Representatives from Bord Iascaigh Mhara
    • Representatives from Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI)
    • Officials from Dept. of Education and Skills

    16.00

    16.00

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

    CR4, LH 2000

    'Polasaí don Oideachas Gaeltachta 2017-2022 - An dul chun cinn atá déanta go dtí seo'

    • An Dochtúir Harold Hislop Uasal, Príomhchigire, An Roinn Oideachais agus Scileanna
    • Ionadaithe ón Roinn Oideachais agus Scileanna
  • 09.00

    09.00

    Direct provision and the international protection application process (resumed)

    • Officials from Dept. of Justice and Equality

    09.00

    09.00

    Examination of the role of voluntary bodies in the delivery of health and personal social services

    10.00

    10.00

    Minutes of the meeting of 29 May 2019

    Correspondence

    Any other business

    EU Scrutiny

    Advancing the Low-Carbon Transition in Irish Transport

    • Representatives from National Economic and Social Council (NESC)
    • Representatives from Dublin City University (DCU)

    10.00

    10.00

    The impact of homelessness on children (resumed)

    • Representatives from The Ombudsman for Children and the Children's Rights Alliance

    12.00

    12.00

    Committee Stage consideration of the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform (Amendment) Bill 2019

    • Charles Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality

    Committee Stage consideration of the Courts (Establishment and Constitution) (Amendment) Bill 2019

    • Charles Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality

    13.30

    13.30

    Joint Committee on Public Petitions

    CR1, LH 2000

    Petition No P00011/18 –“Mandatory training for Irish mainstream School Teachers – children on spectrum disorders"

    • Officials from Dept. of Education and Skills
    • AsIAm

    Consideration of Public Petitions

    14.00

    14.00

    Select Committee on Budgetary Oversight

    CR2, LH 2000

    (14.15) To consider issues relating to housing costs, cost of living, skills and tax base

    • Representatives from Social Justice Ireland
    • Representatives from Irish Congress of Trade Unions
    • Representatives from Nevin Economic Research Institute

    (15.55) To consider issues raised in relation to inflation, housing supply, infrastructure and labour skills

    • Representatives from Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC)
    • Representatives from Construction Industry Federation

    14.00

    14.00

    Engagement with Minister Bruton regarding the All of Government Climate Action Plan to tackle climate breakdown

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

    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 the Irish Economy of the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU

    • Mr Mark Cassidy, Director of Economics and Statistics, Central Bank of Ireland
    • Ms Gina Fitzgerald, Head of Financial Risks and Governance Division, Central Bank of Ireland

    Session B: Implications for the Irish Economy of the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU

    • Mr Pat Ivory, Director of EU and International Affairs, Ibec
    • Mr Arnold Dillon, Head of Strategic Campaigns, Ibec
    • Mr Neil McDonnell, Chief Executive, ISME

    17.00

    17.00

    An investigation to examine the National Broadband Plan process thus far and how best to proceed and the best means to roll out rural broadband (resumed)

    • Professor Eoin Reeves, Head of Department of Economics, University of Limerick
    • Dr. Donal Palcic, University of Limerick
  • 09.00

    09.00

    (09.00) Appropriation Accounts 2017 Agriculture, Food and the Marine

    Financial statements 2017: Fishery Harbour Centres

    Financial statements 2017: European Agricultural Guarantee Fund, the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (the funds)

    (14.30) Private Meeting

    09.30

    09.30

    Detailed scrutiny of the Local Government (Water Pollution) (Amendment) Bill 2018

    • Martin Kenny, TD

    Detailed scrutiny of the Local Government (Water Pollution) (Amendment) Bill 2018

    • Officials from Dept. of Housing, Planning and Local Government
    • Representatives from Leitrim County Council
    • Representatives from Environmental Protection Agency

    Detailed scrutiny of the Social Housing Bill 2016

    • Eoin Ó Broin, TD

    Detailed scrutiny of the Social Housing Bill 2016

    • Officials from Dept. of Housing, Planning and Local Government

    10.30

    10.30

    Bogus Self Employment (resumed)

    • Irish Air Line Pilots' Association and Unite the Union

    10.30

    Business Committee of Dáil Éireann

    R160 5-Storey Block

    Private Meeting

    14.00

    14.00

    Proposed amendment of the Articles of Agreement of the International Finance Corporation (part of the World Bank)

    • Michael D'Arcy, Minister of State at the Department of Finance and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with special responsibility for Financial Services and Insurance

    14.15

    14.15

    Discussion on Legacy Issues (resumed)

    • Dr Thomas Leahy - Cardiff University
    • Margaret Urwin - Justice for the Forgotten
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