2 Apr 2019, 11.54

The Joint Committee on Transport, Tourism & Sport will meet tomorrow (Wednesday) at 2.30pm (commencing in private session) in Committee Room 2, Leinster House to discuss governance, oversight and scrutiny when Sport Ireland come before the committee.

Ahead of the meeting, the Chairman of the Joint Committee, Committee Chairman Fergus O’Dowd TD, said: “The Committee has scheduled a meeting with the FAI in eight days time, and in advance of that meeting the input of Sport Ireland as the body responsible for governance, oversight and scrutiny of sporting bodies is most welcome.

“Public confidence in the administration and management of sport is important, and with that in mind our fellow citizens and this Committee expect all sporting organisations in receipt of public funding to be fully transparent and accountable when they come before us. The April 10 meeting will be an opportunity for the FAI to engage in relation to same.”

Deputy O’Dowd concluded: “This week, we welcome the opportunity to engage with Sport Ireland, the organisation which plans, leads and co-ordinates the sustainable development of competitive and recreational sport in Ireland - their vision for sport is one which this Committee shares.”

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Solidarity - People Before Profit

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Fine Gael

Fianna Fáil

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