17 Dec 2019, 10.28

The Joint Committee on Transport, Tourism & Sport will meet tomorrow when Governance at, and funding to, the Football Association of Ireland, and related matters will be discussed from 9.30am.

Wednesday’s meeting in Committee Room 4, Leinster House at will hear from Shane Ross, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport; Brendan Griffin, Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport with special responsibility for Tourism and Sport.

Representatives from Sport Ireland and The Football Association of Ireland have also been invited to attend.

Committee Chair Fergus O’Dowd TD said: “The Committee very much looks forward to Wednesday’s engagement with four parties with a big interest in governance and related matters with the FAI. The safeguarding of supports to grassroots players and clubs in communities across the country is the priority for the Committee. The restoration of this funding is essential.”

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Committee membership

Deputies

Solidarity - People Before Profit

Fianna Fáil

Social Democrats

Fine Gael

Fianna Fáil

Fine Gael

Senators

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Fine Gael

Fine Gael