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Joint Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage to resume discussions on Urban Regeneration

17 Jan 2022, 16.15

The Joint Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage will meet tomorrow, Tuesday, 18 January, to resume discussions on Urban Regeneration, focusing on transport-oriented development, town centres and living cities.

The meeting at 3pm in Committee Room 3 of Leinster House will hear from:

  • Representatives of Cork Cycling Campaign;
  • Representatives of the National Economic and Social Council (NESC);
  • Representatives of The Heritage Council; and
  • Dave O’Connor, Dr Sarah Rock and Dr Lorraine D’Arcy from Technological University Dublin.

Committee Cathaoirleach Deputy Steven Matthews said: “This is the second of three meetings where the Committee will examine the regeneration of our towns and cities, which is a key objective of the Ireland 2040 national planning framework, Housing for All and Town Centres First. We will be discussing how transport-oriented planning and development can contribute to bringing life and vibrancy back to our urban centres and create living cities and towns.”

The Joint Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage has 14 Members, nine from the Dáil and five from the Seanad.

The meeting in Committee Room 3 can be viewed live on Oireachtas TV.

Committee proceedings can also be viewed on the Houses of the Oireachtas Smartphone App, available for Apple and Android devices.

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Committee membership


Fianna Fáil

Sinn Féin

Fine Gael

Green Party

Fianna Fáil

Sinn Féin

Social Democrats



Fine Gael

Fianna Fáil

Labour Party