20 Meith 2018, 16.02

The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, will address a Joint Sitting of the Dáil and Seanad at 11.45am tomorrow, Thursday, 21st June 2018 in the Dáil chamber.

President Juncker will be accompanied on his visit by Phil Hogan, EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development and by Michel Barnier, EU Chief Negotiator for Brexit.

Running order:

11.45    Ceann Comhairle commences Joint Sitting.

11.49    President Juncker addresses Joint Sitting.

12.09    Statements by party and group leaders / representatives.

13.07    Cathaoirleach’s concluding statement.

13.10    Ceann Comhairle adjourns Joint Sitting.


Film: Oireachtas TV will film the arrival, the signing of the Distinguished Visitors Book and proceedings in the chamber. For footage requests, contact broadcast@oireachtas.ie / 01 618 3789.

Photography: Official photographs will be available from Maxwell Photography. Contact: office@maxwellphotography.ie / 01 830 8072.

Speech: President Juncker’s speeches are published on the European Commission’s Press Release Database shortly after delivery here 

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