The committee shadows the work of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. It advocates for the agrifood sector and scrutinises activities in the area.

Date established: 16 Jun 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

greyhound report

Latest Report

Greyhound industry

The committee has published a report on its pre-legislative scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Greyhound Industry Bill 2017. Among the key issues addressed in the general scheme of the Bill are: administrative sanctions for breach of greyhound racing rules; animal welfare; export of greyhounds; and doping.

Press releases

10 Jul 2017, 9.00

Minister to brief Agriculture Committee on mussel seed quota allocation in Lough Foyle

26 Jun 2017, 16.00

Agriculture Committee to meet mussel fishermen over Supreme Court judgement

19 Jun 2017, 13.00

Agriculture Committee to discuss fish quota allocations

Recent videos

Agriculture Food and the Marine JC

Wed, 12 Jul 2017

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Announcement by the UK Government regarding its withdrawal from the 1964 London Fisheries Convention

Agriculture Food and the Marine JC

Tue, 27 Jun 2017

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

2015 Annual Report of the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority

Agriculture Food and the Marine JC

Tue, 20 Jun 2017

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Issues concerning the Sea-Fisheries (Amendment) Bill 2017 and domestic aspects of fish quota allocations within the Irish fishing industry

Recent debates

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Joint Committee

London Fisheries Convention: Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Joint Committee

Sea-Fisheries (Amendment) Bill 2017: Discussion (Resumed)

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Joint Committee

Sea-Fisheries (Amendment) Bill 2017 and Fish Quotas: Discussion

Recent documents

Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017

Opening Statement, Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine, Michael Creed T.D.

Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017

Opening Statement, Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA)

Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017

Opening Statement, Gerard Kelly, Tardrum Fisherises Ltd. et al

Recent reports

Friday, 07 Jul 2017

Report on Pre-legislative scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Greyhound Industry Bill 2017

Friday, 05 May 2017

Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Work Programme 2017

Friday, 05 May 2017

Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Annual Report June-December 2016

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the areas of agriculture, food and the marine is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Submission guidelines

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Committee contact details

Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee
Josie Briody
(01) 618 3717
(076) 100 1745
AFM@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer
Nuala Walsh
(01) 618 3437
(086) 410 0898
nuala.walsh@oireachtas.ie