The committee shadows the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs and focuses on balanced regional development, rural issues and the arts.

Date established: 16 Jun 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

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Latest report

Culture 2025

The committee has published Ireland’s first national cultural policy. It provides a vision, foundation and policy framework for the continued vitality, development and viability of Irish arts, culture and heritage up to 2025.

Press releases

6 Jul 2017, 16.00

Stádas speisialta don Tuaisceart tar éis an Bhreatimeachta á iarraidh ag an gCoiste um Ealaíona, Oidhreacht, Gnóthaí Réigiúnacha, Tuaithe agus Gaeltachta

4 Jul 2017, 10.00

Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs to meet with An Taisce, the Heritage Council & Oideas Gael 4 July 2017

20 Jun 2017, 11.00

Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural & Gaeltacht Affairs continues hearings on sustaining rural communities

Recent videos

Arts Heritage Regional Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs JC

Fri, 21 Jul 2017

Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs

Report Launch - Culture 2025 - Éire Ildánach, Framework Policy to 2025

Arts Heritage Regional Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs JC

Wed, 19 Jul 2017

Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs

 Report on Culture 2025 - Éire Ildánach, Framework Policy 2025

Arts Heritage Regional Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs JC

Wed, 5 Jul 2017

Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs

Preserving Ireland's National Heritage - its fauna, flora and unique habitats

Recent debates

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Joint Committee

Preserving Ireland's Natural Heritage: Discussion

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Joint Committee

Sustaining Viable Rural Communities: Discussion (Resumed)

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Joint Committee

Business of Joint Committee

Recent documents

Wednesday, 05 Jul 2017

Opening Statement, Oideas Gael‌

Wednesday, 05 Jul 2017

Opening Statement, An Tasice‌

Wednesday, 05 Jul 2017

Opening Statement, The Heritage Council‌

Recent reports

Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017

Report on Culture 2025 – Éire Ildánach, Framework Policy to 2025

Thursday, 06 Jul 2017

Report on the delegation to Counties Cavan, Westmeath, Meath and Monaghan

Thursday, 20 Oct 2016

Report, Work Programme 2016

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Select committee

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

EU Scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the area of arts, heritage, regional, rural and gaeltacht affairs is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Submission guidelines

Before you make a submission to an Oireachtas committee, please read our Submission Guidelines. It gives a brief overview of the purpose of submissions and the format to be used.

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Committee contact details

Joint Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional,
Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Eugene Ó Cruadhlaoich
(01) 6183780
jcrrag@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Ciaran Brennan
(01) 618 3903
(086) 049 6518
ciaran.brennan@oireachtas.ie