The committee receives and processes public petitions submitted to the Houses of the Oireachtas. Members of the public may submit petitions directly to the committee.

Date established: 12 Jul 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Press releases

11 Jul 2017, 17.00

Petitions Committee to discuss provision of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Units in all schools

27 Jun 2017, 16.00

State Examinations Commission to appear before Petitions Committee on adding extra 30 minutes to Junior Cert English exam

30 May 2017, 12.00

Petitions Committee to discuss petitions relating to primary medical certificates & the increased regulation of gambling

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How do I submit a petition to the committee?

A leaflet explaining the work of the the Petitions Committee and how members of the public can submit a petition.

Recent videos


Wed, 12 Jul 2017

Committee on Public Petitions

Public Petitions received

Petitions JC

Wed, 28 Jun 2017

Committee on Public Petitions

Public Petition No P000013/17

Petitions JC

Wed, 31 May 2017

Committee on Public Petitions

Public Petitions received

Recent debates

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Joint Committee

Business of Joint Committee

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Joint Committee

Fairness of State Examinations: Discussion

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Joint Committee

Decisions on Public Petitions Received

Recent documents

Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017

Opening statement, State Examinations Commission (SEC)

Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017

Opening Statement, Dept. of Education and Skills

Wednesday, 22 Mar 2017

Submission, Ger Deering, Financial Services Ombudsman and Pensions Ombudsman

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Go online

Submit a petition online

The Petitions Committee has a dedicated website for receiving petitions electronically from the public. 

Recent publications

Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017

How to Submit a Petition

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.

View submission guidelines

Committee contact details

Committee on Public Petitions
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Anita Gibbons
(01) 618 4215
(076) 100 1757

Press Officer:
Nuala Walsh
(01) 618 3437
(086) 410 0898