HRCDC Meeting Dates 2020

As required, the HRCDC convene on Wednesdays to consider validated COVID-19 related research applications, where a consent declation is being sought. These reviews are coordinated with the National Research Ethics Commitee for COVID-19

In addition, the HRCDC will convene on this following dates to consider all other applications:

Upcoming Meeting Dates
  • Tuesday – Febuary  25th, 2020 (NO QUORUM)
  • Monday – March 2nd, 2020
  • Thursday  – April 2nd, 2020
  • Thursday  – April 30th, 2020
  • Tuesday  – May 26th, 2020
  • Thursday  – June 25th, 2020
  • Tuesday – July 28th, 2020
  • Friday – September 4th, 2020
  • Tuesday  – October 13th, 2020
  • Thursday – November 12th, 2020
  • Friday – December 11th, 2020

The Secretariat triages each application to ensure the HRCDC receives a complete application. Applications are triaged by the Secretariat on a first-come-first-served basis, where possible.

However, given the current volume of applications queued for consideration, the HRCDC will ensure ‘New Research’ applications are considered at each meetings, in addition to ‘Current Research’ to avoid delays for the commencement of new research projects.

Only valid and complete applications are forwarded to the HRCDC approximately 10 working days in advance of a scheduled meeting.

The number of applications reviewed at each meeting will be capped. Applicants will be informed of the HRCDC meeting where their application will be reviewed.

Application Form

NOTE: The HRCDC is  independent statutory body established under Statutory Instrument (S.I. No. 314 of 2018 and as amended under S.I.No. 188 of 2019) and therefore any records held by it is subject to the Freedom of Information Act, 2014.

New Research | On or After 8th August, 2018

Apply for a consent declaration to process, or further process, personal data for the purpose of health research commencing on or after 8 August 2018 (Regulation 5).

Amendment to a Consent Declaration

To request an amendment to a consent declaration that has been made to a Data Controller, by the HRCDC – please complete the Amendment Request Form.

For pre-submission advice, please contact


Amendment Request Form