Government Departments

BASIS (Business Access to State Information & Services) -

Provides a single point of access on all government services for businesses.

Citizens Information -

An Irish e-government website developed by Comhairle to provide information on the social and civil rights of everyone in Ireland. This site has been specially designed around you and your needs, for those times in your life when you need information about your rights and how to apply for State services in Ireland.

Department of Environment, Community & Local Government -


Department of Health -

The Department of Health and Children have responsibility for the future planning of health services in Ireland.

Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation -

This page from the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation website includes information on employment rights, consumer rights legislation and the Department's Information Office.

Department of Justice & Equality -

To maintain and enhance community security and equality through the development of a range of policies and high quality services.

Department of Social Protection -

The main government agency providing social security and other income supports in Ireland. Their website includes details of all schemes and services, including rules and guidelines for administering services.

Department of the Taoiseach -

This department launched a document entitled Reaching Out: Guidelines on Consultation for Public Sector Bodies. These guidelines are intended for use by public bodies engaging in consultation processes and also for those who wish to participate in such consultation processes.

Irish Government Website -

A directory to all Irish government departments and agencies.

Office for Social Inclusion -

The Office for Social Inclusion is the Irish Government Office with overall responsibility for developing, co-ordinating and driving Ireland's National Action Plan against Poverty and Social Exclusion.

Office for the Promotion of Migrant Integration -

Revenue Commissioners -

Deals with all taxes including personal income tax. The site contains the text of their individual leaflets as well as more detailed information.