State Agencies

Combat Poverty Agency -

Statutory body supporting community development activity. Also researches and promotes public awareness and understanding of poverty.


Equality Authority -

State agency working towards the elimination of discrimination.

EU grants -

This is the section of the Europa site which deals with EU funding.

Europa -

This is the main European Union server, giving information on all aspects of the EU, including structures, policy and sources of information.

European Consumer Centre -

The European Consumer Centre (ECC) provides free information and advice to the public about their rights as EU consumers.


FÁS is the State Training and Employment Authority.

Health Service Executive (Eastern) Area -

Pembroke electoral area in Dublin City, Dun-Laoghaire-Rathdown County, and County Wicklow, (except for the Baltinglass electoral area).

Health Service Executive (Eastern) Health Board -

Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary South Riding, Waterford, and Wexford.

Health Service Executive (Mid-Western) Area -

Limerick, Clare and Tipperary North Riding.

Health Service Executive (Midland) Area -

Longford, Offaly, Westmeath, Laois.

Health Service Executive (North Eastern) Area -

Louth, Meath, Cavan and Monaghan.

Health Service Executive (North Western) Area -

Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim.

Health Service Executive (Northern) Area -

Dublin City north of the river Liffey and the community of Fingal County.

Health Service Executive (South Eastern) Area -

Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary South Riding, Waterford, and Wexford.

Health Service Executive (South Western) Area -

Dublin City south of the River Liffey (except for the Pembroke electoral area) South Dublin County, County Kildare and the local electoral area of Baltinglass in County Wicklow.

Health Service Executive (Southern) Area -

Cork and Kerry.

Health Service Executive Western Area -

Labour Relations Commission -

The Labour Relations Commission promotes the development and improvement of Irish industrial relations policies, procedures and practices. Their site has the text of the 'Guide to Labour Law'.

National Disability Authority (NDA) -

The NDA's main function is to advise and inform the Minister on policies and practices affecting people with disabilities.

National Disability Resource Centre -

44 North Great George's St., Dublin 1. Tel: 01 8747503 or Fax: 01 87447490 or E-mail:

Office of the Attorney General -

This website contains a searchable database of all Acts of the Oireachtas from 1922-2001.

Office of the Director of Consumer Affairs -

This independent statutory office is responsible for providing advice and information to consumers and for the enforcement of a wide range of consumer protection laws.

Office of the Information Commissioner -

The Information Commissioner's website includes legislation on Freedom of Information and the full text of the rulings of the Commissioner on cases which have been decided.

Office of the Ombudsman -

The Ombudsman's main function is to investigate complaints from members of the public who feel that they have been unfairly treated by certain public services.

Personal Injuries Assessment Board -

The Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) is a statutory body providing independent assessment of personal injury compensation.

Pobal -

Their website aims at supporting integrated local economic and social development through managing Programmes.

The Equality Tribunal -

Investigates and mediates complaints of discrimination under equality legislation.