Web Directory: Ireland - Government and Society

1An Post

Portal of postal services.

2Companies Registration Office

The authority for the incorporation of new companies and the registration of business names in Ireland. Downloadable forms, a price list, and FAQs.

3The Irish Defence Forces, Óglaigh na h-Eireann

Official site for the Irish Army, Naval Service, and Air Corps.

4Courts Service

Official site contains information on courts, offices, and a courts newsletter.


Embassy of Belgium in Dublin, with detailed visa information.

6National Archives of Ireland

Information on public archives and genealogy.

7Office of Public Works

The Office of Public Works is the Irish Government's principal engineering agency, responsible for restoration, conservation, town planning, public access, public buildings, the State art collection, Dublin castle, Farmleigh, government publications, election & flood services.

8Defence Forces Training Centre

Official site for DFTC located in the Curragh, Co. Kildare. Includes information about units located there, training conducted and the long history of this establishment.

9An Garda Siochana

News, information, statistics, careers and history.

10Central Statistics Office

Government body responsible for compiling Irish official statistics. News, publications and releases, surveys and methodologies, plus a student''s corner.

11Department of Social and Family Affairs

Has reponsibility for social welfare services in Ireland. Site contains information on benefits available.

12Japan - Tokyo

Embassy of Ireland in Tokyo, featuring a section on Saint Patrick''s Day.


Embassy and consular service information, some in both English and Portuguese, with notes and links on trade, tourism and culture.

14Mid-Western Health Board

The Health Services Executive Mid-Western Area is working for the health and well being of the mid-western community, providing health and personal social services to its population

15Department of Environment and Local Government

Government Department with responsibility for environmental matters and local government.

16Eoin Costello County Councillor

The comprehensive site of Councillor Eoin Costello containing a large amount of information about Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County and Council. The site features Ireland''s first Virtual Clinic, which allows you to chat with Eoin.

17Midland Health Board

Providing services to counties Laois, Offaly, Longford and Westmeath. Site contains news, organisation information, job vacancies and Freedom of Information details.

18ODEI - The Equality Tribunal

Ireland''s tribunal remedying unlawful discrimination. Equality, types of discrimination prohibited by law, services, information, news, forms, time extensions, mediation services, contact details.

19Department of the Taoiseach

The Taoiseach is the Irish prime minister. Includes publications of the Department, press releases and speeches.

20E) Regional Assembly Ireland

Irish Southern & Eastern Regional Assembly providing information on tourism development enterprise investment agriculture infrastructure in south, south west and eastern counties of Ireland.