This website does readability filtering of other pages. All styles, scripts, forms and ads are stripped. If you want your website excluded or have other feedback, use this form.

A notice about cookies

This website uses cookies. Some cookies may have been set already. To find out more about our use of cookies you can visit our Privacy policy. By browsing this website, you agree to our use of cookies.

I agree Departments Consultations Publications Policies

Speech by An Taoiseach at Official opening of the European Financial Forum 2019

Speech by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar T.D., at the official opening of the European Financial Forum 2019 at Dublin Castle

Statement by An Taoiseach on the outcome of the ‘Meaningful Vote’ in Westminster

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, reacts to the outcome of the 'Meaningful Vote' in Westminster

Government statement on outcome of ‘Meaningful Vote’ in Westminster

Government statement following Westminister vote on the Withdrawal Agreement negotiated between the UK and the EU.

Legislation Information: Bills On Dáil Order Paper

Follow the progession of legislation through the houses of Oireachtas.


View all


View all


View all


Regulation of Data Protection

The Bioeconomy

National Reform Programme

National Risk Assessment

View all


Constitution of Ireland

The National Flag

The National Anthem

The Harp

State Commemorations


Leo Varadkar TD
An Taoiseach, Minister for Defence


Seán Kyne TD
Minister of State with special responsibility for Gaeilge, Gaeltacht and the Islands, Government Chief Whip Paul Kehoe TD
Minister of State with special responsibility for Defence Pat Breen TD
Minister of State with special responsibility for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection Helen McEntee TD
Minister of State for European Affairs

Senior Management

Martin Fraser
Secretary General of the Department of the Taoiseach John Callinan
Second Secretary General for International, EU and Northern Ireland Helen Blake
Assistant Secretary for EU and International Division Eamonn Molloy
Assistant Secretary for Britain and Northern Ireland Division John Shaw
Assistant Secretary for Economic Division Elizabeth Canavan
Assistant Secretary for Social Policy, Public Service Reform, Government Information Service and Corporate Affairs Andrew Munro
Assistant Secretary for Government Secretariat, Protocol and General Division, and Parliamentary Liaison Unit

About Us

To offer objective and evidence-informed advice to Government, respond to developments, and deliver Government objectives while striving to achieve optimal outcomes in the long-term national interest. To serve citizens and stakeholders efficiently, equally and with respect, in a system that is open, transparent and accountable.

Read more about us


Department of the Taoiseach
Address: Government Buildings, Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2, D02 R583
Phone numbers: 353 (01) 6194000
Emails: [email protected]

Social media


Is this page useful? Thank you for your feedback.


Please help us improve

Do not include any personal details in the box below. The information you submit will be analysed to improve the site and will not be responded to individually.

Max: [[ ]]/[[ feedback_widget.cfg.text.maxlength ]] characters


Services and Information

Departments and Publications