Irish Governmental Agencies - Education / Health / Social
Description: Citizens Information is an Irish eGovernment website provided by the Citizens Information Board. The site provides public service information for Ireland.
Department of Health and Children
Description: The Department of Health and Children's statutory role is to support the Minister in the formulation and evaluation of policies for the health services. It also has a role in the strategic planning of health services. This is carried out in conjunction with the Health Service Executive, voluntary service providers, Government Departments and other interested parties.
Department of Social Protection
Description: Department of Social Protection - An Roinn Coimirce Sóisialia
FÁS - Ireland's National Training and Employment Authority
Description: FÁS enhances the skills and competencies of individuals and enterprises in order for Ireland to further develop as a competitive, inclusive, knowledge-based economy. It strives to do this through the provision of tailored training and employment programmes that suit everyone's needs.
The Equality Authority
Description: The Equality Authority is an independent body set up under the Employment Equality Act 1998. It was established on 18th October 1999. The Equality Authority replaced the Employment Equality Agency, and has a greatly expanded role and functions. The Employment Equality Act, 1998 and the Equal Status Act, 2000 outlaw discrimination in employment, vocational training, advertising, collective agreements, the provision of goods and services and other opportunities to which the public generally have access on nine distinct grounds.
The National Disability Authority
Description: The National Disability Authority is the leading state agency on disability issues, providing independent expert advice to Government on policy and practice.