Department of CEGA: what's gone to where?

The Wheel

Since the formation of a new Government we know that the Department of Community Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs is to be broken up and its functions moved to a variety of other Departments. Some details are still to be worked out, but here’s what we know for certain:

The following divisions are being transferred to the new Department of the Environment:

  •  Community and Local Development
  • Community and Voluntary Supports
  • National Rural Development Schemes
  • Rural Recreation and Waterways Ireland
  • EU Rural Development

Some details are still to be worked out, but here’s what we know for certain

The following divisions are being transferred to the new Department of Justice, Equality and Defence

  • Charities Regulation Unit
  • Diversity and Equality law
  • Gender Equality
  • Disability Policy
  • Traveller Policy

The following divisions are being transferred to the new Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

  • Gaeltacht Policy and Improvement Schemes
  • Islands
  • Irish language Policy and Udaras na Gaeltachta
  • Central Translations Unit and Placenemes

The following division is being transferred to the Department of Social Protection

  • Social Inclusion and Family Policy

The following division is being transferred to the new Department of Health

  • Drugs Misuse