Department of Justice and Equality

We work to make Ireland a safe and fair place to live and work.

Our responsibilities include:

  • the security of the State
  • the protection of life and property
  • the prevention and detection of crime
  • maintaining and promoting fairness and equality
  • services for the buying and selling of property
  • managing inward migration to the State
  • providing a Courts Service
  • updating our criminal and civil laws
  • developing the Insolvency Service
  • various other regulatory services

The challenges facing us reflect the changes in society and technology. Our aim is to provide strategic and policy direction and delivery in a fast-changing and complex world. 

Clann Credo Conference to Focus on Financing Community Ambition

Clann Credo - the Social Investment Fund - invite you to attend their Annual Conference on Thursday 15

LEADER: Conference in November to Focus on North / South Cooperation

The Rural Network for Northern Ireland and the Ireland National Rural Network are holding a joint conference exploring the theme of LEADER Co-operation within the context of their current Rural Dev

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral launches 2016 Community Grants Scheme

Each year Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, the National Cathedral of the Church of Ireland, distributes the money raised through offertories, collections and candle offerings to charities and community g

St. Stephen’s Green Trust: General Grant Programme - Now Open

The St Stephen Green Trust's General Grants programme will focus on applications seeking to work in the following three areas: prisoners/exprisoners; male Travellers and homelessness.

Better Together 2016: what's the story?

Human Rights and Equality Grant Scheme 2016

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission is delighted to issue a call for proposals for their Human Rights and Equality Gr

Cork Equal & Sustainable Communities Alliance: Small Grants Scheme

CESCA has been successful in sourcing funding from the HSE Social Inclusion Service in Cork.


CESCA demonstrates a new way of working that will support and strengthen the social inclusion services being delivered in Cork city.

Social Innovation Challenge to Launch On 21 June in Dublin

Social Innovation Fund Ireland are delighted to announce their latest Social Innovation Challenge programme.

An open call for applications will be announced at the programm

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