National government

Government of Ireland
This document has information about how the Government of Ireland is formed and the roles of the Taoiseach, Tanaiste and Attorney General.

Ministers and Government departments
There are 18 Departments of State. Information about each Department, how they are run and links to their websites.

Civil Service
The civil service in Ireland are the public officials who advise and assist Government Ministers in running their Departments.

Attorney General
The Attorney General is the legal adviser to the Irish Government. Outline of their role and functions.