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Corporate Affairs


Assistant Secretary: Elizabeth Canavan

Principal Officer: Denis Breen

The mission of Corporate Affairs Division is to deliver high quality financial, procurement & travel management; human resources; ICT; accommodation; records & information management and other support services to the Department of the Taoiseach and its staff within a robust governance framework.

As part of our ongoing work, we seek to identify opportunities to improve business processes, communications and information flows across the Department and with our internal and external customers. 

The Division also organises guided tours of Government Buildings which normally take place every Saturday.  More information on tours is available here.

The Division comprises the following:

Human Resources Unit

The Human Resources Unit aligns the Department’s work and resources around the priorities identified in the Department's Strategy Statement and HR Strategy. The Human Resources Unit also seeks to ensure that the Department has the right profile of staff with an appropriate mix of skills and grades in all areas and to address any skills gaps so that we can deliver the Department’s strategic goals and respond to changing priorities.
The Human Resources Unit can be contacted at HR@taoiseach.gov.ie

Finance Unit

The Finance Unit delivers high quality financial, procurement & travel management and related support services to the Department of the Taoiseach within a framework of defined financial authority, responsibility and accountability.
The Finance Unit can be contacted at finance.unit@taoiseach.gov.ie

ICT Unit

The ICT Unit supports the Taoiseach, the Government and the staff of the Department of the Taoiseach in carrying out their core activities and achieving their strategic objectives by providing the ICT facilities and services required in an efficient, flexible manner.
The ICT Unit can be contacted at itu@taoiseach.gov.ie 

Management Services Unit

Provide and maintain Department of the Taoiseach accommodation and facilities and support staff in providing a quality service to the Department's customers (both internal and external).