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Human Resources Branch


Services Provided:
Human resource management, including recruitment, induction, training and development and other HR services to the Department’s civil service managers and staff, HR management for civilian employees, including recruitment, retention, retirement and associated industrial relation matters;
  • Partnership process supports, including participation in Partnership Committees;
  • Industrial relations mechanisms;
  • Health and safety requirements;
  • Accommodation and cleaning;
  • Procurement of goods and services relevant to HR Branch services and activity.


Newbridge Offices

Human Resources policy, planning and performance management inputs in relation to Accommodation, Civil Servants, Industrial Relations negotiations, Transfers, Miscellaneous, Reception, Registry/Library Services.


Human Resources Branch
Department of Defence

Contact: Martin Luby
Telephone: 00 353 45 492147
Fax: 00 353 45 492012
Lo Call: 1890 251890

Central management for civilian staff employed with the Defence Forces at various military locations - Pay, Industrial Relations, Recruitment, Sick Leave, Pensions etc.



Human Resources Branch
Department of Defence

Contact: Billy Tuohy
Telephone: 00 353 45 492186
Fax: 00 353 45 492012
Lo Call: 1890 251890
Training and Development services and support for management and staff.


Disability Liaison Officer & Equality Officer


Human Resources Branch
Department of Defence

Contact: John Thornton
Telephone: 00 353 45 492458
Fax: 00 353 45 492356
Lo Call: 1890 251890
Galway Offices

Human Resources Branch, Department of Defence, Áras an tSáile, Renmore, Galway.


Unit servicing the Department’s offices in Galway - Human Resources issues concerning accommodation, civil servants, Industrial Relations negotiations, miscellaneous, transfers

Human Resources Branch
Department of Defence

Contact: Cosmas Gilmore
Telephone: 00 353 91 743705
Fax: 00 353 91 752764
Lo Call: 1890 426444


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Contact Us

Department of Defence
Station Road
Newbridge
Co. Kildare

Tel 00 353 45 492000
Fax 00 353 45 492017
* loCall 1890 251890
** Or call 0761 001 607

info@defence.ie

eolas@defence.ie

* Note that the rates charged for the use of 1890 (LoCall) numbers may vary among different service providers
** 0761 numbers are charged as a national number from landlines and mobiles and are often included in bundle deals offered by phone operators