Contact Us | Leagan Gaeilge | Meeting Facilities | Membership Login | Sign Up For Email Current Students
Ireland´s Public Service Development Agency
Launch of the 2011 Administration Yearbook & Diary
Welcome to the Institute of Public Administration

Latest News

February 2017

January 2017

  • New Project + Evening Class Announced - Commencing February 2017.  See details here.

December 2016

  • Ireland - A Directory 2017 now available.  Buy your copy here.
  • New Research Report: Local and Regional Bodies in Ireland 2012-2016. See details here.
  • New Research Report: Public Sector Trends 2016.  See details here

September 2016

August 2016

  • New eight week Evening Class: Project+ commencing in October.  See details here.

  • The IPA is running a special briefing on the 2016 Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies that was launched in August at the Institute.  See details of the briefing here.

July 2016

March 2016

  • New Course: Principles of Data Protection - View details here.
  • New Research Report: Review of National Non-Commercial State Agencies in Ireland: 2010-2015 View details here.

February 2016

  • New course in IT / Cyber Security: Ethical Hacking Workshop - View details here.
  • Additional new IT /Cyber Security Courses announced - View details here. (PDF Document)

January 2016

  • Dates for February to June 2016 Training Schedule announced: View details here. (PDF Document) 

December 2015

  • Ireland - A Directory 2016 now available for purchase.  See details and order here.  
  • To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the IPA's Administration Yearbook & Diary it has been rebranded Ireland - A Directory 2016. For the past 50 years this has been Ireland's most widely used reference book, and the new look edition, along with a free beautifully produced book highlighting major events in public life over the past 50 years, will be available from the IPA at the beginning of December 2015.

November 2015

  • New Research Report: Organisational Culture and the Public Service. View details here.

July 2015

June 2015

  • New Research Report: A Case Study of the Tipperary County Council Merger.  View details here.

May 2015

April 2015

  • The IPA Training Schedule for short courses scheduled from April to June 2015 is also available.

March 2015

January 2015

  • The IPA Governance Forum 2015 is open for Membership.  For details see 2015 Brochure or go to


October 2014

Report from International Conference on Human Rights Education and Training for the Civil and Public Sector click to download

July 2014

Local Authority Times. Vol. 18, No's 1 & 2, 2014

May 2014

IPA Research Report: Public Sector Reform in Ireland: Views and Experiences from Senior Executives

IPA Research Report: Public Sector Reform in Ireland: Views and Experiences from Local Government Senior Executives

April 2014

The IPA is now accepting applications for Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses 2014-2015.

See Undergraduate Prospectus and Postgraduate Prospectus for full details.

The IPA Training Schedule for short courses scheduled from April to June 2014 is also available.

January 2014

The IPA Governance Forum 2014 is open for Membership.

For details see 2014 Brochure or go to

IPA Training Schedule - January to March 2014 is available here.


Administration Yearbook and Diary 2014 now available for purchase.  Order your copy here.

Local Authority Times Vol. 17, No's 1&2, 2013

IPA Conference 2013: Maintaining the Momentum: Reform Priorities after the Troika Programme

IPA Research Report: Fit for Purpose? Progress Report on Public Service Reform (June 2013)

New book from the IPA - An Introduction to Irish Planning Law (2nd edition) by Dr. Berna Grist

9L0-422| N10-006| HP2-B115| 70-411| 70-532| MB2-700| C_TADM51_731| 70-533| 70-534| CCA-500| 70-467| HP5-B04D| 70-413| SY0-401| 070-486| 2V0-621| 70-347


Local Authority Times. Vol. 16, No's 3 & 4, 2012

Local Authority Times Vol. 16, No's 1 & 2, 2012


Local Authority Times December 2011

Local Authority News, Vol. 15, No: 1/2 Spring Summer 2011


Local Authority Times (Vol 14 No 1& 2 Spring Summer 2010)


Local Authority Times Spring Summer 2009

Local Authority Times Autumn Winter 2009




57-61 Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 | Tel: +353 1 240 3600 | Fax: +353 1 668 9135 | Registration no: 21087