01 March 2021

The Director of Public Prosecutions wishes to appoint a Counsel to prosecute in Co. Kilkenny. The Director seeks expressions of interest from barristers wishing to be considered for the above role.

Barristers should email competitions@dppireland.ie for an application form and an explanatory memorandum on the role of prosecution counsel.

The selection procedure will include a shortlisting process based on the applications submitted followed by interview.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 3:00pm on Monday 22 March 2021

14 January 2021

A vacancy exists for the position of State Solicitor in County Waterford.  Details of the duties, terms and conditions of the appointment which is a contract for services for a period of ten years are set out in the Competition Information Booklet which is available on request from the email and contact details set out here-under.

Solicitors who wish to be considered for appointment to the above position should apply on the Official Application Form not later than 3:00pm on Monday 22 February 2021.

Application Forms are available from and returnable to;

The Chief Prosecution Solicitor
Solicitors Division
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Infirmary Road
Dublin 7
DX 34 Dublin

Fax: (01) 6427404
Email: Competitions.WD@dppireland.ie

Candidates may be shortlisted and the making of an application does not entitle an applicant to an interview.

Candidates are instructed not to canvass.

Terms and Conditions apply.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.  Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomfhreagras i nGaeilge.

14 January 2021

A vacancy exists for the position of State Solicitor in County Tipperary South.  Details of the duties, terms and conditions of the appointment which is a contract for services for a period of ten years are set out in the Competition Information Booklet which is available on request from the email and contact details set out here-under.

Solicitors who wish to be considered for appointment to the above position should apply on the Official Application Form not later than 3:00pm on Friday 26 February 2021.

Application Forms are available from and returnable to;

The Chief Prosecution Solicitor
Solicitors Division
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Infirmary Road
Dublin 7
DX 34 Dublin

Fax: (01) 6427404
Email: Competitions.TS@dppireland.ie

Candidates may be shortlisted and the making of an application does not entitle an applicant to an interview.

Candidates are instructed not to canvass.

Terms and Conditions apply.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.  Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomfhreagras i nGaeilge.

14 January 2021

A vacancy exists for the position of State Solicitor in County Carlow.  Details of the duties, terms and conditions of the appointment which is a contract for services for a period of ten years are set out in the Competition Information Booklet which is available on request from the email and contact details set out here-under.

Solicitors who wish to be considered for appointment to the above position should apply on the Official Application Form not later than 3:00pm on Monday 15 February 2021.

Application Forms are available from and returnable to;

The Chief Prosecution Solicitor
Solicitors Division
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Infirmary Road
Dublin 7
DX 34 Dublin

Fax: (01) 6427404
Email: Competitions.CW@dppireland.ie

Candidates may be shortlisted and the making of an application does not entitle an applicant to an interview.

Candidates are instructed not to canvass.

Terms and Conditions apply.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.  Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomfhreagras i nGaeilge.

11 January 2021

The Director of Public Prosecutions wishes to appoint a Counsel to prosecute in Galway East. The Director seeks expressions of interest from barristers wishing to be considered for the above role.

Barristers should email competitions.ge@dppireland.ie for an application form and an explanatory memorandum on the role of prosecution counsel.

The selection procedure will include a shortlisting process based on the applications submitted followed by interview.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 3:00pm on Friday 29 January 2021

08 October 2020

The Director of Public Prosecutions wishes to appoint a Counsel to prosecute in Galway West. The Director seeks expressions of interest from barristers wishing to be considered for the above role.

Barristers should email competitions.gy@dppireland.ie for an application form and an explanatory memorandum on the role of prosecution counsel.

The selection procedure will include a shortlisting process based on the applications submitted followed by interview.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 3:00pm on Friday 30 October 2020.

07 August 2020

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is recruiting Prosecutors. Successful applicants must, on or before 04 September 2020, be enrolled as a Solicitor in the State or have been called to the Bar. Successful applicants also should be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of the criminal law, good communication skills, an ability to work independently and in a team environment, and an ability to organise, prioritise and manage a legal caseload. Shortlisting may apply. Canvassing will disqualify.

The competition will be carried out in line with the codes of practice as published by the Commission for Public Service Appointments which are available at www.cpsa-online.ie.

For more information, see Information Booklet.

Applicants should forward a completed Application Form electronically to: HR.Mailbox@dppireland.ie to arrive before 3:30pm on Friday 04 September 2020.

Information on the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is available on this website.

30 July 2020

A vacancy exists for the position of State Solicitor in County Louth.  Details of the duties, terms and conditions of the appointment which is a contract for services for a period of ten years are set out in the Competition Information Booklet which is available on request from the email and contact details set out here-under.

Solicitors who wish to be considered for appointment to the above positions should apply on the Official Application Form not later than 5:00pm on Friday 25 September 2020.

Application Forms are available from and returnable to;

The Chief Prosecution Solicitor
Solicitors Division
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Infirmary Road
Dublin 7
DX 34 Dublin

Fax: (01) 6427404
Email: competitions.lo@dppireland.ie

Candidates may be shortlisted and the making of an application does not entitle an applicant to an interview.

Candidates are instructed not to canvass.

Terms and Conditions apply.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.  Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomfhreagras i nGaeilge.

30 July 2020

A vacancy exists for the position of State Solicitor in County Clare.  Details of the duties, terms and conditions of the appointment which is a contract for services for a period of ten years are set out in the Competition Information Booklet which is available on request from the email and contact details set out here-under.

Solicitors who wish to be considered for appointment to the above positions should apply on the Official Application Form not later than 5pm on Friday 25th of September 2020.

Application Forms are available from and returnable to;

The Chief Prosecution Solicitor
Solicitors Division
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Infirmary Road
Dublin 7
DX 34 Dublin

Fax: (01) 6427404
Email: competitions.cc@dppireland.ie

Candidates may be shortlisted and the making of an application does not entitle an applicant to an interview.

Candidates are instructed not to canvass.

Terms and Conditions apply.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.  Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomfhreagras i nGaeilge.

07 February 2020

A vacancy exists for the position of State Solicitor in County Mayo. Details of the duties, terms and conditions of the appointment which is a contract for services for a period of up to ten years are set out in the Competition Information Booklet which is available on request from the email and contact details set out hereunder.

Solicitors who wish to be considered for appointment to the above position should apply on the Official Application Form not later than 15:00 on Thursday 5 December 2019.

Application Forms are available from and returnable to:

The Chief Prosecution Solicitor
Solicitors Division
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Infirmary Road
Dublin 7
DX 34 Dublin

Fax: (01) 6427404
Email: competitions.mo@dppireland.ie 

Candidates may be shortlisted and the making of an application does not entitle an applicant to an interview.

Candidates are instructed not to canvass.

Terms and Conditions apply.

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions is committed to a policy of equal opportunity.  Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomfhreagras i nGaeilge.