Competitions to fill vacancies at professional legal and legal executive level are advertised by the Civil Service & Local Appointments Commissioners in the national newspapers and on their website at

From time to time we recruit a small number of legal staff, mainly at Prosecution Solicitor level on temporary fixed term contract basis.

LATEST VACANCY – Circuit Court Prosecutor, County Sligo

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

Barristers should email 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 13 September 2019.

* Please note that interviews will be scheduled for early October 2019.