The Best of the Public Service

Introduction

Introduction

The Public Service is rich with examples of achievement and success. Every year new and significant Public Service projects and developments emerge that throw the old age stereotype of the static, antiquated Irish Public Service on its head.

As a Public Servant you could have the opportunity to contribute to, and be actively involved in, significant projects that could have a real and tangible impact on varying aspects of Irish society and culture. From technological advancements, including the inventive use of social media or apps, right through to the cutting edge developments taking place in sectors such as business, healthcare, education and agriculture, the Public Service is a broad and fertile arena for creativity and innovation.

In this section we have pulled together some introductory information on the Public Service as a whole, some useful links on how the Public Service is reforming itself to meet a range of current and emerging challenges, as well as a number of practical case studies of significant projects that have been recognised for their excellence in making a difference to our fellow citizens here in Ireland.

Click on the links below to get an insight into some of the important ways Public and Civil Servants have been making an impact in the world of Irish innovation: