Who we are
The IT Unit supports the achievement of the Department's business objectives through the provision of IT systems and services.
What we do
Apart from the provision and support of infrastructure to the Department’s main offices and its network of Regional and Local Offices, the IT Unit is responsible for the development / support of a number of business critical applications, including the School Employee payrolls (paying over 100,000 employees and retirees, every fortnight), Primary and Post-Primary pupil databases (POD and PPOD), Financial Management System, Inspectorate Management Information System, Summer Works Scheme etc.
The Department’s current ICT Strategy for the period 2015-2019 takes account of the guiding principles set out in the Public Service ICT Strategy (accessible at http://ictstrategy.per.gov.ie).
Address: The IT Unit offices are located in Dublin, Athlone and Tullamore
Dublin: (01) 889 2114
Athlone: (090) 648 3614
Tullamore: (057) 932 4492