This department supports local government in its role of promoting the wellbeing and quality of life of citizens and communities through the efficient performance of functions and delivery of good-value services at local level.
The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage is responsible for the law dealing with registration of electors and for conducting elections and referendums.
an ongoing review of electoral law
review of constituencies and local electoral areas
the provision of information and advice to registration authorities, returning officers and the general public together with the publication of election results
For more detailed information you should consult the relevant constitutional and legislative provisions relating to electoral law, available on the Irish Statute Book website.