Welcome to CIPD Ireland


The CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development. Our CIPD Ireland website provides information on our activities, events and other networking opportunities across seven regional branches in the Republic of Ireland, as well as how to become a member to take advantage of our online business and employment law resources.


New on the CIPD Ireland Website

Implications of Brexit

Join us for a Breakfast Forum to discuss the implications of Brexit and identify specific challenges and supports needed on workplace issues on Thursday 8 September in Dublin. Read Mary Connaughton's blog on the Irish perspective to the vote.

Paternity leave

Paternity leave and benefit comes into effect on 1 September. Get up to speed on it with our guidance.

HR Business Partner – No 1 most mobile skills set

An extensive analysis has identified the HR Business Partner as the number one role for skills transferability across different industries.

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Low participation rates in lifelong learning

A recent paper from the EGFSN found that the participation rate of adults in Ireland in lifelong learning lags well behind the European average.

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CIPD Ireland in your Region

Find out about events in your region and network with local colleagues on social media.

Regional Events

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Networking in your region

Network online with your local CIPD Ireland Region

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Employment increases by 2.9% to over 2 million

It is important that policy decisions continue to support job creation, and focus not just on the quantity of jobs but also the quality.


European Developments

Find out about EU level developments of interest to Irish HR and L&D professionals