Members of the Dáil appointed as Ministers and Ministers of State may make a number of personal appointments to support them with their enhanced workload.
The main posts to which such appointments are made are those of Special Adviser and Civilian Driver.
Instructions to HR Managers on Ministerial Appointments for the 33rd Dáil
Guidelines and template contracts:
Guidelines on the Staffing of Ministerial Offices for 33rd Dáil
Template Contract for Special Advisers – 33rd Dáil
Template Contract for Civilian Drivers – 33rd Dáil
Template Probationary Contract