Minister's welcome

Aire Síomón Ó Comhánaigh TD

I am pleased to welcome you to the Department's website.

My Department’s responsibility is to provide the framework and the practical supports needed to build a society that enables our people to live fulfilling lives, in a safe, sustainable and environmentally-friendly manner. Our job is to help build safe and sustainable communities and to promote sustainable growth.

You can find information about these and a whole other range of issues on the site.

I would also encourage you to access the Department's Strategy Statement which sets out how we are implementing our responsibilities.

I hope you will find the site useful and will continue to visit it. If you have any comments or suggestions on the website, please forward them to .

Best Wishes,

Simon Coveney T.D.
Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government