Organisations committed to ISSCoP as of March 2017


Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

Department of Health

Probation Service

Department of Social Protection

Office of the Revenue Commissioners

SOLAS (Further Education and Training Authority)

Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland

Higher Education Authority

Quality and Qualifications Ireland 


Department of Environment, Community and Local Government


Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation


Health and Safety Authority


Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority


Health Service Executive



Launch of the Code of Practice

The Irish Statistical System Code of Practice (ISSCoP) was launched at a statistical symposium on Safeguarding Trust in Official Statistics held at the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland in the Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson St., Dublin 2 on 21 November 2013.

The papers presented by the speakers give the background to the Irish Statistical System and to why the Code of Practice has been developed now.

Speakers were:

  • Walter Radermacher, Director General, Eurostat (2008-2016)
  • Pádraig Dalton, Director General, CSO
  • Patricia O'Hara, chairperson of the National Statistics Board and member of the European Statistical Governance Advisory Board
  • Martin Fraser, Secretary General, Department of the Taoiseach