Citizens Information

The Citizens Information Board supports the delivery of information through three channels: online, telephone and face-to-face.

Citizens Information Online has current, comprehensive information on social and public services in Ireland.

Citizens Information Phone Service (CIPS)

CIPS is a nationwide service that can be reached on 0761 07 4000, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Citizens Information Centres (CICs)

CICs provide free, impartial information, advice and advocacy from more than 260 locations around the country.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Citizens Information Centres are offering a phone and email service.

If you need information and advice, you can email, with a telephone number and and an information officer will call you back within 48 hours.

If you would like to telephone your local centre, you can get the details of your nearest centre on our Find a Centre page on

The Citizens Information Board also produces a range of booklets and publications for various groups, including publications for older people and people with disabilities. These are available in a variety of formats. View our online publications section.