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Garda Confidential No.: 1 800 666 111

Office of Corporate Communications

The role of the Office of Corporate Communications

The Office of Corporate Communications is based at Garda Headquarters

The Office of Corporate Communications is the main point of contact for media seeking information about Garda operations, criminal investigations, missing person appeals, fatal road accidents and a wide range of other information concerning the Garda Síochána organisation.  

The Office is headed by a Director of Communications and the Garda Press Officer (Superintendent rank) and Corporate Communications (Superintendent rank), the office is staffed by Garda and civilian personnel who deal with queries from the media.

Other functions of the office personnel include attendance at major emergencies/incidents, organising and setting up press conferences, facilitating interviews, and liaison with film makers/documentary makers.  

The office is also responsible for the maintenance of the Garda Website and the publication of the Annual Report. 

The Office is open from 7.00am to 11pm 7 days a week. Outside of these hours a restricted service is provided by the Command and Control Centre at Harcourt Square.

An official presence is maintained by the Office of Corporate Communications on social media sites including -

Facebook - An Garda Síochána

Twitter - @gardatraffic and #gardainfo

Flickr -

The Office can be contacted as follows:

Office of Corporate Communications
Garda Headquarters
Phoenix Park
Dublin 8
D08 HN3X. 

Tel: +353 1 6662032/34/35
Fax: +353 1 6662033

Command and Control Centre, Harcourt Square (after 11pm): +353 1 6663109

Journalists who wish to receive press releases by e-mail should contact the Press Office to make the necessary arrangements.