Infrastructure Services Directorate

The Courts Service, Phoenix House, 15/24 Phoenix Street North, Smithfield, Dublin 7. D07 X028
Head of Office: 
Head of Directorate: Mr. Owen Harrison
Other Information: 

This Directorate is responsible for:

Information & Communications Technology Unit.

  • to provide a comprehensive information technology service to the organisation by delivering information systems which support the attainment of the business objectives of the Courts Service;
  • the provision and management of new information systems;
  • the provision of a modern nationwide communications infrastructure to support the management and administration of the Service;
  • the provision of e-Government services 


Estate Management Unit.

Phone: +353 1 888 6050
Fax: +353 1 888 6005

  • planning for existing and future accommodation needs for all areas within the Service;
  • planning and developing capital building projects, refurbishment work and leasing accommodation;
  • preparing and costing capital building and maintenance programmes;
  • transferring ownership of courthouses, from local authorities and the Office of Public Works, to the Service;
  • fitting and maintaining court facilities to modern standards, to include access for the disabled;
  • ensuring best safety, health and welfare standards in all buildings and offices, and
  • generally managing the Four Courts complex.


Public Private Partnership Unit.

Phone: +353 1 888 6010
Fax: +353 1 888 6005

  • Responsible for the implementation of the Courts Service Public Private Partnership Programme.
  • Planning and developing projects and services to be delivered by PPP.
  • Responsible for delivery of the Criminal Courts Complex.

Health & Safety Co-ordinator:

Phone: +353 1 888 6517
Fax: +353 1 888 6005

  • Monitoring, implementing and reviewing the Health & Safety Programme within the Service;
  • Advising the Service on safety, health and welfare in the workplace.