Welcome to the Website of the National Statistics Board (Ireland)
The National Statistics Board is responsible to Government for developing its statistical strategy. This responsibility includes the setting of priorities for the compilation and development of official statistics in Ireland and guiding the strategic direction of the Central Statistics Office.
The Board was established on a statutory basis in November 1994, under the Statistics Act, 1993.
Photograph of National Statistics Board - October 2012
Members: Back Row (L to R) Mr Fergal O Brien (IBEC), Mr Ciaran Dolan (former General Secretary, ICMSA), Professor Philip Lane (TCD), Dr Pat O Hara (Chair), Mr Paul Sweeney (ICTU), Mr Padraig Dalton (Director General, CSO), Mr. Donal Kelly (CSO, Secretary to the Board).
The next NSB meeting will be held on the 9th April 2013. The minutes of previous meetings are available at Minutes of National Statistics Board Meetings.