About CIPD Ireland


Who we are

Based in Dublin, CIPD Ireland has more than 5,000 members spread across seven regional branches. With over 75 years’ experience, we are committed to supporting the ever-changing needs of the local HR and business communities.

About CIPD Ireland

CIPD Ireland was founded in 1937 and is a member of the following:

  • European Association of Personnel Management (EAPM)
  • European Training and Development Federation (ETDF)
  • World Federation of Personnel Management Associations (WFPMA)

Our Patron is the President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins.

Find out more about us

You can find out more about our recent activities in our monthly CIPD Update for Irish members, on our CIPD Ireland in the news webpage or sign up for email updates.

About CIPD

The CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 140,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years. Through our expertise and research, we provide a valuable point of view on the rapidly changing world of work. And for our members we’re the career partner of choice, setting professional standards and providing the expertise to drive the HR and L&D professions forward. We’re independent and not-for-profit and hold a highly respected Royal Charter. We exist to make work and working lives better. And at a time of unprecedented change, we have the vision, the agility and the strength to make a real difference for our members, for businesses, for the economy and for all working people.

As a member, you can access a comprehensive range of services to help you throughout your career.

Regional groups

Our seven Regional Groups provide events and networking opportunities for local members.


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