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Description: The agriculture and food sectors in Ireland play a pivotal role in Ireland’s economy. The industry currently employs 8.5% of all people working in Ireland, which equates to around 250,000 people. The agri-industry is also responsible for 12.3% of all exports leaving Ireland. Thus, it is essential that the governmental department responsible for governing the agricultural, food and marine sectors ensures that they are performing at their optimal level.

Website: www.agriculture.gov.ie

Minister: Michael Creed

Headquarters: Agriculture House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2

Other locations: There are 28 local offices which are dispersed around Ireland. Locations can be viewed here:  http://www.agriculture.gov.ie/contact/localoffices/

Employ: 3,000 people

Current Vacancies: http://www.agriculture.gov.ie/customerservice/customerservices/careers/