The role of Forensic Science Ireland

Forensic Science Ireland is Ireland's Forensic Science Laboratory and is an associated office of the Department of Justice.

The mission of the Forensic Science Ireland is to use robust science in the investigation of crime and produce balanced expert reports to support justice.

The legislation

The Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Act was enacted on the 23rd June 2014 which provides for the establishment and operation of the National DNA Database system by Forensic Science Ireland.

Contact details:

Address:  Forensic Science Ireland,
  Garda Headquarters,
  Phoenix Park,
  Dublin 8
  D08 HN3X
Phone: + (353) 1 666 2910

Further information

Forensic Science Ireland website