The new DPC website is currently under construction. Our latest guidance in relation to GDPR, which comes into effect on 25th May, 2018, can be found at gdprandyou.ie and via pages on this website starting with "NEW" as per the navigation pane on the left. All other material on this site relates to the previous legislative regime under the Data Protection Acts 1988-2003 ("the Acts"). While the Acts may continue to apply in some circumstances, as of 25th May, 2018 the GDPR is the primary piece of legislation governing data protection.

Data Protection Commission

Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015

Section 6(4) of the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 requires each public body to publish a list showing the name, grade and brief details of the role and responsibilities of each “Designated Public Official” of the body.


The purpose of the list is to:

  • allow members of the public identify those persons who are Designated Public Officials; and 
  • as a resource for lobbyists filing a return to the Register who may need to source a Designated Public Official’s details. 

Designated Public Officials

Helen Dixon     Commissioner     Data Protection Commissioner

For further information,see Lobbying.ie