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We are responsible for managing considerable public funds and we place a high value on accountability. We account for the provision of our services to Irish citizens, Ireland’s foreign policy and our spending. We are accountable to a number of public bodies and institutions. We have also established a number of internal oversight mechanisms through which we account for our work.

Who are we accountable to?

We are accountable to the public through a number of public bodies and institutions.

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How we are accountable

Accountability is to the forefront of our work in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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