We are now accepting applications for work on the European and Local Elections to be held on 7th June 2024.  You can apply by clicking on "Apply for Work" in the menu at the left hand side of this web page.

We will ONLY accept applications made through this website so please do not phone or write to us looking for work.

Persons campaigning for and candidate in any of the elections or for either side in any referendum which may be held on that day, are NOT ELIGIBLE to work for us on this election.

You can contact us via any of the following methods.

Mr. Fergus Gallagher
Dublin County Returning Officer
Unit 17 Tolka Valley Business Park
Ballyboggan Road
Dublin 11


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Returning Officer’s Privacy Statement

The Returning Officer for the Dublin County constituencies, Dublin Fingal, Dublin West, Dublin Mid-West, Dublin South West, Dun Laoghaire and Dublin Rathdown, is responsible under electoral law for the conduct of Dáil elections and for taking the poll and counting the votes at Presidential and European Parliament elections and referendums.
The Returning Officer is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This privacy statement explains how the Returning Officer, as the Data Controller, will process the personal data provided to him or her in respect of elections and referendums; how that information will be used, and what rights you may exercise in relation to your personal data.

The privacy statement may be viewed by clicking the following link:  Privacy Statement


Prospective candidates for Dáil Elections may use the forms available for download below to register their candidacy. Candidates should contact the office of the Returning Officer to make an appointment to register their nomination. All candidates will require a completed Nomination form and Agent Forms. Candidates running under the banner of a registered political party should get a certificate of political affiliation signed by the designated party officials. Non-party candidates must lodge a deposit of €500 with the returning officer or submit a completed Form of Statutory Declaration by Assentors. Assentors should use the same name on that form as the name that appears on the electoral register to ensure that the form can be processed correctly.


We are not currently accepting applications for election work.   We will reopen the applications form on this website in advance of the next election.