Tusla - Ireland's Child & Family Agency

Data Protection

The Data Protection Unit contributes to the Tusla’s compliance with data protection legislation by handling requests for access to personal data, rectification, completion, and erasure of personal data, and restriction of processing.

If you would like to make a request, please use the requests portal.


The Data Protection Unit is part of Tusla’s Corporate Services Directorate and cannot address queries or concerns about child protection and welfare or other Tusla services. If you have such a query or concern, please contact your social worker or follow the feedback and complaints procedure.

Covid-19 service update:

The Data Protection Unit remains operational, but our telephone helpdesk is currently unavailable.

Please use the requests portal to make new requests or email queries about existing requests to datacontroller@tusla.ie.

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