The CIF has 13 Branches within its regional structure with offices in Dublin, Cork and Galway. Branches across the country are very active in addressing local issues with clients / local authorities and State agencies at regional level. Branch meetings provide a forum for members to meet and to input to national policy issues and to be represented in national and sectoral policy development. Branches are available to address all local area matters on behalf of members, to provide networking opportunities and promote the use of CIF members within our four regions:
Members of the CIF in County Dublin are members of the Dublin Branch of CIF. Briefing meetings are held for Dublin Branch members throughout the year in the CIF’s Dublin office or at venues on the north and south sides of the city. Martin Whelan is the Director with responsibility for the Dublin Branch. Queries on participating in Dublin Branch activities should be addressed to Martin Whelan at 01 406 6000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CIF operates four Branches in the Eastern region:
- Kildare Branch
- North East Branch covering counties Meath, Louth and Monaghan
- Kilkenny / Carlow Branch
- Wicklow / North Wexford Branch
Hubert Fitzpatrick is the CIF Director responsible for the Eastern Region. Branches meet regularly throughout the year and a number of events are organised on a regional basis for members in the Eastern Region. Details of Branch meetings and other events for the region are available from Noel O’Connor who is Secretary of the four Branches in the region and can be contacted at 01 406 6061 or email@example.com.
The Southern region of the CIF comprises four Branches as follows:
- Cork Branch (covering Cork City and County)
- Kerry Branch
- Mid-West Branch (covering Limerick, Clare and Tipperary North Riding)
- South East Branch (covering Waterford, South Wexford and Tipperary South Riding)
These four Branches are serviced from our Cork office. Joe O’Brien, Director of the Southern Region is Secretary of the Cork, Kerry and South East Branches and Conor O’Connell is Secretary of the Mid-West Branch. Details of branch meetings and other regional meetings for members are available from either Joe O’Brien or Conor O’Connell at the Cork Office, tel: 021 435 1410 or email firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com.
The Federation’s Galway office services the four Branches in the Western / Midlands region. These are:
- Galway Branch
- Donegal Branch
- North West Branch (covering Sligo, Mayo and Leitrim)
- Midlands Branch (covering Roscommon, Longford, Laois, Offaly, Cavan and Westmeath)
Joe O'Brien is Director of the Western/Midlands Region and Justin Molloy is the Secretary of the four Branches in the Western / Midland Region. Branches meet regularly throughout the year and details of meetings are available from the CIF Galway office, Tel 091 -502680 or email firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com.