Administration and The Public Services, 1870–1921
This chapter examines the historical developments in public administration and public services in Ireland during the period from 1870 to 1921. It discusses the launch of an open competitive examination for entry into the civil service and the Irish Civil Service Committee's (ICSC) fight against the tripartite division of the civil service. The chapter also highlights the increased activities of the local government board and the department of agriculture during the war, the establishment of the ministry of food and ministry of national service in 1917, and the creation of the department of education in 1920.
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