About the Laboratory
The EFÉ was established as the Forensic Science Laboratory in 1975 and is accredited by the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) to ISO 17025. Laboratory staff consists of scientists, analysts and support personnel who are all civil servants.
We provide scientific assistance to agencies involved in criminal investigation, mainly An Garda Síochána.
We also provide assistance to other agencies e.g. the Garda Ombudsman (GSOC), Military Police, Customs & Excise and the Department of Agriculture.
LABORATORY WINS AWARD
At the inaugural Irish Laboratory Awards ceremony held on 3 December 2013, the laboratory was announced as the winner in the Calibration or Testing Laboratory category. The full list of shortlisted entries and category winners can be found on www.labawards.ie.
Eolaíocht Fhóiréinseach Éireann,
Forensic Science Laboratory,