Pobal Service Profile 2016/2017. Deadline has been extended to close of business, Friday 26th May 2017. Services who have started the ‘Service Profile’ and have saved as a draft , please complete and submit it by the deadline. The Service Profile is Ireland’s national data collection tool for information about the early years sector. This information will be of central importance from a policy and planning perspective, providing an accurate overview of the early years sector as it stands.