Useful Business Links

Business Districts

Sandyford Business District


Marketing Institute of Ireland - A marketing support organisation.  Conferences, Networking opportunities, and up-to-the minute research on all aspects of marketing

Chambers Ireland - Umbrella Organisation for the local Chambers of Commerce

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Chamber of Commerce - Local Business Representatives promoting the economic development of the
Crafts Council of Ireland - National Organisation that promotes the creative and commercial potential of craft and
NovaUCD - Hub for new ventures and Entrepreneurs at
Irish Business & Employers Federation (IBEC) - Largest Business Representative Organisation in
Small Firms Association - A representative organisation for small businesses in
Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association (ISME) - Independent Organisation that represents Ireland's small and medium sized


Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dun
University College
Dún Laoghaire College of Further Education (DFEi)
Blackrock Further Education

Student Enterprise Awards - Annual enterprise awards for 2nd level students in local participating schools

Skillnets - A training network that provides subsidised training for employees

Enterprise Centres

Dún Laoghaire
Enterprise Centre
Nutgrove Community Enterprise Centre - Office space and facilities available on flexible
St Kieran's Enterprise Centre, Sandyford - Space for local community enterprise
Media Cube, IADT - Work space and facilities for early stage digital development


Sustainable Energy Ireland - Ireland's National Energy Authority promoting
Smile Resource Exchange - Offers and sources resources for free to reduce
Give or get - Exchange for unwanted goods

DLR County Council -
Department of the
Environmental Protection

European Union

Europa - Information on taxes, customs, importing and exporting goods, financial support for


Microfinance Ireland - Offers Loans between €2000 to €25000 to Start-Up and existing businesses in the Republic of

HPSU Funding - Enterprise Ireland is responsible for supporting High Potential Start-Up (HPSU)
Halo Business Angel Network - Angel investors involved in investing in early stage
Credit Review Office - Provides an independent, impartial credit appeals process for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs)


Irish Franchise Association- Develop and promote best practice franchising in
Franchise Direct- 

Directory of Franchises for Sale and Business Opportunities in Ireland

Government Departments

Department of Justice, Equality & Law
Department of Social
Intreo - Offers practical, tailored employment services and supports for jobseekers and employers
Development of Public Expenditure & Reform
Department of Arts, Heritage & the
Department of Jobs, Enterprise &
BASIS - Business Access to State Information &
Companies Registration Office - Central repository of public statutory information on Irish companies and business
Revenue Commissioners - Primary state body responsible for the assessment and collection of taxes and duties in the Republic of
eTenders Procurement - Single point of access for all Irish public sector procurement opportunities for both purchasers and
Data Protection Commissioner -Gives information on individuals' rights and on organisations'


Ireland's Domain Registry - Registry for .ie Internet Domain Names and maintains the database of .ie registered Internet
Irish Internet Association -Independent representative body for internet businesses in
Web Summit - The worlds greatest tech

Local Authority

DLR County Council - Covering South East County Dublin

Local Enterprise Offices

Local Enterprise
Offices of Ireland


Irish Patents Office - Provide an efficient and effective system of industrial property protection
European Patent Office - 

Offers inventors patent protection in up to 40 European countries


Irish Business Forums - Irish Business Forums and Digital Marketing and Business Advice for Irish Business and Irish SME

Research & Development

Innovation Vouchers - Build links between Ireland's higher education institutes, public research bodies and small

State Agencies

Teagasc - The national body providing integrated research, advisory and training services to agriculture and the food
Health Service Exceutive - Provides public health and social care services to everyone living in
Health & Safety Authority -Protect people from death, injury and ill-health arising from all work activities and
Enterprise Ireland - Responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world


Central Statistics

Women in Business

National Women's Enterprise