What organisations assist companies setting up in Ireland?


IDA Ireland - IDA supports a range of overseas companies from small high growth businesses to large multinationals.

Enterprise Ireland- This is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets, as well as start-ups from outside Ireland.

Local Enterprise Boards - The Local Enterprise boards support small businesses with 10 employees or less by providing grants and advice.

What is the history of IDA Ireland?

Discover the history of IDA Ireland and FDI in Ireland.

Where are IDA offices located?

Find our global offices and contacts.

How is the IDA funded?

IDA Ireland is funded mainly from Exchequer allocations each year, with additional funding coming from property sales, grant refunds and a small portion from EU funds. Further Information can be found in the Financial Statements of the IDA Annual Report

What types of companies are targeted for FDI?

Business in Ireland gives you a view of what's happening now across sectors and activities. Use our companies database  to see which companies are presently operating in Ireland.

How does the IDA evaluate potential investment projects?

The IDA experience takes you through a typical investment set-up process.

How do I apply for a job with IDA supported companies?

IDA Ireland does not deal with any employment requests and the companies should be contacted directly. All announcements made by IDA-assisted companies are added to the Newsroom.

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We have 28 Offices worldwide helping support companies expand their operations in Ireland.

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