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A list of useful links for businesses in Ireland.

 

Government

Basis - This website has been developed in order to provide business with a single access point to all Government information and services

National Development Plan (NDP) - sets out the roadmap to Ireland’s future. Private and EU funds in numerous projects and initiatives throughout the country including education, roads, public transport, health services, social housing, rural development, industry, water and waste services, childcare and local development.

European Commission in Ireland - We are the Commission’s voice in Ireland and we aim to communicate EU affairs at both national and local levels.

The Irish National Archives holds a wide variety of records, many of which are relevant to Irish genealogy and local history.

The Citizens Information Board is the statutory body which supports the provision of information, advice and advocacy on a broad range of public and social services.

Central Statistics Office of Ireland - Since 1998, CSO publishes all statistical releases on the CSO website on the day of release. From January 2003, all publications have been available on our website also

Ordnance Survey Ireland - Ordnance Survey Ireland is the national mapping agency of the Republic of Ireland.

Freedom of Information Act - The FOI Act provides that all public bodies, including the Office of the Information Commissioner

President of Ireland - the official website of the President of Ireland.

Parliamentary Debates - Historical Depates

Office of Public Works - The OPW is first and foremost a service organisation. Its ethos is client focus, timely delivery and value for money.

Company Registration Office - The CRO deals with the registration of companies and business names. The Company Search Facility allows you to look up information on companies and business names and purchase images of documents.

Property Registration Authority - The main functions of the new PRA are to manage and control the Registry of Deeds and the Land Registry and to promote and extend the registration of ownership of land.

Government Agencies and Websites


Business Promotion

Forfás is Ireland's national policy advisory body for enterprise and science.
IDA Services - Ireland’s inward investment promotion agency, IDA Ireland (Industrial Development Agency) is responsible for the attraction and development of foreign investment in Ireland.

Enterprise Ireland - Enterprise Ireland is the government agency responsible for the development and promotion of the indigenous business sector.

Accounting

Accountingnet.ie is Ireland’s premier online portal designed for and dedicated to the accounting and business sector.

KPMG - Tax publications

IDA Tax Brochure - A guide to tax in Ireland

 

Standards

EPCglobal is leading the development of industry-driven standards for the Electronic Product Code™ (EPC) to support the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) in today’s fast-moving, information rich, trading networks.

Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL), formerly code-named XFRML, is a freely available electronic languagewhich uses XML-based data tags to describe financial statements for both public and private companies

Associations

Accountancy - Association of Certified Accountants

Irish Software Associations -

Restaurant Association of Ireland - The Restaurants Association of Ireland is the representative group for the Irish Restaurant Industry.

IPHA - The Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association represents the international research-based pharmaceutical industry in Ireland.

The Consumers' Association of Ireland is an independent, non-profit organisation working on behalf of Irish consumers.

ACEI - The Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland (ACEI) – established in 1938 - is a voluntary self-regulatory professional body representing the business and professional interests of firms and individuals engaged in Consulting Engineering.

The Copyright Association of Ireland was formed by a group of people who have an interest in copyright law

 

Transportation

Dublin Airport

Cork Airport

Knock Airport

Dublin Bus- Dublin Bus is the main public transport provider for the Greater Dublin Area (extending as far as Balbriggan, Newcastle, Dunboyne and Kilcock) carrying 150 million passengers each year and transporting 70% of all public transport commuters into Dublin during peak times.

Irish Rail - Railway system throughout Ireland includes the DART system. Intercity Map

LUAS - Luas is a state of the art light rail transit system that provides an attractive and unique alternative to the private car.

Bus Eireann - Bus Éireann was formed in 1987 as a subsidiary of CIÉ to provide bus services throughout Ireland with the exception of Dublin City.

Citylink - Irish Citylink is Ireland's leading provider of Express Coach who provide: on time departures; fast and frequent services; reliability; value for money; city centre to city centre travel; modern coaches with air conditioning.

Aircoach - offers an airport coach service to and from Dublin Airport to and from Dublin City, Cork and Belfast.