Useful Business Websites

Listed below is a selection of business websites. Included in the listing are government department and agency and business websites of independent organizations.

Libraries Ireland Business SupportIf you’re thinking about starting or growing your business, public libraries are an ideal starting point. They will support you in finding the information you need, whatever the nature of your business.
Libraries Ireland Employment SupportNot sure where to start? The public libraries have a broad collection relating to job seeking and employment including how to build a CV and interview skills, as well as daily newspapers, PCs and online access to help you search for employment opportunities and prepare your application. If you have any query, library staff are on hand to help.
Offaly County Council 
Offaly Local Enterprise Office (LEO)Offaly Local Enterprise Office provides a range of flexible and innovative support services to small businesses within Offaly.
Offaly Local Development CompanyA state funded organisation that delivers a range of programmes and supports to people, communities and businesses in Co. Offaly.
Tullamore & District of Chamber of CommerceImproving Business in Tullamore and the Midlands of Ireland.
MidlandsIreland.ieGateway to Enterprise.
Citizens Information - starting a business in Ireland 
Companies Registration Office – (CRO)The CRO is the authority for the incorporation of new companies and registration of business names in the Republic of Ireland. The Office is also responsible for the receipt and registration of post incorporation documents, enforcement of the filing requirements of companies, and provision of information to the public.
Central Statistics Office – (CSO)The CSO is the government body responsible for compiling Irish official statistics. Statistics under the following headings are available: People and Society, Labour Market and Earnings, Business Sectors, Economy and Environment and Climate.
Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation 
FinfactsFinfacts is an Irish finance and Business portal covering all aspects of the Irish financial sector. It provides both business users and personal financial consumers with breaking news and up-to-date information in a wide variety of areas.
Health & Safety AuthorityThe Health and Safety Authority has responsibility for securing health and safety at work. It is a centre for information and advice to employers, employees and self-employed and it promotes education, training and research.
IDA Ireland
IDA Ireland (Industrial Development Agency) is an Irish Government agency with responsibility for securing new investment from overseas in manufacturing and internationally traded services sectors. It also encourages existing investors to expand and develop their businesses.
International Organization for Standardisation - (ISO)
A worldwide federation of national standards bodies and world's largest developer of standards  

Intreo is a new service from the Department of Social Protection. Intreo is a single point of contact for all employment and income supports.

Designed to provide a more streamlined approach, Intreo offers practical, tailored employment services and supports for jobseekers and employers alike.

Irish Business and Employers Confederation - (IBEC) 

IBEC is the umbrella body for Irish business and employers, providing a wide range of services to member businesses including expert information and advice on issues from employment law to compliance with health and safety.
Irish Government Web Site Includes links to all government Departments including the Department of Finance and the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment.  
Irish Patents OfficeThe Patents Office was established under the Industrial and Commercial Property (Protection) Act 1927. It is an independent statutory office under the control of the Controller of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks.
Irish Revenue CommissionersFind out information about the main taxes and duties payable in Ireland. Leaflets, guides and various tax forms are available for download.
Science Foundation Ireland – (SFI)
Science Foundation Ireland aims to help build research of globally recognised excellence and economic importance in Ireland. It advances co-operative efforts among education, government, and industry and promotes Ireland’s ensuing achievements around the world.
Small Business CanThe site allows you to talk with thousands of other small businesses and entrepreneurs. You can share insights, ask questions, tell war stories, pass on contacts and find new ways to promote your business
Small Firms Association – (SFA)The SFA is the national organisation representing the needs of small enterprises in Ireland. The SFA provides economic, commercial, employee relations and social affairs advice and assistance.