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Selected Websites for this area

Business & Economy

Irish Times: Business
Business news and reports from across Ireland, with information on markets, currency exchange rates, the economy, statistics and much more.

Business & Finance
This portal provides insightful news, comments and analysis about the Irish and international business community. Irish Economy
The ESRI produces research that contributes to understanding economic and social change and that informs public policymaking and civil society in Ireland and throughout the European Union.

Silicon Republic
Aiming to be Ireland's No 1 resource for technology news, Silicon Republic has an award-winning team of journalists who chronicle the growing technology landscape in Ireland.

Office Space in Ireland
Webscout offers a no cost, no obligation service to help companies find suitable office space in Ireland. With hundreds of available offices in Dublin and Cork, the website makes the task of finding suitable business accommodation across Ireland straightforward and fast.


Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA protects the environment through its licensing, enforcement and monitoring activities. Areas of focus include climate change monitoring, waste management, nature conservation and promotion of sustainability.

Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland
Set up by the government in 2002, the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is Ireland's national energy authority, playing a leading role in transforming Ireland into a society based on sustainable energy structures, technologies and practices.

Science & Education

University College Dublin
Established in 1854, the University College Dublin (UCD) played a key role in the history of the modern Irish State and today it plays a leading part in shaping Ireland's future. For over 150 years, UCD has produced graduates of remarkable distinction including famous surgeons, architects, entrepreneurs and five of Ireland's Taoisigh (Prime Ministers).

Sciene Gallery
Science Gallery is an initiative of Trinity College Dublin featuring a wide range of exhibitions, from technology to human mind and body. Other activities include events, talks, debates and workshops, giving visitors the chance to get involved.

Arts & Creative

Irish Museum of Modern Art
The Irish Museum of Modern Art is Ireland's leading national institution for the collection and presentation of modern and contemporary art. The Museum presents a wide variety of art in a dynamic program of exhibitions, and creates more widespread access to art and artists through its Studio and National programs.

Irish Recorded Music Association
The Irish Recorded Music Association (IRMA) is a non-profit organisation set up by record companies and companies carrying on associated trades in the Republic of Ireland, which operates to promote and protect the welfare and interests of the Irish record industry.

World Irish Dance Association
The World Irish Dance Association promotes Irish dancing and organises workshops, competitions and examinations to increase the international interest in this unique form of dancing.

Exploring the Region

Discover Ireland
The official holiday website of Tourism Ireland, with superb guides, history, city profiles, sightseeing tips and accommodation information. helps you find your way around this exciting city, providing information on things to see, restaurants, events, car hire, transport and local businesses. It also provides information for residents on local initiatives, festivals, community classes, environmental cautions and other helpful advice for making the most of Dublin.

St.Patrick's Festival
Established by the Government of Ireland in 1995, the St. Patrick's Festival is a major annual international festival around the national holiday over which the 'owners' of the festival, the Irish people, stand proud.