Doing Business in Ireland
At the Embassy, we work closely with Irish state agencies to promote trade and tourism.
- Support Irish companies who want to find and access new markets, and help with resolving commercial difficulties where possible
- Provide general advice on doing business locally
- Pursue export and investment opportunities that will benefit Ireland
- Work to secure market access for Irish products in key sectors
Working with state agencies
Working with the right expertise in relevant state agencies is part of our successful strategy.
The Irish Food Board, known as Bord Bia, acts as a link between Irish food, drink and horticulture suppliers and existing and potential customers throughout the world. Bord Bia’s Regional Office is in Dubai.
Enterprise Ireland (EI) is the government organisation responsible for developing and growing Irish enterprises in world markets. It has a network of nine regional offices throughout Ireland and over 30 international locations. Enterprise Ireland’s Middle East Regional Office is located in Dubai.
Ireland’s inward investment promotion agency, IDA Ireland (Industrial Development Agency) is responsible for attracting and developing foreign investment. IDA Ireland has 18 international offices.
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) invests in academic research that is most likely to generate new knowledge, leading-edge technologies and competitive enterprises in science and engineering. As well as promoting Ireland’s achievements around the world, SFI supports co-operation between education, government, and industry.
Tourism Ireland markets the island of Ireland as a holiday destination overseas. It devises and implements world-class marketing programmes and provides industry partners with opportunities to market their own products and services alongside Tourism Ireland overseas. Tourism Ireland’s Regional Office is located in Dubai.