Business Start-Up Directory

Arts Council, 70 Merrion Square, dublin 2. T: (01) 618 0200 F: (01) 676 1302. E: paul@artscouncil.ie W: www.artscouncil.ie C: Paul Johnson.

Bord Bia - The Irish Food Board, Clanwilliam Court, Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2 T: (01) 668 5155. F: (01) 668 7521. E: info@bordbia.ie W: www.bordbia.ie. C: Eileen Bentley, Manager, small Business.

Bord Iascaigh Mhara - Irish Sea Fisheries Board, PO Box 12, Crofton Road, Dun Laoire, Co. Dublin. T: (01) 214 4100. F: (01) 284 1123. E: info@bim.ie. W: www.bim.ie C: Imelda Bradley

Business Expansion Scheme, Office of the Revenue Commissioners, Stamping Building, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2. T: (01) 702 4107. F: (01) 671 0012. E: cillbyrn@revenue.ie W: www.revenue.ie C: Cillian Byrnes.

Central Statistics Office, Skehard Road, Mahon, Cork. T: (021) 453 5000. F: (021) 453 5555. E: information@cso.ie W: www.cso.ie C: Kevin Moriarty. Also at: Ardee Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6. T: (01) 497 7144 F: (01) 497 2360.

Chambers Ireland, 17 Merrion Square, Dublin 2. T: (01) 661 2888. F: (01) 661 2811. E: info@chambers.ie W: www.chambers.ie C: James Kiernan.

Companies Registration Office, Parnell House, 14 Parnell Square, Dublin 1. T: (01) 804 5200. F: (01) 804 5222. E: info@cro.ie W:www.cro.ie Postal address: O’Brien Road, Carlow.

Cork Business Innovation Centre, NSC Campus, Mahon, Cork. T: (021) 230 7005 F: (021) 230 7020. E: postmaster@corkbic.com W: www.corkbic.com C: Michael O’Connor, Chief Executive.

Cork City Enterprise Board, 1-2 Bruach na Laoi, Union quay, cork. T: (021) 496 1828. F: (021) 496 1869. E: info@corkceb.ie W: www.corkceb.ie. C: Dave Cody, CEO.

Cork Institute of Technology, Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown, cork. T: (021) 432 6100. F: (021) 454 5343. E: jsomullane@cit.ie W: www.cit.ie C: Josette O’Mullane, Industrial Liaison Officer.

Cork North County Enterprise Board, The Enterprise Office, 26 Davis Street, Mallow, Co. Cork. T: (022) 43235. F: (022) 43247. E: corknent@iol.ie W: www.theenterpriseoffice.com C: Rochie Holohan.

Crafts Council of Ireland, Castle Yard, Kilkenny. T: (056) 776 1804. F: (056) 776 3754. E: info@ccoi.ie. W: www.ccoi.ie. C: Emer Ferran, Enterprise Development Manager.

Dairy Products Research Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork. T: (025) 4222. F: (025) 42340 E: eileen.lehane@teagasc.ie W: www.teagasc.org/research/research_centres.htm C: Dr WJ Donnelly, Head of Centre.

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food, Agriculture House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2. T: (01) 607 2000. F: (01) 678 5214. E: info@agriculture.gov.ie W: www.agriculture.gov.ie

Department of Enterprise, Trade & Employment, Head Office, Kildare Street, Dublin 2. T: (01) 631 2121. F: (01) 631 2827. E: info@entemp.ie W: www.entemp.ie C: Information Section.

Department of Social & Family Affairs, Information Services, Social Welfare Services, College Road, Sligo. T: (1890) 662244. F: (071) 919 3284. E: info@welfare.ie W: www.welfare.ie

Department of the Environment & Local Government, Custom House, Dublin 1. T: (01) 888 2000. F: (01) 888 2888. E: press-office@environ.irlgov.ie W: www.environ.ie

ENFO - Environmental Information Service - T: (01) 676 1167. F: (01) 676 6721. W: www.askaboutireland.ie. C: Anne Marie O’Dwyer.

Enterprise Europe Network, Enterprise Ireland, The Plaza, East Point Business Park, Dublin 3. T: (01) 727 2729. F: (01) 727 2069 E: jan.gerritsen@enterprise-ireland.com W: www.enterprise-ireland.com

Enterprise Europe Network Cork, Cork Chamber, fitzgerald House, Summerhill North, Cork. T: (021) 450 9044. F: (021) 450 8568 E: cosullivan@corkchamber.ie W: www.corkchamber.ie C: Cathy O’Sullivan.

Enterprise Ireland, The Plaza, East Point Business Park, Dublin 3. T: (01) 727 2000. E: client.service@enterprise-ireland.com W: www.enterprise-ireland.com Regional Offices in Athlone, Cork, Dublin, Dundalk, Galway, Letterkenny, Killarney, Shannon, SLigo, Waterford.

European Commission, European Union House, 18 Dawson Street, Dublin 2 T: (01) 634 1111 F: (01) 634 1112 E: eu-ie-info-request@ec.europa.eu W: ec.europa.eu/ireland/ C: Library.

Fáilte Ireland - The National Tourism Development Authority, Baggott Street Bridge, Dublin 2. T: 1890 525525 E: info@failteireland.ie W: www.failteireland.ie

Fás - The Training & Employment Authority, Services to Business, 27-33 Upper Baggot Street, Dublin 4. T: (01) 607 0500 F: (01) 607 0608. E: info@fas.ie W: www.fas.ie C: John McGrath, Services to Industry.

First Step, Jefferson House, Eglinton Road, Donnybrook, dublin 4. T: (01) 260 0988. F: (01) 260 0989 E: info@first-step.ie W: www.first-step.ie

Food Safety Authority of Ireland, Abbey Court, Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1 T: (01) 817 1300 F: (01) 817 1301 E: info@fsai.ie W: www.fsai.ie

Forfás, Wilton Park House, Wilton Place, Dublin 2. T: (01) 607 3000 F: (01) 607 3030 E: aideen.fitzgerald@forfás.ie W: www.forfás.ie C: Aideen Fitzgerald, Communications Manager.

Government Publications, 51 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. T: (01) 647 6000 F: (01) 661 0747 E: pubsales@opw.ie also at: Sales Office: Sun Alliance House, olesworth Street, dublin 2.

Health & Safety Authority, the Metropolitian Building, James Joyce Street, Dublin 1. T: (01) 614 7000 F: (01) 614 7020. E: wcu@hsa.ie W: www.hsa.ie

IBEC, Confederation House, 84-86 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2. T: (01) 605 1500 F: (01) 638 1500 E: info@ibec.ie W: www.ibec.ie

IDA Ireland, Wilton Park House, Wilton Place, Dublin 2. T: (01) 603 4000 F: (01) 603 4040 E: idaireland@ida.ie W: www.idaireland.com

IE Domain Registry Ltd, Windsor House, 14 Windsor Terrace, Sandycove, Co. Dublin. T: (01) 236 5400 F: 230 0365 E: customerrelations@iedr.ie W: www.iedr.ie

Institute of Directors in Ireland, Heritage House, Dundrum Office Park, Dublin 14 T: (01) 296 4093 F: (01) 296 4127 E: skirwan@iodireland.ie W: www.iodireland.ie C: Maura Quinn, Chief Executive

IRD Duhallow Ltd, James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co. Cork T: (029) 60633 F: (029) 60694 E: duhallow@eircom.net C: Maura Walsh, Manager

Irish Exporters Association, 28 Merrion Square, Dublin 2. T: (01) 661 2182 F: (01) 661 2315 E: iea@irishexporters.ie W: www.irishexporters.ie C: John Whelan, Chief Executive

Irish Internet Association, The Digital Hub, 101 James Street, Dublin 8. T: (01) 542 4154E: info@iia.ie W: www.iia.ie C: Roseanne Smith (Membership), Irene Dehaene (Events).

Irish LEADER Network, Clare Local Development Co., Westgate Business Park, Kilruish Road, Ennis, Co. Clare T: (065) 686 6800 E: info@irishleadernetwork.org W: www.irishleadernetwork.org C: Doirin Graham, CEO.

Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association, 17 Kildare Street, Dublin 2 T: (01) 662 2755 F: (01) 661 2157 E: info@isme.ie W: www.isme.ie C: Mark Fielding.

Patents Office, Government Buildings, Hebron Road, Kilkenny. T: (056) 772 0111 F: (056) 772 0100 E: patlib@entemp.irlgov.ie W: wwwpatentsoffice.ie C: Yvonne Cassidy.

Plato, T: 021 4320466 E: info@platocork.ie W: www.plato.ie www.familybusiness.ie.

Revenue Commissioners, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2. T: (01) 679 2777. F: (01) 679 2035. W: www.revenue.ie Personal Callers: Central Revenue Information Office, Cathedral Street, off O’Connell Street, Dublin 1; Central Telephone Information Office: (01) 414 9700; forms and leaflets: (01) 1890 30 67 06 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

Small Firms Association, Confederation House, 84-86 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2. T: (01) 660 1011 F: (01) 638 1668 E: info@sfa.ie W: www.sfa.ie C: Patricia Callan, Director

South Cork Enterprise Board, Unit 6A, South Ring Business Park, Kinsale Road, Cork. T: (021) 497 5281. F: (021) 497 5287 E: enterprise@sceb.ie W: www.sceb.ie C: Sean O’Sullivan, CEO.

West Cork Enterprise Board, 8 Kent Street, Clonakilty, Co. Cork. T: (023) 883 4700 F: (023) 883 4702 E: enterprise@wceb.ie W: www.wceb.ie C: Michael Hanley, CEO.

USEFUL WEBSITES

www.basis.ie - Business Access to State Information Services, a new Government website

www.bizplus.ie - Business Plus magazine

www.businessandleadership.com

www.chambers.ie - Chambers of Commerce

www.cro.ie - Companies Registration Office

www.cso.ie - Central Statistics Office

www.entrepreneurmag.com

www.enterprise-ireland ie

www.enterpriseboards.com - a central point for access to the County/City Enterprise Boards

www.franchisedirect.com

www.halfaloaf.ie

www.iia.ie - Irish Internet Association

www.irlgov.ie - the Irish Government web-site

www.isme.ie - ISME

www.managementdirect.com

www.morebusiness.com

www.revenue.ie - Revenue Commissioners

www.ros.ie - Revenue Services On-line

www.sbaonline.sba.gov - US Small Business Administration

sbinformation.about.com

www.sfa.ie - Small Firms Association

www.sfediuk.co.uk

www.smallbusinesscan.com

www.startingabusinessinireland.com - where you will find updates for this guide and will be able top download spreadsheets and templates for use with your business plan

www.startups.co.uk

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