Ireland other information

Irish organisations

business culture in Ireland

  1. IDA Ireland works with businesses by providing services and support to encourage growth and further investment. Some of these services include i) Advice on property solutions ii) Assistance in setting up iii) Providing information and statistics of key business areas within Ireland;
  2. Enterprise Ireland supports high-potential export focused entrepreneurs in their initial setup phase. Some of the support services provided include i) helping to fund the business ii) advice, guidance, and introductions iii) practical help to enter foreign markets;
  3. Schemes such as the immigrant investor program and the startup entrepreneur program have been put into place by INIS (Irish Naturalization and Immigration services) to make it easier for foreign entrepreneurs and investors interested in Ireland business formation to take up residency in Ireland with the interest of developing their businesses.

Interesting facts about Ireland

  1. Famous Irish breweries include Guinness, Kilkenny, and Harp Larger;
  2. Halloween was derived from and Irish festival;
  3. Dublin, Ireland was founded by the Vikings in 988 and originally called Dubh Linn;
  4. Ireland has the lowest corporate tax in Europe of 12.5%;
  5. The Guinness Brewery in St. James Street Dublin has a 9,000 year lease;
  6. The national symbol of Ireland is the Celtic harp, not the shamrock;
  7. Although set in Scotland, most of the battle scenes in the 1995 film Braveheart were filmed in Ireland;
  8. According to the World Bank’s 2012 Doing Business Survey, Ireland is the world’s 15th easiest place to do business;
  9. Ireland is positively ranked as the 25th least corrupt country in the 2012 Corruption Perceptions Index by Transparency international;
  10. Ireland is positively ranked as the world’s 11th freest economy in the Heritage Foundation’s 2013 Index of economic freedom;
  11. The gross output of American affiliates in Ireland represented roughly one-quarter of the nation’s gross domestic product in 2011, a staggering sum and presence of U.S. affiliates.

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Ireland department of foreign affairs and trade Dublin chamber of commerce Central bank of Ireland Chambers Ireland - in business for business Chartered accountants Ireland Ireland companies registration office IFSC Ireland Immigrant council of Ireland Irish naturalisation and immigration service - department of justice and equality Inter trade Ireland - cross border business development and business support Ireland department of finance