Representation in Ireland



The European Commission buys a wide range of goods and services through public contracts, including: studies technical assistance & training consultancy conference & publicity services books & IT equipment Service...Read more

Research Funding

Irish researchers with a viable proposal can apply for an EU research grant . There is a national contact point, Science Foundation Ireland , that can help you with this...Read more

Small businesses

Thanks to the Single Market Irish companies, whatever their size, are part of a dynamic trade area that fuels economic growth, creates jobs and makes doing business easier. Our small...Read more

Business and Funding

The European Union provides a huge market of almost 30 countries for Irish firms. In the integrated EU market , trading across Europe is now almost as easy, fast and...Read more

Info for journalists

Spokespersons' Service in Brussels If you want an interview on a particular issue there is a spokesperson for each policy area. You can find out who they are and...Read more

The EU and VAT

Tax is a sensitive subject - nobody enjoys paying it, but it's necessary to provide us with essential state infrastructure and services. We all pay tax one way or another,...Read more

Research and Innovation

Research and innovation are key components in securing Ireland’s economic future and they’re at the heart of the European Commission’s policies to boost jobs, growth and investment. Successful research and...Read more


/ireland/file/migration1jpg_enmigration1.jpg copyright The European Commission is developing stronger common migration and asylum policies to address migratory pressures at Europe’s borders. Europe needs migrants to tackle its demographic decline but disorderly...Read more

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

The European Union and the United States are currently negotiating a crucial trade agreement that will help create hundreds of thousands of jobs and pump billions of euros into economies...Read more

The Common Fisheries Policy

/ireland/file/fisheries-trawler-newjpg_enfisheries-trawler-new.jpg copyright As an island nation fishing has always been economically and socially important to Ireland. The natural, clean water around Ireland’s 7,500km of coastline has provided exceptionally good seafood...Read more


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