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Magazines Ireland

Magazines Ireland is the trade association of magazine publishers. Its objective is to promote and protect the interests of magazine publishers and in particular its members.

Tel: 01 667 5579

IAPI (Institute Of Advertising Practitioners In Ireland)

IAPI is the representative body for Irish advertising agencies. Our primary role is to promote the highest professional and creative standards in the production of advertising, across all media. IAPI plays a key role in the Irish advertising industry, which is reflected in its range of activities.

Tel: 01 676 5991
Fax: 01 661 4589

The Marketing Institute of Ireland

The Marketing Institute of Ireland is the professional body for marketing people throughout Ireland, offering membership, qualifications and training.

Tel: +353 1 295 2355
Fax: +353 1 295 2453

Advertising Standards Authority For Ireland

Affiliation: Founder Member of European Advertising Standards Alliance.

Tel: 01 613 7040
Fax: 01 613 7043

Alliance française de Cork

French language and cultural centre

Tel: 021 431 0677

Alliance Française Dublin – The French Institute

Affiliation: Cork, Dublin, Kilkenny, Limerick, Waterford.

Tel: 01 676 1732
Fax: 01 676 4077

AOIFE – Association of Irish Festival Events

AOIFE – the Association of Irish Festival Events – is an all-island voluntary network organisation that brings together organisers of festivals and events in Ireland, suppliers to the festival and event sector and policy-makers and funders •to act as a forum for the sharing of ideas and •to resolve common areas of concern and seeks to influence government policies in relation to the sector.

Tel: 090 964 3779

AONTAS – The National Adult Learning Organisation

AONTAS exists to promote the development of a learning society through the provision of a quality and comprehensive system of adult learning and education which is accessible to and inclusive to all.

Tel: 01 406 8220/1
Fax: 01 406 8227

Association of Promotional Marketing Consultants ( APMC )

The Association of Promotional Marketing Consultants represents the interests of member Promotional Marketing Agencies in Ireland.

Tel: 01 284 8401
Fax: 01 284 8941

Bord Scannan na hEireann / The Irish Film Board

The national development agency for the Irish film industry investing in talent, creativity and enterprise.

Tel: 091 561398
Fax: 091 561405

Chambers Ireland

Chambers Ireland is the country's largest business organisation, with 60 member chambers representing over 13,000 businesses throughout the island of Ireland

Tel: 01 400 4300
Fax: 01 661 2811

Chartered Institute Of Personnel & Development

The professional institute for all those working in personnel training and development.

Tel: 01 653 0400
Fax: 01 653 0500

Co-operation Ireland

Co-operation Ireland is a non-governmental, cross-border, cross-community organisation promoting relationship building between the people of Northern Ireland and of the Republic of Ireland.

Tel: 01 819 7692
Fax: 01 894 4962

Conradh na Gaeilge


Tel: 01 475 7401/2
Fax: 01 475 7844

Consumers' Association Of Ireland Ltd

Affiliation: BEUC, ANEC

Tel: 01 497 8600
Fax: 01 497 8601

CopyClear (previously known as CCCI)

At CopyClear (formerly Central Copy Clearance of Ireland or CCCI) we like nothing more than a well-crafted ad. After all, we’ve long experience on both the client and the agency side. Now it’s our role to ensure that alcohol is advertised responsibly and in accordance with the ASAI code. That’s why we work painstakingly, and in close collaboration with the brand teams, to ensure that all alcohol-related communications in our remit respect that code. We’re always happy to meet and discuss ideas before they’re at submission stage and we make sure that all work submitted before 1pm each Tuesday and Thursday is dealt with that same day. The key measure of success in our service to you is zero upheld consumer complaints about your work once published or broadcast.

Tel: 01 676 4876


Advice, Information, consultancy, project support for collaborative arts practitioners and arts organisations.

Tel: 01 473 6600
Fax: 01 473 6599

DCU Language Services

Affiliation: ITIA/Irish Translators' and Interpreters' Association, Dublin Chamber of Commerce, MEI RELSA, ACELS

Tel: 01 700 8066/8077

Design Business Ireland

Design Business Ireland is committed to promoting the effectiveness and value of design to the Business Community, Government and the Design Community itself through advocacy, education and debate.

Tel: 01 663 0022

Dublin Chamber Of Commerce

Dublin Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of all businesses in the Greater Dublin Area and as the leading business organisation in the area, the Chamber offers the opportunity to promote your business and to get involved in its future direction.

Tel: 01 644 7200
Fax: 01 676 6043

Dublin City Business Association ( DCBA )

The Dublin City Business Association is the democratic voice of all types of merchants in the City. It is the premier professional retail federation of Dublin City.

Tel: 01 662 2995


The Q Mark framework has been used to drive sustainable business improvements for over 40 years. At the heart of every programme is the commitment to continuous improvement.

Tel: 01 660 4100
Fax: 01 660 4280

Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets.

Tel: 01 727 2000
Fax: 01 727 2020

European Company Formation is a leading Company Formation and Corporate Service Provider in Europe.

Tel: 353 (0) 1 6461627

European Movement Ireland

Affiliation: European Movement International

Tel: 01 662 5815
Fax: 01 662 5817

Foras na Gaeilge

Tel: 1850 325325
Fax: 01 629 8401

German – Irish Chamber Of Industry & Commerce

The AHK Ireland is representing your interests with decision-makers in Dublin, Berlin, Frankfurt, Brussels and beyond that. Use our efficient network to voice your concerns where it matters.

Tel: 01 676 2934
Fax: 01 676 2595

GS1 Ireland

A leading global organization dedicated to the design and implementation of global standards and solutions to improve efficiency and visibility in supply and demand chains globally and across sectors

Tel: 01 208 0660
Fax: 01 208 0670

Guaranteed Irish Ltd

One of the most recognized brands in the country appearing on everything from children's copy books to bags of sugar and even software packages.

Tel: 01 661 2607
Fax: 01 661 2633

IAB Ireland

IAB Ireland is the trade association for digital advertiisng. As a member of the global IAB network IAB Ireland is the authoritative and objective source for all digital advertising issues whilst promoting best practise in the Irish digital advertising industry.

Tel: 086 8522291


The mission of the Irish Computer Society is to advance, promote and represent the interests of ICT professionals in Ireland.

Tel: 01 237 7788

Illustrators' Guild of Ireland ( IGI )

A non-profit organisation established in 2000 to support the development of illustration in Ireland by showcasing illustrators' work and by fostering links with similar organisations at home and abroad.

Tel: 01 490 8036

Independent Broadcasters of Ireland ( IBI )

The IBI is the representative body for Ireland's independent commercial radio broadcasters.

Tel: 01 8506500

Institute of Creative Advertising and Design ( ICAD )

A non-profit, membership led body, ICAD is made up of the best creatives in Ireland. Our primary aim is to support creative excellence in Irish Advertising and Design and those working within the industry.

Tel: 01 471 6099

Institute Of Designers in Ireland

The national representative body of design professionals practising in Ireland across a wide spectrum of Irish design. The IDI also promotes high standards of design and design education in Ireland.

Tel: +353 86 0564769

Institute Of International and European Affairs

Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) is Ireland’s leading think tank on European and International affairs and is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with charitable status.

Tel: 01 874 6756
Fax: 01 878 6880

Institute Of Public Administration

The Institute of Public Administration is the Irish national centre for development of best practice in public administration and public management.

Tel: 01 240 3600
Fax: 01 668 9135

Interactive Direct Marketing Association ( IDMA )

Representative body for the Irish data-driven communications industry.

Tel: 086 0702191


InterTradeIreland is the only organisation which supports SMEs across the island to develop North/South trade and business development opportunities for the mutual benefit of both economies.

Tel: 048 3083 4100
Fax: 048 3083 4155

Irish Exporters Association

The IEA represents the whole spectrum of companies within the export industry.

Tel: 01 661 2182
Fax: 01 661 2315

Irish Film and Television Network

Irish Film & Television Network (IFTN) is Ireland's premier film & TV information service.

Tel: 01 905 3595

Irish Hospitality Institute ( IHI )

The IHI is the first point of reference for hospitality managers to source information.

Tel: 01 662 4790
Fax: 01 662 4789

Irish Institute Of Credit Management

The Irish Institute of Credit Management (IICM) was established in 1971 and is the largest credit management institute in Ireland.

Tel: 01 609 9444
Fax: 01 609 9445

Irish Internet Association

Connect, Inform, Promote

Tel: 01 542 4154

Irish Management Institute

We deliver tangible business results to organisations through improved management capability.

Tel: 01 207 8400
Fax: 01 295 5150

Irish Professional Photographers Association

Qualified, Registered & Insured Professional Photographers

Tel: 01 429 8648

Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association

ISME – The Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association is the only independent representative body for owners of small & medium business in Ireland

Tel: 01 662 2755
Fax: 01 661 2157

Learning Waves Skillnet

Learning Waves Skillnet is the leading provider of training for the Independent Commercial Radio Sector in Ireland, providing training that is tailored to meet the needs of the sector, training that is of high quality and affordable to all its members.

Tel: 042 935 1797

Local Ireland (brand name of the Regional Newspapers and Printers Association of Ireland)

Representing 46 local weekly paid for newspapers of record in the Republic of Ireland.

Tel: 01 677 9116
Fax: 01 677 9144

National League Of The Blind Of Ireland

The National League of the Blind of Ireland was founded in 1898 and operated until recently as a trade union for blind and visually-Impaired workers in the workshops for the blind which are now defunct. In 2008 it was granted charity status and provides services to nearly 150 members.

Tel: 01 874 2792/5827
Fax: 01 878 7139

NewsBrands Ireland (formerly National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI))

NewsBrands Ireland (formerly National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI)) is the representative body for all national newspapers, print and online.

Tel: 01 668 9099
Fax: 01 668 9872

Newspaper Licensing Ireland Ltd

NLI is a rights management organisation that facilitates the commercial use (copying) of newspaper and magazine content. We deliver simple, low-cost solutions that permit companies to access, copy and share press content while ensuring that the rights of the copyright holders – the publishers – are respected.

Tel: 01 668 9099

Outdoor Media Association (OMA)

Affiliation: Members: Bravo Outdoor, CBS Outdoor, Clear Channel Ireland, JCDecaux Ireland.

Tel: 01 201 6760

Point-of-Purchase Advertising International ( POPAI ) Ireland

The only not-for-profit trade association exclusively dedicated to serving the interests of all those involved in retail marketing.

Tel: 087 6188757

Press Council of Ireland

The Press Council of Ireland and the Office of the Press Ombudsman have been set up to safeguard and promote professional and ethical standards in Irish newspapers and magazines. The Press Council is the new independent regulatory body, and appoints the Press Ombudsman.

Tel: 01 648 9130
Fax: 01 674 0046

PRII – Public Relations Institute of Ireland

The Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII) is dedicated to promoting the professional practice of public relations in Ireland, and to serving the best interests of people working in the profession.

Tel: 01 661 8004
Fax: 01 676 4562

Publishing Ireland

Publishing Ireland was founded as CLÉ – Irish Book Publishers' Association in 1970 as a response to the need felt by publishers to share expertise and resources in order to benefit from opportunities and solve problems which were of common concern to all.

Tel: 01 639 4868

Retail Excellence

Established in 1995, Retail Excellence Ireland (REI) is owned by the members, for the members. We are a not for profits organisation designed to support our members in key areas.

Tel: 065 68 46927

Screen Producers Ireland – SPI

Screen Producers Ireland (SPI) is the national representative organisation for over 140 independent film, television, animation and digital production companies in Ireland active in all genres from feature film, documentary, TV drama and animation to factual, formats, entertainment, lifestyle, sports, young people’s and children’s programming.

Tel: 01 662 1114
Fax: 01 661 9949

The Advertising Benevolent Society (TABS)

The Advertising Benevolent Society, was set up more than 60 years ago to help advertising people and their families in Ireland who have fallen on hard times. The Society’s help is discreet, confidential and sympathetic and it is a purely voluntary organisation.

Tel: 085 798 2220

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (The CCPC)

The mission of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (the CCPC) is to make markets work better for consumers and businesses.

Tel: 01 402 5500
Fax: 01 402 5501

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC)

Our purpose is to protect and promote human rights and equality in Ireland and build a culture of respect for human rights, equality and intercultural understanding across Irish society.

Tel: 1890 245 545

The Irish Institute of NLP

The Irish Institute of NLP provides first class, quality certified NLP training in Ireland as recognised by the Society of NLP and co-founder of the field, Dr. Richard Bandler. Directors Brian Colbert and Owen Fitzpatrick are both best selling authors with a strong media presence and areLicensed Master Trainers of NLP (the only two in Ireland).

Tel: 01 490 2923

The Marketing Society

Founded in 1970, The Marketing Society of Ireland draws its expertise from the full spectrum of marketing disciplines that sit on our Council.

Tel: 01 276 1995
Fax: 01 276 1995

The Sales Institute Of Ireland

The SII is a network for Sales Directors from blue chip progressive companies. We will help you learn from and network with other Sales Directors so as to understand the driving forces and innovation within the Sales Arena so that you can create the most relevant and competent Sales Organisation.

Tel: 01 662 6904

Visual Artists Ireland

The all Ireland body for professional visual artists.

Tel: 01 672 9488
Fax: 01 672 9482

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