Government of Ireland
Regional Skills

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Useful Links

The Right Course - Online portal for people seeking to upskill or retrain.

The online portal – - is a one stop shop for businesses, employees or unemployed persons and outlines the third level options available to them.

Supporting SMEs Online Tool

There are over 80 Government supports for Irish start-ups and small businesses. This Online Guide is to help Irish start-ups and small businesses navigate the range of Government supports to see which you could possibly apply.

Local Enterprise Offices

Local Enterprise Office provides advice, information and support in starting up or growing a business. With 31 dedicated teams across the Local Authority network in Ireland, Local Enterprise Offices offer a wide range of experience skills and services.


The Department of Social Protection’s Intreo provides a wide range of supports and services to assist with the needs of employers, designed to make sure that companies have access to potential employees. Services include recruitment services, free recruitment advertising on, information on financial and workplaces supports.

Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN)

The EGFSN advises the Irish Government on skills needs and labour market issues that impact on enterprise and employment growth.

Education and Training Provider Links

Higher Education Authority (HEA)

Springboard Courses




Central Applications Office (CAO)