Establishment of IDA Ireland
Further information on the history if IDA Ireland is available at https://www.idaireland.com/about-ida/history
While the primary source of corporate governance for IDA Ireland are the Industrial Development Acts, the Agency is also required to comply with a range of other statutory (National and EU) and administrative requirements.
These requirements are listed in the Annual Report
Roles, Responsibilities and Functions
IDA Ireland & The FOI Act
IDA Ireland came under the provisions of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 1997 on 21 January, 2001. The Act established three new statutory rights –
The Act asserts the right of members of the public to obtain access to official information to the greatest extent possible consistent with the public interest and the right to privacy of individuals.
Routinely Available Information
General information is also available on IDA’s website: https://www.idaireland.com
IDA also produces promotional literature to support its marketing programme to attract foreign investment into Ireland, which is available on request.
This type of information will continue to be available informally without the need to use the FOI Act.
The Minister for Enterprise, Trade & Employment appoints Board Members. An up-to-date listing of IDA Board members and members of Board Committees can be found in the most recent Annual Report https://www.idaireland.com/about-ida/annual-reports
Committees of the Board
Details of the Committees of the Board are contained in the IDA Annual Report https://www.idaireland.com/about-ida/annual-reports
Corporate Plans and Strategies
IDA Ireland’s strategy, Driving Recovery And Sustainable Growth 2021-2024 was developed in the context of the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment policy statement on FDI and with extensive input from clients, stakeholders, the IDA Board, management and team members. As part of this process an analysis of existing markets, sectors and new areas of potential was undertaken, as well as a thorough examination of Ireland’s value proposition for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
Organisation and Pay/Grading Structures
Organisation and Pay/Grading Structures - PDF
Locations and contact details for the organisation
The following links give the contact details of all of IDA Ireland’s offices across Ireland and the World.
Freedom of Information & Access to Information on the Environment requests should be sent to:
Manager, Compliance & Information Management
Three Park Place
T: +353 1 603 4000
Media Queries should be sent to:
+353 1 603 4000
Codes of Practice/Client Charter
IDA operates in accordance with a set of principles set out in its Customer Charter. These principles of operation apply to IDA’s dealings with companies and other bodies and individual members of the public.
Staff Code of Conduct
Code of Conduct for Board Members
The Services We Offer
As part of its overall product offering, IDA Ireland can offer financial assistance to both new and existing clients. This financial assistance is negotiated on a case by case basis and is in compliance with EU and Irish legislation. The Agency may provide financial assistance either through Regional or Horizontal aid from the following suite of Grant Programmes.
Employment and Capital Grants - the level and availability of support is dependent on the activity, location and size of the company.
R& D Grants - Companies can avail of financial incentives to carry out in-house R&D projects and collaborative projects with third-level institutes and industrial partners.
Training Grants - Available across the country to develop the competitive capabilities of companies already located in Ireland
Some information on our services to clients can be found on the following page http://www.idaireland.com/how-we-help
Payments or Purchase Orders for goods and services
Governance Board Member remuneration
Current Tender Competitions
Details of current tender competitions over €10,000 for ICT and €25,000 for all other competitions are available on www.etenders.gov.ie
Public Contracts Awarded
To follow, format currently being agreed internally.
FOI Disclosure Log
2018 Click here to view PDF
2019 Click here to view PDF
2020 Click here to view PDF
2021 Click here to view PDF