About the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
Statement of Strategy
Our Mission: To encourage the creation of high quality and sustainable full employment by championing enterprise across government, supporting a competitive enterprise base, promoting a low tax environment to incentivise work and enterprise, and promoting fair and competitive markets.
Structure of the Department
The Department is organised into six Divisions which broadly reflect distinct functional units but there is also a substantial degree of co-operation and interaction between Divisions.
The divisions and their functions are outlined below.
Offices under the aegis of the Department
Bodies/Agencies under the aegis of the Department
- Competition and Consumer Protection Commission
- Enterprise Ireland
Following the commencement of the Industrial Development (Forfás Dissolution) Act 2014 on 1 August 2014, Forfas’ policy functions have been integrated with the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. All Forfás and advisory council publications published before this date are still available in the publications section of the Forfás website
- Health and Safety Authority
- IDA Ireland
All-Island Trade & Business Development Body
- Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority
- Local Enterprise Office
- National Standards Authority of Ireland
- Personal Injuries Assessment Board
- Science Foundation Ireland
- Shannon Development
Shannon Development is currently in transition to become part of Shannon Group plc. To emphasise a more commercially focused property remit, Shannon Development will soon be renamed Shannon Commercial Enterprises Ltd, trading as Shannon Properties
Last modified: 20/04/2015