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Work Matters at Your Library

Support for job seekers, business start-ups and entrepreneurs at your local library.

Are you looking for a job or to change your career? Or are you thinking of starting your own business? Your local library has a number of useful resources that will help to point you in the right direction.

What we can offer:

  • Free library membership
  • A range of books, magazines, newspapers and online resources to help you research
  • Free access to the internet through PCs, tablets and WiFi. 
  • Low cost printing and photocopying
  • Online catalogue to browse and request items free of charge from over 300 branches nationwide 
  • Free access to over 400 e-learning courses
  • Free online language learning
  • Free access to Vision-Net, a powerful company research tool
  • Free online access to local, national and international business papers and magazines with Libby from Overdrive and Pressreader.
  • Friendly, professional library staff.

Related Websites

  1. Intreo

    Intreo offers practical, tailored employment services and supports for jobseekers and employers alike.

  2. Jobs Ireland

    An online recruitment service for both Employers and Jobseekers.

  3. Local Enterprise Office

    Promoting the development of enterprise in County Wicklow by focusing on the creation of enterprise awareness, providing management training and mentoring services for small business and by providing a range of financial incentives.

  4. Solas

    The State Organisation with responsibility for funding, planning and co-ordinating Further Education and Training (FET) in Ireland.

  5. Citizens Information - Starting a Business in Ireland

    Supports and regulations related to starting up a new business in Ireland from the Citizens Information.

  6. Qualifax

    Ireland’s National Learners’ Database. Comprehensive, annually updated information is provided about further and higher education and training options in Ireland and further afield.

  7. Enterprise Ireland

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

  8. Small Firms Association

    Representing a diverse membership of businesses with less than 50 employees; homegrown and spanning every sector of our economy.

  9. Supporting SMEs

    An online guide is part of the Irish Government’s Supporting SMEs campaign, to increase awareness of the range of Government supports for start-ups and small businesses.

  10. Microfinance Ireland

    Small loans through the Government’s Microenterprise Loan Fund.The purpose of the fund is to help start ups and established businesses to start up a small business or expand your existing business.

  11. Irish Patents Office

    The Patents Office is the official Irish government body responsible for intellectual property (IP) rights including patents, designs, trade marks and copyright.

  12. Further Education and Training Course Hub

    Offers a wide variety of life-long education options to anyone over 16.