Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE)
The mission of the ODCE is to improve and encourage compliance with the requirements of the Companies Acts. The Director and his staff discharge this role by communicating publicly the benefits of compliance with the law and the consequences of non-compliance. The investigative and enforcement function of the Director is quite extensive.
Companies Registration Office (CRO)
The CRO is the central repository of public statutory information on Irish Companies. It houses the Register of Companies, Business Names and Restricted/Disqualified Persons, all of which can be searched via their website.
Office of the Data Protection Commissioner
The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner has an excellent website which contains all the relevant legislation, reports of the Commissioner, examples of cases which the Commissioner has had to consider and guidance notes on the responsibilities of Data Controllers and Data Processors