Companies Founded in Ireland

List of notable businesses founded in Ireland, listed alphabetically with corporate logos when available. This list includes some of the largest, most profitable companies that were founded in Ireland. The famous Ireland companies and corporations on this list include both public and private corporations. You can find information about the popular companies on this list, such as what industry they're part of. When available you can click on the successful Ireland company's names to find out even more about them.

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This list answers the questions, "What companies were founded in Ireland?" and "What are the biggest Ireland companies?"

If you're a Ireland native then this list of the biggest Ireland companies will make you proud. This list is also an excellent resource if you're doing research on reputable businesses from Ireland.
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  • Élan

    Élan

    Biotechnology
    Élan Corporation plc was a major drugs firm based in Dublin, Ireland, which had major interests in the United States. It was listed on the New York Stock Exchange as ELN, the Irish Stock Exchange as ...more
  • Airtricity

    Airtricity

    SSE Airtricity was founded in Ireland in 1997 and is now a renewable energy company owned by SSE plc. It is an international wind farm developer.
  • ALISON

    ALISON

    Education
    ALISON is an e-learning provider and academy founded in Galway, Ireland in 2007 by serial entrepreneur, Mike Feerick. Its stated objective is to enable people to gain basic education and workplace ...more
  • Anglo Irish Bank

    Anglo Irish Bank

    Anglo Irish Bank was an Irish bank headquartered in Dublin from 1964 to 2011. It began to wind-down after nationalisation in 2009. In July 2011, Anglo Irish merged with the Irish Nationwide Building ...more
  • Avoca Handweavers

    Avoca Handweavers

    Retail, Textile manufacturing
    Avoca Handweavers is a clothing manufacturing, retail and food business in Ireland. Started in Avoca, County Wicklow, it is the oldest working woollen mill in Ireland and one of the world's oldest ...more
  • Baltimore Technologies was a leading Irish internet security firm, with its headquarters in Dublin Ireland. It was listed on the London Stock Exchange and was briefly part of the FTSE 100 Index ...more