Who We Are

EU Affairs, Digital and Access to Finance Division

The EU Affairs, Digital and Access to Finance Division plays an important role in ensuring the framework conditions are in place for a sustained and strong recovery by the enterprise sector.

The division:

  • coordinates Ireland’s position at the Competitiveness Council, leads on policy for the Single Market in services, manages the Irish SOLVIT, Internal Market Information System (IMI) and Point of Single Contact services, and advances the department’s EU agenda across government and at EU level
  • leads on Ireland’s positions on EU digital economy platform and artificial intelligence policy and regulation proposals that support our enterprise base, and on policy to support enterprise adoption of digital technologies, including artificial intelligence
  • operates a suite of programmes designed to ensure that businesses of all sizes and at all stages of development can access appropriate financing to underpin their ambitions for growth
  • develops Ireland’s position on EU state aid policy, including providing support and advice across government on state aid matters

Assistant Secretary: Jean Carberry

Units of EU Affairs, Digital and Access to Finance Division

  • EU Affairs
  • Single Market
  • Digital Economy Policy and Data Access
  • Digital Economy Regulation
  • Access to Finance
  • Finance for Growth
  • State Aid

Main contact points


Contact point

EU Affairs and Single Market Unit

John Dooley, Principal Officer

Email: john.dooley@enterprise.gov.ie

EU Affairs

Email: eu@enterprise.gov.ie


Email: solvit@enterprise.gov.ie

Point of Single Contact

Email: info@pointofsinglecontact.ie

Digital Economy Policy and Data Access Unit

Gráinne O'Carroll, Principal Officer

Email: grainne.ocarroll@enterprise.gov.ie

Digital Economy Regulation Unit

Sabha Greene, Principal Officer

Email: sabha.greene@enterprise.gov.ie

Access to Finance Unit

Fiona Kilcullen, Principal Officer

Email: fiona.kilcullen@enterprise.gov.ie

Finance for Growth Unit

Bernadette Hawkes, Principal Officer

Email: bernadette.hawkes@enterprise.gov.ie

State Aid Unit

Bernadette Hawkes, Principal Officer

Email: bernadette.hawkes@enterprise.gov.ie