Pobal acts as an intermediary for programmes funded by the Irish Government and the EU. They do this by supporting groups and communities across the country that are applying for, or receiving, funding for specific programmes. In practical terms, this can involve assessing funding applications, providing support, checking financial returns, processing payments, and auditing to ensure funds are used for the intended purposes.
The National Biodiversity Data Centre is the national hub for biodiversity data and information in Ireland. At its core is an information resource comprising a knowledge base, national datasets, and Biodiversity Maps, the Centre’s mapping and data discovery portal from which data can be searched and retrieved.