Best hubs to work in Dublin
Dublin is currently considered to be one of the top destinations in Europe for digital hubs, and to anyone living here it’s easy to see why.
Dublin’s Silicon Docks is the epicentre of Ireland’s booming tech scene, home to some of the world’s biggest tech titans such as Google, Facebook and Twitter – but it’s also rife with interesting startups due to the favorable conditions provided for them to grow, such as funding availability and networking events.
Tech workers are drawn to Dublin for reasons such as: disruptive and challenging tech projects, a pleasant lifestyle and impactful innovation. The balance between these three factors is probably the reason why Irish employees are considered to be some of the happiest in Europe. The focus on diversity and the advantage it brings to startups and companies is also very attractive for foreign tech experts looking for a place to grow professionally.
Here are some of the most prominent hubs to work in Dublin:
The Digital Hub
One of the most prominent and fastest growing hubs in Dublin, The Digital Hub will soon house one hundred startups and companies and over 700 workers in its facilities.
It prides itself in the structured support given through workshops and seminars that also help stimulate the cooperation between the projects it houses. It’s located in the heart of Dublin and it offers state of the art offices and spaces, so its notoriety comes as no surprise.
The Digital Hub are opening hours are:
Mon – Fri: 9.00 AM – 5.30 PM
Dogpatch Labs is located in the historic chq Building, in the heart of Dublin’s Digital Docklands and it has almost 40 thousand sq. and three levels of well lit, ample co-working spaces.
They’re home to over 45 Companies and over 300 members, and it has housed many of Ireland’s fastest growing tech companies such as Instagram, Intercom, Boxever, Voysis, among others. They are a part of the Google for Entrepreneurs Partner Network which allows them to be a part of the global startup ecosystem.
The Dogpatch Labs opening hours are:
Mon – Fri: 9.30 AM – 5. 30 PM
Wework provides entrepreneurs with great locations and amenities all around the world, creating a global flow of talent and creativity.
In Dublin they have four distinct locations, each one of them offers a flexible and stimulating work environment among like-minded peers, and you can choose between private offices or co-working open spaces. Wework also organizes plenty of networking events and aims to inspire all of the workers to explore their full potential.
Wework’s opening hours are:
Mon – Fri: 9.00 AM – 6.00 PM
The Guinness Enterprise Center
The GEC not only provides a great place for your startup, but it also facilitates the access to investors, funds, guidance and mentoring and is currently providing all that to over 150 companies.
It also provides co-working spaces, private office spaces, shared office spaces, meeting and conference rooms, so it has all your needs covered. They are also part of a global network of entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, and other like-minded professionals. Their headquarters are at Taylor’s Lane.
The Guinness Enterprise Center’s opening hours are:
Mon – Fri: 9.00 AM – 5.00 PM
IADT Media Cube
The IADT Media Cube is a part of the Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT), which makes it the only hub on this list that is also a part of a digital media college. It’s located in what’s considered to be the Irish Riviera, Dún Laoghaire which features a lovely harbour, surrounded by mountains and is a thriving centre for festivals and cultural events.
IADT Media Cube emphasizes creativity and design along with tech innovation, providing the adequate breeding ground for companies and entrepreneurial communities through funding and mentoring.
IADT Media Cube’s opening hours are:
Mon – Fri: 8.00 AM – 9.00 PM