You may be interested in...Smart Start
Smart Start is an initiative recently founded to address the funding gap for start-ups, where they have great business opportunity but limited financial resources.
Smart Start is interested in good projects requiring angel investment, anywhere from €100k single investment to €300k (match funding). If you are a business facing the opportunity of rapid growth and in need of further finance & advice you could take a look at the Smart Start website www.smartstart.ie
They also run half-day 'investor readiness' workshop.
For further info: Wicklow County Enterprise Board, Clermont Campus, Rathnew, Co Wicklow - http://www.wicklowceb.ie/