BUSINESS TOOLS / INFORMATION
  
http://www.joomla.org/ build your own website
http://www.nubie.com/ business plan tool 
http://ycombinator.com/lib.html startup company advice
http://blog.eonetwork.org/ entrepreneurs forum 
http://ecorner.stanford.edu/authorMaterialInfo.html?topicId=5&mid=665 Stanfords entrepreneur talks

http://venturehacks.com/ Real life entrepreneurial stories and advice
http://www.gettingbusinessonline.ie/ create free websites
 

START-UP FUNDING

http://www.enterprise-ireland.com/en/Research-Innovation/Researchers/  Funding and information for start-ups in Ireland
http://ycombinator.com/ Y combinator, funding for early stage entrepreneurs
http://www.first-step.ie/ Providing loans to start-ups, no security required, up to €25K 

PATENT SEARCHING

http://ie.espacenet.com/search97cgi/s97_cgi.exe?Action=FormGen&Template=ie/en/advanced.hts  search european patent database
http://www.google.ie/patents

INSPIRATION

Use your barriers to launch http://www.ted.com/talks/amy_purdy_living_beyond_limits.html
Steve Jobs Stanford speech http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1R-jKKp3NA