Puntland Community ry was founded in 1998 (registration 06.10.1998). The purpose of the association is to promote the employment conditions of immigrants, especially Somalis, to develop new employment models, to act as an interest group vis-à-vis the authorities, to promote the social and health well-being of immigrants, to promote tolerance and acceptance between different ethnic groups, to promote equality between women, to develop youth activities, especially in the field of sport, to promote the potential of development cooperation in Somalia.

Udug Association is a non-profit organisation established in 2013 by active members of the community who felt the need. Udug provides support to migrant communities in Ireland in the areas of Youth development, community advancement and education. Udug tends to bring/bridge the migrant and hosting community in order to map out solutions to certain challenges. Udug is non-discriminatory association and practices inclusive policy for all. Udug is dedicated to enhance the development and employ-ability of migrant youths and community in general.