The Irish Computer Society is a registered charity and the social enterprise division of the Irish Computer Society, a non-profit membership organisation.
The Irish Computer Society is charged with advocating for digital literacy and the use of technology in education, research and developing policy on all aspects of ICT and supporting the ICT profession in Ireland.
The Irish Computer Society run the Bebras Challenge on a non-profit basis. The Irish Computer Society run many other educational outreach projects including Tech Week Ireland and the National Scratch Competition.
Bebras is an international initiative whose goal is to promote Informatics and Computational Thinking especially among teachers and pupils of all ages. The Bebras Community is an association of organizations which are involved with informatics and educational activities in this area. For more information please visit: www.bebras.org.
The Bebras Challenge was first introduced in Ireland by Michael A. Cotter in 2012.