Equity Trading - Irish Equity Liquidity

The leading venue for Irish equity trading

Dublin securities successfully migrated to the Optiq single order book on the 4th February 2019. 

As a result, Dublin equities now trade on the same platform as all other Euronext equity markets. 

Launched for Euronext Cash Markets in June 2018, Optiq is a new enhanced, multi-market trading platform, providing customers with maximum flexibility, simplified and harmonised messaging as well as high performance and stability. 

Further information regarding Optiq can be found here.

Become a trading member

Firms interested in becoming a trading member on Euronext Dublin or extending their existing Euronext membership to include Dublin should first get in touch with the Euronext Membership Team at EuronextMembership@euronext.com. Further details regarding the membership process can be found here.

Euronext Dublin migration

As part of the Euronext Group, Euronext Dublin trading was integrated onto Optiq® and the related Euronext systems as of 4th February 2019.

This included:

  • Setting up the Euronext Dublin order book securities on the Euronext Optiq platform.
  • Enabling of off order book on exchange trade reporting via the Saturn Euronext platform.
  • Entrusting post-trade operations to European Central Counterparty N.V. (EuroCCP) as the single Central Counterparty Clearing Solution.

Details of the OBOE functionality on Saturn is available in the Market Model and the updated Saturn specification.

Optiq® technical documentation is available on the Euronext website: www.euronext.com/optiq/documentation

Further information on the migration is available in the following Info Flashes:

Published 11 January 2019: Euronext Dublin 2nd Dress Rehearsal Guidelines and Documentation Update (479 KB)

Published 2 February 2019: Euronext Confirms Successful Dublin Market Migration to Euronext Systems (465 KB)

Member Firm Rules

In addition, the Euronext Harmonised Rulebook, which is referenced within the Rules, is available at the following link: https://www.euronext.com/en/regulation/harmonised-rules.

Trading calendar and trading hours

Equity Trading Calendar 2019 (289 KB)

Other Membership


Conor Miles, Traded Markets Manager Dublin, Euronext

Conor Miles

+353 1 6174215