What We Do

Local Enterprise Office

Your Local Enterprise Office (LEO) is your ‘first-stop shop’ for advice and information to help you start or develop your business.

The thirty one dedicated teams located in the Local Authorities nationwide will 

  • provide expert advice and guidance
  • help you develop key skills through training and mentoring programmes
  • assist you in developing feasibility studies, and in accessing priming and business development grants
  • refer you to other Government supports and services if you need them
  • help you develop your website and/or a digital marketing campaign through Trading Online Vouchers
  • advise you on accessing start-up loans from Microfinance Ireland.

Find your Local Enterprise Office at www.localenterprise.ie

Brexit information

Prepare your business for customs before Brexit

Check out LEO's Brexit information including details on their Customs Workshops, Brexit Mentor Programme and Technical Assistance for Micro Exporters.

Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Programme

If you are between the ages of 18-35, check out Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Programme which is run by the LEOs nationwide.

LEOs 2018 figures

LEO 2018 figures