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 LEOs 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

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

Brexit Information

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

2018 Figures

LEO 2018 figures