About Us

The Local Enterprise Offices are your local first-stop shop for seeking information and support on starting or growing a business in Ireland. Whether you are a new entrepreneur or an existing small business owner.

The Local Enterprise Office provides advice, information and support to you in starting up or growing your business. With 31 dedicated teams across the Local Authority network in Ireland, Local Enterprise Offices offer you a wide range of experience, skills and services.

Our Role: To Help You Deliver on Your Business Idea

  • To drive the development of local enterprise, putting local micro and small business at the heart of job creation in Ireland
  • To drive and support business start-ups and promote a ‘can-do’ business culture.
  • To increase the job potential of new and existing micro and small businesses.
  • To increase the number of innovative businesses with potential to export.
  • To be proactive in response to the needs of our clients.

First Stop Shop

The LEOs are the front door through which all information on State supports for small and micro-businesses can be accessed and signposted to other supports and bodies with programmes relevant to small business as well as important local services and compliance requirements can be provided.

Find out more about the services of the Local Enterprise Office here