Local Enterprise Office

Welcome to Local Enterprise Office Carlow

Please note that in the Interest of Public Health & Safety – Carlow - Local Enterprise Office is operating its services remotely and only conducting essential business Face to Face.

For an appointment to meet a Business Advisor please contact enterprise@Carlowcoco.ie or call 059-9129783

The public counter is open in Enterprise House from 11am-1pm & 2pm-3pm on Monday-Friday (Excluding Bank Holidays) for the scheduling of appointments only.

Upcoming Events

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01/02/2022LE6022 - Start Your Own Business - 1st Feb 2022 Book online
10/03/2022Trading Online Voucher Scheme 10th Mar 2022 Book online
06/04/2022MACH 2022 - NEC Birmingham Expression of Interest Book online
02/06/2022Trading Online Voucher Scheme 2nd June 2022 Book online
08/09/2022Trading Online Voucher Scheme 8th Sep 2022 Book online
01/12/2022Trading Online Voucher Scheme 1st Dec 2022 Book online
31/12/2022Expression of Interest - Start Your Own Business Book online

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Case Studies

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    Woodford Dolmen Hotel

    Five years ago, one of Carlow’s longest-established hotels, the Woodford Dolmen, was in receivership. Today, despite the hardship of the lockdown and the difficulties faced by the hospitality sector, it has more than doubled its staff to 105 and added a fourth star to its rating certification....

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    Rea's Department Store

    Some businesses make a town, and Rea’s Department Store is one of them. A fixture of Bagenalstown since 1958, Rea’s has welcomed generations of shoppers for over half a century....

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    Cullens Nurseries

    Cullen Nurseries’ roots run old and deep. In 1994, owner Robert Cullen, fresh from Multyfarnham Agricultural College in Co Westmeath, began his own small-scale landscaping business with his father Peter. Soon the pair branched out into forestry and hedging....




    People tend to think of family-run businesses as farms and corner shops, not language schools. For Danny Barron, however, teaching English is a family business, and one that’s scaling fast....

  • The Paint Hub


    Paint Hub

    If blood is thicker than water, in the Gaynor family, paint is thicker still....

  • Little Crew


    Little Crew - PreStart

    There’s an old-world charm to wooden toys. They’re sturdy and designed with care; they’re simple and straightforward, perfect for imagining and pretending; and unlike their mass-produced plastic counterparts, they don’t run out of batteries (or make noise)....

  • Jo Browne


    Jo Browne

    When asked how it all began, Jo Browne goes back to when she was 10 years old, recalling how her sister-in-law gave her a ‘solid’ perfume from Greece. She fell in love with it. She stayed loyal to solid perfume as she grew up and amassed a collection from all over the world....

  • Equinox



    Noel and Tomoko Doyle first met while studying in the UK. They began a relationship soon after and moved to Tomoko’s home country of Japan....

  • Butlers - Grow


    Butlers Organic Eggs

    A happier hen makes a fresher egg—that’s according to David and Paula Butler, the owners of Butler’s Organic Eggs, a Hacketstown-based chicken farm that specialises in the production of organic eggs....

Our Partners

  • Local Authorities Ireland
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • Microfinance
  • Revenue
  • EUGO
  • EGF
  • Bord Bia
  • Dept of Social Protection
  • DJEI
  • Dept of Environment
  • South East Business & Innovation Centre (SEBIC
  • Skillsnets
  • Carlow Libraries
  • Institute of Technology Carlow
  • Carlow Chambers
  • Carlow County Development Partnership