Our Team

Head of Enterprise
Padraic McElwee

Padaic headshot

Padraic joined the Local Enterprise Office Clare as Head of Enterprise in 2015. He is a qualified Management Accountant and holds a Masters in Business Administration. Padraic has over 30 years experience of working in banking and brings to the role extensive knowledge and understanding of the challenges faced by Micro/SME’s as they seek to grow and develop their business.

Senior Enterprise Development Officer
Linda Earlie

Linda Earlie

Linda joined the Local Enterprise Office in April 2017  as Senior Enterprise Development Officer.                                                

Business Advisor
Finbar Tuohy

Finbar Tuohy

Finbar has been with Clare County Council since 2000 having previously worked in a number SME's in the private sector over a 10 year period. He transferred to the Local Enterprise Office 2014 when it was first established.

Asst Business Advisor Sinéad Dixon-Slattery

Sinead Dixon

Sinéad has worked with local enterprise for 17 years, firstly with the Clare County Enterprise Board, moving to LEO Clare on its establishment.
Sinéad's primary focus is on the organisation of training & mentoring for LEO clients. She also co-ordinates key nationally driven programmes such as IBYE and National Enterprise Awards.