Local Enterprise Office

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Upcoming Events

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27/08/2019 Business Advice Clinic Wednesday 28th August 2019 Book online
29/08/2019BREXIT Advice Clinic - 29th August 2019 Book online
29/08/2019 Business Advice Clinic Thursday 29th August 2019 Book online
04/09/2019 Business Advice Clinic Wednesday 4th September 2019... Book online
05/09/2019WEB CLINIC - FRIDAY 5th September, 2019 Book online
11/09/2019Instagram - get creative and reach new customers Book online
11/09/2019Cork Business Association Business Advice Clinic Wednesday 11th September 2019... Book online

Latest News

  • National Women Enterprise Day 2019

    24/07/2019

    Save the Date! National Women's Enterprise Day 2019...

    National Women's Enterprise Day (NWED) 2019 is scheduled for Thursday, 17th October. LEOs Cork & Kerry are delighted to announce that the venue for this year's South West event is the Castlemartyr Resort, Co. Cork. This year's theme is 'Making it Happen' and the full itinerary will be published shortly. In the meantime you can register your interest in attending by clicking on the following link, and you will receive an email from this office when the event is open for bookings ... https://www.localenterprise.ie/CorkCity/Training-Events/Online-Bookings/Save-the-Date!-National-Women-s-Enterprise-Day-2019.html ...

  • 100 days to brexit 2019

    24/07/2019

    FREE Advice on Brexit - for Small Business in Cork City...

    Calling Small Businesses in Cork City! Avail of one-to-one advisory sessions on Brexit supports available to you....

  • 11/07/2019

    NWED

    The Local Enterprise Offices are delighted to announce that National Women’s Enterprise Day for 2019 is taking place on Thursday, October 17th. This will be the 13th annual National Women’s Enterprise Day and this year’s theme is ‘Making It Happen’. We’ll be announcing the full programme of events around the country in early September, with updates available by searching #NWED on social media....

  • IBYE Regional Photo 2019

    14/06/2019

    The Regional Final (Cork and Waterford) “Best Young Entrepreneurs’ ...

    The Regional (Cork and Waterford) “Best Young Entrepreneurs’ were announced at an awards ceremony hosted by the Local Enterprise Office Cork North & West on Wednesday 12th June at Cork Marts, Corrin Event Centre, Fermoy....

  • 05/06/2019

    National Enterprise Awards 2019

    A global skincare company that was founded in Kildare, Pestle & Mortar, has won the top prize at this year’s National Enterprise Awards, organised by the Local Enterprise Offices to celebrate Ireland’s best small businesses....

  • NEA Final 2019 webpage pic
  • 18/04/2019

    Minister Humphreys & Minister Breen announce Local Enterprise Office figures from first 5 years...

    Over 18,000 jobs created through Local Enterprise Offices...

  • 15/03/2019

    Cork City Businesses encouraged to sign up to Customer Service Charter...

    Registration is now open for new training programme for retail and hospitality businesses in Cork city ....

  • Cork City  - Student Enterprise Programme 2019 Winners

    13/03/2019

    Cork City - Student Enterprise Programme - Overall Winners 2019...

    Best Student Enterprise of the Year was awarded to mini-company 'Rook Book' from Colaiste An Spioraid Naoimh. They will represent the Local Enterprise Office - Cork City at the National Finals of the Student Enterprise Programme on May 3rd in Croke Park. ...

  • 25/02/2019

    Local Enterprise Week 2019 - LEO Cork City & Entrepreneurs "Making It Happen" ...

    Ann Doherty, Chief Executive of Cork City Council, and Ita Madden from LEO Cork City were on hand today with two of Cork City’s successful entrepreneurs, Jack Crotty, aka The Rocket Man and Audrey Lehane from Azure Jewellery to launch Local Enterprise Week 2019, which will take place from Monday 4th March to Friday 8th, 2019....

  • Essentials of Exporting Cork

    28/01/2019

    Essentials of Exporting 2019

    Are you interested in growing your business through exporting but are not sure what might be involved? Enterprise Ireland invites you to a half-day masterclass to help you Identify what you need to export successfully on the 7th of February in the Radisson Blue Hotel, Little Island. ...

  • IBYE Launch

    25/01/2019

    €2 Million Fund for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneurs 2019...

    Minister Heather Humphreys, Minister Pat Breen, along with previous winners and Ann Doherty Chief Executive of Cork City Council, call on all young entrepreneurs to enter IBYE 2019 through their Local Enterprise Office in Cork City. ...

  • 24/01/2019

    LEO Cork City business goes international at Showcase 2019...

    Client companies from Local Enterprise Offices in Cork City and County took part in the Local Enterprise Showcase as part of Showcase 2019 at the RDS in Dublin this week where they got the opportunity to meet buyers from all over the world....

  • 21/01/2019

    €2 Million Investment Fund for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneurs 2019...

    Today, Thursday 17th January, Heather Humphreys T.D., Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation together with Pat Breen T.D., Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, launched the search for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneurs (IBYE) 2019....

  • showcase 2019 carousel

    15/01/2019

    Buyers from 26 countries set to visit Showcase 2019...

    Showcase – Ireland’s Creative Expo® returns to the RDS, Dublin from Sunday, 20th to Wednesday, 23rd January 2019....

Case Studies

  • 08/06/2016

    The Stories Behind our Clients

    European domination with entrepreneur and LEO client, Kevin Egan, and David Forde as they show us around Water2Buy Limited and Ann Rudden of Aine Hand Made Chocolate had to completely change strategy ...

Our Partners

  • Microfinance Ireland
  • Futurallia
  • UCC
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • CIT
  • Bord Bia