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28/04/2017How to create online marketing videos using your smartphone... Book online
10/05/2017Google Tools Book online
11/05/2017Business Advice Clinic- Thursday 11th May, 2017 Book online
13/05/2017Start Your Own Business Book online
16/05/2017Effective Marketing and PR ... hitting the target! Book online
18/05/2017Business Advice Clinic- Thursday 18th May, 2017 Book online
23/05/2017HR Guide for Owners and Managers of Small Businesses... Book online

Latest News

  • 25/04/2017

    Prepare for Brexit .... upcoming Breakfast Seminar

    Join Enterprise Ireland on 3rd May (08:00-10:30) in the Maryborough Hotel, Cork, for a panel discussion to include Jim Woulfe, CEO of Dairygold and Katherine O'Sullivan, General Manager, O'Donnell Furniture. Hosted by Jonathan Healy, Broadcaster, this event will focus on identifying exposure to Brexit, winning international sales and other strategies to address Brexit challenges and opportunities. With contributions from Anne Lanigan, Manager of the Enterprise Ireland Brexit Unit; Marina Donohue, Manager of Enterprise Ireland Northern Europe and UK and the opportunity to pose your own questions, it promises to be a must attend for those serious about preparing and planning for Brexit. This event is suited to companies who may have an exposure to Brexit on the export or supply side or are concerned about competition in the market place. Attendance is free but registration necessary. To register, please click here Queries to: Brexit Unit Enterprise Ireland T: +353 (0) 1 727 2727 E: Brexitunit@enterprise-ireland.com www.enterprise-Ireland.com ...

  • 25/04/2017

    Aged Living Technology Competition

    Cork County Council together with the Cork Smart Gateway Initiative and the Age Friendly Alliance launched the €80k Small Business Research and Innovation (SBIR) Challenge with Enterprise Ireland on 13/4/17. Through this Challenge call, Cork County Council wishes to explore low cost, innovative and accessible solutions that will help all of its older citizens to maintain a good quality of life and enable them to remain and feel secure in their home. Solutions sought should address one or more of the effects of being / feeling isolated and insecure and in particular increase the resilience of older people to respond to the impacts of critical events. The competition is open to any organisation, university and service providers. Interested parties can apply on eTenders, closing date 2/6/17. For details of the information session on 28/4/17 and other queries, contact claire_davis@corksmartgateway.ie ...

  • 04/04/2017

    Prepare for Brexit with the Enterprise Ireland Brexit SME Scorecard...

    Early planning and preparation is a critical factor in a company's ability to respond to the business challenges that Brexit presents. ...

  • 20/03/2017

    Local Enterprise Week 2017 “a big success” in Cork City

    Local Enterprise Week (5th-10th March) has been a big success in the city, especially in raising awareness of supports for small businesses, according to Local Enterprise Office, Cork City....

  • 03/04/2017

    Almost 3,700 new jobs created in businesses supported by LEOs in 2016...

    A net total of 3,679 new jobs were delivered in 2016 by the 6,846 small businesses from across the country that have been supported by Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs), according to the results of the latest LEO annual jobs survey published by Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor TD...

  • 09/03/2017

    Rebel Chilli to represent LEO Cork City at National Enterprise Awards 2017...

    Cork company, Rebel Chilli, has been selected to represent LEO Cork City at the National Enterprise Awards on May 25th in the Mansion House, Dublin. Founder of Rebel Chilli, Paul Moore, will be in with a chance of winning one of 12 Awards on offer and his share of the €40,000 national prize fund for his company that produces fresh chilli sauce in Cork city. Passionate about chilli sauce, Paul now has five sauces and is selling to 300 stores in Ireland, including 50 Dunnes Stores outlets, Supervalu and Fallon & Byrne to name but a few, as well as exporting to the UK and Dubai. ...

  • 20/02/2017

    Local Enterprise Week 2017

    A wide range of events are scheduled in Cork city, covering retail / food / Brexit / digital / franchising / succession planning and many others which will be of interest to those involved in the micro business sector in the city....

  • 17/02/2017

    Brexit-Proof Your Business

    Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) at Cork Chamber, in association with Local Enterprise Offices, Cork, are delighted to host ‘Brexit-proof your business’ which will take place during Local Enterprise Week 2017. The impending Brexit will mean that companies will face changes, opportunities and challenges over the next few and consequently, companies will need to address their Brexit strategy accordingly...

  • 23/01/2017

    Local Enterprise Showcase Award Winners 2017

    A talented Westmeath leather designer was announced as overall winner of the inaugural Local Enterprise Showcase Awards at the R.D.S. in Dublin this week. The Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) initiative is aimed at supporting the Irish Craft and Design sector....

  • 20/01/2017

    Cork Businesses Exhibit at Showcase 2017

    As part of our continued support to the gift/craft/design micro enterprise sector, the Local Enterprise Offices in Cork City, South Cork and North & West Cork are delighted to support our clients who are exhibiting at the Local Enterprise Showcase in the RDS, Dublin 22nd - 25th January 2017....

  • 01/09/2016

    Microfinance Ireland Interest Rate Cut

    Apply to your Local Enterprise Office, Cork City for 1% reduction on MicroFinance Loan

  • 01/09/2016

    IBYE 2016

  • 08/06/2016

    National Enterprise Awards

    Local Enterprise Offices to celebrate 30 small business success stories on June 9th

  • 08/06/2016

    Cork & Kerry Food Forum 26th & 27th June

    The 2016 Cork and Kerry Food Forum to offer food, fun and family entertainment