Local Enterprise Office

Welcome to Local Enterprise Office Cork North and West

How We Can Help You

The Local Enterprise Office Cork North and West serves as a first stop shop to providing support and services to start,

grow and develop micro businesses in the Cork North & West areas.

Our supports include:

Upcoming Events

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18/06/2024AI for Digital Marketing - 2 Part Course Book online
19/06/2024LEAN Best Practices Workshop Book online
25/06/2024Search Engine Optimisation Book online
04/07/2024Trading Online Voucher Information Webinar Book online
09/07/2024Wordpress Maintenance Book online
10/07/2024Transform Your Craft and Creative Business with Lean Thinking ... Book online
10/07/2024LEAN Best Practices Workshop Book online

Latest News

Case Studies

  • Praline 2

    23/02/2024

    Praline

    In 2017, the delectable journey of Praline began as a small pastry shop and café under the creative direction of owner Norma Kelly. Fast forward to this month and Norma and her team are celebrating the expansion of operations with a new café and chocolate shop at 53 Lower Cork St. Mitchelstown. ...

  • Wanderly

    23/02/2024

    Wanderly

    Founded by Lena Angland, Wanderly transforms simple nature walks into enchanting family experiences using marker cards and augmented reality magic. The strategically placed cards along trails unlock a world of 3D animations through the app, encouraging families to engage, discover facts and reveal hidden creatures in their surroundings....

  • Simple Study

    23/02/2024

    SimpleStudy

    In the age of smartphones and ever-evolving educational technology, students have an unprecedented opportunity to transform their academic performance. Enter SimpleStudy, a West-Cork-based revolutionary platform changing the game for secondary-level students preparing for state exams. Founded by Oisin Devoy and Philip McKenna, SimpleStudy provides a personalised and fun way to study for exams, helping students improve their results by making exam revision easy, engaging, and highly personalised through adaptive learning, gamification, and cutting-edge artificial intelligence....

  • Kinsale Mead Co

    23/02/2024

    Kinsale Mead Co

    Nestled in the heart of Kinsale, the small, family-run business is dedicated to the meticulous crafting of each mead by hand. With the combination of modern winemaking techniques and the finest, carefully selected honey and fruits, Kinsale meads are a sensory delight, earning recognition as among the best in the world. In fact, Kinsale Mead Co. proudly holds the title of the first Irish meadery in 200 years....

  • Cassie  and Coco

    23/02/2024

    Cassie and Coco

    Meet Caroline McAteer, the visionary force behind Cassie & Coco—a brand that emerged from the depths of the pandemic with a scentful story of passion and reinvention. Formerly a secondary school teacher, Caroline's journey took an unexpected turn during Covid. Qualifying as a yoga teacher, she discovered her true calling, intertwining it seamlessly with her entrepreneurial spirit....

  • Wildberry 2

    22/02/2024

    Wildberry

    A family business since 2017, Wildberry produce award winning baked goods which just so happen to also be gluten free. Building the business from a small café and shop to a commercial business delivering high quality products nationwide was not accidental. While Wildberry availed of many supports from the LEO over the years, it is the Lean programme that has been a game-changer for them, increasing productivity by more than 40% and offering them a healthier work/life balance....

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    26/03/2014

    West Cork Distillers

    An innovative distillation company manufacturing vodka, whiskey & other spirits based in Skibbereen...

Our Partners

  • Cork County Council
  • Enterprise ireland
  • Bord Bia
  • MicroFinance Ireland
  • UCC
  • MTU
  • Skillnet
  • IDA
  • Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment