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Local Enterprise Office Dublin City serves as a 'first stop shop', providing entrepreneurs in the Dublin City Council Area with advice on starting and growing a small business, high-quality business training and financial support. 

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Upcoming Events

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01/06/2016Beginners Bookkeeping Book online
08/06/2016Business Advice Group Meeting 22-2016 Book online
14/06/2016Business Advice Group Meeting 23-2016 Book online
14/06/2016Online Marketing & Social Media Course June Book online
15/06/2016Social Media Marketing June Book online
05/07/2016Start Your Own Business 6 Book online
06/07/2016Advanced Twitter for Business Book online

Latest News



    Kick Start your Food Business June 2016...

    Food Business Training Programme Dates: 22nd and 29th June 2106 Times: 9.30am- 4.30pm on both days Location: Finnstown Castle Hotel, Lucan ...

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    Coderdojo Coolest Project Event

    Awesome line-up of cool speakers on the day sharing their experience on gaming, tech, education and more! This is a community event you don’t want to miss!...

  • 17/05/2016

    New Frontiers

    New Frontiers Programme

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    The SME Funding Landscape - Meet The Players...

    Enterprise Ireland is hosting a half day seminar and networking event on the Funding landscape and the players...

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    12 Month Small Business Development Programme...

    New Creative D Small Business Development Programme commencing May 25th - 12 Month Programme especially for Creative Service Providers Would you like to be part of a results driven initiative? Would you like to work with other creative service providers on mutually beneficial joint initiatives? This 12 month Business Programme, an initiative of Local Enterprise Office Dublin City, will focus on the needs of Providers of Creative Services in developing their businesses through a series of monthly group meetings, practical workshops, one to one mentoring and networking events specifically tailored for providers of creative services.The group will decide upon the content of workshops but they are likely to include: Funds for Creative Service Providers and how to apply for them. Burning issues: The opportunity to discuss with the group the challenges and opportunities that you face in your business. Sales: The group will be facilitated in increasing domestic and export sales through practical advice and workshops. It will be driven by two experienced facilitators at least one of whom will have a relevant creative services background. Meetings will take place in a convenient central Dublin location. Applications are invited from Creative Service Providers who are: • At least 18 months in business. • Are based in Dublin city or county.Work full time in creative services e.g. photography,digital media, marketing, graphic design etc. • Interested in working with other Creative Service Providers to develop their business. If you are interested, emaill dublin@plato.ie or call Marion Walshe on 086 823 4309. Deadline for applications are Friday 20th May 2016. ...

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    Could InterTrade Ireland help your business?...

    Check out InterTrade Ireland's services to assist you business...

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    Inner City Enterprise Social Enterprise grant scheme...


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    Smart Dublin Cycle proposals

    submit your Smart Dublin Cycle proposals

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    IP Valuation in the Field of Health and Biotechnology...

    International Training for the Exploitation of EU Project Results with a Focus on IP Valuation in the Field of Health and Biotechnology...

  • 22/04/2016

    Countdown to Croke Park for local students

    Enterprising young teenagers from Dublin City are getting ready to showcase their inventions and businesses at the Student Enterprise Awards National Finals...

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    Artisan Food Innovation Voucher

    Enterprise Ireland is pleased to announce the launch of an Artisan Food Innovation Voucher specifically for Food & Drinks businesses that are Sole Traders or Partnerships...

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    Enterprise Village NPC 2016 - Register Interest...

    Register your interest in availing of one of the stands at the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly from Sept 20th – 22nd 2016...

  • 06/04/2016

    Are you ready to Export?

    The National Export Campaign is coming to Dublin! Are you ready to Export?

Case Studies

  • 17/02/2016

    Frock N Fabulous – A Micro Enterprise Story, So Far!

    Frock N Fabulous – A Micro Enterprise Story, So Far! Kara Maher tells her story and the effect of training and supports she experienced along the way...

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    Q&A with Melissa Curry

    We speak to well-known jewellery designer Melissa Curry, www.melissacurry.com, who began her creative career in the French capital back in 1998...

  • Tricia Harris


    Q&A with Tricia Harris Designs

    Q&A with Tricia Harris Designs. we speak to furniture designer Tricia Harris, who has her own studio in the heart of the capital....

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    Q&A with Paul McDonald of Sonitus Systems...

    We discuss the niche of noise management, winning big abroad and the importance of being reliable in business with Paul McDonald, the co-founder of Sonitus Systems....

  • Lucy Clarke of Elks


    Q & A with Lucy Clarke from ELKS

    We discuss the hidden gem of Irish fabrics, rebranding and the transformative experience of becoming a mother with the co-founder of Elks, Lucy Clarke. ...

  • Q&A with Ray Mongey from GLUE


    Q&A with Ray Mongey from GLUE

    We discuss the ‘wow factor’, doing business in Dubai and bringing blockbuster movie effects to on-line videos with the Managing Director of GLUE, Ray Mongey...

  • Ann Higgins


    Q&A with Ann Higgins of Medical Audits...

    We discuss technology and healthcare, time-saving innovations and finding the right business partner with the co-founder of Medical Audits Ltd, Ann Higgins....

  • Aileen Rogers from Ready Girls


    Aileen Rogers from Ready Girls

    We discuss the business of puberty, breaking into the Middle East and marketing niche products with Aileen Rogers, founder of ‘Ready Girls’, makers of period packs for tweens and teens....

  • Sabine Hobbel of Leaves
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    Q&A with Rosanna Fiorenza of Travelling Languages...

    In this special issue, we talk to Rosanna Fiorenza, winner of the ‘Rising Star’ award from LEO Dublin City’s Women in Business Network....

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    Lukas Decker of Coindrum

    We talk airports, coin inconvenience and the importance of mentoring with Lukas Decker of Coindrum, winner of the ‘Best New Idea’ Category for Dublin City in the IBYE competition....

  • Jamie White


    Jamie White of Youth Nation

    Youth Nation interact with, and entertain, a consistently growing audience through their websites and at on-the-ground events....

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    Sonya Lennon of Lennon Courtney

    “We are chalk and cheese in terms of our personalities but always aligned in our aesthetic.”...

  • Chilly Moo Founders


    Clare Holman of Chilly Moo

    “I wouldn’t like to tell you how long we spend trying to work out the difference between mark-up and margin.”...

  • George Boyle and President Michael D. Higgins


    George Boyle of Fumbally Exchange

    “From a personal perspective, it was the friends made and human bonds laid down in the process that made this the most rewarding and unexpected bonus of being founder of FEx.”...

Our Partners

  • Enterprise Ireland
  • Department of Social Protection
  • Company Registration Office
  • Micro Finance Ireland
  • Credit Review Office
  • Revenue
  • Skillnets
  • Irelands Domain Registry