Our Services

We help start-ups and small businesses to plan, start and grow

  • We provide direct financial supports to micro businesses*. Micro Enterprises are businesses with 10 or less employees.   
  • We advise on a range of alternative funding options available.
  • We offer business information, advisory services and enterprise support.
  • We deliver high-quality training to meet the needs of your business including; Start Your Own Business, Managing Your Business e.g. Marketing, Sales, Financial Management, Strategy and Business Planning.
  • We mentor you and your business with experienced experts.
  • We guide you to the services most relevant to support the growth and development of your business.
  • We give you advice on local authority regulations, planning, accessibility, environment, procurement and other issues affecting your business.
  • We connect you with appropriate State resources for your business including relevant agencies such as;

–        Department of Social Protection: Enterprise Supports

–        Microfinance Ireland: Business Loans 

–        Revenue: Start Up Relief for Entrepreneurs

–        Education and Training Boards: Business Courses

–        Credit Review Office: When your bank has refused credit

  • We create progression pathways for high-potential companies to Enterprise Ireland.
  • We advise on local property solutions for start-ups and business expansions.
  • We organise key enterprise events.
  • We facilitate effective business networking.
  • We promote entrepreneurship education in the local community.
  • Our website www.localenterprise.ie gives you access to online information about our supports and services.

*Eligibility criteria apply.

Download our supports and services brochure here

Local Enterprise Office's Impact

National Impact 2019

Further details

Local Enterprise Office Dublin City Impact Report 2014 - 2020

7 Year Impact Report 2014 - 2020 front cover

Dublin Regional Enterprise Plan 2022


Local Enterprise Office Dublin City Development Plan 2021 - 2024

LEO DC Development Plan 21-24 front cover

Dublin Regional Enterprise Plan to 2024

Dublin Regional Enterprise Plan 2022