About the Local Enterprise Office Dublin City

What is the role of the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Dublin City? 

LEO Dublin City is the First Stop Shop for information and support when planning, starting or growing a business. We promote entrepreneurship, encourage business start-ups and develop existing micro and small businesses to drive job creation and to provide accessible high quality supports for your Business ideas.

We offer the following supports:

What area does the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Dublin City serve?

We support individuals and small businesses with less than 10 employees in Dublin 1-13, 17 & 20.

If you are outside this area please visit www.localenterprise.ie to find out details of your Local Enterprise Office.


Can I be guaranteed that my ideas will be kept confidential?

All discussion between the Local Enterprise Office and businesses/individuals looking for advice/assistance are held in the strictest confidence as per our General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) policy.


Who is Enterprise Ireland (EI)?

Enterprise Ireland (EI) is the government organisation responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises internationally. They work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, grow, innovate and win export sales in global markets, in order to support sustainable economic growth, regional development and secure employment.

Enterprise Ireland works with entrepreneurs and business people across the full business development spectrum - from early-stage entrepreneurs, to established business owners and Irish multinational companies. Their clients include:

  • High Potential Start-Up companies with the capability to start a business and sell in export markets.

  • Established Small or Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) that are manufacturing and/or internationally traded services

  • Large companies (employing more than 250).

  • Irish-based food and natural resource companies, that are overseas-owned or controlled.

How do I progress from the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Dublin City to Enterprise Ireland?

Avail of LEO Dublin City supports to enable your business employee over 10 employees and generate a turnover of more than €2million.