Local Enterprise Office

Welcome to Local Enterprise Office Fingal

About the Local Enterprise Office

Fingal Local Enterprise Office is one of 31 dedicated teams across the Local Authority network in Ireland. It is for people interested in starting up a new business or already in business including entrepreneurs, early stage promoters and small businesses looking to expand. The team at Fingal comprises a wide range of experience, skill and services to offer you advice, information, training and support in starting up or growing your business.

Our Mission

We aim to promote entrepreneurship, foster 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

How We Can Help You

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

We provide the following services:

 

Upcoming Events

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02/09/2019 QQI Cert in Social Media and Digital Marketing - Monday 2nd September 2019... Book online
03/09/2019Facebook for Business for Beginners - Tuesday 3rd of September 2019... Book online
05/09/2019Practical Marketing Tips for Business Owners - Thursday 5th September 2019... Book online
06/09/2019Trading Online Vouchers Scheme Seminar - Friday 06th September 2019... Book online
10/09/2019Instagram for Business - Tuesday 10th September 2019... Book online
11/09/2019Start Your Own Business - Wednesday 11th September 2019... Book online
17/09/2019Ideas Generating Workshop - Tuesday 17th September 2019... Book online

Latest News

  • 14/08/2019

    Microsoft Volunteer Mentoring Programme 2019

    Enterprise Ireland and the Dublin Region LEOs are working with a number of Microsoft senior executives who have volunteered to advise clients on a one-to-one, pro bono basis, on a range of business development issues....

  • 17/07/2019

    Brexit Preparedness Checklist

    Brexit Government Supports and Advice There is a broad range of programmes and advisory supports in place depending on your specific business needs. Contact your Local Enterprise Office, Enterprise Ireland or InterTradeIreland where you can identify the most appropriate advice and supports available to help you start preparing for Brexit. For advice, you can contact your Local enterprise Office and InterTradeIreland who have a Brexit Mentor Programme and a Brexit Advisory Service respectively. Enterprise Ireland and the Local Enterprise Offices have a Brexit Scorecard and a series of Brexit Webinars and key tips that may be useful, further information and dates can be found here ...

  • 02/07/2019

    175 new jobs to be created in Fingal with €470,000 grant investment ...

    A €470,000 cash injection has been announced by the Fingal Local Enterprise Office (LEO) through a number of its grant schemes aimed at supporting 56 small and start-up businesses....

  • 27/06/2019

    National Women’s Enterprise Day launches in Dublin region...

    National Women’s Enterprise Day (NWED) is set to take place on 17th October this year and the venue for the biggest event celebrating NWED this year is the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Blanchardstown....

  • 17/06/2019

    Investors give €2m boost to Vromo’s move from delivery to software...

    Vromo - formerly known as WeBringg/WeDispatch  (national winners of IBYE "Best Startup" 2018) sealed a €2.18 million round of investment last December as part of its rebrand and business model transition from delivery to software....

  • 17/06/2019

    Fingal County Council Digital Strategy Issues Paper Now Live...

    Fingal County Council is preparing a Digital Strategy for Fingal, which will describe how technology can help improve the way we live, work and do business in Fingal. The Council is asking members of the public to say what they would like to see in the Strategy....

  • 17/06/2019

    Fingal Enterprising Women Host Summer BBQ

    The Fingal Enterprising Women Network hosted this year’s Summer BBQ at the Portmarnock Hotel And Golf Links on Thursday 13th of June, where the National Women Enterprise Day 2019 date for the Dublin Region was announced....

  • 13/06/2019

    Fingal Entrepreneur Reaches National Final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Competition (IBYE)...

    Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Fingal has confirmed that Ciaran Brennan from Ground Up Software Ltd. T/A “Livecosts.com” in Blanchardstown has clinched a place in the national final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition in September at Google HQ....

  • 24/05/2019

    Fingal Company Aiming for National Success at the Enterprise Awards...

    One of Fingal’s best small businesses, Cult Drinks from Donabate, will represent Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Fingal at the National Enterprise Awards (NEAs) on the 29th May at the Mansion House in Dublin....

  • 17/05/2019

    NEW Business Start-up Programme for Fulltime Sportspersons...

    A NEW Start Your Own Business Programme has been developed by the four Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) in the Dublin region, specifically for competitive sportspersons, to enable them to progress their business idea....

  • 13/05/2019

    Call for Expressions of Interest for subsidised stands at Showcase 2020...

    LEO Fingal are now taking expressions of interest for Showcase Ireland Creative Trade Show, which features the very best of Irish Craft, Giftware, Fashion & Interiors. It is being held in the RDS from 19th - 22nd January 2020....

  • 08/05/2019

    New Buyer Event Showcases Best Emerging Food Producers from Fingal ...

    Exciting new food products from Fingal producers such as Everest Snacks, My Apricot Kitchen and Hope Beer will be representing Fingal at a new ‘Meet the Buyer’ Local Enterprise Office (LEO) event which will take place on ‘The Street’ at the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) on Thursday 23 May 2019....

  • 08/05/2019

    New Fingal School scoops Top Prize at National Student Enterprise Awards...

    Ava Gilmartin from Malahide-Portmarnock Educate Together took the first prize in the Junior category at the National Student Enterprise Programme (SEP) finals in Croke Park. The new school opened its doors just last September in the Riasc Centre and is already a national award-winner!...

  • 03/05/2019

    Local Student Wins Enterprise Award at National Final

    A student entrepreneur from Fingal has won an award at the national Student Enterprise Programme (SEP) finals in Croke Park today, organised by the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) for secondary schools. ...

  • 02/05/2019

    Local Enterprise Office (LEO) announces Fingal’s Best Young Entrepreneurs and €50,000 investment fund winners...

    Fingal’s “Best Young Entrepreneurs” for 2019 and €50,000 investment fund winners were announced at an awards ceremony hosted by LEO Fingal this evening....

Case Studies

  • Kianda Technologies

    14/08/2019

    Kianda Technologies

    Meet the Fingal Enterprise Awards 2019 Finalist: Kianda; a digital business process automation software, helping companies turn their repetitive tasks into automated solutions....

  • Busterbox

    03/07/2019

    BusterBox

    Meet the Fingal Enterprise Awards 2019 Runner-up: Busterbox; a subscription service for dog owners sending a box of fun, exciting toys and healthy treats to thousands of subscribers in Ireland and the UK....

  • Cult Drinks

    19/06/2019

    Cult Drinks Fly the Flag for Fingal

    Meet the Fingal Enterprise Awards 2019 Winner: Cult Drinks an established diversified portfolio of owned and agency Alcoholic Beverages which are distributed into domestic and international markets....

  • WeBringg_Thumnail

    22/11/2018

    Making It Happen: LEOs bring it for WeBringg...

    ‘The difference between an idea and a successful start-up? A priming grant". Working with LEO Fingal has helped WeBringg connect retailers and consumers around the globe. ...

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    22/06/2017

    DropChef give food for thought

    DropChef is the smartest way to cook to healthy dinner! We deliver all the ingredients you need, in exactly the right quantities, along with an easy to follow step-by-step recipe card....

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    26/05/2017

    Hope Beer share their Story

    Hope Beer is a range of premium craft beers brewed at Howth Junction, Dublin 5. We are the only microbrewery in Fingal and one of only a handful in Dublin....

  • 24/06/2016

    Water2Buy-Limited

    We talk beginnings, growing and European domination with entrepreneur and LEO client, Kevin Egan and David Forde as they show us around Water2Buy Limited....

  • 29/08/2014

    Happynest - Premium Nursery Products & Babywear

    Christine Carolan, talks to us about her journey in founding Happynest which provides a unique range of premium quality reversible nursery products and babywear...

  • 22/07/2014

    Patel's - Innovative Curry Company

    Patel's, an innovative curry company based in Dublin, with one main goal - to make cooking curry authentic and convenient at a good price....

Our Partners

  • Enterprise Ireland
  • Dublin Food Chain
  • Bord Bia
  • Plato Dublin
  • Microfinance Ireland
  • Skillnets
  • IE Domain Registry
  • Department of Social Protection
  • Failte Ireland