Local Enterprise Office

Welcome to Local Enterprise Office Monaghan

What is the Local Enterprise Office?

The Local Enterprise Office is for people who are interested in starting up a new business and for existing businesses who are looking to grow.

We work with entrepreneurs, early-stage promoters, start-ups and expanding businesses.

The Local Enterprise Office provides advice, information and support to business and start-ups, as part of a network of 31 dedicated teams across the Local Authority network in Ireland.

An initiative of the Action Plan for Jobs, Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) are committed to delivering an enhanced and more integrated support service for micro and small businesses in Ireland.

Your Local Enterprise Office, LEO Monaghan, offers a wide range of services, experience and skills to help you get started or to grow your business

How can we help you?

Local Enterprise Office Monaghan serves as a first stop shop to provide support and services to start, grow and develop micro business in Monaghan.

The key objectives of LEO Monaghan are to provide;
• Business Information and Advice
• Training
• Mentoring
• Financial Supports
• Networking
• Local Economic Development Services
• Enterprise Education

Upcoming Events

See All Events
28/03/2019Trading with an Edge - Event Four Book online
31/03/2019Fermanagh and Omagh PLATO Cross border Network Book online
08/04/2019Customs workshop Book online
09/04/2019Slowing Down to Speed Up - Especially for Women in Business... Book online
16/04/2019Trading Online Workshop - April Book online
16/04/2019Funding for Food Businesses Book online
30/04/2019Brexit Advisory Sessions Book online

Latest News

  • 20/03/2019

    Launch of Business Development Programme for Craft & Design Busineses...

    Building Craft & Design Enterprises Programme starting this year in the region with places for Monaghan crafters to get involved....

  • 06/03/2019

    Launch of Expert Advisory Clinics for Monaghan Businesses...

    Local Enterprise office Monaghan launches new Brexit Advisory clinics in the fields on customs, labour mobility, supply chain and logistics...

  • 26/02/2019

    New Customs Workshops launched for businesses...

    Minister Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, together with Minister Paschal Donohoe TD, Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, launched the first in a series of Customs Training Workshops, which are being delivered for the Government by the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) across the country. ...

  • 22/02/2019

    Social Innovation Fund Ireland

    Social Innovation Fund Ireland have announced the Mná na hÉireann – Women of Ireland Fund.

  • 19/02/2019


    The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) 2018 jobs figures, announced today by Heather Humphreys T.D. Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and Pat Breen T.D., Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, show that 36,666 people are employed by 7,164 Local Enterprise Office supported companies...

  • 05/02/2019

    Local Enterprise Week 2019

    Local Enterprise Office Monaghan has a great line up of events planned to celebrate Local Enterprise Week 2019

  • 21/01/2019

    €2 Million Investment Fund for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneurs 2019...

    Today, Thursday 17th January, Heather Humphreys T.D., Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation together with Pat Breen T.D., Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, launched the search for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneurs (IBYE) 2019....

  • 17/01/2019

    Time to Shine!

    €50,000 Investment Fund for Young Entrepreneurs Competition

  • 11/01/2019

    Buyers from 26 countries set to visit Showcase

    Buyers from 26 countries set to visit Showcase “The Local Enterprise Showcase at Showcase opens up a whole world of opportunity for our Local Enterprise Office clients,” Kieran Comerford, Local Enterprise Offices Showcase – Ireland’s Creative Expo® returns to the RDS, Dublin from Sunday, 20th to Wednesday, 23rd January 2019....

  • 09/01/2019

    Assessing the Value of eCommerce

    Assessing the benefits that eCommerce can bring to your business.

  • 08/01/2019

    PAYE Modernisation

    A few of the key points to note in relation to the new PAYE system for employers introduced by Revenue on 1st January 2019 and how it will effect your business....

  • 21/12/2018

    Customs Insights Course

    The Customs Insights course helps businesses understand the key customs concepts, documentation and processes required to succeed in a post Brexit world....

  • 27/11/2018

    The Social Enterprise Development Fund...

    €1.6 million fund which will be delivered over two years; 2018 – 2020, is now open for applications....

  • 20/11/2018

    Request for Quotations

    Leo Monaghan is looking for business professionals to provide courses in 2019 including the IBYE Programme and the Primary Schools Programme. ...

  • 19/11/2018


    Over 80 Local Enterprise Office clients will exhibit their products in the Local Enterprise Showcase at Showcase – Ireland’s International Creative Expo in the RDS in January 2019, where they will have the opportunity to meet with buyers from across the world. ...

Our Partners

  • Monaghan Women in Business
  • Plato EBR
  • Monaghan County Council
  • IBYE
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • Border Bizcamp Monaghan
  • Monaghan County Enterprise Fund
  • Bord Bia
  • Taking Care of Business
  • Microfinance Ireland