Start Your Own Business

Thinking of Starting Your Own Business? We can Help!

Starting a business is a real challenge. You may know where you would like to finish but be unsure about how to start or get there. We are able to provide you with a comprehensive range of services and supports to help you start out in business.

Business Training

Knowledge is key when it comes to starting any new business, if you have no previous business background this process can be especially daunting. We have developed a variety of courses and workshops that are tailored to those who are new to business. These courses and workshops will give you the information required to start your new business with confidence.
Learn more about our training for start-ups

Financial Support


We provide two main grants for those who are starting out in business or who are looking to develop a new product. These grants are;

  • Feasibility Grant - For those who wish to conduct market research for a product or service to examine it's feasibility
  • Priming Grant - A business start-up grant available to qualifying small businesses within the first 18 months of start-up

Further Information on Grants

Microfinance Ireland

Microfinance Ireland (MFI) can provide loans of €2000 to €25000 to commercially viable businesses that have experienced both formal and informal declines from their bank.

Learn More About MFI

Revenue Initiatives

The Office of the Revenue Commissioners provide a variety of supports and initiatives to assist start-up business and small and medium enterprises.

Learn More About Initiatives

Business Advice and Information

Business Advice Clinics & Mentoring

If you need one-to-one advice and support, we can help! We provide business advice clinics and mentoring services to those who are setting up a business in Monaghan.

Get Business Advice or Mentoring