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About the Local Enterprise Office

Local Enterprise Office South Dublin 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.

We offer a range of training, financial grants and supports, along with a business advice service to help you with starting and growing your business.

How we can help:

Upcoming Events

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21/06/2021SEO Optimisation 21st June Book online
22/06/2021A Layman's Guide to VAT 22nd June Book online
23/06/2021Customer Service- the only USP now – How to develop it for Growth... Book online
24/06/2021Selling Online 24th June Book online
28/06/2021Pricing & Packaging for Progress 28th June Book online
01/07/2021Instagram For Business - Intermediate 1st July Book online
05/07/2021Start Your Own Business Online 4 Day Course 5th July 2021... Book online

Latest News

  • 04/06/2021

    The Edge Dublin

    The Edge Dublin. An exclusive pre-opening offer for the members of the Chamber of Commerce & LEO South Dublin.

  • 28/05/2021

    Webinar: Europe is our Future 28th May

    Co-organised by the IIEA and Enterprise Ireland, this webinar will explore the untapped opportunities for Irish businesses within the Single Market....

  • 13/05/2021

    Food Academy

    “As the new research shows, Food Academy producers are optimistic about the industry’s future with the majority forecasting sales growth and new jobs this year, which is an encouraging sign,”...

  • 23/03/2021

    LOCAL ENTERPRISE OFFICES INVOLVED IN NEW AMAZON BOOTCAMP OPEN TO CLIENTS...

    Amazon, Enterprise Ireland, Enterprise Nation and the Local Enterprise Offices announce the first ever Amazon Bootcamp Ireland, an online event on Tuesday 13 – Wednesday 14 April providing free training and guidance to help businesses increase their online sales and reach new customers, as part of the Amazon Small Business Accelerator, a programme to support more than 200,000 entrepreneurs across the UK and Ireland....

  • 19/01/2021

    FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE NATIONAL ENTERPRISE AWARDS

    The finalists for the National Enterprise Awards have been announced today. An initiative of the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs), the National Enterprise Awards Final will take place virtually on the 11th February. The finalists, selected by the Local Enterprise Offices in local authorities, represent a diverse range of businesses that are supported by the LEOs across the country. Now in their 22nd year, the awards celebrate small businesses and includes awards that recognise excellence in exporting, sustainability and innovation along with 8 regional awards and an overall National Enterprise Awards winner....

  • 06/01/2021

    VIRTUAL SHOWROOMS AT SHOWCASE IRELAND OPEN FROM 25TH-29TH JANUARY...

    “Thanks to this year’s Virtual Showrooms at Showcase, Local Enterprise Office clients across the country can launch new collections and arrange meetings with buyers from around the globe, direct from their studio or workshop here in Ireland,” Kieran Comerford of the Local Enterprise Offices...

  • 22/12/2020

    Brexit Helpline to run over the Christmas period

    Dec 29th - Jan 3rd from 9am to 5.30pm

  • 09/09/2020

    BREXIT BACK IN FOCUS FOR IRELAND’S SMALL BUSINESSES...

    After what has been an already challenging year for companies, small businesses are being urged to refocus their minds on Brexit ahead of the December 31st deadline. Irrespective of what happens in talks between the UK and the EU before the end of year cut off, the transition period expires and that will change Ireland’s trading position with the UK. This means any company who exports or imports with or through the UK will be affected and will have to change their processes....

  • 08/07/2020

    LEO South Dublin Win European Enterprise Promotion Award...

    Local Enterprise Office South Dublin has been named as national European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) winners for ‘Improving the Business Environment’. ...

  • 08/07/2020

    LEO South Dublin Win European Enterprise Promotion Award...

    Local Enterprise Office South Dublin has been named as national European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) winners for ‘Improving the Business Environment’. ...

  • 07/07/2020

    Microfinance Ireland

    Due to unprecedented demand since the pandemic began, both the COVID19 Business Loan Fund and the standard MFI Loan Fund are now fully subscribed....

  • 02/07/2020

    Dynamic Purchasing System for Civil Engineering Materials: Supply Only...

    Local Government Operational Procurement Centre published a Dynamic Purchasing System for Civil Engineering Materials on the 26th June on www.etenders.gov.ie....

  • 25/06/2020

    Updates in Government Supports/Funding & Webinars

    Free Webinar on H&S Aspects of Returning to Work - 26th June & Other Webinars, Government Supports & Guides on the Reopening of Ireland...

  • 17/06/2020

    Mentor & Training tenders

    The South Dublin Local Enterprise Office has recently advertised its tenders for both mentors and trainers.

  • 10/06/2020

    FOOD ACADEMY NOW LOOKING FOR A NEW WAVE OF FOOD PRODUCERS...

    The hugely successful Food Academy programme is now open for budding food and drink entrepreneurs in across the country. The programme, which is run by the Local Enterprise Offices in partnership with SuperValu and Bord Bia, is now open for applications until the 26th June for its latest intake...

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Our Partners

  • SDCC
  • Microfinance Ireland
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • South Dublin Chamber
  • TU Dublin
  • Plato
  • Dublin Food Chain
  • EGF