Local Enterprise Office

Welcome to Local Enterprise Office CAVAN

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 Cavan, 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 Cavan serves as a first stop shop to provide support and services to start, grow and develop micro business in Cavan.

The key objectives of LEO Cavan are to provide;

Upcoming Events

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21/04/2020Start Your Own Business Programme - Spring 2020 (April-May)... Book online
08/04/2020Steps to Apply for Finance During Covid -19 Book online
22/04/2020Selling Online – Getting the Best Results From Your Website (Evening Time)_Spring 2020... Book online
22/04/2020Tools & Techniques for Delivering Remote Training and Consultancy ... Book online
22/04/2020Costing & Pricing (Day)_Spring 2020 Book online
06/05/2020SAGE Training - Accounts and Payroll (Beginners)_Spring 2020... Book online
07/05/2020Using Facebook and Instagram for Your Business (Advanced) _Spring 2020... Book online

Latest News

  • 27/03/2020

    Business Continuity Voucher - Now Open For Applications

    The new Business Continuity Voucher is now available through Local Enterprise Office Cavan and is open to sole traders and companies across every business sector locally that employ up to 50 people. ...

  • 16/03/2020

    COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment - How to claim the Emergency Payment...

    Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment has been introduced for anyone whose employer is unable to conti nue to pay them. The payment is available to all employees and the self-employed who have lost employment due to the pandemic. You will get a payment of €203 per week for up to 6 weeks (as applicable). To receive the payment follow these steps;...

  • 13/03/2020

    COVID–19 Business Supports

    Businesses which are seeking support to assist with business continuity and preparedness connected to the COVID-19 outbreak, may be provided with a Business Continuity Voucher subject to certain conditions and criteria. This offer is in addition to the current range of business supports for microenterprises....

  • 12/03/2020

    COVID-19 Notice - All Training Postponed & Office Closed to the Public...

    In light of the most recent Government advice regarding COVID-19, Local Enterprise Office Cavan training courses, workshops and events have been postponed, effective from Friday 13th March 2020 until further notice. This is a precautionary measure in the interest of safeguarding public health and we apologise for any inconvenience. During this period our offices will not be open to the public, or available for meetings. However, our local enterprise supports and services are available as usual and we welcome all enquiries by phone or email. Telephone: 049-4377200 or Email: localenterprise@cavancoco.ie ...

  • 12/03/2020


  • 06/03/2020

    Checklist of preparatory actions in responding to COVID-19...

    Business Continuity Planning – Checklist of preparatory actions in responding to COVID-19

  • 13/02/2020

    Local Enterprise Week 2nd-6th March 2020

    Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Cavan has launched a series of local business events and initiatives to take place during Local Enterprise Week from 2nd-6th March 2020....

  • 14/01/2020

    Spring 2020 Training Schedule Launched

    Whether you are looking to start, have recently started, or plan to grow your business in 2020, you can kick-start your business dreams and avail of our many short and practical training programmes....

  • 11/02/2020

    National Enterprise Awards 2020

    Applications invited to LEO Cavan by Wednesday 19th February 2020.

  • 20/12/2019

    Cavan Calling

    The unmissable homecoming festival for Cavan’s Diaspora, which takes place from 20-23 August 2020.

  • 19/12/2019

    Diaspora Open Day

    Local Enterprise Office Cavan and Cavan Digital Hub are holding an Open Day for Diaspora who are home visiting family or friends in Cavan over the Christmas holiday period and are interested in returning to Cavan to work or do business in 2020. ...

  • 24/10/2019

    Inaugural Prosper Cavan

    A snapshot of the recent Prosper Cavan event held in the Guinness Enterprise Centre in Dublin. The mission for Prosper Cavan is to develop a network of support among Cavan’s business diaspora to enhance prosperity in the county through co-operation, knowledge sharing, creativity, inspiration and a stronger entrepreneurial ecosystem. ...

  • 17/10/2019

    Food eirEEN Meet the Buyer & Matchmaking Event

    Enterprise Europe Network, in conjunction with the Local Enterprise Offices in Ireland and Invest NI, is hosting Food eirEEN, a food “Meet the Buyer” event which offers participants a unique opportunity to engage in face-to-face sales meetings with senior food buyers from throughout Ireland and the EU....

Case Studies

  • 14/01/2019


    See How LEO Cavan Help in Making It Happen. Meet Jess Kavanagh of Olann, based in Drung, Co. Cavan, who exports 99% of her hand-dyed yarns around the world and employs 7 staff. ...

  • 24/01/2017


    Ireland's growing reputation as a destination for customer service contact centres has opened up a gap in the market for local suppliers. Gordon O'Neill, co-founder of cloud-based telecoms provider Goldfish in County Wicklow, tells us how this industry is providing new opportunities for SMEs ...

  • 24/01/2017

    Carlingford Brewing Company

    After more than a decade working in accountancy and recruitment, Des Goldrick decided to set-up his own craft beer enterprise. Today, he’s brewing up a storm in his own business, as he takes us on a tour of the Carlingford Brewing Company in County Louth ...

Our Partners

  • Enterprise Ireland
  • CITC
  • Dept. of Jobs, Enterprise, & Innovation
  • Intertrade Ireland
  • Microfinance Ireland
  • Bord Bia
  • National Association of Community Enterprise Centres
  • Companies Registration Office
  • Department of Social Protection
  • Revenue Irish Tax and Customs
  • Education and Training Boards Ireland