Local Enterprise Office

Welcome to Local Enterprise Office Cork North and West

How We Can Help You

The Local Enterprise Office Cork North and West serves as a first stop shop to providing support and services to start, grow and develop micro businesses in the Cork North & West areas.

Our supports include:

Upcoming Events

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26/01/2021LEO Finance / Grants Webinar Book online
31/12/2021Remote - Brexit Support Sessions 2021 Book online
25/01/2021Remote Business Advice Clinic - Mon 25 Jan - 9.15a.m.... Book online
25/01/2021 Remote Business Advice Clinic - Mon 25 Jan - 11.45a.m.... Book online
25/01/2021 Remote Business Advice Clinic - Mon 25 Jan - 1.30p.m.... Book online
28/01/2021Remote Business Advice Clinic - Thurs 28 Jan - 9.15a.m.... Book online
28/01/2021 Remote Business Advice Clinic - Thurs 28 Jan - 10.30a.m.... Book online

Latest News

  • 14/12/2020


    85% feel more businesses trading online than ever before • 83% planning to support more local businesses in 2021 • Surge in support for local businesses following campaigns....

  • 04/11/2020

    New Covid Restriction Support Scheme (CRSS) Launched

    New Covid Restrictions Support Scheme launched to assist businesses by way of a payment of up to 10% of 2019 weekly turnover, for the number of weeks that you are restricted. ...

  • 15/09/2020


  • 09/09/2020


    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....

  • 14/08/2020

    COVID-19 Enterprise Support Grant

    The Enterprise Support Grant is a one-off grant to reimburse a business, which closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, for its reopening costs, up to a maximum of €1,000....

  • 11/08/2020

    Re-Start Grant Plus - Open for applications

    Changes to the Re-start Scheme regarding funding and eligibility.

  • 15/06/2020

    Webinars to help businesses re-open safely

    Project ACT is a series of webinars run by Cork County Council as a business support for SMEs and communities, to re-energise the local economies of the 27 towns in County Cork. ...

  • 15/04/2020

    The Covid-19 NEW Online Retail Scheme

    The maximum grant available is €40,000. Successful applicants will be awarded funding to support a maximum of 80% of the project costs. The minimum grant amount payable is €10,000....

  • Selling Online


    Quick Tips to Sell Online

    Short-Term solutions for taking payment and selling online...

  • 26/03/2020

    New Business Continuity Voucher Goes Live through Local Enterprise Offices...

    Minister Humphreys introduces new measure as part of COVID-19 Business Supports Package

  • 16/03/2020

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

    The COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment is a payment of €350 per week. It is available to all employees and the self-employed who have lost their job due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be in place for the duration of the crisis. ...

  • 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....

  • 13/03/2020


    COVID 19 - Avail of emergency business advice in the face of challenges faced by the crisis.

  • 13/03/2020

    COVID-19 Business Loan

    Microfinance Ireland - Covid-19 business loans

  • 13/03/2020

    Minister Humphrey's announcement

    Minister Humphreys announces supports for businesses impacted by COVID-19

Our Partners

  • Cork County Council
  • Enterprise ireland
  • Bord Bia
  • MicroFinance Ireland
  • UCC
  • CIT
  • Our Partners