Local Enterprise Office


Welcome to Local Enterprise Office South Dublin

Welcome to Local Enterprise Office South Dublin, the state funded agency that helps you start and expand your business in South Dublin with: 

enterprise information
business mentoring
financial support and assistance

If you are planning to start a new business or you would like to grow your existing business there's lots that we can do to help. This video gives an overview of what we offer. 

Upcoming Events

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26/01/2018New Year; New Business Goals 26th Jan Book online
31/01/2018An Introduction to VAT 31st Jan Book online
31/01/2018Small Business Accounting 31st Jan Book online
01/02/2018Trading Online Voucher Scheme Seminar Thursday 1st February... Book online
02/02/2018Google Adwords 2nd Feb Book online
06/02/2018Start Your Own Business 6th Feb Book online
07/02/2018Facebook and Instagram for Business_Beginners 7th Feb... Book online

Latest News

  • 19/01/2018

    Small Business Open Day

    Small Business Open Day 2018 Is your Business Future Fit? January 23rd, Johnstown Estate Hotel, Enfield, Co. Meath

  • 16/01/2018

    Enterprise Ireland All Sector €750,000 Competitive Start Fund...

    Enterprise Ireland announces All Sector €750,000 Competitive Start Fund to accelerate growth of start-ups

  • 16/01/2018

    Pricing for Profit Workshop on 18th January

    The half day workshop where you will learn to understand your costings, your competition, along with the value of your time, to grow a profitable business....

  • 05/01/2018

    I WISH - Build IT Competition

    Build IT is a competition for all those who have registered to attend the I Wish event in Cork or Dublin in 2018.

  • 05/01/2018

    I WISH Event The RDS Dublin 29th & 30th January

    I WISH is an initiative to inspire, encourage and motivate young female students to pursue careers in STEM.

  • 20/12/2017

    New Frontiers Phase 1 Programme January 2018

    Our New Frontiers Phase 1 programme is currently open for applications until the 10th of January.

  • 11/12/2017

    South Dublin's Best Young Entrepreneurs

    South Dublin’s best young entrepreneurs have been announced this week at the County Final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) competition. Run by the Local Enterprise Offices, IBYE is supported by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and Enterprise Ireland. Now in its 4th year, this year attracted almost 1,500 applications nationwide....

  • 04/12/2017

    Going For Growth

    Going for Growth is the brain child of Paula Fitzsimons who put it forward in response to an initiative on women and entrepreneurship proposed by the NDP Gender Equality Unit in the then Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform. “My mission in Going for Growth is to support women entrepreneurs to achieve their growth ambitions and to get more women entrepreneurs into a growth frame of mind.”...

  • 29/11/2017

    Small Business Saturday

    Small Business Saturday is a campaign that is supported and promoted by Retail Excellence, the largest retail representative body in Ireland. ...

  • 28/11/2017

    New OPTIMISE Design Ireland Programme

    New OPTIMISE Design Ireland Programme Brings Irish Design and Craft to a Global Online Audience Innovative inter-agency initiative announces ambitious plans to drive global e-commerce sales for 100 Irish design and craft businesses...

  • 27/11/2017

    1/2 Day Bootcamp – ‘Building Sales & Profit Online & Offline’...

    1/2 Day Bootcamp – ‘Building Sales & Profit Online & Offline’ DELIVERED BY ENTREPRENEURS FOR ENTREPRENEURS DEMAND IS HIGH, SPACES ARE LIMITED! This interactive and practical 3.5 hour Bootcamp will help you explore the potential of online and offline sales building, looking at:  ...

  • 23/11/2017

    Enterprise Town 2017 Awards

    Bank of Ireland’s National Enterprising Town Awards aims to assist in the promotion of enterprise across the country by bringing business and community groups together to showcase to a panel of judges, the spirit of enterprise in their local area. Judges visited Tallaght and Rathcoole on 4th October and were obviously impressed by the nature of the collaboration and innovation in both towns....

  • 21/11/2017

    Lean Programme, An Initiative of the LEOs in Dublin!

    Do you want a Simple Set of Tools to Reduce Waste & Cost, Improve your Processes and Increase Profitability?

  • 20/11/2017

    Innovation Management for engineering and manufacturing companies ...

    A Networking Conference on the topic of Innovation Management for engineering and manufacturing companies, delivering a mix of case studies of best practice in the industry set in the real world environment and practical supports that will help facilitate innovation in SMEs, featuring an array of high profile speakers....

  • 17/11/2017

    All facts. No Noise. Practical Help to plan for Brexit

    InterTradeIreland, the cross-border trade body, is hosting a major event in Dublin on 5th December 2017 aimed at helping businesses gear up for Brexit....

Case Studies

Our Partners

  • SDCC
  • Microfinance Ireland
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • South Dublin Chambers
  • ITT
  • Plato
  • Dublin Food Chain
  • EGF