The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) network is the first-stop for anyone seeking information and support for starting or growing a business in Ireland. In Dublin there are four dedicated LEO teams, one based in each of the region’s four local authorities. It is the job of each of these LEOs to promote entrepreneurship, to foster business start-ups and to develop existing micro and small businesses in Dublin via a range of supports and services in their locality. These are highly accessible, quality supports, ranging from financial aid to training, to mentoring for your business ideas. In addition, the LEO network provide a platform from which to network or showcase your business via national network events held throughout the year.

More information on the grants and supports offered by each of the Local Enterprise Offices in Dublin can be found on their sites below:

Fingal-Local Enterprise Office

Local Enterprise Office Fingal provides a range of supports to help those establishing a new business and owner/managers of existing small businesses who wish to grow their enterprise.


Dublin City-Local Enterprise Office

The Local Enterprise Office, Dublin City, seeks to promote an enterprise culture, help people who are thinking of starting a business and support small business owners in Dublin City. The range of supports includes business ideas generation workshops, start your own business courses, business skills workshops and management training. We run several business networks and provide one-to-one mentoring support. Financial support is also available to eligible businesses.


Dún Laoghaire Rathdown-Local Enterprise Office

LEO Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown operates as a first stop shop to provide support and services to start, grow and develop micro business in the area. The Local Enterprise Office Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown is one of 31 dedicated teams across the Local Authority network in Ireland.


South Dublin-Local Enterprise Office

Local Enterprise Office South Dublin is a state funded agency that helps you start and expand your business in South Dublin through financial assistance, business training, professional mentoring and enterprise information. South Dublin is a great place to do business with a young population, immediate access to a market of more than 1.5 million people, a terrific modern infrastructure and world class business supports


Hope Beer

Hope Beer, was set up in 2015 and is Fingal’s largest state of the art microbrewery, producing a range of premium craft beers for the local, national and international markets.

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