A new intake for the Sport to Start-Up programme was launched by Minister Damien English T.D. at the Sport Ireland Institute in Blanchardstown. The programme, which is run by the Local Enterprise Offices supported by Enterprise Ireland and Sport Ireland, enables full time sports people engage in entrepreneurship and explore setting up their own businesses. […]
Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation, Robert Troy TD, launched the North-West Regional Enterprise Plan (REP) to 2024, in Sligo. The North-West REP, covering counties Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo, is one of nine new enterprise plans throughout the country which will be funded by up to €180m. This funding will drive the implementation of the
The Local Enterprise Office South Dublin is now supporting over 260 small businesses and 1,345 jobs according to new figures. 242 new jobs created in 2021 3% job increase from 2020 8th year of YoY jobs growth Net employment gain of 37 in 2021 260 total small businesses employing 1345 people supported by LEO South […]
The annual results of the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) for 2021 have shown that LEO Limerick supported companies which created 179 net new jobs in the past 12 months. This is the eighth year of year-on-year growth in jobs in Limerick with LEO Limerick supporting a total of 298 small businesses employing 1,825 people. The […]
Ireland’s largest student enterprise programme has been launched in what is now its 20th year. An initiative of the Local Enterprise Offices to encourage entrepreneurship in secondary schools, the Student Enterprise Programme has seen over 300,000 secondary school students take part nationally since it first began with almost 15,000 taking part in Mayo.
A total of 15,000 jobs were created from 2014 to now by Local Enterprise Office (LEO) supported companies with some 3,700 jobs delivered in 2017 by start-ups and small businesses from across Ireland. There are currently 31 LEOs nationwide, run in partnership by Enterprise Ireland and the Local Authorities, providing a ‘first stop shop’ for […]