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Cork County Council Local Enterprise Offices


We aim to promote entrepreneurship, foster sustainable business start-ups and develop existing micro and small businesses to drive job creation and to provide accessible high-quality supports for your business ideas.

Entrepreneurs and Businesses are supported to:

Increase exports

Build resilience

Increase productivity

Prepare for the low-carbon economy


Be managed by ambitious & capable individuals

Fuel regional growth

Some Numbers

Enterprise Support 2014-2021

€7,935,532 in Grant Approval to 474 Projects. 19,223 Participants in 1,217 Training Programmes. 6,161 Mentoring Participants. 2,271 Gross Job Gains in last 5 year.

Key Financial Supports

MicroFinance Ireland Loans.

Feasibility Grant.

Priming Grant.

Business Expansion Grant.

Trading Online Voucher.

TAME Grant.

Agile Innovation Fund.

Microfinance Ireland.


Start Your Own Business Programmes.

Mentoring Programme.

Business Training Programmes.

Management Development Programme

Green for Micro.

LEAN for Micro.


Export Supports.