Jobs & Enterprise

Cork Local Enterprise Office


Start a Business or Enterprise

Business Information & Advisory Services

General business advice and information
Information on other enterprise related government services
Advice on contacting relevant local authority departments on planning, rates, licensing etc.
Advice and information on accessing public procurement processes
Advice on energy efficiency

Enterprise Support Services

Provide financial support for start-up and business development.
Provide training supports e.g. Start Your Own Business Programmes, Management development support
Mentoring supports
Information on business networks
Supports for businesses to trade online
Information on Microfinance Ireland Loan Fund
Progression pathway for high potential start-ups and high growth companies to Enterprise Ireland including access to Business Angels, New Frontiers Programme etc.

Entrepreneurship Support Services

Education – Primary & Second level programmes
Female entrepreneurship
Senior entrepreneurship
Enterprise awards
Enterprise promotional activities


Work, Education, Re-Skilling, Social Welfare

Getting to Work advice platform is provided by the Citizens Information Board. The microsite provides public service information for those who are currently unemployed or are becoming unemployed in Ireland or those who wish to set up an enterprise.

Reduced Hours or Pay

Help with your Rent or Mortgage

Leaving Work


Options for Education and Training

Getting Social Welfare

Going Back to Work

Money and Tax Issues