Starting your own business

Thinking about starting your own business?

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Then why not turn those thoughts into action and get your business idea off the ground. Many people would like to start up their own enterprise, but the whole the idea can seem like a daunting leap into the unknown. Luckily help is at hand with expert advice and support that will put you on the right path and give you the knowledge and confidence you need to move forward.

In many instances this advice, training and support is available free of charge to people receiving a social welfare payment.

Below you will find some useful links to help you get started.


Enterprise Ireland have Development Advisers that are highly experienced in working with companies through all sectors and stages of the business development – from start-up, to established small and medium-sized enterprises, right through to Irish international companies.


At think you will find some really useful advice on all aspects of starting a new business, including grants that are available to a new business, the pros and cons of various business structures, company registration/licensing, business strategy, health and safety and much more.


South Dublin Enterprise provides training that aims to help young or growing companies improve their chances of survival and growth by offering regular comprehensive courses in Starting a Business, Financial Management, Technology, Online Marketing, Social Media, Computerised Bookkeeping and Business Planning.


Fingal Local Enterprise Office have developed a variety of courses and workshops that are tailored to those who are new to business. These courses and workshops will give you the information required to start your new business with confidence.



Click on the map for interactive location details.

You can arrive by foot, car or with the following buses:
9, 18, 54A & 83

179 Lr. Kimmage Road
Dublin 6W

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