Limerick’s Local Enterprise Office launches new training programme

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Mayor James Collins, pictured with Eamon Ryan, Norma Purtill, and Mary Killeen Fitzgerald, of LEO

Mayor James Collins, pictured with Eamon Ryan, Norma Purtill, and Mary Killeen Fitzgerald, of LEO

THE Limerick Local Enterprise Office’s training and development programme for 2019 was launched this week by Mayor James Collins.

More than 60 schemes are taking place this year in Limerick.

The Limerick Local Enterprise Office provides a one-stop shop of enterprise supports to start-ups and small firms across Limerick.

Located in Patrick Street, It provides funding for projects primarily in the manufacturing and internationally traded services sector, alongside training and mentoring support to entrepreneurs and micro-businesses.

Head of enterprise Eamon Ryan said: “​Leo Limerick is delighted to launch the training and development programme 2019 which contains over 60 training programmes as well as information on business advice clinics running throughout the year targeted at small business owners. The programme also contains details of other initiatives such as the website development grant and assistance for micro exporters.”

Mayor Collins added: “The training and development brochure has something for every small business to assist them in their development and growth.With the vast supports available for entrepreneurs through the Leo, there has never been a better time to start, grow or locate your business here.”

Formerly known as the City Enterprise Board​, the Local Enterprise Office is an offshoot of Limerick City and County Council.

The programme is available ​either at www.localenterprise.ie/Limerick, or by calling 061-557499.