Starting up

Turning your idea into reality

You may find yourself with a great product or maybe a top service idea that corners a gap in the market, but wonder how you might go about making this idea a business? Read on for some information on what to do next.

From Business plans to Courses

Getting your business idea of the ground or getting serious with your until now small online business can be an exciting and adventorous time. It can also be  a  daunting and somewhat confusing experience to navigate the necessary paperwork. If this sounds like you we would like to highlight a couple of resources available for you.

If you need help getting the all important business plan together and find yourself wondering; “What’s the important information that has to be included?” or “How do I structure the perfect plan?” We’ve got you covered here on what to include in your  business plan. Thats not all, you can also download a business plan template and cash flow analysis here.


Local Enterprise Office Courses

The Local Enterprise office for Fingal located in Swords County Dublin hold monthly courses based in different locations throughout Dublin. The course is aimed at helping you get that business idea of the ground

For those wishing to start their own business LEO Dublin City offer a Start Your Own Business package (SYOB Course + Network + One-to-one mentoring) for individuals to obtain and/or develop the necessary skills and knowledge to assess the marketing and financial viability of their business idea/project.

You can check upcoming courses in our course schedule here.

So thats just two potential supports that you can access when starting your business, there are a wide range of supports including grants available from your Local Enterprise Office so be sure to visit their site for more information!

Base Enterprise Centre

Damastown Road


Dublin 15

D15 NX4W

01 820 30 20

Best Sustainable Impact by an SME 2023

Best Irish Business working in the community

Recycling in Action Award 2011

Opening Hours

BASE Enterprise Centre Reception

Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Client Access to Units:

Office units in the Michael Galvin Building.

Mon-Fri 0800 - 22-15,

Saturday 0800 - 1745 

Sunday 0800 -17-15

Closed Bank Holidays.