Empowering Women in Business - International Women's Day 2022

March 7, 2022

The Local Enterprise Office has reported that approximately 1,000 women in Ireland start a business every month.  Local Enterprise Week 2022 runs from March 7th – 11th, with Tuesday 8th being International Womens’ Day.  While setting up a new business can be stressful there is plenty of help available.  

Important Considerations

  • Develop a comprehensive Business Plan.
  • Assess your finances and identify available grant and loan options.
  • Understand and mitigate against potential risks.
  • Decide what type of company structure best suits you and your business.
  • Business structures options available in Ireland include:
  • Private Company Limited by Shares (LTD)
  • Sole Trader
  • Designated Activity Company (DAC)
  • Company Limited by Guarantee
  • Open a business bank account.
  • Register with Revenue and the Company Registration office (CRO).
  • Consider taxes, payroll, bookkeeping and annual accounting requirements.

We at McEvoy Craig can provide this service for you and support you and your Business with all your Accounting needs.

There are now many state-backed programmes and private supports designed for female entrepreneurs…here are a few;


Accelerating the Creation Of Rural Nascent Start-ups.

Going for Growth

An initiative on women and entrepreneurship proposed by the NDP Gender Equality Unit in the then Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform.

Local Enterprise Office

Find out which supports are best for you and your business.