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€250m Restart Grant

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, today (Friday, 22 May 2020) announced that the application form for the new €250m Restart Grant, providing direct grant aid to micro and small businesses, is now available online on all local authority websites. 


The Restart Grant is aimed at helping micro and small businesses with the costs associated with reopening and reemploying workers following COVID-19 closures.


Eligible businesses who have stayed open throughout the crisis, as well as those who are reopening under Phase 1 (from 18 May) and Phase 2 (8 June) of the Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business, are encouraged to apply now for the Restart Grant. These applications will be prioritised for payment.


Longford County Council is now taking applications for the Restart Grant.


Click here to complete an online application for the Restart Grant 



Any queries please email restartgrant@longfordcoco.ie 


Click here for further information  and Frequently Asked Questions