Covid-19 Grants/Incentives/Supports

Covid-19 Grants/Incentives/Supports Available to Businesses

Local Enterprise Office,

Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Tel No: 1890 202 303



Economic Development Unit,

Louth County Council, Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Tel No: 1890 202 303

Shop Front Improvement Grant Scheme: details and application forms are available online at:

 Applications can be emailed

The closing date for the receipt of Shopfront Improvement Grant Scheme applications was 5pm on Friday 20th November, 2020

Outdoor Seating & Accessories for Tourism & Hospitality Business' Scheme: details and application forms are available online at

The scheme will be open from the 12/4/2021 for applications & will close on the 30/9/2021

Failte Ireland COVID-19 Business Support Hub


Fáilte Ireland's COVID-19 Business Support Hub:

Details of supports available to the Tourism Sector including financial recovery, business liquidity, operational management guidelines along with practical tips, checklists and a series of videos to help businesses move from its current ‘closed’ position to active trading is available online at


Fáilte Ireland Tourism Business Continuity Scheme:

The first phase of the €55million Tourism Business Continuity Scheme is now open for applications to businesses who meet the eligibility criteria including:

  • Outdoor activity providers (e.g. Bike tours, Surf Schools, Kayaking tours, Angling, walking tours, instructor led/guided tourism equestrian experiences)
  • Golf courses with a tourism offering
  • Tourist boat tour operators
  • Hop on Hop off Bus tours with onboard tourism experiences
  • Visitor attractions not eligible for CRSS (e.g. attractions with charity/not for profit status or that are primarily outdoor attractions)
  • Caravan and camping providers registered with Fáilte Ireland
  • Cruise Hire companies

Full information on the scheme including guidelines, FAQs and how to apply can be found at the following link

Enterprise Ireland



Details of supports available including Covid-19 Business Financial Planning Grant, Sustaining Enterprise Fund & Sustaining Enterprise Fund for Small Enterprises are available online at:

For any queries you may have, email the Business Response Unit at: