Local firms advised that applications for Covid ‘Restart Fund’ now open

Companies closed or trading differently due to the Covid-19 pandemic across the region are being urged to examine if they are eligible for special government assistance.

Local county councils are beginning the process today of taking applications for the Covid-19 Business Restart Fund.

The fund, which can see companies receive between 2,000 and 10,000 euro as a special kick start to re-open or remain open, is based on t the rates bill they would have paid in 2019.

The online application process remains open until 31st August and Úna Ní Chuinn of Roscommon County Council has more details :