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Friday, 22nd May 2020

How to apply for the Restart Grant

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The Team at Love Drogheda BID have issued the following information for businesses wishing to apply for the Restart Grant.

Applications for the Restart Grant can be made online to local authorities from today, Friday 22 May. For a list of Local Government County & City Council websites visit

To apply for the Restart Grant - please get in contact with Louth County Council for an application form and further information via

To avail of the Restart Grant, a business must be in the Local Authorities Commercial Rates Payment System and:  

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  • have an annual turnover of less than €5m and employ between 1 to 50 people;
  • have closed and/or suffered a projected 25%+ loss in turnover to end June 2020;  
  • commit to remain open or to reopen if it was closed;
  • declare the intention to retaining employees that are on The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) and to reemploy staff on the Pandemic Unemployment Payment where applicable.

The grant can be used to defray ongoing fixed costs, for replenishing stock and for measures needed to ensure employee and customer safety.

Processing of applications and payment of the Restart Grant will depend on the initial surge of applications but, as far as is feasible, will be prioritised according to scheduled re-opening dates in the national Roadmap.

Please note that Local Enterprise Supports are still available in the form of Business Continuity, Online Trading Voucher and Mentorship via the following: 

For information on the business continuity voucher, trading online voucher both €2,500 and accessing mentors and microfinance please contact Louth LEO on

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Check out if you are able to avail of the initiative through this link:

Local Signage, Screens, Sanitisers and PPE providers

GM Print

041 9844321


041 9804445

Anglo Printers**

041 9835000

First Print & Label

041 9800048

Winters Consumables**

041 9839830

Boylan Print*

041 983 9905

All Signs & Labels

087 2396233

Go Mac Signs

087 2416216

JK Office Furniture**

087 2539077

Medikit (PPE)

041 9816652

O'Sullivan Safety (PPE)

041 9831155

Beulah Print;

041 9810505

Murduff Enterprise (PPE)

041 9804244

Budget Signs

087 633 9467

Noel Kelly Safety Services

041 984 2668

* Also making face shields * 

**Sneeze Guards**

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