COVID-19 - Restart Grant PLUS

COVID-19 - Restart Grant PLUS

Restart Grant PLUS

Notice 10th August 2020:

The Restart Grant Plus is a NEW standalone non repayable grant that is available to all eligible businesses, including those who received a grant in the 1st Restart Grant Scheme. Minimum grant available €4,000, maximum grant available €25,000.

Did your Business receive a grant under the first Restart Grant Scheme?

If so are eligible for a second grant under Restart Grant Plus. You do not need to make a further application. Meath County Council will email a Declaration Form to you for completion and return.

Who can apply:

  • Any business (subject to qualifying criteria) that has a commercially rateable premises, or where rates are paid on your behalf and attributable to the business premises you occupy.

Qualifying Criteria for Grant

A business must:

  • Be a commercial, trading, entity;
  • Operate from a premises that is commercially rateable by a local authority (but see FAQ 9 re certain B&B establishments);
  • Rate-paying Sports Clubs, such as GAA Clubs and Golf Clubs that have commercial activities (e.g. bar/restaurant)
  • Have 0 - 250 employees;
  • Have a turnover of less than €100k per employee to a maximum of €25m
  • Have suffered a 25%+ loss in turnover between 1 April and 30 June 2020.
  • Commit to remain open or to reopen if closed; and
  • Intend to retain employees that are on The Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS).

Further details are available in the FAQ document below or email .

Applications can only be submitted on-line at 

Reminder: If you have already received the first Restart Grant please DO NOT apply again, Meath County Council staff will be in touch via email regarding payment of the Restart Grant Plus.




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