Evaluation and Approvals Committee

Closing Dates for Receipt of Grant Applications

  • 4th February 2019
  • 8th April 2019
  • 27th May 2019
  • 2nd September 2019
  • 14th October 2019
  • 18th November 2019

Please note when submitted applications for grant aid the following information is required. Your application will be delayed if all the required documentation is not received by the closing dates above.

  • Completed Application Form (Signed and Dated)
  • Tax Clearance Certificate
  • Business Plan
  • Two years cash flow and profit and loss projections
  • Latest set of Certified Accounts if already in business (for businesses trading less than 18 months management accounts must be provided)
  • Three quotations for equipment for which grant aid is sought (for any spend expected to be greater than €5,000)
  • Evidence of the availability of matching funding from own resources, from investor and or from loan finance
  • Your qualifications/ experience (CV or personal profile)
  • Confirmation of grant aid sought from other agencies
  • Certificate of Incorporation, CRO Number or Certificate of Registration of Business Name if available


The Evaluation Committee will consist of the Chief Executive, a representative from Enterprise Ireland; and five individuals with specific areas of business expertise.

  1. Pat Dowling - Chief Executive of Clare County Council
  2. Harriet Cotter - Enterprise Ireland
  3. Gloria Callinan - CLDC
  4. Damien Barrow
  5. Mark O'Sullivan
  6. Kieran Sheehan
  7. Kathleen Ryan
  8. Rose Kelleher