Outdoor Seating and Accessories for Tourism and Hospitality Business Scheme

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Outdoor Seating and Accessories for Tourism and Hospitality Business Scheme

The new Outdoor Seating and Accessories for Tourism and Hospitality Business Scheme from Local Enterprise Offices, Longford, Longford County Council and Fáilte Ireland provides financial support to tourism and hospitality businesses to purchase or upgrade equipment for outdoor seating, increasing outdoor dining capacity.

The Scheme allows such businesses to rethink their outdoor spaces and create outdoor dining experiences, allow for greater use of such spaces and help towards business growth in our communities. 

What is on Offer? 

  • Applicants can apply to the Longford Local Enterprise Office for a grant up to €4,000 (for up to 75% of the ex-VAT for cost of equipment purchased or installed).
  • Successful applicants who received a grant under this scheme in 2020 can apply for the additional €2,000 (subject to the same conditions).

What Businesses Can Apply?

  • Independent tourism and hospitality businesses (i.e. attractions, hotels, restaurants, cafés, public houses)
  • Food must be sold for consumption on the premises
  • Businesses already in operation 

How Can You Apply?

Click Here for the Outdoor Seating and Accessories Scheme for Tourism and Hospitality 2021 Application Form

Terms and Conditions

  • Expenditure must be incurred between 1 April 2020 and 30 September 2021
  • Payment will be made by Longford County Council to approved applicants on submission of receipts and photography of furniture/equipment in situ
  • Closes for application on 30 September 2021.