Outdoor Seating for Tourism and Hospitality Scheme

Outdoor Seating and Accessories for Tourism and Hospitality Business Scheme

outdoor seating scheme

Fáilte Ireland has launched this scheme to provide a level of financial support to tourism and hospitality businesses to purchase or upgrade equipment to provide additional outdoor seating and, therefore, increase their outdoor dining capacity for the summer of 2021. This scheme will financially assist and support independent tourism and hospitality business owners to create outdoor dining experiences in a regulated and accessible manner. Funding under the scheme is only available to existing businesses.


The Outdoor Seating and Accessories for Tourism & Hospitality Business Scheme will be administered through Westmeath County Council.

Further details

Full details of the scheme are contained within the attached application form Outdoor Seating & Accessories for Tourism & Hospitality Business’ Scheme .

Please complete and return to:


Economic Section, Local Enterprise Office, Westmeath County Council, Áras an Chontae, Mount Street Mullingar or email localenterprise@westmeathcoco.ie



Please refer to Failte Ireland document for Best Practice in relation to Outdoor dining:


https://www.failteireland.ie/FailteIreland//WebsiteStructure/Documents/2_Develop_Your_Business/6_Funding/Web-version-Best-Practice-Guidelines-Outdoor-Dining-and-Urban-Animation.pdf


For information on Section 254 Licences please refer to the following links:


http://www.westmeathcoco.ie/en/ourservices/yourcouncil/onlineservices/applyforit/


http://www.westmeathcoco.ie/en/ourservices/planning/outdoorseatingsignage/