Kilkenny County Council has launched its Outdoor Seating and Accessories Grant Scheme for local Tourism and Hospitality Businesses
The Aim of the scheme is to provide support to individual hospitality and tourism businesses towards the cost of equipment to provide additional outdoor seating and facilitate these businesses to increase their outdoor dining capacity for the Summer of 2021 in a regulated and accessible manner.
The scheme is funded by Failte Ireland and administered by Kilkenny County Council.
Applicants can apply for a grant of up to €4,000 (for up to 75% of the ex-VAT cost of equipment purchased);
Eligible expenditure - tables, chairs, umbrellas, electric heaters, screens/windbreaks, plant stands and wooden platforms.
Expenditure must be incurred between the 1 April 2020 and 30 September 2021.
Applications are now being accepted for the scheme and businesses are being invited to apply for supports at the link below;