Re-Start Grant Plus - A fund which gives grants to businesses to help them reopen following Covid19 Closure

Final Call - Closing date for Restart Grant Plus is 31st October, 2020. Applications for Restart Grant Plus will not be facilitated after this date.

The Restart Grant Plus Scheme, including the top-ups applied nationwide and in certain counties, will close from midnight on Saturday 31st October. A new COVID Restrictions Support Scheme (CRSS) was established as part of Budget 2021 on 13th October 2020 and is being operated by the Revenue Commissioners. See following link for further information: -

If you did not apply for the original Restart Grant scheme, which was introduced at the end of May 2020 and finished on 22nd July 2020, and believe that you may have been eligible, then please contact the Restart Team on 056-7794209 or for further information. This process will close at midnight on 31st October.
Note: Businesses that applied for Restart Grant Plus and may have been eligible for the original Restart Grant Scheme but failed to apply will be contacted by the Restart Team, via e-mail, in due course.


Business Re-Start Grant Plus

The Restart Grant Plus is a key part of the government's July Stimulus package, a €7.4bn package of measures designed to stimulate a jobs-led recovery and build economic confidence while continuing to manage the impact of Covid-19.

Please note:

Businesses should not apply again if you have applied under Restart Grant 1. If you have already applied under Restart Grant 1, Kilkenny County Council will be in touch with you over the coming days with details of your top up payment.

New Applicants:

If you are a new applicant, please see FAQs on the link below. Please note, this is an ON LINE APPLICATION ONLY. Applications cannot be accepted in any other format.The on line application can be completed on the link below.

Complete the Application form online now.
View the Re-Start Grant Plus FAQ's.
Watch a short video guide about the Re-Start Grant Plus.

Please forward queries directly to or call the Re-Start Team on 056-7794209.


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