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Only 1 In 3 Offaly Companies Approved For Restart Grants Have Collected Money

Businesses can receive up to €10,000 to defray the losses during covid-19.

Only one in three companies approved for Restart Grants by Offaly County Council have received the money.

Over €1.5 million has been approved for 455 applicants, but the Executive says many businesses haven't collected the cash because they might not reopen at all.

Companies will receive up to €10,000 to defray the extra cost of trading during the COVID19 pandemic.

The local authority is paying out €250,000 per week and the deadline for applications is August 31st.

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