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Thursday, 17 December 2020

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Photo of Catherine ConnollyCatherine Connolly (Galway West, Independent)
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196. To ask the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the additional Covid-19 supports available for businesses in County Galway to help offset the negative impacts of Covid-19; the amounts provided to companies in County Galway under the various schemes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44147/20]

Photo of Leo VaradkarLeo Varadkar (Dublin West, Fine Gael)
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My department, through its agencies and implementation partners, has provided more than €56 million to date to assist businesses in County Galway in offsetting the negative impacts of COVID-19. I enclose the exact amount under the various schemes for the information of the Deputy in the table below. Note that this does not reflect the breadth of supports available across Government such as the EWSS, CRSS and PUP.

COVID Business Supports in County Galway

All data up to 11/12/20 unless otherwise noted.

Scheme Amount
Local Enterprise Office Business Continuity Voucher €636,003
Local Enterprise Office Trading Online Voucher €1,520,000
Local Enterprise Office Micro-Enterprise Assistance Fund €8,572
Restart Grant as of 4/12/20 €9,675,109
Restart Grant Plus as of 4/12/20 €23,805,545
SBCI COVID-19 Working Capital Scheme as of 30/9/2020 €1,883,000
SBCI COVID Credit Guarantee Scheme as of 3/12/20 €5,960,174
Microfinance Ireland COVID Loan Scheme as of 14/12/20 €1,050,375
Intertrade Ireland Emergency Business Solutions €15,750
Intertrade Ireland e-merge €30,800
Enterprise Ireland Online Retail Scheme 1 &2 €969,015
Enterprise Ireland COVID 19 Business Financial Planning Grant €289,870
Enterprise Ireland LEAN Business Continuity Offer €57,500
Enterprise Ireland and IDA Sustaining Enterprise Funds €9,280,000
Enterprise Ireland COVID Products Scheme €1,158,148
Total €56,339,861


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