RDP – The Rural Development Programme provides grant assistance to support start up and expanding micro-enterprises, including tourism activities and diversification into non-agricultural activities. Rates of aid available:
75% of capital costs to a maximum of €150,000
75% of training costs to a maximum of €150,000
75% of research costs to a maximum of €30,000
For more information contact Tom Bermingham, Seamus Doran, Eileen Dake or Helena Dempsey at 053 915 5800.
LCDP Enterprise Support
LCDP Enterprise Support is available to job seekers and includes pre-enterprise training, one-to-one support, after-care and management of the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance and Short Term Enterprise Allowance schemes.
For more information contact Annette Stacey-Ellis at 053 915 5800 or Sheila James at 053 915 5800.