Businesses in the north west encouraged to apply for outdoor dining funding

Businesses in the tourism and hospitality sectors in the north west are being encouraged to apply for outdoor dining supports.

Eligible businesses can apply for grants of upto €4,000 towards the cost of equipment such as outdoor seating, umbrellas, electric heaters and more.

Applications are now open until the 30th of September.

The funds will be distributed by local authorities for successful businesses.

Speaking to OceanFM News, Independent Sligo Councillor and Chair of the Sligo Food trail, Marie Casserly believes outdoor dining is a potential ‘game changer’.