Up to €5,000 to be made available to midlands businesses impacted by local lockdowns

Up to €5,000 will be made available to businesses impacted by the local lockdowns in the midlands.

Restrictions for Kildare, Laois and Offaly were announced last Friday, and now the government will provide additional aid for businesses impacted.

The full details will be announced later today.

CEO of Kildare Chamber, Allan Shine, says the package needs to provide support for the tourism and hospitality sectors, especially with more people staying in Ireland for holidays - press PLAY

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