Six local businesses to get funding through the Covid-19 Online Scheme

Six local businesses are to get funding through the Covid-19 Online Scheme.

The initiative is to help companies set up stores on the internet in response to Covid-19.

€6.5 million has been allocated, with a further two million for companies that didn’t apply in this round or were unsuccessful.

Three Cavan businesses, including McNallys Pharmacy 365, Chapter One Living and Food, and TractaMotors will benefit from the scheme.

While in Monaghan, Micheal McQuaid & Sons, Fleming’s, and Clarke’s Toymaster will be allocated funding.

Julie Sinnamon, CEO of Enterprise Ireland, explains what the scheme was looking to achieve: