A €241,000 cash injection has been approved by the Local Enterprise Office Fingal through a number of its grant schemes aimed at supporting small businesses.
The 21 Fingal small businesses and start-ups, nine of which are located in the North County that were approved for financial supports this quarter by the Local Enterprise Office Fingal are poised to create a number of new jobs. Twenty new positions are being created immediately and it is expected that over the next three years more than 37 additional jobs will result from the LEO Fingal funding.
Announcing the latest investment of over €241,000 in small businesses, LEO Fingal stated that 2017 has seen significant growth in employment in the small business sector.
County Mayor, Cllr. Mary McCamley and the Chief Executive of Fingal County Council, Paul Reid presented grant approval letters to the successful businesses at a specially convened awards event in County Hall. The local businesses were approved for business priming grants, business expansion grants, feasibility study grants, and E-commerce grants.
The nine local businesses include, WeReturnIt from Swords and Little Dearies, also from Swords, both of whom received Priming Business Grants. The other seven local companies all received Trading Vouchers, including Bond & Co from Swords, Black Rose Lifestyle from Rush, Chantries Sales & Consultancy from Balbriggan, Zendfast from Rush, Irish Folklore Publications from Malahide, VAT Recovery from Swords and Workjuggle from Malahide.