Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation

The DBEI has established a Business Support Call Centre for information on the government supports available to businesses and enterprises affected by COVID-19. Tel: +353 1 631 2002

Jobseekers Support

Please CLICK HERE for Our Dedicated Page on All Jobseekers Supports

Short-Time Work Supports

Short-time Work Support is available under Jobseeker’s Benefit and is an income support payment for employees who have been temporarily placed on a shorter working week, due to business challenges affecting their employment: DEASP Short Time Work Support Booklet March 2020

Revenue – Wage Subsidy Scheme

If you wish to avail of the Wage Subsidy Scheme (70%) where you are retaining your staff, then click here on the Revenue Website: WAGE SUBSIDY SCHEME

Revenue Announcement 13.3.20 on Cashflow/Returns

Funding Supports

While €200m Covid19 Support funding for businesses is being funnelled through we advise that for immediate business funding concerns and contingency funding, please contact your local bank or credit union branch.

Business Continuity Checklist:

Any updates are due to be published on the WHO website on how to manage the virus:

HSA Guidance is available here:

HR queries and advice follow updates on (from the HRSuite, Tralee):

The HRSuite in Tralee are offering an initial two-hour mentoring expert HR consultation in relation to questions on short time, lay-offs, redundancy, people and working time for €200 – Call today on 066 7102887 for advice.

Travel Advice

Consult with John and his team in Sol International Travel for queries/concerns (066) 718 5940 or email

Or consult with Caroline in KCTravel Tralee for bespoke queries/concerns on 0667124934 or email

Government Funding / Support Measures for Business March announcement:

Government of Ireland Advice:

For Updates on Business Supports and Local Issues, follow:


For more business support advice email Tralee Chamber at


Covid19 Safety Instructions for Businesses:

Kitchen and Restaurant:

Food Safety / Food Prep Advice (from Safety Matters, Tralee)

Food Business Operators guidelines 1 (1)

Food and Beverage (incl Bars):

Charities and Community Organisations:

Remote Working, Stay Connected: