Increased Cost of Business grant now open for registration

Apr 10, 2024

As part of Budget 2024, the government signed off on a package of €257 million for the Increased Cost of Business (ICOB) grant as a vital measure for small and medium businesses. Local authorities, funded through the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment (DETE), will manage the rollout of the grant to qualifying businesses. The […]

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Budget 2024

Dec 10, 2023

Revenue summary available at Budget 2024 summary (

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Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme (TBESS)

Dec 5, 2022

Revenue has issued guidelines on the new Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme (TBESS) introduced to assist qualifying businesses with their energy costs during the winter months.  The scheme will operate in respect of electricity and natural gas costs relating to the period 1 September 2022 to 28 February 2023. To be eligible to make a […]

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Basic Income for the Arts Pilot Scheme

Apr 8, 2022

The government has announced a scheme “Basic Income for the Arts” (BIA) to enable artists and creative arts workers to focus on artistic and creative work during the period of the pilot scheme, without having to enter into employment in other sectors to sustain themselves. Grants to the value of €325 per week will be […]

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Notice re COVID-19 – Contacting Deacy Gilligan Ltd

Feb 1, 2022

Our office has fully re-opened to the public. However, on occasion, some staff members may work remotely but we hope to avoid any disruption to our services as much as possible. Therefore we would ask please that you phone in advance for an appointment so that we can ensure that the relevant person is available […]

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Local Property Tax (LPT)

Oct 5, 2021

  Your property is liable for Local Property Tax (LPT) for 2022 if it is a residential property on the valuation date of 1 November 2021. LPT is a self-assessed tax. This means that you need to self-assess the value of your property at 1 November 2021. The valuation of your property on this date will determine the […]

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Business Resumption Support Scheme

Sep 8, 2021

The Government has introduced a new additional business support scheme (Business Resumption Support Scheme or BRSS) for businesses with reduced turnover as a result of public health restrictions. Businesses whose turnover is reduced by 75% in the reference period (1 September 2020 to 31 August 2021) compared with 2019 will be eligible. The scheme will […]

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Events Sector Covid Support Scheme (ESCSS)

Aug 4, 2021

Small and medium sized firms involved in concerts, cultural events, conferences and trade shows can apply for grants of up to €50,000 following the launch of a Government scheme to assist the events sector. This scheme will be open for applications from 1pm on Wednesday 4 August to 1pm on 31 August 2021 The Events […]

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Apprenticeship Incentivisation Scheme

Apr 14, 2021

What is the Apprenticeship Incentivisation Scheme? The Apprenticeship Incentivisation Scheme provides financial support for apprenticeship employers who take on apprentices on all national apprenticeship programmes. Apprenticeship employers are eligible for a €3,000 payment for each new apprentice who is registered between the period 01 March and 30 June 2021. €2,000 per apprentice is payable at […]

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COVID-19 Small Business Aid Scheme (SCBAS)

Mar 12, 2021

The Government announced a new scheme that targets businesses currently ineligible for CRSS and other sector-specific grants.   Leo Varadkar’s statement says it’s to help “some businesses that aren’t eligible for existing grants, largely because the premises they operate from have not been closed to the public” and he includes wholesalers, suppliers, caterers, office-based businesses, […]

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