DLR E-Zine April 2020

April 28, 2020

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Welcome to the latest instalment of the Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Tourism Ezine, your one-stop-shop for everything going on across the county.

In an effort to support local enterprise through this difficult period while looking to the future, we would like to make you aware of a number of initiatives and tools to assist your business through this period.

Failte Ireland Supports

Ireland are targeting their business supports to respond to the most urgent challenges and threats tourism businesses are now facing.

These include:

• Expert advice on managing business liquidity and cost containment;

•Information on accessing financial assistance and managing HR risk;

•Step-by-step guides on how to manage temporary business closure, temporary lay-offs and redundancies, if required;

•Guidance on managing further revenue shocks and jump starting sales for recovery;

•Information on accessing Government supports;

•Practical operational guidance for businesses on steps they can take to help ensure

All of these supports can be accessed here.

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Local Enterprise

If your business is impacted by COVID-19, your Local Enterprise Office can help.

A new Business Continuity Voucher is now available through Local Enterprise Offices. This opportunity is designed for businesses across every sector that employ up to 50 people.

The voucher is worth up to €2,500 in third party consultancy costs and can be used by companies and sole traders to develop short-term and long-term strategies to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic.

If your application is successful, a qualified expert will be selected by your Local Enterprise Office to work with you on your business continuity plans. The value of this service is up to a maximum of €2,500.

DLR Tourism Development Team

The Tourism Development team are

available to support you in any way we can at this difficult time. Please let us know if we can be of assistance. You can contact us by

Phone or Email.

Carolyn Mc Carthy

Email: cmccarthy@dlrcoco.ie

Phone: 087 788 2056

Dave Lawless  

Email: dlawless@dlrcoco.ie  

Phone: 086 6074102

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Community Call Team

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown have set up a new dedicated helpline, focused specifically on ensuring that the cocooning, elderly, vulnerable members of the community or those living alone can access deliveries of groceries, medicine and fuels. We are working with local GAA clubs and volunteers to make sure you get what you need!

This helpline can be reached at Freephone 1800 804 535 or 01 271 3199. Both lines open from 8am - 8pm You can also email.

Please note: These numbers/email is not for ordinary Council services.

Dublin Bay Cruises Summer Launch

Why not discover one of Ireland’s most beautiful coastal fishing villages? Hop on board the St Bridget and sail from Dun Laoghaire to the traditional fishing village of Howth with its world renowned fish restaurants and fantastic walks.

During your voyage you will see aspects of Dublin that are not possible on any other mode of transport.

Dalkey island, Clontarf and the world wildlife reserve Bull Island, Baily and Kish Lighthouses, Howth head, Ireland Eye, Lambay Island and Howth Harbour with it’s many seals swimming in the harbour.

View their sailing routes or purchase a gift voucher for their launch later this summer once things return to normal here.

More Information

For more information and to keep up to date with everything happening across Dun Laoghaire Rathdown, check out the Dun Laoghaire – Rathdown Tourism social media accounts or visit www.dlrtourism.ie.

Contact the dlr Tourism Kiosk on info@dlrtourism.ie for more information or to feature in the next Ezine

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