Government supports

In this time of crisis, it’s important to remember you’re not alone. The tourism industry is facing enormous challenges and as a business owner, you may be in the process of making some difficult decisions.

Fáilte Ireland is here to help, with our dedicated online support hub — it’s packed with expert guides, videos and advice on accessing the Government support that has been made available to those impacted by the health crisis.

How can I access Government supports?

There’s a lot of new information to take in and that can feel overwhelming. To break it down, download our full summary of the Government funding and support schemes currently available during the COVID-19 crisis. In this document, you’ll find an overview of each scheme with links to further details.

Guidance on operation of the Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme

Visit to read the latest Revenue guide to operation of Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme [pdf, 710kb]

Many questions have been raised by the tourism industry about the Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme – these have been gathered in the FAQ document below. All answers have been provided by Revenue to Fáilte Ireland.

Revenue is constantly updating its published FAQ guidance document to operate the Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme, visit for the latest version.