There is an estimated 23% of small to medium enterprises in Ireland utilising a Website
to generate sales, if you took all the businesses employing less than 10 people this figure is much lower.
The Local Enterprise Board in conjunction with the Department of Communications, Energy & Natural Resources (DCENR) have launched an initiative to that offers suitable applicants a website design grant. This grant is offered as an Online Trading Voucher that you can use to fund or part fund your entrance to the e-Commerce market.
The website design grant was initially piloted in Dublin but is now also being offered in Cork, Kerry, Louth, Sligo and Waterford. To date there has been 50 website design grants issued with another 25 website grants to be issued by the end of August.