Over €2 million in payments has been committed for Restart Grants in Kerry.
That's according to Tomás Hayes, of the Local Enterprise Office.
Grants of between €2,000 and €10,000 are available through Kerry County Council.
In Kerry, almost 1,600 applications have been made for the grant to date.
A number of payments have commenced, according to Tomás Hayes; the Restart Grant team are still processing the remaining applications.