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Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team

A range of specific measures to support the artistic and cultural life of the nation at this difficult time – with a particular focus on wellbeing through personal and community creativity – was announced today...

Minister for Health Simon Harris has today (Friday, April 3rd) signed two statutory instruments to relieve some of the pressures on our GPs, pharmacists and patients in accessing prescriptions.

The Minister for Education & Skills Joe McHugh TD has today (Thursday 2 April 2020) announced that the planned new allocation model for Special Needs Assistants has been deferred for one year.

The Office of Government Procurement recently launched a webpage to facilitate offers of assistance from businesses and other organisations that are seeking to provide supplies or services in support of the national response to Covid-19...

Mr Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has today (Thursday) announced a new befriending phone-call initiative to support participants of the Seniors Alert Scheme which is being funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development...

Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, has today (Thursday) encouraged employers whose businesses have been impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis to engage with the Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme as the most effective way of retaining the link with employees, who can then resume employment once the crisis has passed...

As part of the ongoing Irish contribution to global efforts to address the COVID 19 pandemic, today Ireland provided €10 million in funding to the UN’s Global Humanitarian Response Plan...

Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team...

 

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