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Since the threat of Covid 19 became apparent a number of weeks ago, the Department of Housing Planning and Local Government, the DRHE, NGO’s and local authorities across the country have been working alongside the HSE to protect those in Emergency Accommodation during the current crisis.

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, today announced that the new Microfinance Ireland COVID-19 loan, which was announced by the Government last week, includes an option for a moratorium on interest and repayments for the first six months.

An Tánaiste, Simon Coveney, and Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Brandon Lewis, spoke this afternoon by phone.

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty, this evening provided an update on developments regarding her Department’s employer refund scheme..

Today the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D. has issued a general travel advisory for Irish citizens traveling overseas.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has been informed of 126 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, has decided that the requirement for those over 70 (under certain circumstance) to provide a medical report shall be removed at this time.

Today the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Micahel Creed T.D., met by teleconference all the main representative groups for fishing, representing both the off-shore fleet and the...

Garda Commissioner fast tracks attestation of trainee Gardaí to bolster high visibility policing and community engagement in response to COVID-19.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has been informed that a patient diagnosed with COVID-19 in Ireland has died. There have now been 3 deaths associated with COVID-19 in...

 

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