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Minister for Finance and for Public Expenditure and Reform, published the Government’s Stability Programme Update 2020 (SPU).

Government Statement regarding the Cabinet sub-committee on Covid-19...

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton T.D. today (Wednesday the 15th of April 2020) announced that all major telecoms providers have committed to a number of measures to help people stay in touch and work from home during Covid 19...

The public health measures, introduced on 27 March 2020 to halt the progress of Covid-19, necessarily imposed restrictions on many areas of the economy including the construction sector...

At the Department of Health today, Minister for Health Simon Harris TD launched a mental health and wellbeing initiative aimed at supporting the diverse mental health needs of the public during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Following a meeting this morning between An Taoiseach, the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, and the Minister for DPER/Finance, a pathway to introduce measures already outlined for the Childcare Sector has been agreed.

Leaving Certificate written examinations postponed until late July/August. Junior Cycle examinations in June replaced with school-based exams and assessments early in the new school year

€1 billion in Liquidity Measures available for SMEs €180m Sustaining Enterprise Fund launched

A Memorandum of Understanding has been formally agreed between the Departments of Health for the Republic and Northern Ireland to underpin and strengthen North South co-operation on the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic...

Minister for Health Simon Harris, T.D., has today announced further measures to support nursing homes residents in the context of the overarching response to COVID-19.

 

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