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September  28th,  2021

Update on Payments Awarded for Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment and Enhanced Illness Benefit

106,245 people receive the Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week, a fall of 4,525 on last week...

September  28th,  2021

Minister Donohoe confirms that EWSS will remain in place and unchanged for the month of October 2021

Following the Government meeting today (Tuesday), the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, T.D., has announced that there will be no change to the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) for the month of October 2021...

September  28th,  2021

Minister for Mental Health announces historic mental health funding deficit cleared

Minister for Mental Health, Mary Butler, TD, has today confirmed that a historic deficit in mental health funding has been cleared in the funding allocation of 2021...

September  28th,  2021

Government approves Afghan Admission Programme

Programme will provide up to 500 additional places for Afghan family members...

September  28th,  2021

Minister Donnelly welcomes Sláintecare funded improvement in Heart Failure waiting lists

Waiting lists reduced from 6 months to 6 weeks thanks to Galway health services in the community...

September  28th,  2021

Minister for Health Welcomes Sláintecare Support for Positive Ageing Week

The Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, TD has welcomed Positive Ageing Week 2021. This years theme is focused on Reconnecting Communities by Reframing Ageing...