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June  2nd,  2020

Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team 2nd June

Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team...

May  29th,  2020

Minister Donohoe makes changes to Wage Subsidy Scheme to accommodate those returning from maternity or adoptive leave

The Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, has today (Thursday) confirmed that a change to the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS) will be made to accommodate the salaries of those who have returned to work after a period of maternity or adoptive leave and who may not have been on the payroll of their employer on the 29th February, or been paid in either January or February 2020; requirements for qualification for the scheme...

May  29th,  2020

Minister Zappone announces decisions and guidance to support the reopening of childcare services

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, today announced a number of developments to assist childcare providers and parents plan for the reopening of services on June 29.

May  28th,  2020

An Taoiseach joins world leaders to discuss financial steps to support developing countries through Covid-19 crisis

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar joined world leaders, including Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres, to discuss financial steps to support developing countries through the Covid-19 crisis and into recovery, ensuring the pandemic does not de-rail efforts to secure the world’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

May  28th,  2020

Regulations to complete COVID-19 Passenger Locator Form come into force

From Thursday 28 May, passengers arriving to Ireland from overseas will be required to complete a COVID-19 Passenger Locator Form...

May  27th,  2020

Taoiseach welcomes EU Commission €1.8 Trillion Covid19 recovery package

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar has welcomed the broad thrust of the publication today by the European Commission of the €1.85 trillion Covid19 recovery package, the ‘Next Generation EU’...