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Update from the National Public Health Emergency Team

Update from the National Public Health Emergency Team

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD and Minister of State with responsibility for Special Education and Inclusion Josepha Madigan TD have welcomed clarification on the eligibility for Summer Provision to children with complex needs who are entering a mainstream primary school class in September.

The Minister for Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht, Catherine Martin, T.D. and the Minister of State with Responsibility for Sport and the Gaeltacht, Dara Calleary T.D. have expressed their condolences to the family of Jack Charlton.

Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD, today (Friday 10 July) signed the Health Act 1947 (Section 31A – Temporary Restrictions) (Covid-19) (Face Coverings on Public Transport) Regulations 2020 for the mandatory wearing of face covering on public transport.

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly TD visited the Coombe today to show the Government’s support for all on the front line, at what is, and has been, a very challenging time.

Catherine Martin TD, Minister for Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht today met with the Arts Council to discuss the immediate challenges facing the arts and culture sector, Arts Council funding, the re-opening of venues following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, and how all stakeholders might work together towards a sustainable future for arts, artists and arts workers, in which the sector is recognised and valued for its critical role in Irish society and the Irish economy.

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, and the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD, today (Friday) jointly chaired the first meeting of the new SME and State Bodies Group.

The Taskforce for Aviation Recovery has made its Final Report to the Minister for Climate Action, Communication Networks and Transport, Mr Eamon Ryan, T.D. and to the Minister of State with responsibility for International and Road Transport and Logistics, Ms Hildegarde Naughton, T.D...

 

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