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Jigsaw – Young People’s Health in Mind

Jigsaw – Young People’s Health in Mind

This new initiative was developed as part of the COVID-19 response. It will provide free mental health support and advice to young people aged 12 to 25 years old, and parents or concerned adults who live in the Republic of Ireland. You can get in touch with Jigsaw clinicians by text message or email and ask for a ...

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2020 CLÁR Programme will help Rural Communities respond to COVID-19

2020 CLÁR Programme will help Rural Communities respond to COVID-19

CLÁR is one element of a €30 million package of co-ordinated and complementary supports that is being launched this week as part of the Department’s Rural Development Investment Programme. The other elements of the programme to be opened later this week will be the Town and Village Renewal Scheme and the Outdoor ...

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Leaving Certificate Students must apply for Calculated Grades

Leaving Certificate Students must apply for Calculated Grades

Online registration for Leaving Cert calculated grades opens Tuesday 26th May at 10am and will close Thursday 28th May at 10pm. Participating students should log on to gov.ie/leavingcertificate where they will be be asked which level they are choosing. They will also need: ✅Their Examination Number ✅Their ...

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Cathal Berry TD – Portarlington Constituency Office

Cathal Berry TD – Portarlington Constituency Office

Our Portarlington Constituency Office makeover is almost complete! The office will be open to the public as soon as the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. In the meantime, you can contact us on 057 860 0118 or by getting in touch through social media. Looking forward to working from the office soon 😁

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Restart Grant – Details for Kildare South

Restart Grant – Details for Kildare South

Local Authorities are now taking online applications for the Restart Grant for Small Businesses - Details for Kildare, Laois and Offaly. The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has agreed details of a €250m Restart Grant which will provide grant aid to micro and small businesses to help them with the ...

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Return Dates Confirmed for Troops in Lebanon

Return Dates Confirmed for Troops in Lebanon

The rotation dates of the 115th Irish Battalion home from Lebanon is now planned for 21st and 29th June 2020. It is great to finally get some clarity for the troops in Lebanon and their families. After this very stressful period of uncertainty for all involved, they can finally look forward to the arrival of their ...

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Returning to Work – Stopping the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Returning to Work – Stopping the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

If you are returning to work this week and are currently receiving the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment, you must stop this payment on your first day back at work. ✅ The simplest way to do this is online at MyWelfare.ie 📞 1890 800 024: should any worker have an enquiry about closing their claim, they can ...

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Restart Grant for Small Businesses

Restart Grant for Small Businesses

Restart Grant for Small Businesses - ✅ Direct grant aid of between €2,000 minimum and €10,000 based on commercial rates bill from 2019. ✅ Scheme applies to small businesses with a turnover of under €5m and employing 50 people or less. ✅ Scheme opens for applications on Friday 22 May through the Local ...

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Phase One of Easing Covid-19 Restrictions – Monday, 18th May

Phase One of Easing Covid-19 Restrictions – Monday, 18th May

The first phase of easing Covid-19 restrictions will proceed on Monday, 18th May. ✅ Stay at home except for the following five reasons: 1. To go to work if your work-place is open and you can’t work from home. 2. To shop for items you need. 3. To exercise within 5kms. 4. For medical reasons or to care for ...