Tag: Covid-19
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Reopening of Schools 2020

Reopening of Schools 2020

The Department of Education has issued details of the Roadmap for the Reopening of the Primary and Secondary School System: ✅ All schools will reopen at the end of August ✅ Children below third class will not need to maintain social distancing but all other primary school children will sit in pod bubbles ...

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Fri, 24 July 2020 | Covid-19 (Health): Statements

Fri, 24 July 2020 | Covid-19 (Health): Statements

This afternoon in the Dáil, I got the opportunity to raise the following questions with the Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly, in relation to COVID-19: ✅ How many community testing facilities do we have currently operational in the country? ✅ Are we still using the International Laboratory in Munich, Germany ...

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Refunds Relating to COVID-19 School Closures 

Refunds Relating to COVID-19 School Closures 

Families who paid a fee for school transport in 2019/20 will receive a refund for the unused portion following the public health measure of closing schools to prevent the spread of Covid19. Bus Éireann operates the School Transport Scheme on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills, and is managing the refund ...

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Phase 3 – Roadmap for Reopening Society

Phase 3 – Roadmap for Reopening Society

A revised Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business has been approved today, with most activity now being moved to Phase 3, beginning on Monday 29 June. This acceleration of the Roadmap has been made possible thanks to the progress made by everyone in suppressing the virus and keeping transmission levels low.

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Wed, 03 June 2020 | Covid-19 (Defence): Statements

Wed, 03 June 2020 | Covid-19 (Defence): Statements

I questioned Minister Paul Kehoe in relation to a variety of Defence matters. I raised my concerns regarding: ⏺ The current Re-Enlistment Pathway. ⏺ The Army Nursing Service. ⏺ Naval ships in Cork Harbour and the lack of personnel. ⏺ Flights home for our Troops in Lebanon.

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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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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 ...