Tag: Covid-19
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Covid-19 Restrictions Lifted in Kildare with Immediate Effect

Covid-19 Restrictions Lifted in Kildare with Immediate Effect

I welcome the great news that the restrictions in Kildare are being lifted with immediate effect. The people and businesses in Kildare deserve huge credit and recognition for no doubt, saving many lives. A lot of unpaid volunteers gave their time to work tirelessly in the testing hub in Newbridge and Punchestown, ...

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New Covid-19 Restrictions Anncounced

New Covid-19 Restrictions Anncounced

New Covid-19 measures have been announced for the country following an increase in cases over the past few days. All measures are in place for the next three and half weeks until September 13th. ⏺ All businesses should facilitate remote working where possible ⏺ All visits to homes will be limited to six ...

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Support Package for Businesses in Kildare South

Support Package for Businesses in Kildare South

I welcome today’s business support package as a first step in getting Kildare, Laois and Offaly businesses back on their feet. More state support will be required over the coming months to mitigate against the effects of the second lockdown. ✅ Topped up Restart Grant Plus - Eligible businesses will now be entitled ...

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Spike in Covid-19 Cases in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

Spike in Covid-19 Cases in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

A significant spike in Covid-19 cases in Kildare, Laois & Offaly. Please take extra care in implementing all public health advice 😷 Click here for the special advice for people living in Kildare, Laois and Offaly 👉 https://www.gov.ie/…/7b237-special-advice-for-those-living…/

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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 ...