The Government has announced that closures of schools, colleges and childcare facilities as well as all cultural facilities and gatherings of more than 100 indoors and 500 outdoors will take place from 6pm this evening.
With public transport, shops and restaurants remaining open, while maintaining social distance between customers.
See the latest report from RTE News here
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Click here for the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information for Employers and Employees from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection published 10 March 2020
Click here for the latest update from the Irish Government on the next phase of Ireland’s Covid-19 response from 9 March 2020 which includes details of agreed-to protections and supports for businesses and workers.
Resources from the HSE & the Department of Health
Resources for Businesses
Coronavirus / COVID-19 Business Continuity Planning Checklist from the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation
Coronavirus / COVID-19 Guidance from the Workplace Relations Commission for Employers and Employees
Citizens Information Briefings on Employers’ Obligations (in context of Coronavirus / COVID-19)
Citizens Information Briefings on Employees’ Rights and Entitlements (in context of Coronavirus / COVID-19)
Information on the Short Time Work Support Scheme, a scheme suited to benefit employees whose hours of work have been reduced from the impact of Coronavirus / COVID-19
Resources from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
The DFA’s Travel Advice Page – Coronavirus Travel Alerts are currently in place for countries including China, Italy and Spain with flight restrictions now in place for the USA.