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# supports - This year 2022

'Filling a gap': Does Ireland rely too much on mental health charities?
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Filling a gap': Does Ireland rely too much on mental health charities?

May 29th 2022, 7:00 PM 9,387 Views 15 Comments

What role do charities play in providing mental health supports in Ireland?

# supports - Last year 2021

Businesses can once again apply for the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

Businesses can once again apply for the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme

Dec 21st 2021, 2:21 PM 16,396 Views 8 Comments

A suite of business support measures were agreed by Cabinet today.

Aer Lingus to operate five routes impacted by Stobart collapse
# Grounded
# Grounded

Aer Lingus to operate five routes impacted by Stobart collapse

Jun 12th 2021, 5:51 PM 37,802 Views 31 Comments

“Alternative operations” for the Dublin – Kerry and Dublin – Donegal routes are yet to be confirmed, while the remaining routes will be accommodated by other airlines.

'A cliff edge in anyone's language': Public anger predicted over cuts to PUP
# Pandemic Unemployment Payment
# Pandemic Unemployment Payment

'A cliff edge in anyone's language': Public anger predicted over cuts to PUP

Jun 1st 2021, 3:35 PM 17,332 Views 77 Comments

The PUP is to be gradually phased out by February 2022.

Half of cancer patients feel diagnosis negatively impacts career, new study shows
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

Half of cancer patients feel diagnosis negatively impacts career, new study shows

Feb 16th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,959 Views 12 Comments

There have been calls for a State backed back-to-work scheme for cancer patents.

Government announces extra €160m in supports for Covid-hit businesses
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

Government announces extra €160m in supports for Covid-hit businesses

Feb 9th 2021, 4:05 PM 10,609 Views 11 Comments

A new €60 million scheme as part of the total package will go to businesses which have been unable to access Government funding until now.

# supports - All time

It would be unfair to restore PUP for one cohort of workers and not others, says minister
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

It would be unfair to restore PUP for one cohort of workers and not others, says minister

Sep 22nd 2020, 7:33 PM 27,936 Views 34 Comments

Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys said the money will have to be paid back.

PPE grant now available for people with cystic fibrosis
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

PPE grant now available for people with cystic fibrosis

Aug 4th 2020, 2:01 PM 16,045 Views 9 Comments

The grant of €100 per applicant is available from Cystic Fibrosis Ireland.

Pandemic Unemployment Payment extended - but some rates will be tapered from 17 September
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

Pandemic Unemployment Payment extended - but some rates will be tapered from 17 September

Jul 23rd 2020, 4:59 PM 51,425 Views 38 Comments

The wage subsidy scheme will also be extended but the Taoiseach indicated a move away from supports towards greater employment.

Paschal Donohoe: Wage subsidy scheme 'won't come to abrupt end'
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

Paschal Donohoe: Wage subsidy scheme 'won't come to abrupt end'

Jul 3rd 2020, 9:10 AM 20,991 Views 19 Comments

The Finance Minister noted the ‘particular’ value of the scheme to government.

Taoiseach discusses lockdown exit and foreign travel restrictions with EC President
# Lifting The Lockdown
# Lifting The Lockdown

Taoiseach discusses lockdown exit and foreign travel restrictions with EC President

May 17th 2020, 8:34 PM 45,916 Views 49 Comments

He briefed her on the gradual steps Ireland is taking to reopen its economy.

Businesses should plan for how they can reopen while adhering to social distancing rules, says minister
# BUSINESS SUPPORTS
# BUSINESS SUPPORTS

Businesses should plan for how they can reopen while adhering to social distancing rules, says minister

Apr 29th 2020, 5:43 PM 29,655 Views 41 Comments

Another package of business supports will be announced shortly, said Minister Heather Humphreys.

More than 20,000 employers in Ireland have registered for the pandemic wage subsidy
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

More than 20,000 employers in Ireland have registered for the pandemic wage subsidy

Mar 30th 2020, 12:44 PM 59,427 Views 25 Comments

Revenue generated the first tranche of payments to employers last Friday worth €5.1 million.

UK's Covid-19 support package includes three-month mortgage freeze and cash grants for small businesses
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

UK's Covid-19 support package includes three-month mortgage freeze and cash grants for small businesses

Mar 17th 2020, 10:55 PM 49,411 Views 66 Comments

The package comes after the public was told to avoid all non-essential contact and travel.

'I thought I was crazy': Patients with rare diseases urge next government to deliver on supports
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'I thought I was crazy': Patients with rare diseases urge next government to deliver on supports

Feb 24th 2020, 3:46 PM 15,382 Views 3 Comments

Around 6% of the population in Ireland is living with a rare disease such as PKU and cystic fibrosis.

Package of health support for former residents of Mother and Baby Homes announced
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

Package of health support for former residents of Mother and Baby Homes announced

Dec 20th 2019, 2:06 PM 7,645 Views 9 Comments

The report was submitted and discussed in Cabinet yesterday.

Leo Varadkar signed off on former Taoisigh special support plan four months after taking office
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

Leo Varadkar signed off on former Taoisigh special support plan four months after taking office

Dec 14th 2019, 12:05 AM 61,698 Views 138 Comments

New documents obtained under FOI detail what would be involved in the supports.

Call for special taskforce to Tallaght area after concerns about suicide deaths
# Suicide
# Suicide

Call for special taskforce to Tallaght area after concerns about suicide deaths

Feb 11th 2018, 7:30 AM 26,719 Views 42 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Sean Crowe says access to mental health care is ‘missing or thin on the ground’ in his constituency.

566 new resource teachers are on their way for children with special needs
# Schools
# Schools

566 new resource teachers are on their way for children with special needs

Apr 28th 2016, 10:30 PM 18,966 Views 34 Comments

Resource teachers are in addition to the mainstream class teacher.

After a 10-year battle, children with 'mild' Down Syndrome are getting more support
# Down Syndrome
# Down Syndrome

After a 10-year battle, children with 'mild' Down Syndrome are getting more support

Mar 24th 2015, 6:27 PM 10,725 Views 8 Comments

But only as an interim measure.

Grants to Irish farmers will total €4bn over the next six years.
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

Grants to Irish farmers will total €4bn over the next six years.

Jul 3rd 2014, 8:52 AM 9,784 Views 87 Comments

They include supports for being environmentally friendly and for investment.

Improved mental health supports needed for Irish families
# Barnardos
# Barnardos

Improved mental health supports needed for Irish families

Jun 19th 2014, 7:15 AM 3,397 Views 4 Comments

Barnardos said that of action isn’t taken, lasting damage could be inflicted on children and parents.

Lack of finance the biggest barrier to starting new businesses in Ireland, say entrepreneurs
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

Lack of finance the biggest barrier to starting new businesses in Ireland, say entrepreneurs

Mar 10th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,284 Views 35 Comments

Over one-in-two entrepreneurs surveyed believe the lack of finance options for start-ups was stifling the growth of new businesses.

The ‘defacto detained’: How voluntary patients can be held without review
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

The ‘defacto detained’: How voluntary patients can be held without review

Jul 23rd 2013, 9:34 PM 34,128 Views 86 Comments

Under the current Mental Health Act, while involuntary patients are entitled to a have their detention reviewed by a mental health tribunal, voluntary patients are not afforded the same rights.