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# supports - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

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

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

Feb 16th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,893 Views 12 Comments

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

# supports - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

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

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

Feb 9th 2021, 4:05 PM 10,359 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 - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 22nd 2020, 7:33 PM 27,858 Views 35 Comments

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

# supports - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

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 15,593 Views 8 Comments

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

# supports - Thursday 23 July, 2020

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 51,300 Views 37 Comments

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

# supports - Friday 3 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 3rd 2020, 9:10 AM 20,961 Views 19 Comments

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

# supports - Sunday 17 May, 2020

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 45,883 Views 49 Comments

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

# supports - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

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 29,611 Views 41 Comments

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

# supports - Monday 30 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 30th 2020, 12:44 PM 59,400 Views 25 Comments

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

# supports - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 17th 2020, 10:55 PM 49,380 Views 66 Comments

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

# supports - Monday 24 February, 2020

'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 15,239 Views 2 Comments

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

# supports - Friday 20 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 20th 2019, 2:06 PM 7,609 Views 9 Comments

The report was submitted and discussed in Cabinet yesterday.

# supports - Saturday 14 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 14th 2019, 12:05 AM 61,451 Views 138 Comments

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

# supports - Sunday 11 February, 2018

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 26,630 Views 42 Comments

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

# supports - Thursday 28 April, 2016

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 18,848 Views 34 Comments

Resource teachers are in addition to the mainstream class teacher.

# supports - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

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 10,577 Views 8 Comments

But only as an interim measure.

# supports - Thursday 3 July, 2014

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 9,748 Views 87 Comments

They include supports for being environmentally friendly and for investment.

# supports - Thursday 19 June, 2014

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

Improved mental health supports needed for Irish families

Jun 19th 2014, 7:15 AM 3,376 Views 4 Comments

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

# supports - Monday 10 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 10th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,125 Views 38 Comments

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

# supports - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

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 33,185 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.