COVID-19

Overview Document An overview of information on COVID-19 on citizensinformation.ie.
Overview Document This document summarises the social welfare payments available for people who have lost work during the COVID-19 pandemic, who cannot work or who are sick. It also summarises the situation for people currently getting a social welfare payment.
This document is in: Social Welfare
Overview Document An overview of the rules for employees during COVID-19, and the supports you may be entitled to.
This document is in: Employment
Overview Document Information about school during the COVID-19 public health emergency for students and parents.
This document is in: Primary and post-primary education

Public health measures for COVID-19
This document describes the key public health measures currently being taken in Ireland against COVID-19.
This document is in: COVID-19 and public health

COVID-19 A to Z
Index of COVID-19 information topics on citizensinformation.ie.

COVID-19: What you need to do
This document outlines the things you need to do to help contain the spread of coronavirus.
This document is in: COVID-19 and public health

Cocooning during COVID-19
Find out what cocooning involves, how to access food and medical supplies safely, and details of social services supporting older and vulnerable people who are cocooning.
This document is in: COVID-19 and public health

Shopping during COVID-19
Practical information on how to shop safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This document is in: Shopping

Testing for COVID-19
Find out what the COVID-19 test involves, who can be tested and what to do while you wait for your results.
This document is in: COVID-19 and public health

COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
The COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment is available to employees, self-employed people and working students who have lost employment due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This document is in: Unemployed people

COVID-19 enhanced Illness Benefit
If you are told to self-isolate or you are diagnosed with COVID-19, you may be able to apply for an enhanced Illness Benefit.
This document is in: Disability and illness

COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme
The Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme allows employers to continue to pay their employees during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
This document is in: Unemployment and redundancy

Supports for businesses impacted by COVID-19
This document summarises the supports for businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be upated regularly.
This document is in: Self-employment

Working from home during COVID-19
Information about working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Covers employer duties and employee responsibilities.
This document is in: Health and safety

Returning to work safely following COVID-19 closures
Information for employers and employees on how to plan for a safe return to work following COVID-19 closures and an overview of the new Return to Work Safely Protocol.
This document is in: Returning to work after COVID-19

Workplace disputes during COVID-19
Some hearings of the Workplace Relations Commission will be held remotely while Government restrictions are in place. Fine out more.
This document is in: Enforcement and redress

COVID-19: travel overview
How we travel has changed because of COVID-19. Find information on driving, public transport and what to do if your holiday or trip abroad has been cancelled.
This document is in: Travel and Recreation

Driving and transport during COVID-19
Driving licence services, NCTs and car testing services have resumed. This document explains what you should know about driving and public transport during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This document is in: Travel and Recreation

Travel plans and COVID-19
Have your travel plans been disrupted by the COV ID-19 pandemic? This document describes your rights.
This document is in: Travel

Family law during COVID-19
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have questions about legal issues relating to access and maintenance payments. The risk of domestic abuse is also on the increase. This document gives practical information and advice on family law issues during the pandemic.
This document is in: Separation, divorce and dissolution

Supports for children and parents during COVID-19
Practical information and advice on a range of supports available to children, parents and families during the COVID-19 emergency period
This document is in: Services and supports for children

Childcare and COVID-19
This document summarises the childcare supports available to parents during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
This document is in: Pre-school education and childcare

Renting and COVID-19
New rules are in place to protect tenants who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Information about the changes from 2 August 2020 and who they apply to.
This document is in: Renting a home

Death and bereavement during COVID-19
Practical information and advice for people who have been bereaved during the COVID-19 emergency period.
This document is in: Death and Bereavement

Returning to Ireland and COVID-19
This document aims to give you information on returning to Ireland in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes practical, up-to-date information on travel advice, public health guidelines, employment rights and social welfare entitlements for people returning to Ireland.
This document is in: Returning to Ireland

Immigration and employment permits during COVID-19
This document describes the temporary arrangements in place during COVID-19 by Immigration, employment permits and international protection agencies.
This document is in: Moving Country

Third-level education and COVID-19
Colleges and universities are closed to limit the spread of COVID-19. This document outlines the contingency plans that are in place for examinations and supports for students.
This document is in: Third-level education

Plan for living with COVID-19
The Resilience and Recovery 2020 – 2021: Plan for Living with COVID-19' plan sets out the Government's plans for dealing with COVID-19 over the next 6 months

Services during COVID-19
You can contact organisations in your area for help during the COVID-19 emergency period.

Your finances and COVID-19
Answers to some of the questions you may have about paying your bills and other financial commitments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gives advice about how to protect yourself from COVID-19 scams.
This document is in: Loans and credit