COVID-19

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.
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

COVID-19 restrictions in Ireland
Details of current restrictions in Ireland.

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

Vaccines for COVID-19
This page gives information about COVID-19 vaccinations in Ireland. Find out how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or COVID-19 booster vaccine.
This document is in: Vaccinations

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

Close contacts and contact tracing
Find out what you need to do if you're a close contact of a person that tests positive for COVID-19. Contact tracing means finding people who have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19.
This document is in: COVID-19 and public health

Face masks during COVID-19
Wearing a face covering can help limit the spread of COVID-19. Read advice on how to use one safely and effectively and when you should wear one.
This document is in: COVID-19 and public health

Self-isolation for COVID-19
Find out what it means to self-isolate due to COVID-19, what it means to restrict your movements and when you need to take these measures.
This document is in: COVID-19 and public health

COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP)
The COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment is available to employees and self-employed people who have lost employment due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
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

Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme
The Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) gives employers impacted by COVID-19 a subsidy per employee to help keep them in employment. The EWSS replaced the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme (TWSS).
This document is in: Unemployment and redundancy

COVID-19 business supports
This page summarises the supports for businesses during COVID-19. It is updated regularly.
This document is in: Self-employment

Working from home
Information about working from home, covering employer duties and employee responsibilities.
This document is in: Health and safety

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

Travelling to Ireland during COVID-19
Information on who can travel to Ireland during COVID-19 restrictions, how to plan your travel and what will happen when you arrive.
This document is in: Travel to Ireland

Travelling abroad during COVID-19
This page has information on what to do before you travel abroad.
This document is in: Travel abroad

EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC)
An overview of the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC).
This document is in: Travel abroad

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

Returning to Ireland and COVID-19
This page aims to give you information on returning to Ireland during COVID-19. It includes up-to-date information on travel advice, public health guidelines and social welfare entitlements for people returning to Ireland.
This document is in: Returning to Ireland