COVID-19 overview

On citizensinformation.ie, you will find information on a range of topics related to COVID-19.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you should phone your GP.

The Government has introduced restrictions to reduce the spread of coronavirus.

If you are travelling to Ireland you may have to quarantine in a hotel.

You can also browse our COVID-19 directory of information.

Public health measures Employment rights Vaccines
A guide to Government measures to control the spread of COVID-19, including information on face coverings Information on your employment rights and what to do if your terms of employment have been affected by COVID-19. Find out about the different vaccines for COVID-19 and who is being vaccinated now.
Travel Social welfare Shopping
Driving, public transport, and what to do if you have booked a holiday abroad. New social welfare payments have been introduced to help if you become ill or lose employment because of COVID-19. How we shop for the things we need has changed. Read guidance on shopping safely and your rights if something goes wrong.
COVID tests Supports for businesses Family life
Who can get tested for COVID-19 and how does contact tracing work? The Government has introduced a range of measures aimed at getting business back on its feet. COVID-19 has had a big impact on families. Read guidance on family law, supports for children and parents and more.
Your home Returning to work safely Working from home
Find information on what protection is in place to keep you safely in your home. What should you expect when you return to your workplace? Read information on how to make sure your return to work is safe. Many people are working from home for the first time. Your employer still has a responsibility to keep your workplace safe.
Death and Bereavement Immigration and employment permits Returning to Ireland
How we say goodbye to our loved ones has changed with COVID-19. Read about what supports are available. The Government has renewed immigration permissions. Find out how your immigration status is affected by emergency measures. Information on returning to Ireland, including the supports available if you are abroad and upon your return.
Page edited: 10 May 2021