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Minister Donohoe makes changes to Wage Subsidy Scheme to accommodate those returning from maternity or adoptive leave

29th May, 2020

The Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, has today (Thursday) confirmed that a change to the Temporary Wage Subsidy......

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Speech to the IIEA – The Future of the EU post Covid-19: An Economic Perspective

22nd May, 2020

Thank you to the IIEA for inviting me to participate in this webinar. The Institute has done an excellent job in maintaining discussion and......

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Minister Donohoe notes CSO figures showing initial impact of COVID-19 on Ireland’s labour market

21st May, 2020

On a seasonally adjusted basis, the ‘official’ employment level rose in the first quarter by 22,800 to 2.37m, a 1.0 per cent rise relative......

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Statements to the Dail on the economy – Covid 19

20th May, 2020

Ceann Comhairle, I would like to begin by offering my condolences to the families who have lost loved ones during this pandemic, and to......

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Government approves details of Restart Grant for Small Businesses

15th May, 2020

Direct grant aid of between €2,000 minimum and €10,000 based on commercial rates bill from 2019. Scheme applies to small businesses with a turnover......

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