Earlier this year, Pobal prepared a webpage containing guidance on how community and voluntary groups can apply the prevailing public health advice to their own activities.  This resource remains available and has been updated to reflect the continuance of public...
President of Ireland Commends the Work of Community Champions

COVID-19 COMMUNITY OUTREACH

What is COVID-19 Community Outreach? COVID-19 Community Outreach (CCO) is a national response to the societal impact of the coronavirus outbreak, coordinated by The Wheel and Irish Rural Link, and funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development. It seeks...
New Social Distance Measures while Outside

New Social Distance Measures while Outside

The Government announced yesterday, 24th March, new measures in relation to going outdoors during COVID-19 pandemic. Due to overcrowding of public parks, beaches, popular walking sites, playgrounds, many of these are now closed or there is an increase presence of Park...
New COVID-19 Income Support Scheme

New COVID-19 Income Support Scheme

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection announced yesterday, 24th March, new rates of social welfare payments for those impacted by COVID-19. These include; a temporary wage subsidy of 70% of take home pay up to a maximum weekly tax free...