“It is in our Hands” a Joint Statement

“It is in our Hands” a Joint Statement Joint Statement on behalf of the Mayor of Waterford City and County, Cllr. Damien Geoghegan, Chief Executive of Waterford Council, Mr. Michael Walsh, Chief Superintendant of An Garda Siochana, Padraig Dunne and Chief Officer of South East Community Healthcare, Ms. Kate Killeen White. “It is in our […]

Stay Safe from Storm Ellen

Stay Safe from Storm Ellen A message from the Irish Coast Guard   The Coast Guard is reminding the general public that there will be a period of very high Spring Tides approaching Highest Astronomical Tide (HAT) in all coastal areas, commencing this afternoon (Storm Ellen), Wednesday 19th August, through to Sunday 23rd August 2020. […]

Some Restrictions Being Lifted

Some Restrictions Being Lifted Public health measures in place from 18 May to control the spread of COVID-19 Published: 15 May 2020 From: Department of Health and Department of the Taoiseach 1. Stay at home 2. The only reasons you can leave your home 3. Small groups outdoors 4. Cultural and social measures 5. Education […]

Check How Far 5 Km is From Your Home

Check How Far 5 Km is From Your Home New guidelines for how far you can travel during the Covid 19 lockdown will start as of  Tuesday  the 5th of May, so you will be able to go up to 5 kilometres from your home to exercise. The website that gave us 2km from home […]

Drop in Car Sales

Drop in Car Sales Central Statistics Office Drop of more than 4,000 in cars licensed for the first time in March 2020 compared to March 2019 Number of vehicles licensed in Q1 2020 falls by 6,700 compared to Q1 2019 Consumers are more likely to choose an electric or hybrid vehicle in 2020 than ever […]

Easter Bunny Classed as Essential Worker

Easter Bunny Classed as Essential Worker Even though we are all in self-isolation (well we hope you are) there is some great news for all the kids this Easter. The government has announced that the Easter Bunny is Classed as Essential Worker so that means that he will be able to deliver Easter Eggs to […]

Staying at Home is so Important

Staying at Home is so Important Well done to each and every one of you who are doing their best to stay socially distant and to stay in isolation.  We know it’s hard and it is causing cabin fever with a lot of us.  In saying that, doctors, nurses and Gardai are asking everyone to […]

513,350 Now On Live Register

513,350 Now On Live Register Published 2nd of April 2020 513,350 Now On Live Register; According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO) unemployment rose sharply in March due to Covid 19 which is having a significant impact on the Irish labour market.  The seasonally adjusted Live Register for March stood at 207,200 up 24,000 from […]

National COVID-19 Income Support Scheme.

National COVID-19 Income Support Scheme.   The government has today announced a National COVID-19 Income Support Scheme. This will provide financial support to Irish workers and companies affected by the crisis. In summary: a temporary wage subsidy of 70% of take home pay up to a maximum weekly tax free amount of €410 per week […]

Details of Social Welfare Payment Arrangements

Details of Social Welfare Payment Arrangements Details of weekly Social Welfare Payment Arrangements for weeks beginning 23 March and 30 March Published: 19 March 2020 From: Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty, announced today that a single payment to cover two weeks will be made […]