COVID-19

Overview Document This page provides information about the two main social welfare payments that were available during the COVID-19 health emergency.
This document is in: Social Welfare
Overview Document Information about going to school and COVID-19.
This document is in: Primary and post-primary education

COVID-19 restrictions in Ireland
There are currently no COVID-19 restrictions in Ireland outside of healthcare settings.

Public health measures for COVID-19
This document describes the key public health measures 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
Enhanced Illness Benefit has now closed. If you have COVID-19 or have been advised to self-isolate, you can apply for Illness Benefit.
This document is in: Disability and illness

Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme
The Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) closed on 31 May 2022.This page can be used for reference purposes for information on the operation of the EWSS until it closed.
This document is in: Unemployment and redundancy

COVID-19 recovery business supports
This page summarises the supports for businesses as they recover from COVID-19 disruptions.
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: Health and safety

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
Information about childcare during the COVID-19.
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