Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Working for your through COVID-19




Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

We are conscious of the impact that COVID-19 is having on your business. As a key Government stakeholder, we are here to represent your interests by raising your concerns at the highest levels of Government through our direct channels with key policymakers. The Irish Exporters Association is open and here to assist you.

The IEA recommends to read the HSE guidelines here and keep up to date with DFA travel advice here

The latest travel information:

  • Travel Green List here
  • *Updated* Passenger Locator Form here
  • Protocols for International Travel here
  • Re-open EU gives up to date information on travelling to each European country here
  • Travel Regulations Map from IATA Travel Centre here

Can you supply or donate goods and services? 

  • Businesses that wish to offer supplies or donate goods and services are asked to contact Government bodies using the form here

Information from Government:

  • Facecovering posters here
  • July Jobs Stimulus Plan here
  • Government of Ireland Action Plan here
  • List of essential service providers here.
  • If you are an essential service provider, employees will have to carry ID / letter from an employer stating they are employed within your business. The IDA have a sample letter for employees to carry here
  • List of essential retail outlets here

Department of Health:

  • Facecovering posters here
  • Updates here
  • Public health advice graphics to display on your premises here
  • Minding your mental health during COVID-19 crisis here 

Department of Foreign Affairs: 

  • General information, queries on consular services and emergencies abroad is available here

Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation:

  • Business Continuity Planning – Checklist of preparatory actions in responding to COVID-19 here
  • DEBI advice, supports and updates here

Revenue Commissioners:

  • Measures to assist SMEs experiencing cash flow difficulties here 
  • UPDATED 15 April: Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme for employers here
  • FAQ COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme for employers here

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection:

  • Information for Employers and Employees here
  • Jobseekers Emergency Payments Guide here
  • Frequently Asked Questions Employer Refund Grant here

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport: 

  • Ireland’s response to COVID-19 transport measures for road haulage, freight forwarding and supply chain sectors here
  • Guidance for Supply Chain Workers here
  • Notice on need for access to sanitary facilities for transport workers here