Covid-19 Updates

Working for your through Covid-19




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 our members.

Current situation (April 2021):

  • From 12 April new public health measures are in place. A guide to key dates and restriction is here
  • List of essential workers at Level 5 is here
  • Details about Ireland’s Covid-19 vaccination programme is here
  • The IEA recommends to read the HSE guidelines here and keep up to date with DFA travel advice here

The latest travel information:

  • General Covid-19 travel advisory in operation here
  • *Updated November 2020* Passenger Locator Form here
  • A guide to mandatory hotel quarantine is 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:

  • Face covering 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

Department of Health:

  • Face covering 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 (DFA): 

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

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment (DETE):

  • Business Continuity Planning – Checklist of preparatory actions in responding to COVID-19 here
  • DETE advice, supports and updates here
  • For more information on available supports contact DETE’s Enterprise Information Centre:

Revenue Commissioners:

  • Measures to assist SMEs experiencing cash flow difficulties here 
  • Employment Wage Support Scheme (EWSS) here

Department of  Social Protection:

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

Department of Transport (DoT):

  • 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

Looking for further information? Contact our Communications and Public Affairs Manager AnnMarie O’Brien