Covid-19 Resources


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Employee Mental Health- An Arising Crisis

Employees have emerged as one of the most mentally affected groups during the pandemic. Stress and anxiety amongst employees has intensified owing to factors like remote work, lay-offs and concerns of future employment. ... Read More

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EUvsVirus Hackathon Experience

Burn Midnight Oil; Gulp an Espresso at 2AM; Satisfaction of Creating Something : Story of a Hackathon ... Read More

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COVID-19: A Darwinian Alternative

Over the last decade or so, it was always highlighted that “Humans are doing far too much for themselves and in the process, causing global warming, depleting the ozone layer. ... Read More

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COVID -19 forcing landscape to change: Time to reinvent how we do Business?

Through adversities, rises the phoenix of innovation. So let’s look at how this pandemic will probably change our way of living and doing business. Today,we talk about how COVID-19 is changing the face of workplace. ... Read More

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Is COVID-19 highlighting importance of Digital Health Risk Management?

The world has gone into a frenzy with COVID 19, starting from significant pressure on global healthcare systems to stock market crashes. ... Read More

Latest Updates  

HSE Repository for Interim Clinical Guidance intended for the Clinical Community

A national easily-accessible repository of clinical guidance and latest research evidence to equip the clinical community in Ireland to respond to Covid-19. ... Read More

COVID-19 contribution of teenagers by Ireland’s youth information website

Find factual and up to date news on the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as advice and factsheets to help you stay happy and healthy during this time. ... Read More

HSE COVID-19 Health service

Latest HSE guidelines along with interesting articles about mental health, importance of self isolation and daily health service updates and resources for stakeholders. ... Read More

COVID-19 Resources for Psychologists, Healthcare Workers and Members of the General Public

COVID-19 Resources for Psychologists, Healthcare Workers and Members of the General Public, blogs on Mental Health And Well-Being, Resources for Psychologists, Resources for Athletes, Easy-Read Social Stories For Kids, Helping Those With Intellectual Disabilities ... Read More

Online stress control class

Stress Control will teach you these great skills to fight stress (for most of us, a mix of anxiety and depression) and boost your wellbeing. Live-stream free of charge classes. ... Read More

COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme

Employers will be refunded up to 70 percent of an employee's wages - up to a level of €410. The employer is expected to make their best efforts to maintain as close to 100% of normal income as possible for the subsidised period. ... Read More

Increase in COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment:€350

The COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment is a payment of €350 per week. It is available to all employees and the self-employed who have lost their job due to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be in place for the duration of the crisis. ... Read More

SBCI Covid-19 Working Capital Loan Scheme

The SBCI Covid-19 Working Capital Scheme is offered in partnership with the Department of Business Enterprise and Innovation with the financial backing of the European Union under Horizon 2020 Financial Instruments. ... Read More

Short Time Work Support

Short-time Work Support is a form of Jobseeker's Benefit and is an income support payment if an employee is temporarily placed on a shorter working week. ... Read More

Employer COVID-19 Refund Scheme

Revenue has worked closely with DEASP to provide an option for employers to pay €203 per week laid off due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic to their employees through the normal payroll process ... Read More

Guidance for employers on COVID Employer Refund scheme

Employers Step by step guide to appy for COVID Employer Refund scheme. ... Read More


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Interview with Senior Clinical Psychologist, Fodhla Coogan- Mental health and Obesity

Very informative interview which discusses interesting facts about the interlinking of mental health to obesity. ... Read More

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Interview with Dr. Wafaa Abdel-Hadi

Dr. Wafaa Abdel-Hadi is the First Certified Functional Medicine Doctor in Egypt and The Middle East. She is graduated from Kasr El Aini School of Medicine -Cairo University, where she has dreamed all her life of becoming a doctor and healing people from their diseases. In April 2014, After 13 years of practicing clinical Oncology at the most reputable cancer centres in Egypt and in collaboration with Institute Gustav Roussy in Paris, she decided to establish AWARE clinic for Cancer Awareness, Prevention & Genetic Counselling, introducing “The Anti-Cancer Life Style Concept” to the community; why wait to get cancer when we can prevent it. Pursuing her new Career and Passion in Functional Medicine in Collaboration with The Institute for Functional Medicine, IFM ,USA , which in simple words means “Finding the root cause of the disease in order to reverse or improve it”. AWARE clinic encourages Life Style modifications through offering individualized Protocols for each patient where there is no One magic pill fits all. She is also a certified international Health coach from The Institute of Integrative Nutrition, IIN, USA and that enables her to establish the trust and compassion needed in order to work with her patients as a team to regain the Body’s ability to repair itself. ... Read More

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Interview with Dr Siobhán Murphy

We had a very informative interview with Dr Siobhán Murphy, a General Practitioner at Murphy Medical, Waterford. She discussed some very essential topics that included latest HSE guidelines, importance of self isolation and the future of Remote Patient Monitoring. ... Read More

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Interview with Toni Connaughton

Very informatiove interview with Senior Clinical Psychologist, Toni Connaughton, in which she spoke about ‘how to support children through the pandemic’. ... Read More

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Podcast with Aneta Baraniak

Aneta is a MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) and MBCT (Mindfulness Based Compassion Living) Teacher certified by European Institute for Mindfulness Based Approaches (IMA).In addition to her passion for teaching mindfulness she completed the Positive Neuroplasticity Training (PNT) and Professional Course in Positive Neuroplasticity with Rick Hanson. She is the founder of QMT Mindfulness Training in Dublin and provides Mindfulness Based Approaches courses, workshops, Mindfulness at Work, Introduction to Mindfulness and Drop - In sessions for the individuals and organizations. Aneta is a member of Mindfulness Teacher’s Network in Ireland.She adheres to the Good Practice Guidelines set out by UK Network of Mindfulness Teachers, such as daily practice and regular attendance at retreats and conferences.Aneta continues to attend professional development courses in relevant aspects of mindfulness such as Mindfulness in the Work Place and Mindfulness for Leaders, organized by Oxford Mindfulness Centre (UK). ... Read More

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Podcast With Moira Dunne

Moira holds vast knowledge in Product Consultancy, with Transformation, HRD and Programme Management experience gained during 30 years in the Pharmaceutical, IT, Regulatory and Financial Services sectors. Her area of expertise includes Training Delivery, Coaching and Consultancy in a range of topics including Productivity, Team Development, Leadership Development, Strategic Management, Project Management, and Performance Management. She has extensive experience working with Executives and Top Teams developing strategy and providing coaching. ... Read More

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Cooking session with Fiona Staunton

Out of ideas on what to cook quickly while you are busy handling both household chores and work? Have a look a the cooking session with Fiona Staunton. Fiona Staunton is a Ballymaloe trained chef and has a degree in Education from Trinity College Dublin. Having worked as a chef at Ballymaloe House, she started her own successful catering business in Dublin in the late 1990’s. She then moved to Australia for eight years. Now as a mum to two young children, she is passionate about healthy wholefood family cooking and opens her house to cookery demonstrations. She is also a judge for the Irish Quality Food Awards. ... Read More

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Podcast with Liz Gale

Supporting ourselves nutritionally during the Covid 19' Liz Gale is a nutritional therapist specializing in digestive health, autoimmune disorders, diabetes and anti-ageing. She holds a 3-year Diploma in Naturopathic Nutrition and is an active member of the Nutritional Therapists of Ireland (NTOI). Her practice is evidence-based and she strictly uses only scientifically researched dietary treatments and therapies to help her clients reach optimal health. Her own health history sparked her interest in nutrition and that’s when she started studying how food and diet makes a huge difference in living a healthy life. ... Read More

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Podcast with Dr Angana De Bhattacharya.

We had a very informative podcast session with Dr Angana De Bhattacharya. She spoke about how stress and anxiety are increasing among both adults and children in the current situation. She has also provided very interesting solutions to dealing with the same ... Read More