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ACORNS 7 – Call for applications now open

Early stage female entrepreneurs, living in rural Ireland, are invited to apply for a place on the ACORNS programme, now in its seventh year. The intention is to provide up ...
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Minister Donohoe encourages businesses to apply for enhanced restart payment under CRSS on reopening

Following the announcement by the Government last week that indoor hospitality may reopen from today, the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD, reminds businesses who may now reopen that they ...
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Chambers Ireland renews call for flexibility from employers to support staff vaccination

With all adults now eligible for vaccination, Chambers Ireland renews its call for employers to be flexible in accommodating the vaccination of their staff so that the immunisation programme can ...
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Government waives court fees and excise duties for vintners for 2021

The Minister for Justice, Heather Humphreys TD, and the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD, are pleased to announce that Government has approved a waiver of court fees and excise ...
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Notice of Proposed Material Alterations to the Draft Louth County Development Plan 2021-2027

Notice is hereby given that the Members of Louth County Council, having considered the Draft Louth County Development Plan 2021-2027 and the Chief Executive’s Report in respect of the submissions ...
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Social Enterprise Start Up Fund 2021- 2022

Rethink Ireland is delighted to announce the opening of The Social Enterprise Start-up Fund. The €800,000 Fund will be delivered over two years: 2021 – 2022 and has been created ...
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Revenue provides important information to employers on the continued operation of EWSS

On 1 June 2021, the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, T.D., announced the extension of the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) to 31 December 2021. The Finance (Covid-19 and Miscellaneous ...
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Irish Water and Louth County Council progressing with works at Cavanhill Water Treatment Plant

Irish Water and Louth County Council progressing with works at Cavanhill Water Treatment Plant to restore normal water supply to some customers in Dundalk impacted by discoloured water. A programme ...
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Phased reopening of indoor hospitality agreed by Government

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar and the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin have welcomed the Government decision to agree ...
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Dundalk Tidy Towns seeks Volunteers

Dundalk Tidy Towns are looking for some volunteers for Saturday mornings. If you can help with painting, weeding or litter picking, they would love to hear from you. The committee ...
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Real-time information about your water supply

Louth residents can now avail of quick access to relevant information on their water supply, based on where they live, thanks to the rollout of a newly designed Irish Water ...
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Updated info on EU-UK TCA

Please find the attached updated document on the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement, including valuable information for your members on the Protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland, future dates to ...
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IDA Investment Welcomed

Dundalk Chamber welcomes the recent IDA announcement of the purchase of two sites, in Dundalk and Drogheda. This is a further demonstration of the strength of the M1 Corridor which ...
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Digital That Delivers

Fáilte Ireland’s Digital that Delivers programme will support the digital transformation of the Irish visitor experiences sector.  This will be key to sustaining Ireland as a high quality and competitive ...
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Announcement of 10,000 Free Courses

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris and Minister of State for Skills and Further Education Niall Collins have today (Monday, 14th June 2021) launched ...
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Volunteers sought to join Louth Intercultural Migrant Network

Are you not originally from Ireland and living in Louth? Could you give a small amount of time to share your experience and help improve services in Louth? We are ...
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Tánaiste opens funding scheme to help businesses with fixed costs

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD, has opened the Small Business Assistance Scheme for COVID (SBASC) for a second round of applications from both ...
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Google Digital Garage

Google Digital Garage is part of Google’s global business support initiative, Grow with Google, that aims to help people and businesses acquire the skills needed to embrace the opportunities that ...
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Tánaiste announces details of Statutory Sick Pay Scheme

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, yesterday announced further details of his new law to give all workers the right to paid sick leave ...
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Chambers Ireland welcomes Government Recovery Plan

Chambers Ireland has welcomed the Government announcement on its Recovery Plan. Speaking on Monday, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot said, “The pandemic and its consequences are still very much ...
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