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Covid 19

New COVID Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) will provide welcome boost for struggling businesses

A new nationwide €60 million COVID Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) will provide a welcome boost for struggling businesses in Kildare, Minister Martin Heydon has said.

Minister Heydon said the funding for the COVID Business Aid Scheme (CBAS) was secured by the Tánaiste at cabinet this week and Kildare County Council will be responsible for administering the […]

Kildare projects got funding of €70,234 under the Community Enhancement Programme in 2020

Kildare County projects received total funding of €70,234 under the Community Enhancement Programme in 2020.

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, announced that €7 million was made available to over 3,000 projects nationally through the 2020 Community Enhancement Programme […]

To date over 77,000 vaccines have been administered

As it was confirmed today that over 77,000 vaccines were administered up to yesterday, it is expected that the AstraZeneca vaccine could be approved by the end of this month.

Approval of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine would be a huge boost to our vaccination programme as it would allow a jump to about 100,000 vaccinations a week […]

January 16th, 2021|Covid 19, Health, Updates|

Covid-19 Illness Benefit

Covid case numbers continue to rise around the Country. If you’re an employee or self employed, the Covid-19 Illness Benefit can provide you with income support if you’ve been diagnosed with #Covid or instructed by a GP or the HSE to self isolate. The payment is €350.

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Defence Forces continue to play Vital Role in COVID Response

540 Former members apply to return to Service

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has praised the contribution of our defence forces in the response to Covid-19.  While we may not see them on the streets, we can be proud of the many roles that they are carrying out as part of the National Response.

In […]

April 22nd, 2020|Army, Covid 19|