Archive for July, 2021

ITAA responds to Malta’s requirement for Digital COVID Certificates only

July 21st, 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has responded to the unfolding situation in Malta, where a number of Irish holidaymakers are facing quarantine despite being fully vaccinated. Authorities in Malta are accepting Digital COVID Certificates, but do not recognise HSE vaccination cards.
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ALONE encourage public to check in on older neighbours, friends and relatives as temperatures spike in the coming week

July 20th, 2021

ALONE, the organisation which supports older people, is urging older people to be careful and take necessary precautions as temperatures are set to rise this week, following separate warnings from Met Éireann, the HSE and the Department of Health, as daytime high temperatures are set to remain in the 27 to 30 degree range over coming days.
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50,000 calls received from Older People by ALONE

July 20th, 2021

ALONE, the organisation which supports older people, has received over 50,000 calls into their Service, which paves the way towards direct access to their integrated service model. ALONE has been supporting an increasing number of older people in need, through the COVID-19 pandemic with their National Support Line crucial in mobilising a rapid response in every county to make sure everyone is looked after. Their dedicated line acts as a gateway to their integrated service model and means that older people across the Country have one direct link for services, advice and information.
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Irish Travel Agents Association welcome reopening of international travel on Monday 19th July

July 16th, 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) have welcomed the reopening of international travel on Monday 19th of July with the rollout of EU Digital COVID Certificate, allowing fully vaccinated individuals to travel anywhere within the EU with no requirements for testing or quarantining. In addition to this, from Monday children under 12 years of age will be exempt from any testing requirements and free to travel within the EU.
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Wildcard Distribution Release Official Trailer For Award-Winning Irish Comedy REDEMPTION OF A ROGUE

July 8th, 2021

REDEMPTION OF A ROGUE, the first feature film from the award-winning playwright Philip Doherty (Pilgrim) follows Jimmy, played by Cavan native Aaron Monaghan (MAZE, Assassin’s Creed), on his road to salvation after returning to his hometown.
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‘Budget 2022 must lift older people out of poverty’, says ALONE

July 7th, 2021

 ALONE, the organisation that supports older people to age safely and securely at home, has put forward a series of asks in their pre-budget submission to the Department of Social Protection in advance of this year’s Budget, highlighting income gaps faced by older people and calling for a number of factors to be considered by the Department in order to protect Ireland’s growing ageing population.
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