COVID-19 Business Supports

It’s a tough time for business but there are supports in place for Dublin businesses via the Local Enterprise Offices and central government. Local Enterprise Offices Dublin City ( info@leo.dublincity.ie / 01 222 5611 ) South Dublin ( info@leo.sdublincoco.ie / 01 414 9000 ) Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown (

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Digital Learning Supports

While much of the population is working from home, there are also thousands of primary, secondary, and college students trying their best to study and learn remotely. The government has confirmed that schools and colleges will not reopen until September/October for the start of the new academic year. If you’re a student, parent or educator practicing remote learning, take a look at some of the resources below. Universities & Colleges Most of the main institutions are continuing to give lectures and seminars using online software, and many are currently exploring ways to host the upcoming exams and assessments online in the near future. Here’s the links to each of t

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Support local

Economies around the world are struggling to cope with the impact of COVID–19, and Dublin is no different. We’re encouraging all Dubliners to support local businesses, whether it’s for fresh food supplies, take away meals, or any products and services. It’s vital that we put money into the local economy. Food & drink collection All the Food has gathered a list of the city centre’s best Restaur

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Community Kindness

Communities across the county are coming together to do whatever they can to help in the current crisis. We’ve collected a few of the initiatives here but if we’ve missed yours, please drop us a line at together [at] dublin.ie! Frontline supports: Feed the Heroes: A nationwide initiative to provide essential and nutritious meals to frontline heroes. Has served over 100k meals and raised over a million euro. On Call for Ireland: Over 60k people have responded to the HSE’s COVID-19 recruitment drive.

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Health & Wellbeing

We know this is a tough time for everyone, so it’s important to mind your mental and physical health. We’ve rounded up some resources below, which are by no means exhaustive, but should be of some help. Have we missed anything? Email together [at] dublin.ie if you have suggestions. Mental Health & Welfare Supports Don’t suffer in silence – there are plenty of charities and support services that can help during this tough time: Mental Health Ireland: The Mental Health Ireland website is a comprehensive source of information for deali

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Insta entertainment

Thanks to features like Stories, IGTV and video streams, Instagram is becoming the place to be for entertainment during COVID–19. Here’s our pick of the best Irish accounts producing live content: Roz Purcell (@rozannapurcell): Roz does weekly cook-alongs (also see her second page @naturalbornfeeder for more recipes), & live workouts at 8am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday to help you get your sweat on & stay healthy at home. Jess Redden (

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Stay entertained

Stay entertained at home with top Dublin artistry. From films and gigs to publications and podcasts, our creatives have you covered.

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Online Events

Dublin Dance Festival: Digital Capsule

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While we wait for the day when we can bring you live performance again, we are excited to announce the DDF Digital Capsule from 29 May–7 June, a dedicated space to share dance with the artists, audiences, friends and supporters who would have gathered in venues across the city this May. We invite dance lovers, practitioners, and curious newbies to enjoy ‘10 days of movement in a world of restriction’, with a new event launched each day to watch, experience, or reflect on. During this time, we will also offer ‘3 moments of connection’ for our dance community to come together and

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The Ark @ Home – Love Song Installation

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The Ark @ Home: Love Song Installation - The Ark Dublin are creating an online version of their Love Song Installation and are asking children aged 6+ to record their own "Love Songs" at home to be a part of it! The Love Song Installation is a project by Belgian composer Serge Verstock, but the main participants are 200 heart-shaped recording devices, on which Irish children recorded their own Love Songs in the form of a song, their favourite sound or in some other playful way. It's an auditory encyclopaedia of love! The installation was due to be displayed as part of the BIG BANG Dublin! 2

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permanent tsb Ideal Home Show – Online Edition

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permanent tsb Ideal Home Show: Online Edition - With the RDS Spring Edition provisionally postponed until the 19th-21st of June, and the Autumn Edition scheduled for the 23rd-26th of October 2020, why wait? While the show is currently postponed, Homeowners are invited to use the Product Finder and to browse the extensive Exhibitor List where you can advance and plan for your home improvement projects right now. Many exhibitors are available to undertake consultations, to quote for projects and/or to deliver products directly to your home! You'll find it all at the permanent tsb Ideal Home S

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EPIC Museum – Stay at Home Library for Older People

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum has developed a Stay At Home Library curated especially for older Irish people abroad who are cocooning at home. For anyone missing Ireland, the Stay At Home Library brings entertaining, evocative and interesting Irish conversations, dramas, music, podcasts, poetry, scenery and sport to their screens. There's no need to spend ages searching online for something to watch - it's on one link. Everything featured is available to view internationally, and free to watch or listen to. There are currently over 40 works featured in the Library, handpicked to appea

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Abbey Theatre: Dear Ireland

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Abbey Theatre: Dear Ireland - A national conversation led by Ireland's artists. 50 writers, 50 actors, presented on digital channels. Dear Ireland was screened in four parts from Tuesday 28th April – Friday 1st May on Abbey Theatre's YouTube channel. Part One: 11 monologues Part Two: 12 monologues Part Three: 13 monologues Part Four: 14 monologues Parts One – Four: All 50 monologues are available to view online for six months. What do we want to be to one another? What do we want our society to look like? What are we not paying enough attention to? Where do we want to go ne

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Women in Data Science

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Women in Data Science (WiDS) Dublin event is a virtual event which brings the Women in the limelight for their role in Data Science by featuring outstanding women and their work in the field of Data Science. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring women to excel in data related careers. The event also helps in connecting women in technology from various walks of life. This event coincides with the annual Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference held at Stanford University and an estimated 150+ locations worldwide. What is it giving: • A lot of opportunities f

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Our social media

We’re going to be updating our social accounts with the ways in which Dubliners are coming together and responding to the crisis. Follow us on Twitter (@dublin_ie), Instagram (@dublin_ie) and Facebook.

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