Read more: The Impact of the Pandemic on Services Oriented Towards Single Homeless Persons
The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the urgency of providing adequate and appropriate accommodation for the most vulnerable groups within the context of strategies being implemented to curb the spread of the virus.
Read more: The Pandemic One Year on: Trends and Statistics Between Three Waves of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Ireland
The first case of COVID-19 was diagnosed in Ireland on 29th February 2020 and the first death by Coronavirus on 11th March, the same day WHO (World Health Organisation) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic.
Read more: The Initial Labour Market Impact of COVID-19
Economic Letters, Vol 2020, No. 4, Central Bank of Ireland Stephen Byrne, Dermot Coates, Enda Keenan and Tara McIndoe-Calder The Digest Series presents summaries of papers that make contributions to policy debates that have already been published by the identified authors in cited outlets. Introduction Job losses since the outbreak of COVID-19 are concentrated in…
Read more: COVID-19 Crisis Response Conference – Home Working 7th August
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a large section of the labour force who had been working in centralised locations to switch to home working. The switch to home working raises a wide range of questions about who can work from home and who wants to work from home; and about the consequences for workers’ wellbeing…
Read more: Making Homeworking Work: Preferences And Experiences Of Full-Time Workers During COVID-19
COVID-19 has forced large numbers of workers to switch to homeworking. This report uses primary longitudinal data from two surveys of 808 full-time workers in the UK which were conducted before and during the period of COVID-19 restrictions. It examines the impact of the pandemic on workers’ homeworking preferences and on their self-rated levels of…
Read more: The Utility of Public Transport in Ireland: Post COVID-19 Lockdown and Beyond
As urbanisation intensives worldwide (UN, 2019), the need to better manage, organise and connect towns and cities continues to be a firm objective for many municipalities. The built environment, as well as the social fabric of urban communities, are critical determinants of health and well-being for individuals
Read more: Social distancing and social contact before COVID-19
Subsequent to the arrival of SARS-CoV-2 and emergence of COVID-19, policy to limit the further spread has focused on increasing distance between individuals when interacting, termed social distancing, and limiting the frequency of interaction by preventing non-essential and large-scale social gatherings
Read more: ‘Ireland’s COVID19 Crisis Response: Perspectives from Social Science’ – Videos and Slides from all 17 Panels in 4 Conferences
A.The Macroeconomy of Ireland Post Covid-19
Read more: Ireland’s COVID19 Crisis Response 15th May Slides and Videos
A Testing and Tracing
Read more: Recent trends and statistics in Covid-19 Cases, Testing, and Deaths
Between the months of April and May, the total number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 increased significantly from over 8,089 to 22,541 (+14,452). When expressed as per 100,000 of the population, the rate of covid-19 cases increased from over 160 in April to almost 460 per 100,000 people in May.