Ennis Business Speaking About Impact Of New Restrictions

Businesses in Clare are expressing hope that retailers who have closed their doors, will be in a position to resume normal trade in the short term.

All non-essential retail outlets have been ordered to close under new Government guidelines, announced yesterday, resulting in hundreds of thousands of people across the country staying at home.

Welfare payments have been increased to €305 for those who have lost their job due to COVID-19, while a Wage Subsidy Scheme guaranteeing 70% of salaries is in place, to encourage employers to keep workers on their payroll.


Ennis Newsagent Mary Kelly and Proprieter of Patrick Bourke Menswear, Patrick Bourke have been speaking with Clare FM’s Pat Flynn about the current crisis.