As schools, creches, museums and galleries close, businesses all over the country are wondering whether to stay open, whether they can afford to close and whether they can survive the hit of COVID-19.
We speak to various small business owners and an aviation expert to see how various industries are dealing with the coronavirus.
On the rugby pitch Jamie Heaslip wasn't afraid to get stuck into rucks. Since retirement he's kept that up in the field of business, investing in various companies including Pointy which sold for around 140 million euro to Google and now with his involvement in Flender, a company that's looking at shaking up business lending.
Does he miss rugby?
There are plenty of signs of good community spirit around the country, with businesses doing what they can to help them.
One business who started a trend this week was the Vintage Kitchen in Dublin. Chef Sean Drugan has offered free meals to medical staff, to help them while they work on the frontline of the coronavirus outbreak.
Now from bunkers to business class travel - let's go to some more stories about the coronavirus around the world.
Siobhan O'Connell of Business Plus Magazine is here to discuss what's going on Around The World
With most St Patrick's Day events being cancelled it will be a blow to many people including traditional Irish musicians around the country who would usually get a boost in gigs this time of year. But what is it like to work as a professional playing traditional Irish music?
Liam Geraghty has been finding out.