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(Last updated Thursday 29 September 2016 at 3:10pm)
Earlier this month 2.5 million historic records of births, marriages and deaths from the General Register Office (GRO) became available online for the first time.
Read the press release on the website of the Department of Social Protection.
Project EDWARD (European Day Without A Road Death) takes place today, Wednesday 21 September 2016.
Project EDWARD will encourage all road users to reflect on their attitude and behaviour. The goal is that no one should die on the roads of Europe on Wednesday 21 September 2016.
Find out more on the Garda Síochána website.
Junior Certificate results will be available today, 14 September 2016.
If you are unhappy with the result in an examination, applications for review must be made through your school and should be received by the State Examinations Commission no later than 5pm on Friday, 30 September 2016.
Find out more on the website of the State Examinations Commission (pdf).
Revenue’s new Jobs and Pensions service is online from 12 September 2016.
You can use the service to register your new job or private pension with Revenue.
The Jobs and Pensions service replaces Form 12A, so employees must use this service when registering their first job in Ireland.
If you are unable to use online services, you should contact your local Revenue office for assistance.
Read more on Revenue’s website.
8 September 2016 is the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day.
The theme for 2016 is “Reading the Past, Writing the Future”.
Find out more on the UNESCO website.
Find out more about literacy in Ireland on the National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) website.
From 8 September 2016, the Burgh Quay immigration registration office (Dublin) will have an online system for booking appointments.
It will offer appointments for dates starting from 15 September 2016 onwards.
The existing queuing and ticketing system will end on 14 September.
Read more about the new system.
Did you know that all dogs must be microchipped and registered on an authorised database?
Find out more about the microchipping of dogs.
Paternity leave and Paternity Benefit are available in respect of births or adoptions from 1 September 2016.
Find out more about paternity leave.
Find out more about Paternity Benefit.