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Applications are now open for the new First Home Scheme.

An extra €100 Back to Work Clothing and Footwear Allowance will be paid this week to those who received their payment in the week commencing 11 July 2022.

The Sick Leave Bill has been passed by both houses of the Oireachtas.

Local authorities can now increase Housing Assistance Payment limits by up to 35%.

How rental income is assessed as means for the Fair Deal Scheme for nursing homes will change following the passing of new laws.

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COVID-19 Enhanced Illness Benefit, which was due to finish at the end of June, has been extended to September 2022.

The amount of money you can earn during term-time before it affects your student grant will increase from €4500 per academic year to €6552 for 2022/2023.

A number of additional state subsidies and grants are now disregarded for the purpose of Farm Assist.

Taxi prices will increase by an average of 12% from September. Also from September, all taxis must provide cashless facilities.

In-person citizenship ceremonies have recommenced.

The Government announced that local authorities will have greater flexibility to go above the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) rent limits under proposed changes.

A new Green Transition Fund for businesses has been launched.

Hire Purchase agreements are now covered by the Consumer Protection Code, and providers must be authorised by the Central Bank.

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