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The schedule for the Leaving Certificate 2023 has been published by the Department of Education. 

Renewals for the Student Grant Scheme in 2023-2024 are now open.  

Applications for the Primary school transport scheme are open and will close on 28 April 2023.  

The threshold for the Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme has changed from 50% to 30%. 

If you are a driver of a small public service vehicle (SPSV), you may be able to get a grant to buy a new electric vehicle

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Your rights when you travel by train  

Your rights when you travel by bus or coach 

Local Authority Home Loan  

Summer education programme  

Managing your money when you return to Ireland  

Rent tax credit 

Help to buy scheme  

Contract of employment 

Brexit and you 

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New supports to help with the cost of living were announced on 21 February 2023:

The pause on disconnections for gas and electricity customers is extended to the end of March 2023.

From 15 March 2023, Coimisiún na Meán (or CnM or the Media Commission) will be the media regulator for online safety, television broadcasting and video on-demand services.

The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act will be fully implemented on 26 April 2023. From this date, new decision support arrangements will be available. No new Wards of Court will be created after this date, and everyone who is currently a Ward of Court will have their capacity assessed and brought under the new legal framework within 3 years.  The Decision Support Service will oversee the new system.

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COVID-19 vaccinations are now available for everyone aged 6 months and over.

Temporary protection will be automatically extended for Ukrainians living in Ireland.

The Immigrant Investor Programme closed to new applicants on 15 February.

Exam dates and other updates for the 2023 Junior Cycle and Leaving Cert exams are now available.

You can also check the details of this year’s summer education programme.

A new Citizens’ Assembly on drug use will take place this year.

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Bringing my non-EEA partner to Ireland to get married

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The lump sum of €400 to people getting Fuel Allowance will be paid the week starting 14 November 2022.

Applications for birth tracing and information can now be made on

Junior Cert and Leaving Cert assessment guides for 2023/24, and application dates for the HEAR and DARE schemes are now available.

Complaints about judicial misconduct can now be made to the Judicial Council.

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Leaving Cert results were released on 2 September. Get information on: 

Children up to 15 now qualify for the Universal Childcare Subsidy as part of the National Childcare Scheme

Taxis must now accept cashless payments. 

Details of who qualifies for a free flu vaccination are now available. 

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Leaving Cert results will be released through the Candidate Self-Service Portal at 10am on Friday 2 September.  You can apply to view exam scripts from 6 September at 5pm to 7 September at 8pm. Read about how to appeal your Leaving Cert results.

Second booster appointments for COVID-19 are now open for people who are:

  • Aged 50 to 64
  • Aged 12 or over with a weak immune system (immunocompromised or immunosuppressed)
  • Pregnant (from 16 weeks)

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We have a new section on the cost of living.

Dates and procedures for viewing your Leaving Certificate exam script and appealing your result have been updated.

The Travel Assistance Scheme for bus users with disabilities will be available in Cork from September.

The Citizens Information Board Strategy Public Survey is open until 30 August 2022.

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