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Visa free travel to Ireland is suspended for holders of refugee travel documents issued by 20 European countries.

If you applied for the School Transport Scheme 2022-2023, you can request your ticket using the online Bus Eireann Family Portal before Friday, 29 July 2022.

Ukrainian students applying for third-level must apply through the National Student and Researcher (NSR) online application system by midnight, 2 August 2022 and submit supporting documents by 8 August 2022.

The amount of means you can have for the Household Benefits Package is the current maximum rate of State Pension (Contributory) including any increases that you might get for your age, living alone and dependants, plus €120.

The new Contact Preference Register is open for applications on www.birthinfo.ie. This was set up as part of the Birth Information and Tracing Act 2022.

You can now get medical lenses once every 2 years under the Treatment Benefit Scheme.

Applications are open for the new Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant.

Owners of certain vacant properties no longer need to show they cannot access funding to be eligible for the Repair and Leasing Scheme.

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The COVID-19 Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme closed on 31 May 2022.

Passport Express’ has changed its name to ‘Post Passport’. Read about:

Springboard+ courses opened for applications on 25 May 2022.

There are delays in processing Irish Residence Permits in Dublin.

From 28 May 2022, people who have an illness such as cancer or alopecia can get up to €500 per year for a hair replacement item through the Treatment Benefit Scheme.

The Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance will be paid from 13 July 2022.

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