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Overview Document Problem debt Debts can easily get out of control. Steps you can take to manage debt problems.

Glossary of debt terms
Explains some of the commonly used words and terms in the debt area.

Money Advice and Budgeting Service
The Money Advice and Budgeting Service is a free, confidential service for people in Ireland with debt and money management problems.

Using the MABS Service
The Money Advice and Budgeting Service helps people to deal with debt problems. Find out how this free and confidential service works.

Specific debts: electricity, gas, tax, waste charges, TV licence and others
A guide to the rules and practices around specific debts.

Debt collection
Describes the rules for debt collection agencies operating in Ireland.

Court proceedings for recovering debts
A description of how debts are recovered through the Courts system.

Enforcement of judgments
Describes how court judgments are enforced in Ireland.

Credit ratings
Describes how credit ratings work and how to access your credit history.

What happens to debts after death?
Explains what happens to debts after a debtor has died.



Contact Us

If you have a question relating to this topic you can contact the Citizens Information Phone Service on 0761 07 4000 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm) or you can visit your local Citizens Information Centre.