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Healthcare services in Ireland
Outlines the healthcare services available in Ireland. Covers GPs (family doctors), fees for accessing healthcare services, prescription medication, pharmacies, health centers, and both in-patient and out-patient hospital services.
Social insurance contributions entitle you to a range of benefits administered by the Department of Social Protection.
Social welfare system in Ireland
What is the social welfare system in Ireland? How is it organised and who can apply for social welfare benefits? This page gives an overview of the system and includes links to more information.
Returning to Ireland with children
Outlines the supports and services you may need to know about when returning home to Ireland with children. Covers employment rights, supports for people parenting alone and caring for a child with a disability.
Accessing education when you return to Ireland
This page includes information on accessing education when you return to Ireland. It covers free pre-school education, enrolling in primary or secondary school, third level fees, the student grant and more.
Working in Ireland after living abroad
This page includes the key things to consider if you plan to work when you return to Ireland. It covers finding a job, your employment rights and the taxes you have to pay.
Getting around when you return to Ireland
This page has information on how to get around when you return to Ireland, including public transport services, taxis, car rental, driving licences, tram services and more.
Information on vacant homes in Ireland, what happens when a house is left vacant and schemes available for fixing vacant properties.
Overview of the Irish education system
The Irish education system is made up of first, second and third-level education and of further education. Almost all education is funded by the State.
Your childcare options
Describes the different types of child care available including creches, childminders, pre-schools.
Summer education programme
A summer education programme (or Summer Provision) for children at risk of educational disadvantage and for children with significant special education needs will run in summer 2023.
Irish passports - an overview
Who can apply for an Irish passport? Where can Irish passport holders travel? Our overview document answers your questions.
Cycling in Ireland
This is an overview document on cycling. It includes information on bike sharing schemes, Greenway trails and taking your bike on public transport.