Coming home 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.
Outlines what public maternity care services you can access when you return to Ireland and your entitlements to take leave from work when you have a baby.
Outlines the rules about Irish citizenship for children who were born abroad and have an Irish parent. It also covers the documents you need when applying for an Irish passport for children born abroad.
Child Benefit is a monthly payment to the parents or guardians of children under 16 years of age, or under 18 years of age if the child is in full-time education or has a disability.
Children under 6 are entitled to free visits to participating GPs. Find out how to register for the GP visit card for children under 6.
Find out what supports and services are available to parents, guardians and carers of children with disabilities