Looking after your health
Outlines what you need to know about the Irish healthcare system as a returning Irish emigrant.
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.
Unless you have a medical card or GP visit card, visits to family doctors are not free. What is a GP visit card and how can you apply?
The medical card scheme entitles certain people to free public health services. This document explains the medical card and how to apply for it.
Entitlement to health services if you are visiting Ireland.
People who move into registered nursing homes may receive financial support from the HSE under the Nursing Homes Support Scheme, also known as the Fair Deal scheme.
Quick links to entitlements and payments for carers
Outlines things you should consider when buying private health insurance as a returning Irish emigrant. Covers waiting periods, pre-existing conditions, age-related loading and maternity related claims.