How your income tax is calculated
Tax on income you earn from employment is deducted directly from your salary (pay). Find out how this tax is calculated.
Tax issues for tenants
Describes the rules on tax relief for private tenants, which is being phased out. Also covers the requirement to deduct tax from your rent payments if your landlord lives abroad, unless you pay rent through an agent.
Housing Assistance Payment (HAP)
The Housing Assistance Payment (HAP)is a form of social housing support provided by all local authorities. Under the scheme, rent is paid directly to private landlords and you pay a weekly contribution to your local authority.
BreastCheck is the national breast screening programme aimed at the early detection and treatment of breast cancer.
Radon gas in buildings
Prolonged exposure to radon gas can lead to lung cancer. The Environmental Protection Agency gives information on how to reduce dangerous levels of radon in your home.
State Pension (Non-Contributory)
The State Pension (Non-Contributory) previously called the Old Age Non-Contributory Pension is a means-tested payment available to people in Ireland aged 66 and over.
Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) courses
Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) courses offer a mixture of practical work, academic work and work experience to school leavers and adult participants.
BowelScreen: The National Bowel Screening Programme
BowelScreen is the national bowel screening programme for the early detection and treatment of bowel cancer
Widowed or Surviving Civil Partner Grant
Outlines the rules, regulations and application procedure for the Widowed or Surviving Civil Partner Grant which is paid to people with dependent children.
Local elections in Ireland
Local elections in Ireland take place every 5 years and allow your community to elect representatives to local government.
Deserted Wife's Allowance
Deserted Wife’s Allowance is a means-tested payment for women under 66 without dependent children who were deserted by their husband and who do not qualify for Deserted Wife’s Benefit.
Civil legal aid and cross border disputes
If you have a legal dispute in another EU country you may be able to avail of legal aid in that country by applying to the Legal Aid Board.
Customs regulations for travellers to Ireland
Find out about the important rules in place regarding customs regulations for people travelling to Ireland.
Legal Aid Board
The Legal Aid Board provides legal aid and advice in civil cases to people in Ireland who meet certain requirements (mainly,their means must be below a certain limit and there must be merit in the case.