New on Citizens Information

2 October 2023

Site updates

Since 25 September 2023, you can get public funding for assisted human reproduction (AHR) treatments in HSE-approved private clinics, if you meet the eligibility criteria and get a referral from your GP. Eligible patients will be entitled to 1 full cycle of IVF (in-vitro fertilisation) or ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection) treatment, or 3 cycles of IUI (intrauterine insemination).

If you are a student and are sharing accommodation with your landlord there is a voluntary regulatory framework that can help set ground rules between you and your landlord. It is recommended that you agree a written license agreement with your landlord before you accept an offer of accommodation.

As of 28 September 2023, the interest rates for the Local Authority Home Loan are:

  • 4.00% fixed interest rate for loans up to 25 years (APR 4.07%)
  • 4.05% fixed interest rate for loans over 25 years and up to 30 years (APR 4.13%)

If you are sitting the Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied and or Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme in 2024 the arrangements for the have been published by the Department of Education (pdf).

New and recently edited:

These pages have been reviewed and improved: