Medical Card Entitlement

Medical Card Entitlement A full Medical card entitles you to all medical services free. A GP Visit Card covers the cost of GP visits for you The means teat for these cards is based on net income. That is after deductions for tax, USC and PRSI; reasonable living expenses for rent or mortgage; travel costs […]


  CARING FOR LOVED ONES     Nursing Home Support Under the Fair Deal scheme patients seeking a place in either a Private or Public Nursing Home now have the same assessment of need and the same means-test for payment. The Patient will be liable to pay towards the cost of care: 80% of assessable […]

Incentives for the Unemployed

Work and Training JobBridge provides for an internship for 6-9 months to persons who have been signing on as available for work and getting a payment or credits for at least 3 months. Time spent on completed programmes in FÁS training, back to education or a community scheme will count towards eligibility. Participants will receive […]


                                                                        Adult              Adult Dependant Contributory OAP (Full Rate)                        €230.30            €206.30 (aged 66 +) Non Contributory OAP                                  €219.00            €144.70 (aged 66 […]


Tax is payable on income received. It is calculated under a set of procedures established under the Taxation Acts. An annual a Tax Certificate is issued by the Inspector of Taxes. This shows your TAX CREDITS for the year and the equivalent weekly or monthly amount which when subtracted from your gross income establishes your […]

The System Of Voting In Ireland

The system of voting in use in the Republic of Ireland is the system of Proportional Representation (PR) in multi-seated constituencies by means of the Single Transferable Vote [STY] and is by secret ballot. This system enables the voter to indicate his/her first and subsequent choices for the candidates on the Ballot paper. Notice of Polling Day You […]