Applying for Student Grants Online in Ireland

Applications for Student Grants for Autumn 2019 This summer,  from August 13th, when the Leaving Cert results are out, many young Irish people will again be accepting places at Universities and Colleges. Many of those students will be relying on student grants to help with living expenses and travel etc. Student grants have been reduced […]
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Grants to help Keep Your House Warm

Grants of up to €6000 towards insulation and eco-friendly heating are available to homeowners. These grants are not income-related – anyone can apply regardless of income. These grants are available from The Better Energy Homes Scheme. The scheme was revised in 2018  – and the grant that was previously given for a replacement oil or […]
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Electric Cars in Ireland – Some Facts and Figures

There were 4825 electric cars in Ireland on the road at the start of  2019 .  (Out of a total of 2.7 million vehicles) .The government curently has a target that electric vehicles will make up 10% of all  vehicles on the road by 2020 – that would mean about 230,000 electric vehicles on the […]
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Grants for Solar Panels of up to €3800 available

Grants for solar panels of up to €3800 are available in Ireland. The grant is to help towards the cost of buying and installing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems and battery energy storage systems. This pilot grant scheme  will run until the end of 2020 . A solar PV system consists of solar panels mounted on […]
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Help to Buy Scheme for First Time Buyers

Help to Buy Scheme for First Time Buyers Since January 2017  – first time buyers in Ireland have been able to claim a tax rebate equal to 5% of the value of the new home they are buying.  The Help to Buy Scheme or “HTB” Scheme is also being called the “First Time Buyers Grant”. […]
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