Get Free Insulation in Dublin with the Warmth and Wellbeing Scheme

A new scheme to install free insulation and other energy efficiency measures in certain households has been running for over two years now. It is called “Warmth and Wellbeing” and is being piloted in selected areas of Dublin. Under the scheme – households where a member has a chronic respiratory disease and who meet teh […]
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Grants for Home Repairs for Pensioners

Financial assistance of up to €8000 Euro is available via local authorities under a scheme called “Housing Aid for Older People” . The Grants for Home Repairs for Pensioners are for people aged 66 years or older, who are living in poor housing conditions. (In cases of genuine hardship a local authority may also assist […]
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Grants to Replace Lead Water Pipes

Back in early 2013 there was a lot of publicity about the number of homes that might have lead in their water supply.  As part of the water metering project – Irish  Water checked for the presence of lead piping going into in homes and identified  about 26,000 homes where lead pipes are present . […]
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Grants for Septic Tanks that Fail Inspections

The unpopular “Septic Tank Charge”  was supposed to be paid no later than February 1st 2013 . If homeowners didn’t register before the deadline they could lose out on potential future remediation grants of up to €4000. Read more about Septic Tank Registration Here . To try and  encourage more people to register – the […]
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Water Conservation Grant – The Details

A new  annual  “Water Conservation Grant”  was revealed as part of the revised Irish Water Charges that were announced on Nov 19th 2014. This grant application process  seemed to end up a a bit of a fiasco. Eligibility for the grant depended on Irish Water passing on customer details to the Dept of Social Protection […]
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Financial Help Available for Flood Damage

The recent heavy rainfall in many parts of Ireland has resulted in flooding in some areas with  many homes affected. The cost of repairs and replacing damaged posessions will be a big burden on many households – especially if they were not insured. In areas prone to flooding – many insurers will not provide home […]
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