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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Student Grant Delays at SUSI

The introduction of a centralised grant application service for students was promised to reduce delays  – but it looks like the delays could be worse than previous years. Student Universal Support Ireland  (SUSI) is the new awarding body – and it handles all grant applications which must be made online. The grant applications were supposed […]
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New Scholarships for Third Level

Education Minister Ruairí Quinn today announced the establishment of a new scholarship scheme for higher education. In Sept 2012  60 students from DEIS  (disadvantaged ) schools  will receive a bursary of €2,000 each this September.  (Family must have  medical card) This number will rise each year –  with over 350 students a year benefiting by […]
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