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A Newcomers Guide to the South East

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A Newcomer's Guide to the South East

A Newcomers Guide to the South East

Contents, Intro, How to use this guide (PDF 751 KB)

1. Setting the Scene (PDF 1 MB)

The Counties of the South East
Culture
Everyday Customs
Understanding Local People
Weather


2. Everyday Living (PDF 545 KB)

Government and Voting Rights
Banking
Public Holidays
Newspapers
Television and Radio
Faith Communities
Country of Origin Groups
Libraries
Public Parks
Sports Facilities
Recreation
Miscellaneous


3. Accommodation (PDF 433 KB)

Private Rented Accommodation
Buying a Home
Supports available when buying property in Ireland
Emergency Accommodation


4. Employment (PDF 539 KB)

Work Permits
Working Visas and Work Authorisation
Europass
Support in Finding a Job
Income Tax and Social Insurance
PPS Number
Health and Safety in the Workplace
Your Rights at Work
Starting your own Business


5. Social Welfare Services (PDF 425 KB)

General
Habitual Residence Condition
Social Insurance and EU Regulations
Jobseekers' Benefit and Assistance
Child Benefit
Early Childcare Supplement
One Parent Family Payment
Family Income Support
Maternity Benefit
Other Payments


6. Community Welfare (PDF 343 KB)

Health Service Executive Payments
Community Care Services


7. Healthcare (PDF 341 KB)

General Practitioner (GP) or Doctor or Family Doctor
Hospitals
Public Healthcare
Private Healthcare
Emergencies
Pregnancy
Pharmacies/Chemists


8. Law and Order (PDF 428 KB)

The Irish Police Force
Legal Advice
Discrimination


9. Transport in Ireland (PDF 451 KB)

Public Transport
Driving in Ireland


10. Immigration Issues (PDF 566 KB)

Visas
GNIB Registration Cards
Asylum Seekers and Refugees
Irish Citizenship


11. Children and Parenting (PDF 510 KB)

Birth Registration
Immunisation
Childcare Options
School System


12. Further Education/ Adult Education (PDF 342 KB)

Further Education
Third Level Education
Mature Students
Qualification Recognition
Other Training


13. Support Services (PDF 764 KB)

Glossary

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