Post Tagged with: "Tralee Citizens Information"

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Know Your Rights: Better Energy Homes Scheme

November 11, 2017 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: Our heating bills are quite high because our house is difficult to heat. Is there a grant available to improve the insulation? Answer: The Better Energy Homes Scheme provides grants […]

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Know Your Rights: Complaints About Health And Social Care Professionals     

November 4, 2017 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: How can I find out whether a particular health and social care professional is regulated? I’m not happy with my treatment and I would like to make a complaint. […]

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Know Your Rights: Online Shopping And Import Charges

October 28, 2017 at 1:26 pm Comments are Disabled

  Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I want to do some of my Christmas shopping on American websites. What are the rules about VAT and customs duties when shopping outside the EU? Answer: You are […]

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Know Your Rights: Funding For College

September 23, 2017 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public…  Question: I’m unemployed and planning to go to college. What funding is available for this? Answer:  Most undergraduate students attending publicly funded third-level courses for the first time will qualify […]

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Know Your Rights: Getting The Skills To Return To Work

July 8, 2017 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I’ve been at home caring for my children for a number of years. I want to return to work. Can I get help to develop my skills so that […]

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Know Your Rights: When You’re Called For Jury Duty

Know Your Rights: When You’re Called For Jury Duty

March 26, 2017 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question I have been called for jury service but I’m not sure if I can take the time off work. What are my employment rights if I attend for […]

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Know Your Rights: Advice On The Minimum Wage

February 18, 2017 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question:  I heard that the minimum wage has increased to €9.25 an hour. My employer says that this only applies to adults and that, as I am under 18, […]

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Know Your Rights: The Housing Assistance Payment

February 3, 2017 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: How does the Housing Assistance Payment work? Answer: The Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) is a form of social housing support for people with a long-term housing need. It is administered […]

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Know Your Rights: Making A Complaint About A Taxi Experience

January 27, 2017 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I’m unhappy with a recent experience I had when hiring a taxi. Where can I make a complaint? Answer: The National Transport Authority has overall responsibility for regulating taxis, hackneys […]

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Know Your Rights: Public Holidays At Christmas

November 24, 2016 at 3:56 pm Comments are Disabled

  Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question: I work full-time, Monday to Friday. What days off will I get at Christmas? Answer:  Christmas Day (25 December), St Stephen’s Day (26 December) and New Year’s Day […]

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Know Your Rights: Who Can Get The Flu Vaccine For Free?

October 22, 2016 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

‘Know Your Rights’ has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question I have been told I need to get a flu vaccine. Can I get it for free? Answer Influenza, usually known as the flu, is highly infectious and […]

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Know Your Rights: When Building Work Goes Wrong

August 27, 2016 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public… Question I am not happy with work that I had done in my house by a builder and will have to pay for someone else to finish the job […]

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Know Your Rights: Part-Time Work And Social Welfare Payments

July 28, 2016 at 4:20 pm Comments are Disabled

  Know Your Rights has been compiled by Kerry Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public. Contact us in Tralee on Tel: 0761 07 7860 Killarney 0761 07 7820, Listowel 0761 07 7840 Kenmare 0761 07 7810, Killorglin 0761 07830 & Caherciveen 0761 07 […]

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Know Your Rights: Cohabiting And Social Welfare Payments

June 29, 2016 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights has been compiled by Citizens Information Service which provides a free and confidential service to the public.  Information is also available online at citizensinformation.ie and from the Citizens Information Phone Service, 0761 07 4000. Question I have applied for a means-tested Jobseeker’s Allowance but I was told […]

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Kerry Citizens Information Centre Goes Mobile For The Next Week

Kerry Citizens Information Centre Goes Mobile For The Next Week

April 27, 2016 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Kerry Citizens Information Service is going on the road next week to bring communities essential information regarding their rights and entitlements. From tomorrow to Saturday the mobile and outreach unit will be in Manor West Shopping Centre, Tralee, then it moves to Castleisland next Tuedsay for two days at Supervalu Car […]

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Know Your Rights: Bereavement At Work

Know Your Rights: Bereavement At Work

March 21, 2016 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

Know Your Rights: Bereavement At Work Question My father has had a stroke and is critically ill. The doctors say that he has very little time left. Am I entitled to leave from work to be with him? Answer If you have a family crisis, the Parental Leave Acts 1998 and […]

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