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Student GrantThe main financial support available for eligible students attending full-time further and higher education courses is the student grant, which may include a maintenance grant and/or a fee grant, depending on eligibility - Student Grant Scheme

DrivingSick of waiting round for the bus? Get driving!

Jobseekers AllowanceIf you are unemployed, you may be paid either Jobseeker’s Allowance (JA) or Jobseeker’s Benefit (JB). Both payments are paid by the Department of Social Protection (DSP). – More details here

CVGet your CV in order! Some great advice on making a CV. CV ADVICE

 

 

 

Rent AllowanceRent Supplement is paid to people living in private rented accommodation who cannot afford the cost of their accommodation from their own resources. Rent Allowance

 

 

Anxiety Anxiety is an unpleasant state of inner turmoil. Everyone experiences feelings of anxiety at some point in their life. Read how one young person copes with their anxiety. Anxiety

 

 

 

Your VoteHave your voice heard, GET VOTING! More information on registering to vote HERE

Medical CardMedical Cards:  allow people to access Family Doctor or GP services, community health services, dental services, prescription medicine costs, hospital care and a range of other benefits free of charge. – More details available here - Medical Cards

 

 

Child BenefitChild Benefit (previously known as Children’s Allowance) is payable to the parents or guardians of children under 16 years of age, or under 18 years of age if the child is in full-time education, FÁS Youthreach training or has a disability. - Child Benefit

Back to EducationThe back to education allowance is an education scheme for people in receipt of certain social welfare payments who wish to pursue a full-time second level or third level course of education. Back to education allowance

ApprenticeshipThinking of doing an apprenticeship? Find out more here.

 

 

Coming outComing out: when is the right time? Coming Out info (SpunOut) and Belongto

 

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Congratulations Michael Marshall ! Michael's production ' Happy Birthday Jacob' will be running from August 15th - August 26th in The New Theatre: Dublin. Check it out! It's brilliant!

Michael will also be contributing to our annual conference in October and we can't wait to work with Michael again.
Best of luck from all in EPIC
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Meet Michael Marshall our writer, and Co-Founder of Bakru. Michael wrote the first draft of Happy Birthday Jacob when he was seventeen and it was featured as part of Druid Debuts in 2013. He is a hold...

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