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# Scheme

Last year
Human rights groups call for Fifa to compensate migrant workers in Qatar
Calls for FIFA to set aside €440m have received strong public backing.
Government will pay for 10,000 remote working days at digital hubs this summer
There are currently 242 remote working facilities across the country.
All time
Illegal dumping being tackled through Eircodes investigation
Sligo County Council launched the new pilot project in March.
Objections by Department of Justice to Magdalen redress investigation 'disingenuous' - Ombudsman
The Ombudsman has been harshly critical of the Department of Justice in his report published this morning.
Free energy efficiency upgrades available to some Dublin families
The scheme launched earlier this year in Dublin 12 and 24 and will now expand to Dublin 8, 10 and 22.
New scheme to help first-time buyers on the way - and it will be back-dated
A new help-to-buy scheme due to be announced on Budget Day will be backdated to today.
'I believe that exploitation was rife in JobBridge': Former participants share their experience
New minister for social protection Leo Varadkar announced the end of the programme last Sunday.
New campaign to get young Travellers in the habit of saving
A significant number of Travellers are unable to access or use mainstream financial services.
Only 5 homes have been fixed as part of Phil Hogan's big plan to tackle pyrite
Fianna Fáil is calling for the remediation scheme to be overhauled.
Survivors of symphysiotomy call for scheme's expiry date to be lifted
Women have 20 days to sign up the redress scheme.
Minister Coveney announces new service for bereaved farm families
So far this year 20 people have died in farming accidents.
'JobPath' scheme could help 160,000 long term unemployed
The Department of Social Protection will introduce its new JobsPath scheme next year.
Poll: Are you happy with your broadband speed?
A subsidised scheme to guarantee minimum speeds in broadband blackspots is being wound down.
New funding to encourage students from disadvantaged backgrounds to become teachers
Minister Quinn has allocated €19,500 to the programme.
Have a medical card and on Long Term Illness Scheme? You could be due money
The HSE is to refund the prescription charge that some people paid even though they had a medical card and were on the LTI scheme.
Teachers taking up JobBridge scheme in the bad books with the union
The INTO has directed its members not to participate in the scheme.
'We can't go anywhere without a conversation': Alex White wants agreement with the IMO
White said the €37 million earmarked for the under sixes scheme was agreed in the Budget.
€3m childcare fund will leave 70% of providers 'out in the cold'
Early Childhood Ireland is proposing that a separate strand of funding is immediately ringfenced for private childcare providers.
Tragic death inspires push to get lifesaving EpiPens in public places
An online petition has been started by a councillor who was horrified by the death of a teenage girl in Dublin.
Gerry Adams says Gateway and JobBridge massaging dole numbers
He made the comment as the Live Register falls below 400,000 for first time since 2009.
Consideration on Bethany Home redress to be concluded 'in weeks'
Bethany survivor Derek Leinster said it is “breathtaking” and “great news” that an apology and redress could be on its way.
Government launches €175m seed and venture capital scheme
The scheme is aimed at providing additional funding for high-growth Irish companies.
HSE cancels deadline, opens nurse graduate scheme on a 'rolling basis'
The deadline was originally today, by the HSE said that due to low number of applications it has extended it on a rolling basis.
Nurses call on TDs to hear them on graduate scheme
The INMO and the Psychiatric Nurses Organisation said that some of their members had complained about recent comments from the Minister for health.
TD says Hogan has neglected scheme for disadvantaged urban areas
The Minister has said the phasing out of city council and development boards will have implications for the programme.
Here's your Lionel Messi conspiracy theory pic of the day
The Portuguese media have come up with an innovative idea, as Benfica bid to stop the Argentinian superstar.
Minister zooms ahead with 'car club' scheme
Deputy Eoghan Murphy is behind the idea, which will see local authorities looking after its implementation once Deputy Varadkar brings new laws into place.
Details on Household Charge penalties emerging
People paying the household charge now are liable for a charge of €111 because of late payment fees. But what about if they continue to refuse to pay it?
Credit guarantee bill welcomed
The scheme, which provides credit to job-creating SMEs struggling to get finance, was welcomed by a number of groups and described as “long-awaited” and good for small businesses.
In pictures: 20 Premier League footballers recommend the books they love
Players including John O’Shea, Stephen Ward and Joey Barton are taking part in the National Literacy Trust’s initiative.
Welfare recipients encouraged to avail of Back to Education scheme
Almost €200 million has been made available for the scheme, but the inability of applicants to apply for the student maintenance grant on top of the allowance is being criticised.