Ola Lanzarote – By Dolores

David and I just had the best holiday. Loved it all. Just wish more families with a young man like David could experience this type of holiday. What did I do for this holiday in regard to research as we had never been to Lanzarote before? I did nothing. I went into a travel agent […]

Entitlements- By Allan

I have estimated at this stage I must have cost the Department of Social Protection around €6m and the Revenue just under €3.5m. Again, recently I just had a private consultation with a mum who never heard of Incapacity Child Tax Credit and didn’t realise that she could claim Carers Benefit when she had a […]

Carers Payments By Allan

Carer’s Benefit and Carer’s Allowance are the two main options available to a parent who want to reduce their hours at work or stop working altogether to become a full-time Carer. The pros and cons of both benefits need to be analysed before deciding on what option suits your family best. Your child’s development stage […]

A Look Back At Budget 2018 by Allan

Budget 2018 was announced on 10 October 2017 and the best way to describe it is “minimum change”. It wasn’t too long ago when we had the server budgets following the crash of 2008. As an economy, we are doing much better now on a range of fronts.  Gross Domestic Product is growing dramatically and […]