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FAQs

Do you or your children need access to education. TUSLA is the Child and Family Agency responsible for improving wellbeing and outcomes for children. Tusla Education Support Service (TESS) is working with the Department of Education to support families arriving from the Ukraine in accessing education and language support
https://www.tusla.ie/tess/get-in-touch/#EWO
Further Education & Training Resources for Ukrainians Audults in Ireland, offering a wide range of lifelong learning options for those over 16 – leaflets in Ukrainian
https://library.etbi.ie/realt/factsheet
NARIC's searchable Foreign Qualifications Database with over 1500 qualifications from more than 150 countries allows you to download a comparability statement that compares your academic qualification to an Irish qualification of a similar major award type and level on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ), where possible
https://www.qqi.ie/what-we-do/the-qualifications-system/national-academic-recognition-information-centre
New beginner English course for Ukrainian speakers is now available online from Libraries Ireland. The course has over 100+ hours of content and 187 basic vocabulary lessons covering everything from doctor's visits to grocery shopping
https://www.librariesireland.ie/elibrary/online-languages
Folens language support booklet to support Teachers with Ukrainian children in the Primary and Post-Primary classroom for facilitating better communication and we are offering these two versions for free to be downloaded and printed-off from this link: https://www.folens.ie/ukrainian-booklets
Selection of children’s digital books in Ukrainian and with/without English translation available with LOTE Online for Kids. Access with your library card. Remember, it’s free to join the library! Link https://www.tipperarylibraries.ie/lote-online-for-kids/
The European Union (EU) has put in place a Temporary Protection Directive to allow Ukrainian citizens and others fleeing Ukraine to move through the EU as EU citizens. If you are a Ukrainian citizen or if you are fleeing Ukraine, the Irish Government will help you when you arrive in Ireland. You can find information below on the supports and services available while you are in Ireland
https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/bc537-irelands-response-to-the-situation-in-ukraine/
Ireland's response to the situation in Ukraine - links to faq documents in Ukrainian regarding Supports for children with disabilities to access early childhood care and education; A Parent's Guide To Childcare In Ireland; Introductory Information on Sexual Assault Services
https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/7f71f-faqs-for-ukrainian-nationals/

 

This is a page dedicated to outlining and providing information to various supports for Ukrainians in Tipperary. As we get more relevant, useful information we will continue to update this page.

There is lots of information on the Farm Plastics page in the Environment Section
 

If you live in a town with a population of 1500 or more you are entitled to a brown bin from your waste contractor.
If you have a brown bin you should use it to segregate all food waste - cooked or raw.
Your brown bin waste is processed at a specialist site to make high quality compost or biogas for use in Ireland.
 

The commencement date and other details of the scheme will be announced by Irish Water shortly.
 

Irish Water will deliver a free first fix scheme, entitling every household to a free fix of the first leak on a customer’s water supply pipe, between the property boundary to within one metre of a property. The scheme is estimated to cost some €51 million to the end of 2016. Details will be announced by Irish Water in due course.
 

The CER is the independent economic regulator of Irish Water. The CER retains the power to advise
the Minister on development and delivery of water services. It will:
set performance standards for the new utility;
examine Irish Water’s operational costs and capital plans and approve water charges plans in the light of these costs; and
have powers of direction over Irish Water to produce codes of practice relating to performance standards, customer billing, payment methods, Irish Water information
communication to customers, and customer complaints.
The Minister for the Environment may give the CER a direction of a general policy nature, which the CER must comply with. Such directions will only be given with adequate reasoning, consultation and advanced notice.
Public consultation will form part of CER’s decision-making processes. It has already held a public
consultation on a proposed economic regulatory framework, which will inform the CER’s advice to
the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government on economic regulation. It is
currently holding public consultations on the structure of the domestic and non-domestic tariffs, and on customer protection measures.
 

Yes. The commencement date and other details of the scheme will be announced by Irish Water shortly.
 

The annual cost of water services is over €1 billion per annum. The Government’s decisions on subvention and allowance were based on the level of funding required by Irish Water during 2015 and 2016 and an average level of domestic water charges that will contribute to the funding of water services.