The Irish government recognises the importance of education for both individuals and society. They have produced a number of initiatives along with financial supports to encourage citizens to continue their learning. So if you are unemployed, or simply want to further your education, there is likely to be a government scheme that will help you financially to do a course that you may want.
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As most of these initiatives are designed to assist unemployed people improve their skills and increase their chance of gaining employment, we have more information on these programmes in our Job Seekers area.
Need advice on what to do?
With so many possible courses, and a variety of different financial supports available, many people choose to discuss their options with a local careers advisor. Government based services provide free consultations and are available nationwide.