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Government — Review of “Free Travel”

The Government is at present reviewing the “Free Travel Scheme” for older people and people with disabilities. A spokeperson for the Department of Social Protection said the review would be finalised shortly.  The review will be presented to the Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton and Transport Minister Leo Varadkar for consideration. To-Morrow, AGE-ACTION will […]

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Free Travel Pass – for Northern Ireland

If you are aged 66 or over, the All Ireland Free Travel Scheme will entitle you to travel for free on Transport services operating within Northern Ireland, using a “Senior Smart-Pass Card” Application To avail of free travel within Northern Ireland, you must first obtain a Senior SmartPass card. How can you get a Senior […]

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European Health Insurance Card

If you are travelling to a European Destination bear in mind that your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is a very important CARD to have in your possession. It is not travel insurance but will be required if you need hospital treatment in the public hospital system of the European Union Country you are visiting. […]

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