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Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 23-04-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,021
Posted By CeannComhair
I went into the branch in The Square and they...

I went into the branch in The Square and they told me that they don't accept them any longer. Strange, perhaps its just that branch :confused:
Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 19-03-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,021
Posted By CeannComhair
Resurrecting this old thread as I dropped into...

Resurrecting this old thread as I dropped into Specsavers and Insight opticians but neither recycle old spectacles any longer. Just wondering if anyone still accepts them? Trying to avoid posting...
Forum: Askaboutlaw 12-03-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By CeannComhair
Thanks very much twofor1 for your informative...

Thanks very much twofor1 for your informative reply.

I have had a quick read of the Power of Attorney or Enduring Power of Attorney but will need to digest it before explaining to relative. I did...
Forum: Askaboutlaw 11-03-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By CeannComhair
Fair Deal scheme and solicitor's recommendation.

Hi,

I'm just wondering if the knowledgeable AAM people can give some advice.

An elderly relatives of mine went to see their solicitor recently on their own. They have a few children but as...
Forum: Homes and Gardens - suppliers and recommend tradesmen 05-01-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,910
Posted By CeannComhair
I think he is based in Tallaght and as far as I...

I think he is based in Tallaght and as far as I know he does not have a website.
Forum: Banking, credit cards, etc 05-01-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 469
Posted By CeannComhair
AIB and Cardif Pinnacle card protection insurance.

Just wondering what everyone's view is on this AIB Cardif Pinnacle card protection insurance. The premium is only 16.00 but is the cover useless at the end of the day? Has anyone ever had to claim...
Forum: Welfare and state benefits 06-12-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,406
Posted By CeannComhair
Just wondering if while you were on Benefit or...

Just wondering if while you were on Benefit or Assistance that you did any FAS or other training courses where you might not have received the full credits for attendance on the course? I did a...
Forum: Health Insurance and healthcare costs 27-10-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,235
Posted By CeannComhair
Presumably you have dealt with the social worker...

Presumably you have dealt with the social worker and they have explained the 2nd option of paying a monthly sum towards the cost of the nursing home rather than the loan on the PPR option. According...
Forum: Banking, credit cards, etc 24-08-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By CeannComhair
Necessary to close current account after cheque book was stolen?

A friend's house was burgled this week and their cheque book was stolen. They placed a stop immediately with the bank. The bank have left it up to themselves to decide if they want to close the...
Forum: Tax 08-08-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 594
Posted By CeannComhair
Advice on State Support Fair Deal and nursing home tax relief.

We are not quite sure yet how the tax relief will work in connection with our relative who has very recently gone into a nursing home. They will be partly paid for by the HSE under the State Support...
Forum: Health Insurance and healthcare costs 21-06-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,235
Posted By CeannComhair
Going through the system at the moment and any...

Going through the system at the moment and any time I ask the EHB staff about this increase they say that they are not kept to date on developments and know as much as me! They did say at the same...
Forum: Investments 09-06-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,144
Posted By CeannComhair
Are summit funds with EBS worth holding onto or should I move funds?

I have some money invested in the Growth and Balanced Funds with EBS for some years now and am just wondering if it is still a good idea to leave it there? I'm not big into risk so as the funds seem...
Forum: Health Insurance and healthcare costs 01-06-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,061
Posted By CeannComhair
Is it not a question of the nursing home issuing...

Is it not a question of the nursing home issuing the invoice rather than the HSE?
Forum: Health Insurance and healthcare costs 01-06-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,441
Posted By CeannComhair
No we have asked them what the €130 is for and...

No we have asked them what the €130 is for and also checked their booklet and it states "mandatory weekly charge of €30 for Social Programmes (social activities, games, music, arts & crafts, etc) for...
Forum: Health Insurance and healthcare costs 31-05-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,441
Posted By CeannComhair
Additional charges on nursing homes such as monthly social or service charges.

Following on from my previous thread http://www.askaboutmoney.com/showthread.php?t=178910 we are in the process of sourcing a nursing home for this relative who has dementia.

We have submitted the...
Forum: Health Insurance and healthcare costs 02-05-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,815
Posted By CeannComhair
Hello dewdrop, Thank you for that advice and...

Hello dewdrop,

Thank you for that advice and kind wishes. I will pass on the information about the Association.
Forum: Health Insurance and healthcare costs 01-05-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,815
Posted By CeannComhair
What is the current situation on availability of care under Fair Deal scheme?

A relative has been admitted to hospital recently and is currently being assessed for dementia. They have been unwell for some time now and have become aggressive recently so may well need to go...
Forum: Homes and Gardens - suppliers and recommend tradesmen 27-10-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,417
Posted By CeannComhair
Re: any idea how much a new fireplace?

Hello Eoin,

Was looking at some of their fireplaces recently and found them very good. Can you comment on their efficiency and if you found them good value? Not too keen on their guy coming out...
Forum: Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines 13-10-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By CeannComhair
Accommodation at Geneva airport.

Hi,

Anyone able to recommend very cheap and cheerful accommodation for one night as close as possible to Geneva airport for student son. If feeder bus supplied even better still.

Thanks.
Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 12-10-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,527
Posted By CeannComhair
Re: Passport For Leisure - Dublin City Council discount card for over 55s

Passport for Leisure are introducing the following

"Dear Passport for Leisure member,

We are delighted to inform you of a fabulous new offer available to Passport for Leisure members from...
Forum: Consumer Issues and Rights 09-10-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,003
Posted By CeannComhair
Re: TV Participants Wanted: What Are Your Thoughts On GP Fees?

Most people prefer to remain anonymouse on AAM so might have a problem with this. If you like you can use Brendan (as in Howlin) but definitely not John and from Dublin.

Leading on from GP...
Forum: Home energy 14-09-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 754
Posted By CeannComhair
Insulation for attic shown on stira advertisement.

Hi,

Sadly lacking in knowledge on insulation so I'm just wondering if anyone can tell me if the insultation shown on the ad on telly for stira is any good? See here http://www.stira.ie/hood.htm ...
Forum: Redundancy, unemployment & jobseekers' SW entitlements 26-08-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By CeannComhair
Re: JSB collection at post office question

Our local post office has confirmed on a few occasions that the payment is actually returned on Monday evening so unavailable on Tuesday.
Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 24-08-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,509
Posted By CeannComhair
Re: Responsibility for overgrown tree that borders two properties

The tree may be causing more problems than just being overgrown. Our county council have admitted to us that they planted the incorrect trees near to our house. I'm convinced to this day that the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 13-08-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By CeannComhair
Advice on motor on electric pencil sharpener.

Hi,

I'm just wondering if any of the AAM knowledgeable people can give me some advice about an electric pencil sharpener that my daughter bought recently. It has 120 voltage and she used an...
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