Amazon Prime in Ireland – now with Free Priority Delivery

Amazon Prime members get FREE priority (2 day) delivery to Ireland on all orders of Prime eligible items. If items are not eligible for Priority Delivery,  they’ll be delivered to Ireland via Standard (3-4 days) or Economy (3-5 days) delivery at no extra cost to Prime members. You can get a free 30 Day Trial […]
Continue reading…

 

Christmas and New Year Holiday Pay in Ireland

There can be some confusion about entitlement to holiday pay or extra pay for workers on bank holidays or public holidays such as  Christmas Day ,  New Years Day,  Good Friday or St  Patrick’s Day. Christmas Day, St Stephen’s Day and New Year’s Day are public holidays in Ireland . Good Friday, Christmas Eve and […]
Continue reading…

 

January and Christmas Sales Ireland

There was a time when the “Sales”  in Ireland  didn’t  begin until the New Year , January 1st  – but they have gradually been starting  earlier and earlier as shopping habits in Ireland fall in line with the UK. Most big shops in Ireland now open up on St. Stephens Day.   This year –  2019 […]
Continue reading…

 

Welfare Payment Arrangements for Christmas 2019

In the first week of December 2019 the Christmas Bonus was paid to pensioners and long term welfare claimants . In the week beginning 16th December – there was a double payment for all weekly paid recipients – as explained below. All of the Department of Social Protection’s offices will be closed on Wednesday 25th […]
Continue reading…