Bank 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 […]
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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 […]
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How Much are Taxi Fares in Ireland?

Metered Taxi fares in Dublin and the rest of Ireland must not be charged at more than the national maximum taxi fare . The National Transport Authority (“NTA”) sets the maximum metered taxi fare . Only metered taxi journey fares are controlled . Hackney and limousine journeys are not controlled – they are pre-booked and, […]
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