Christmas Bonus 2019 for Pensioners and Welfare Claimants

Budget 2020 on October 8th confirmed that a Christmas Bonus of 100% will be paid again this year. The Christmas bonus will be paid out to eligible people, along with their normal weekly payments, between December 2nd 2019 and December 6th 2019. Payment of the annual Christmas Bonus will be made to about 1.3 million […]
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Welfare and Pensions Payment Arrangements for Christmas 2019

In the first week of December 2019 the Christmas Bonus will be paid to pensioners and long term welfare claimants. Two weeks later there will then be a double payment for all weekly paid customers – as explained below. All of the Department of Social Protection’s offices will be closed on Wednesday 25th December and […]
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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. Normally this 2 day delivery to Ireland would cost £7.49. If items are not eligible for Priority Delivery,  fthey’ll be delivered to Ireland via Standard (3-4 days) or Economy (3-5 days) delivery at no extra cost to […]
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Christmas Holiday Pay in Ireland

There is always some confusion about entitlement to holiday pay and/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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