Christmas 2018 Social Welfare and Pensions Payment Arrangements

Social Welfare and Pensions Payment Arrangements  for Christmas 2018 Note: If you are looking for information about the 2018 Christmas Bonus for Pensioners and Welfare recipients you need to look at this link here : 2018 Christmas Bonus All of the Department of Social Protection’s offices will be closed on Tuesday 25th December, Wednesday 26th […]
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Christmas Bonus Payment 2018 : Pensions and Welfare

As confirmed in Budget 2019  – A Christmas Bonus of 100% will be paid in the first week of December 2018 to pensioners and long term welfare recipients. Payment of the annual Christmas Bonus  will be made to about 1.3 million people. (About 900,000 recipients and an estimated 400,000 dependents). Last year (2017) – the […]
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Social Welfare Increases in Budget 2019

Welfare and Pension Increases in Budget 2019 State Pensions will be increased by €5 a week in the week beginning 25th March 2019. There will be proportional increases for dependant adults and those on reduced rates. The top rate of  contributory state pension (over 80 ) will now be €258.30 a week. Under 80’s will […]
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