Pension and Welfare Payment Arrangements June Bank Holiday

Department of Social Protection – payment arrangements for June Bank Holiday 2019 The Department’s offices will be  closed on Monday, 3rd June 2019 If you are due to sign for a Jobseeker’s payment  on Monday 3rd June , you won’t have to sign on that day. However, normal signing arrangements apply for the rest of […]
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Social Welfare and Pension Increases March 2018

Welfare and Pension Increases in Budget 2018 State Pensions will be increased by €5 a week in the week beginning 26th March 2018. There will be proportional increases for dependant adults and those on reduced rates. ( This is estimated to cost €116 million in 2018 ). The top rate of  contributory state pension (over […]
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Water Support Payments

From January 2015 The Department of Social Protection will be paying out an extra €100 a year in Water Support payments  as part of the Household Benefits package to help people with their water bills. This €100 will only be paid to those who are entitled to the Household Benefits Package (This is most people […]
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