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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Christmas Bonus 2017 – Welfare and Pensions

As announced in Budget 2018 – A 2017 Christmas Bonus will be paid out again this year to eligible welfare and state pension recipients . The 2017 bonus of 85% will be paid to the majority of people along with their normal weekly payments  during the week beginning November 27th 2017. Those people doing part […]
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