Christmas Bonus 2018 : Pensions and Welfare

As confirmed in Budget 2019 on 9th October – A Christmas Bonus of 100% will be paid this year (2018) to long term welfare recipients and pensioners. Payment of the annual Christmas Bonus for Pensioners and Welfare claimants will be made to about 1.3 million people in 2018. (About 900,000 recipients and an estimated 400,000 […]
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Christmas 2018 Social Welfare and Pensions Payment Arrangements

Social Welfare and Pensions Payment Arrangements  for Christmas 2018 If you are looking for information about the 2018 Christmas Bonus for Pensioners and Welfare recipients see here : 2018 Christmas Bonus The Department of Social Protection’s offices will be closed on Tuesday 25th December, Wednesday 26th December 2018 and Tuesday 1st January 2019. All Banks […]
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Claiming Fuel Allowance

The  Fuel Allowance is a payment  to help with the cost of heating homes. It is paid to people who are dependant on long-term social welfare or  HSE payments and who may have problems paying  for their heating needs. About 410,000 people get this payment – so the total Winter Fuel allowance paid out nationally […]
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