Christmas 2018 Social Welfare and Pensions Payment Arrangements

Welfare and Pensions Payment Arrangements  for Christmas 2018 – including Child Benefit.  All of the Department of Social Protection’s offices will be closed on Tuesday 25th December, Wednesday 26th December 2018 and Tuesday 1st January 2019. All the Banks in Ireland will close on Monday 24th December 2018 and will not re-open until  Friday 28th […]
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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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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. (Note: The Christmas bonus should not be confused with the annual  “double week” of welfare and pension payments made just before Christmas. This is where one week’s […]
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