May Bank Holiday Welfare and Pension Payments

Monday May 6th 2019 is a Public Holiday and a Bank Holiday . All banks andĀ  Post Offices will be closed on 6th May 2019.

See a full list of Bank Holidays in Ireland Here

JobseekersĀ  who are due to sign at their local Intreo Office/Social Welfare Office on Monday 6th May 2019 will not have to do so.

Payment Arrangements for Welfare and Pensions:

Payment via the Post Office

Payments due on Monday 6th May can be collected from Saturday 4th May. (Many Post Offices may close at lunch-time on Saturday 4th May).

Payments directly to bank accounts or credit Unions

Payments due on Monday 6th May will be paid in to accounts on Friday 3rd May.

Payments for Casual Jobseekers, due to be paid on Tuesday 7th May will be paid instead on Wednesday 8th May.


Child Benefit is due on Tue 7th May. This should arrive on time. In some cases it might arrive early depending on your bank.

3 thoughts on “May Bank Holiday Welfare and Pension Payments

    • should be there by tuesday. sometimes it is paid early – maybe arriving saturday or friday. it shouldnt arrive later than tuesday.4

  1. And the rent supplement payments on the 13th? Are they a one week’s payment or a two week as we have Easter next week?

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