Social Welfare Payments St Patrick’s Day 2019

Monday 18th March 2019 is a Bank Holiday and all Social Welfare offices  will be closed . Post Offices  and Banks will also be closed on 18th March 2019.

Jobseekers who are due to sign on at a Social Welfare Office on Monday 18th March will not have to do so.


Pension and Welfare Payment Arrangements for  St Patrick’s Weekend

Payment collected at a Post Office
All welfare and state pension payments due on Monday 18th March can be collected from Friday 15th March 2018.

Payments directly into bank accounts :
Payments of pensions and welfare benefits due on Monday 18th March will  be paid into accounts instead on Friday 15th March 2019.

Casual / Part Time  Jobseekers, due to be paid on Tuesday 19th March will be paid on Wednesday 20th March.

Read more here about workers pay amd holiday entitlements for March 17th 2019