Monday 19th March 2018 is a Bank Holiday and all Social Welfare offices will be closed . Post Offices and Banks will also be closed on 19th March 2018.
Jobseekers who are due to sign on at a Social Welfare Office on Monday 19th March will not have to do so.
Payment Arrangements St Patrick’s Weekend
Payment collected at a Post Office
All welfare and state pension payments due on Monday 19th March can be collected from Friday 16th March 2018.
Payments directly into bank accounts :
Payments of pensions and welfare benefits due on Monday 19th March will be paid instead on Friday 16th March 2018.
Casual / Part Time Jobseekers, due to be paid on Tuesday 20th March will be paid on Wednesday 21st March.
Read more here about workers entitlements for March 17th 2018