Bank Holiday Pay in Ireland

There can be some confusion about entitlement to bank holiday pay in Ireland. For example – many people are unsure if Christmas Eve is a Bank Holiday. (it isn’t). Christmas Day, St Stephen’s Day and New Year’s Day are public holidays in Ireland . Christmas Eve , New Year’s Eve and Good Friday are not […]
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Social Welfare Christmas Payment Dates 2020

As usual, there will be some changes to Social Welfare Christmas payment dates in 2020/2021 as outlined below. Post Offices and Banks will close at lunchtime on Thursday 24th December and will not reopen until Wednesday 30th December 2020. Post Offices and Banks will also be closed on 1st January 2021. Post Offices will be […]
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Christmas Bonus 2020

It was confirmed in Budget 2021 that the Social Welfare Christmas Bonus will be paid again this year. When Will the Christmas Bonus 2020 be Paid ? The Christmas bonus for weekly pensions and welfare benefits will be paid out between December 7th and December 11th 2020. It will be paid along with your normal […]
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