Prescription Charges in Ireland

In Budget 2020 it was announced that from July 2020, the prescription charges in Ireland would be changing.This change was delayed for some reason – but was finally implemented on November 1st 2020. There is a 50 cent reduction in prescription charges for all medical card holders, which will benefit over 1.58 million people with […]
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Social Welfare Increases in Budget 2019

Welfare and Pension Increases in Budget 2019 (October 2018) For information about the October 2019 Budget  see Budget 2020 Details Social Welfare Benefits : All weekly rates of working age benefits are also due to increase by €5 a week in the week beginning  25th March 2019 . Jobseekeers Allowance was increased on 20th March […]
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Budget 2014: Increased Prescription Charges

Prescription charges for medical card holders were increased in Budget 2014  from €1.50 per item to €2.50 per item – that is an increase of  70%. The monthly cap on prescription charges for a family was also increased from  €19.50 to €25 (with medical card) The increases came into effect from December 1st 2013 These […]
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