Welfare Payment Arrangements for Easter 2024

Over the Easter holidays, there will be some changes to welfare benefits and state pension payment arrangements. Post Offices will be open until 1pm on Good Friday 29th March 2024Post Offices will be closed on Saturday 30th March and Easter Monday 1st April 2024 Banks will be closed on Friday 29th March and Monday 1st […]
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Back to School Allowance 2024

The Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance is a one-off, means-tested payment. It is aimed at helping families with the extra costs of children starting school each autumn. How Much Is The Back To School Allowance in 2024 ? A one-off increase of €100 per child in the Back to School Allowance was awarded […]
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Christmas Bonus 2023

What Date Will The 2023 Christmas Bonus Be Paid ? The annual Social Welfare Christmas bonus for weekly pensions and welfare benefits is due to be paid out in the week beginning December 4th 2023. It will be paid along with your regular weekly payment on your usual payment day. If you are getting Domiciliary […]
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Budget 2024 Summary

Budget 2024 – Tuesday 10th October 2023. A summary of the main Budget 2024 announcements is given below. Analysis of the core Budget 2024 measures shows that, in net terms, households will experience anaverage gain in weekly disposable equivalised income of 2.4 per cent.The average gain from the one-off Cost of Living package results in […]
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