Will Child Benefit will be paid early in May 2024?

Monday May 6th  2024 is a Bank Holiday in Ireland.

See a full list of Bank Holidays in Ireland here


Child Benefit Payments

Children’s allowance Payments to Post Offices should not be affected –  Child Benefit payments will be there for collection on Tuesday May 7th 2024 as expected.

Childrens Allowance / Child Benefit is also expected in bank accounts by Tuesday May 7th 2024 .

See List of Child Bnefit Payment Dates 2024


Other Welfare payments

Payment via the Post Office

Any welfare/pension payments due on Monday 1st May can be collected on Friday May 3rd  or Saturday 4th May 2024.


Payments directly to bank accounts or credit Unions

Welfare or Pension Payments due on Monday 6th May 2024 should be paid into bank accounts on Friday 3rd May 2024.

3 thoughts on “Will Child Benefit will be paid early in May 2024?

  1. Any benefits due in banks on Tuesday should be paid tomorrow (Monday)

  2. It should have been paid yesterday – unless Ulster Bank are having problems?

  3. No only casual jobseekers are to go in on wed 2nd o may

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