May Bank Holiday Welfare and Pension Payments

Monday May 2nd 2022 is a Public Holiday and a Bank Holiday in Ireland  . All banks and  Post Offices will be closed on 2nd May 2022.
So this means that welfare payments due on Monday 2nd May should be paid on Friday 29th April.

See a full list of Bank Holidays in Ireland Here


Payment Arrangements for Welfare and Pensions:

Payment via the Post Office

Payments due on Monday 2nd May can be collected from Friday April 29th .
Payments due on Tuesday 3rd May should not be affected.


Payments directly to Bank Accounts or Credit Unions

Any welfare or state pension payments due to be paid into banks/credit unions on Monday 2nd May should be paid into accounts on Friday 29th April.


Child Benefit is due on Tuesday 3rd May 2022

This should arrive in bank accounts on the usual day . In some cases, it might possibly arrive early depending on your bank. (Saturday or even Thursday ). But don’t rely on this happening.
Post Office payments should be unaffected.

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2 thoughts on “May Bank Holiday Welfare and Pension Payments

    • It may well be there for some banks on the Friday – but not guaranteed.

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