May Bank Holiday Welfare and Pension Payments

Monday, May 6th 2024 is a Public Holiday and a Bank Holiday in Ireland. All banks and  Post Offices will be closed on 6th May 2024.
So this means that any welfare payments and state pensions due on Monday 6th May should be paid on Friday 3rd May.

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 6th May can be collected from Friday May 3rd .
Any payments due on Tuesday 7th May should not be affected.


Payments directly to Bank Accounts or Credit Unions

Any welfare or state pension payments that are due to be paid into banks/credit unions on Monday 6th May should be paid into accounts on Friday 3rd May.

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Child Benefit is due on Tuesday 7th May 2024

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 Friday ). But don’t rely on this happening.
Post Office payments should be unaffected.

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