Social Welfare August Bank Holiday Payments


Monday August 2nd 2021 is a Bank Holiday in Ireland .

All Social Welfare offices will be closed on the August Bank Holiday Monday, 2nd August 2021  , as will all the Post Offices and banks.

If you are due to sign for a Jobseeker’s payment at your Intreo or social welfare office on Monday 2nd August  –  you do not have to sign on that day.

Post Office Collectionof Welfare and Pension Payments

You can collect welfare and state pension payments that are due to be paid on Monday 2nd August at the post office from Friday 30th July  .

Welfare and Pension Bank Payments

Electronic payments to banks that are due on Monday 2nd August will be paid early instead, on Friday 30th July 2021

Child Benefit payments will be in bank accounts by Tue 3rd August as normal .  Some payments might come early (Saturday) but do not rely on this .

Payments for Casual Jobseekers, due to be paid on Tuesday 3rd August will be paid later instead on Wednesday 4th August.


See a list of all the 2021 Bank Holidays in Ireland

One thought on “Social Welfare August Bank Holiday Payments

  1. I’m with bank of Ireland and I still havnt got mine so Im guessing it will probly be Tuesday

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