Bank Holiday Pay in Ireland

There can be some confusion about entitlement to holiday pay for workers on bank holidays or public holidays. Christmas Day, St Stephen’s Day and New Year’s Day are public holidays in Ireland . Good Friday, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve are not public holidays. Full List of 2020 Public Holidays in Ireland On a […]
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Social Welfare Christmas Payment Dates 2020

In the first week of December 2020 the Christmas Bonus will be paid to pensioners and most welfare claimants. There will also be some other changes to Pension and Social Welfare Christmas payment dates in 2020 as outlined below. Post Offices and Banks will close at lunchtime on Thursday 24th December and will not reopen […]
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Welfare Payment Arrangements for Christmas 2019

In the first week of December 2019 the Christmas Bonus was paid to pensioners and long term welfare claimants . In the week beginning 16th December – there was a double payment for all weekly paid recipients – as explained below. All of the Department of Social Protection’s offices will be closed on Wednesday 25th […]
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How Much are Taxi Fares in Ireland?

Metered Taxi fares in Dublin and the rest of Ireland must not be charged at more than the national maximum taxi fare . The National Transport Authority (“NTA”) sets the maximum metered taxi fare . Only metered taxi journey fares are controlled . Hackney and limousine journeys are not controlled – they are pre-booked and, […]
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