Welfare and Pension Payments over October Bank Holiday

The Dept. of Social Welfare will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday, 26th October 2020 All Post Offices and banks will also be closed on Bank Holiday Monday, 26th October 2020. Payment Arrangements Post Office Collection Payments due for collection on Monday, 26th October 2020 can be collected from Friday 23rd October 2020. Payments made directly to bank accounts. Any payments due in […]
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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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Pension and Welfare Payment Arrangements June Bank Holiday

Department of Social Protection – payment arrangements for June Bank Holiday 2020 All Socal Welfare offices will be  closed on Monday,  1st June 2020Banks and Post Offices will also be closed on 1st June. If your  welfare or pension payment is due to be paid at a post office on Monday 1st June, you will […]
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Cancellation of Pandemic Unemployment Payments

Last Thursday (April 9th) a significant number of people were sent an email by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) – otherwise known as Welfare. This email informed them that their claim for the Pandemic Unemployment of €350 a week had been cancelled or rejected..DEASP admitted, on Friday 10th, to sending out […]
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Welfare Payment Arrangements for Easter 2020

Over the Easter holidays there are usually some changes to welfare benefit and state pension payment arrangements. Now that all weekly welfare payments have moved to fortnightly – only half the payments will be affected by Easter closures. State Pensions for example will not be affected by Easter closures this year (2020) Read more here […]
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