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#Bereavement grant

# bereavement-grant - Monday 1 August, 2016

'My sister was failed in life and in death': We need to restore the bereavement grant
# Opinion
# Opinion

'My sister was failed in life and in death': We need to restore the bereavement grant

Aug 1st 2016, 7:00 PM 446 Views 38 Comments

Paddy Kevane talks about how lack of government support can impact families during an emotional period.

# bereavement-grant - Friday 25 October, 2013

'Mean, ruthless, vicious': TD scathing as Dáil votes to abolish bereavement grant
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

'Mean, ruthless, vicious': TD scathing as Dáil votes to abolish bereavement grant

Oct 25th 2013, 12:42 PM 8,863 Views 60 Comments

One opposition TD labelled the cut to the €850 grant as “a mean, ruthless, vicious targeting of people at their most vulnerable time”.

# bereavement-grant - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Howlin says notion of 'shame' over bereavement grant abolition 'entirely inappropriate'
# Bereavement Grant
# Bereavement Grant

Howlin says notion of 'shame' over bereavement grant abolition 'entirely inappropriate'

Oct 15th 2013, 9:30 PM 10,362 Views 66 Comments

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform said that there is a “very generous provision” for the spouse of an elderly person who dies.

Funeral directors will seek u-turn on Bereavement Grant cut
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Funeral directors will seek u-turn on Bereavement Grant cut

Oct 15th 2013, 5:29 PM 23,892 Views 109 Comments

The Bereavement Grant was a one-off payment of €850 made available on the death of a family member but it has been scrapped in the Budget.