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State has covered the cost of 5,000 funerals and burials over two years
Exceptional needs payments can be made under the supplementary welfare allowance scheme.
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'Exceptional AND unforeseen': Why the government will be taken to court over a social welfare payment
The Department of Social Protection says its rules on the exceptional needs payment has not changed, despite protestations from others.
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Pensioner denied grant for winter coat due to 'new government policy', court hears
Martin Finn had his Exceptional Needs Payment application turned down by the Department of Social Protection.