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#ID cards

# id-cards - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Over 263,000 Public Services Cards issued to social welfare claimants

The card aims to provide public service providers with a verification of an individual’s identity, particularly those collecting social welfare payments and using the Free Travel Pass.

# id-cards - Thursday 6 October, 2011

New social welfare identity cards to be issued next week

Dept of Social Protection says new cards will combat fraud by making it harder for people to use false identities to claim payments.

# id-cards - Wednesday 2 February, 2011

Last-minute rubberstamping of Public Service Cards scheme "a costly political stunt"

Irish civil rights group criticises Eamon O Cuiv issuing of ‘ID cards’ on last day in office.