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# Social Welfare

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Waiting times for social welfare payments vary from one week to 40 weeks
Varadkar confirms details around this year's welfare Christmas bonus
'There are lots of jobs available': Leo defends lower jobseekers' payments to young people
FactCheck: Did the last government cut payments to lone parents?
Live Register: The number of people signing on has fallen below 300,000
Poll: Should social welfare payments be linked to inflation?
Woman who fraudulently claimed €100,000 in sister's benefits caught out by her ringing phone
'Completely unacceptable': 21-week wait for carer's allowance claims to be processed
Social welfare office workers suffer punches and have chairs thrown at them
Joan's department recovered €83m in social welfare overpayments last year
'I never thought I would be unemployed aged 53. I feel I have to beg for social welfare'
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Fine Gael wants to increase the dole by €27*
Landlord says barriers at social welfare building were not targeted at the homeless
There has been another drop in the number of people on the live register
David Norris says people on social welfare shouldn't be allowed to buy drink
How we could abolish all welfare and introduce a basic income for everyone
Anne B Ryan
Six family members kicked off bus lose defamation claim
Under 26 and on the dole? Labour has some good news for you - sort of
Joan denies an unemployed man was told to apply for 200-300 jobs a week
Willie O'Dea told us about his radical plan to abolish all social welfare
What if we abolished welfare and gave everyone a basic income?
Educated, broke and fed up: how Ireland's unemployed are struggling to get by
People without jobs will get a €141 Christmas bonus
People on the dole to see 50% increase in their Christmas bonus this year
French woman gets €200/week disability allowance for controversial 'gadget allergy'
Poll: Do you think gardaí should be used to interview social welfare claimants?
Gardaí are being used to interview social welfare claimants
Overpaid in social welfare payments? The government will seek you out
Partner of murdered man asked to produce news clipping to prove his death
Romanian national falsely claimed social welfare 463 times
Social welfare fraudster caught by facial recognition software is jailed
Fine Gael TD hits out at people 'stacking up their trolleys with drink'
Mary Lou and Joan just had ANOTHER showdown in the Dáil
Mary Lou says Joan Burton is 'giving two fingers' to the public
Joan slams social welfare fraudsters for 'giving two fingers to their neighbours'
€96m could have been overspent in dole payments
Young man takes on social welfare for 'age discrimination' over reduced dole
TDs experience what it's like to struggle to make ends meet on social welfare
Disappointment at "unusual" news that rent supplement limits won't be increased
'Opening a business is risky. It's time self-employed people had a safety net'