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#Welfare Payments

# welfare-payments - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

'No clear legal basis' to remove PUP for those holidaying abroad, says legal advice group
# Welfare Payments
# Welfare Payments

'No clear legal basis' to remove PUP for those holidaying abroad, says legal advice group

Jul 28th 2020, 8:50 PM 23,601 Views 70 Comments

The chief executive of Flac today wrote to Heather Humphreys to request the suspension of this policy.

# welfare-payments - Friday 20 March, 2020

Top up scheme for employers to pay €203 to laid-off workers and receive State refund approved by government
# Welfare Payments
# Welfare Payments

Top up scheme for employers to pay €203 to laid-off workers and receive State refund approved by government

Updated Mar 20th 2020, 8:23 PM 53,469 Views 98 Comments

This scheme allows employers to pay workers €203 a week and receive a refund from the State.

# welfare-payments - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Bank of Ireland says payments now being made to customers following 'processing delay'
# Late Payments
# Late Payments

Bank of Ireland says payments now being made to customers following 'processing delay'

Updated Jul 10th 2019, 12:09 PM 45,751 Views 75 Comments

Customers were left out of pocket as a result of the delay this morning.

# welfare-payments - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Some welfare offices closed and An Post services disrupted due to Storm Ali
# Strong Winds
# Strong Winds

Some welfare offices closed and An Post services disrupted due to Storm Ali

Sep 19th 2018, 1:17 PM 9,347 Views 10 Comments

The Department of Social Protection is advising people to get in touch with their offices tomorrow to schedule an appointment.

# welfare-payments - Sunday 22 October, 2017

'Welfare is not just for those out of work. Here's what you can claim'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

'Welfare is not just for those out of work. Here's what you can claim'

Oct 22nd 2017, 3:30 PM 81,387 Views 51 Comments

Charlie Weston and Karl Deeter’s new book, This Book Is Worth €25,000, is full of tips on how to save money and stop getting ripped off. In this extract they talk about the welfare payments that families are entitled to.

# welfare-payments - Monday 23 December, 2013

An Post wins new contract to keep delivering social welfare payments
# Welfare Payments
# Welfare Payments

An Post wins new contract to keep delivering social welfare payments

Dec 23rd 2013, 10:36 AM 11,929 Views 52 Comments

The department say that the contract is worth more than €50 million a year to An Post.

# welfare-payments - Friday 30 November, 2012

Budget 2013: Children's groups hit out at likely €10 cut to child benefit
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Budget 2013: Children's groups hit out at likely €10 cut to child benefit

Nov 30th 2012, 8:16 AM 6,992 Views 88 Comments

Various reports indicate that child benefit will be cut from €140 to €130 per child in next week’s Budget.

# welfare-payments - Monday 1 October, 2012

Report recommends child benefit be cut to about €100 per month
# Child Benefit
# Child Benefit

Report recommends child benefit be cut to about €100 per month

Oct 1st 2012, 7:34 AM 11,110 Views 87 Comments

A so-called “two tier” child benefit system, recommended by an advisory group to the Social Protection Minister, would see child benefit payments cut to about €100 per month.

# welfare-payments - Monday 18 July, 2011

Joan Burton criticised over welfare 'lifestyle choice' comments
# Lifestyle Choice
# Lifestyle Choice

Joan Burton criticised over welfare 'lifestyle choice' comments

Jul 18th 2011, 2:14 PM 6,219 Views 140 Comments

Sinn Féin described the Minister’s comments as “galling” – saying that the government had failed to create jobs for the unemployed.

# welfare-payments - Sunday 24 April, 2011

Poll: Is it right to cut benefits for those who refuse work or training?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it right to cut benefits for those who refuse work or training?

Apr 24th 2011, 3:04 PM 4,555 Views 0 Comments

Joan Burton has proposed that dole claimants have their payments docked if they refuse training or offers of work but is it right to do this?

# welfare-payments - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Two questions you must ask your candidates when they knock on your door
# GE11
# GE11

Two questions you must ask your candidates when they knock on your door

Feb 15th 2011, 9:49 AM 30 Views 0 Comments

Economist Ronan Lyons unveils the two questions every voter should ask when the election candidates come calling.