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# Welfare

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Unemployed under-26s now have to pay less towards their rent supplement
Social welfare increases to be rolled out in March
FactCheck: How do jobseeker's payments here compare to Northern Ireland?
Ireland has the highest rate of young people receiving benefits across 35 countries
UK forces over-stretched and under pressure in Iraq and Afghanistan
Social welfare office workers suffer punches and have chairs thrown at them
Fine Gael wants to increase the dole by €27*
Department insists no issue with Joan Burton's 'unusual and concerning' letter to constituents
The social welfare Christmas bonus is coming at the start of December
Man who was reported missing in Cork found safe and well
The University of Limerick has launched gender-neutral bathrooms
Unless you can magic up a few houses, welfare recipients will need to move away from Dublin
Aaron McKenna
This year's King Puck has been picked... But what exactly happens at the Kerry fair?
Labour TD insists she wasn't suggesting parents bring their children to work
Terminally ill welfare claimants are being asked when they think they're going to die
Disappointment at "unusual" news that rent supplement limits won't be increased
Poll: Should Ireland cut welfare benefits for obese people?
"The kids began laughing when he told them that his family have to queue up for food"
'Dear Joan: Today, I sat in a dole office and cried to a complete stranger through a glass partition'
At least eight people prosecuted for animal abuse so far under new cruelty law
A European court has ruled against "welfare tourism"
Fraud on Jobseekers' Allowance cost the State €2.68 million a week in 2013
It's 'great news' that child beauty pageants have been axed - Senator
A TD used a Dáil question to ask if a water meter protester would have their dole cut
In cases where work pays less than the dole ... 7 out of 10 people choose work
Just 69 people have taken up Gateway places
Joan Burton has no plans for UK-style crackdown on welfare for jobless immigrants
Column: The Government stalls while people with mobility difficulties fall deeper into isolation
Anne-Maree Quinn
Over 50 horses seized from Cork site
Burton calls for 'living wage' and says welfare state makes employers 'efficient'
Shatter: Gardaí responded in good faith to child concerns
Social welfare garda checks must not involve racial profiling - ICI
Top readers' comments of the week
1,900 "welfare tourists" caught in three years
Welfare paid out nearly €100 million in incorrect payments last year
Column: Who really benefits from the new 'carrot and stick' approach to welfare payments?
Tom Boland
Top readers' comments of the week