Benefits

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22 Apr 2014 -
Health and Safety Benefit is a weekly payment for employed women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, and who are granted health and safety leave by their employer. You are granted health and safety leave from employment if your employer cannot remove...
16 Apr 2014 -
Injury Benefit is one of the benefits available under the Occupational Injuries Benefit Scheme. It is a weekly payment made to you if you are unfit for work due to: An accident at work; An accident while travelling (on an unbroken journey) directly...
16 Apr 2014 -
The Widowed or Surviving Civil Partner Grant is a once-off payment to widows, widowers or surviving civil partners with dependent children. This grant is payable in addition to the Bereavement Grant of €850 for insured people.
16 Apr 2014 -
You may get Illness Benefit from the Department of Social Protection if you cannot work because you are sick or ill. You must be aged under 66 and covered by social insurance (PRSI). Illness Benefit is not linked to your employer's policy on pay for...
08 Apr 2014 -
A Fuel Allowance is a payment under the National Fuel Scheme to help with the cost of heating your home. It is paid to people who are dependent on long-term social welfare and who are unable to provide for their own heating needs. The scheme...
08 Apr 2014 -
One-Parent Family Payment (OFP) is a payment for men and women under 66 who are bringing children up without the support of a partner. To get this payment you must meet certain conditions and you must satisfy a means test.
04 Apr 2014 -
Domiciliary Care Allowance is a monthly payment to the carer of a child with a disability so severe that the child requires care and attention and/or supervision substantially in excess of another child of the same age. This care and attention must...
01 Apr 2014 -
Family Income Supplement (FIS) is a weekly tax-free payment available to employees with children. It gives extra financial support to people on low pay. You cannot qualify for FIS if you are only self-employed - you must be an employee to qualify.
01 Apr 2014 -
Child Benefit (previously known as Children's Allowance) is payable to the parents or guardians of children under 16 years of age, or under 18 years of age if the child is in full-time education, Youthreach training or has a disability. Child...
31 Mar 2014 -
Carer's Allowance is a payment to people on low incomes who are looking after a person who needs support because of age, physical/learning disability or illness (including mental illness).