Benefits

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14 Feb 2014 -
The Bereavement Grant is a once-off payment to help with funeral costs. Eligibility for this grant is not related to your ability to pay for the funeral. Eligibility is usually based on PRSI contributions.
07 Feb 2014 -
Carer's Benefit is a payment made to insured people who leave the workforce to care for a person(s) in need of full-time care and attention. You can get Carer's Benefit for a total period of 104 weeks for each person being cared for. This may be...
07 Feb 2014 -
Supplementary Welfare Allowance provides a basic weekly allowance to eligible people who have little or no income. People with low incomes may also qualify for a weekly supplement payment under the Supplementary Welfare Allowance Scheme to meet...
30 Jan 2014 -
If you satisfy a number of conditions, you may qualify for the Household Benefits Package. This is a package of 3 allowances which help you with the costs of running your household. You must be living in the State. Only one person in a household can...
20 Jan 2014 -
Full-time higher education students with children can apply for a Childcare Grant of: up to £148.75 a week for 1 child; up to £255 a week for 2 or more children. The grant helps with childcare costs for children under 15, or under 17 if they have...
17 Jan 2014 -
An Orphan may get Guardian's Payment (Contributory) based on their parent's or step-parent's PRSI contributions. The guardian of the orphan(s) gets the payment. An orphan may get Guardian's Payment (Non-contributory), based on the orphan's means...
15 Jan 2014 -
Disability Allowance is a weekly allowance paid to people with a disability. You can get Disability Allowance from 16 years of age. If you qualify for Disability Allowance you may also get extra social welfare benefits with your payment and other...
13 Jan 2014 -
If a person dies because of an accident at work or occupational disease, Death Benefit in the form of a taxable pension may be paid to their surviving spouse or civil partner. It may also be paid if at the time of their death the person was getting...
10 Jan 2014 -
Maternity Benefit is a payment made to women who are on maternity leave from work and covered by social insurance (PRSI). You should apply for the payment 6 weeks before you intend to go on maternity leave (12 weeks if you are self-employed). The...
03 Jan 2014 -
Gives the rates of payment from the Department of Social Protection. It also contains the percentage rates of pay-related social insurance (PRSI) contributions for employees, employers and for self-employed people.