Social Welfare

The Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, T.D. has announced today (Thursday, 28 January 2016) a further renewal of her Department’s contract for cash social welfare payments at Post Offices. The current contract was signed in December 2013 for an initial two years...

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton T.D., has signed a contract with An Post to deliver the cash payment services to customers in receipt of social welfare...

Social Protection Minister Joan Burton has welcomed the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office which show an annual reduction of 20,976 in the numbers...

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton TD, has today welcomed the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office which show an annual reduction...

Due to a once off processing issue, social welfare payments which are made by Electronic Funds Transfer to a person’s nominated bank...

There were 1.469 million people in receipt of a weekly social welfare payment at the end of 2012, and when adult dependents and children were taken into account, over 2.259 million people benefitted from welfare payments last year...

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton TD, today (22nd May 2013) published the Social Welfare and Pensions (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2013 to give effect to a number of social welfare and pensions reforms...

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton T.D. has today (20 February 2013) published the first report of the Advisory Group on Tax and Social Welfare on child and family income support payments. Welcoming the publication of the report, Minister...

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton TD, this evening (Monday 4th February 2013) addressed the conference Vulnerable families – What can Ireland do? organised by COFACE (the Confederation of Family Organisations of the...

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton, TD, today (25th October, 2012) announced funding of just over €7 million for a range of 14 projects under the Disability Activation...

 

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