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# Child Benefit

Last month
May 2024
Thousands of families to get extra €140 per month as Child Benefit extended
This year
Plans to extend child benefit to over-18s still in education brought forward to May
Last year
Social welfare rates reduced for new Ukrainian arrivals as new reception centres to be rolled out
A subsistence payment of €38.80 per week will be provided to those in state accommodation for 90 days.
The reduced subsistence payment will be made for the 90-day period, with an additional payment of €29.80 per child per week.
Minister Roderic O'Gorman says he doesn't envisage that homelessness will rise as a result of the new changes.
New reception centres are to come online next year.
Government has ignored children in Direct Provision, Children's Rights Alliance says
Double child benefit for around 650,000 families to be paid tomorrow
Double Child Benefit payment 'before Christmas' announced in Budget 2024
Government plans to extend child benefit to over-18s still in school as part of Budget
Means-tested extra child benefit payment could lift 40,000 children out of poverty
650,000 families to receive an additional €100 per child in benefit payments today
The government has announced a new cost-of-living package. Here's what's in it
All time
Dr Laura Bambrick: Why pay child benefit to wealthy parents?
Dr Laura Bambrick
Social welfare supports of €141.4m provided to Ukrainians this year
The double child benefit payment of €280 announced in the Budget is being paid today
Double child benefit payment, welfare hikes and tax changes - here's what to expect in the Budget
Child benefit instalment unpaid for older teenagers due to delay with forms
Fine Gael distances itself from councillor's comments that child benefit can be a 'subsidy to have sex'
Man who fraudulently claimed over €225,000 in social welfare admits to falsely claiming a further €18,000
Department seeks judicial review after watchdog rules child benefit data collection unlawful
Problem over payment of child benefit to Irish parents 'resolved' following industry-wide banking issue
Poll: Do you support means testing the child benefit payment?
Social Protection Minister rules out means testing child benefit payment
Have kids? Here's what Budget 2018 means for parents
Poll: Should parents who don't get vaccinations for their children have child benefit cut in half?
Giving parents a tax credit for childcare would have cost nearly €600m
Child benefit will NOT be linked to school attendance
The Debate Room: Should Child Benefit be linked to school attendance?
Caitriona O'Neill and William Gallagher
Poll: Do you support child benefit being linked to school attendance?
Here's how families will be affected by the Budget
Here's everything we know about the Budget so far
Your USC is being cut, but what else do we know about Budget 2016?
Joan slams social welfare fraudsters for 'giving two fingers to their neighbours'
€10m in child benefit was paid to people not entitled to it
Some Leaving Cert students don't get Child Benefit - because of their age
Child benefit is 'staying as it is', regardless of what the IMF says
How much were fraudulent Child Benefit claims costing the country?
Here's the 'child benefit' tweet a Cork bar was forced to apologise over
Child benefit could be increased by even more than a fiver in Budget 2016
Child Benefit: €5 extra per child, per month for parents
Howlin wants to know what you think about public bodies sharing data
'No evidence' that disproportionately high number of migrants receive social welfare