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# Christmas Bonus

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Christmas payment will be paid to 1.4 million social welfare recipients next week
The cost of this year’s Christmas payment will be €313 million.
Over 1.6 million to get Christmas Bonus this week, as those receiving Covid PUP drops slightly
The Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be available until March of next year.
Pandemic Unemployment Payment arrears to be paid to 286,000 recipients today
Some cases progressed more slowly due to their complexity and due to inadequate or inaccurate information provided.
Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?
All will be revealed on Tuesday.
Christmas bonus will be paid out to 1.2 million social welfare recipients at start of December
The cost of the Christmas bonus this year will be €279.4 million.
Will there be a 2020 Christmas bonus? No decision's been made yet
Pearse Doherty said Christmas comes every year, yet the bonus hasn’t been factored into spending.
Here's what Budget 2019 means for people receiving social welfare payments
The Christmas bonus will be fully restored for the first time since the economic downturn.
'A cheap headline': Minister has no intention of scrapping welfare Christmas bonus
She said people on welfare payments were needlessly worried by news reports this morning.
Christmas bonus to be paid to more than 1.2 million social welfare recipients this week
Abolished in 2009, the Christmas bonus was partially restored by the then Tánaiste Joan Burton in 2014 and has increased to the current 85%.
Election or no election, the Christmas bonus will still be paid next week
But the Social Protection minister says that other changes to social welfare payments are “in limbo”.
Irish Water to start repaying customers from Monday
Refunds totalling €173 million will be paid to 990,000 customers.
The Christmas bonus will be given at the start of December
The cost of the Christmas bonus is €219 million.
Social welfare Christmas bonus for 1.2 million people to be paid this week
This year’s bonus will be 85% of a welfare recipient’s weekly payment.
Varadkar confirms details around this year's welfare Christmas bonus
Some 1.2 million people will receive the extra money.
Enda Kenny won't say if the social welfare Christmas bonus will be paid this December
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the matter is being discussed ahead of October’s Budget.
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The social welfare Christmas bonus is coming at the start of December
It has been increased by 75% this year.
People on the dole to see 50% increase in their Christmas bonus this year
The bonus is paid to long-term welfare claimants such as jobseekers, pensioners, carers, lone-parents and those with a disability.
Tesco will axe Christmas bonuses for thousands of Irish staff this year
The grocery giant has decided to play the Grinch with its workers.
Tayto crisps, Mary Lou McDonald, and U2: The week in numbers
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Joan Burton wants to increase the Christmas Bonus again next year
The Tánaiste is in a giving mood and says the partial restoration of the bonus this year is “a start”.
If you receive social welfare your Christmas Bonus is coming this week
Jobseekers need to be claiming for 15 months to receive the payment.
Pensioners are now having to 'choose between food and fuel and medication'
Age Action says it would welcome the return of the Christmas Bonus in next week’s Budget.
Could the Christmas Bonus be restored in next month's Budget?
The Tánaiste wasn’t ruling it out when asked today.
'The money is not there': Taoiseach rules out restoration of Christmas bonus
Enda Kenny was described as ‘Scrooge’ in the Dáil chamber this afternoon.
Column: Restoring the Christmas bonus should be a no-brainer
A reintroduction of the Christmas bonus would be a huge boost for both people who rely on social welfare payments and for the economy, writes Patrick Nulty TD.
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Poll: Should bankers get their bonuses?
Up to 2,400 staff in AIB are set to benefit from €40 million in bonuses. Is this only fair, or is too much of a kick in the teeth to taxpayers? Let us know what you think.