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#maternity benefit

# maternity-benefit - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'Have you tried actually applying for something with the Public Services Card? It's a painful experience'

It’s hard to think of one way that the expansion of the card is making life easier for citizens.

# maternity-benefit - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Mothers of premature babies to be given extended paid maternity leave

The additional period will be the number of weeks from the premature baby’s date of birth up to two weeks before the expected date of birth.

# maternity-benefit - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'It's absolutely crazy, it really is' - high staff turnover in Donegal blamed for maternity benefit backlog

The Department of Social Protection has apologised for the ‘unacceptable’ delay being seen in the delivery of maternity benefits.

# maternity-benefit - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Government apologises for backlog in maternity benefit payments

Leo Varadkar said online applications are processed ‘much quicker’ than paperwork.

# maternity-benefit - Monday 24 April, 2017

Maternity benefit payments in Ireland are backlogged by 'a number of months'

A Department of Social Protection official has said “it is not possible to give an accurate date” for the process of backlogged maternity claims.

# maternity-benefit - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

FactFind: How generous is maternity leave in Ireland?

Women in Ireland get some of the longest maternity leave periods in Europe – but also some of the lowest-paid.

# maternity-benefit - Monday 30 January, 2017

Ireland's maternity benefit now helps migrants who want to travel home

Mothers who want to leave the EU to travel home can now continue to get maternity leave – which wasn’t the case before now.

# maternity-benefit - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Government slammed after mother of surrogate baby denied benefit

The woman who brought the case was refused benefits as she did not meet the requirement of having been pregnant.

# maternity-benefit - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everybody’s talking about the ESB strike being called off, Pat Rabbitte versus Colm Keaveney, and protests in Kiev…

# maternity-benefit - Friday 25 October, 2013

PICS: Pregnant mothers protest against maternity benefit cut outside Dáil Maternity Benefit This post contains images

PICS: Pregnant mothers protest against maternity benefit cut outside Dáil

The Social Welfare Bill passed its final stage in the Dáil today though Fianna Fáil’s Willie O’Dea said it’s not too late for the government to reverse this cut.

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Poll: Do you support the new standarised rate of maternity benefit?

Maternity benefit will be standarised at €230 per week for new claimants from January.

# maternity-benefit - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Telephone allowance, maternity benefit and medical cards hit hard in Budget

Brendan Howlin’s announcement of a review of all medical cards was greeted with jeers from members of the opposition parties.