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#Social welfare payments

# social-welfare-payments - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Thousands of social welfare recipients penalised over inadequate attempts to find employment

5,821 people were subject to ‘penalty rates’ during the first half of the year.

# social-welfare-payments - Monday 12 June, 2017

Writers and artists will now find it a lot easier to get social welfare

The government initiative will allow artists access social welfare supports.

# social-welfare-payments - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Varadkar proposes tying welfare payments to inflation

The Social Welfare Minister called for people receiving welfare to “never again see their standard of living eroded or falling behind society in general”.

# social-welfare-payments - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Four TDs are going to see what it's like to live on social welfare

For one week, politicians will see first-hand what it takes to live on social welfare payments as part of a new TV3 series.

# social-welfare-payments - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Rabbitte: 'Government has no plans to close post offices'

He clarified that An Post didn’t lose the social welfare contract and in fact won the tender last year.

# social-welfare-payments - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

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.

# social-welfare-payments - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Welfare confirms late payments have been made

The Department of Social Protection says that the payments to 32,700 customers have been processed by electronic transfer.