# Welfare

Last year
Opinion: The impact of fast fashion on climate is undeniable and Black Friday makes it worse
Dog Behaviourist: We have a dog welfare crisis in Ireland that we can no longer ignore
'Don't dress your pets up' and other helpful advice heading into Halloween night
€12 weekly increase to social welfare payments, plus double payment at Christmas and in January
Intergenerational fairness? The question mark over making people 66 and older pay PRSI
Opinion: Many carers feel isolated with no confidence after being out of paid work for so long
All time
Core welfare payments increasing by €12 and plan for one-off double payments confirmed
There will be a double payment of child benefit paid out in November.
The Fuel Allowance is set to have it's means test ceiling raised, alongside a €400 lump sum.
The total package is worth €2.2 billion.
Employees who are forced to self-isolate due to monkeypox advised to apply for Illness Benefit
Ice skating raises minimum age from 15 to 17 following Valieva Olympic controversy
ESRI warns of 'real cuts' to low-income families and retired couples if prices keep rising
State pension and core social welfare payments to increase by €5 per week
This will bring the full State pension to €253.30 per week.
A €5 increase to the Fuel Allowance comes into effect from midnight.
The Living Alone Allowance will also increase by €3 per week.
Number of people getting Covid PUP falls below 100,000 for the first time
World Rugby will globally trial the 50:22 kick and new breakdown laws
Child benefit instalment unpaid for older teenagers due to delay with forms
Almost half a million people to receive Pandemic Unemployment Payment tomorrow
New arrangements for people to claim Pandemic Unemployment Payment between now and new year
Online abuse sees EPCR switch referee Brace's Champions Cup appointment
Jobs market at 2016 levels as government tells PUP recipients to 'genuinely seek work'
Minister signals change to pandemic unemployment payment on the way
Student housing crisis: 'We have students who are sleeping in cars, on their friends' floors'
Teenage girl was on mental health waiting list for three months before suicide
Gardaí concerned for missing girl (16) last seen getting into grey BMW
'It's about a culture change': New welfare payment which could benefit up to 60,000 parents announced
Gardaí concerned for welfare of missing 24-year-old man
Music teacher claimed €175,000 in welfare while living in €3,000 penthouse apartment, court told
'Severe' experiments on live animals increased in Ireland last year
RSA says Public Services Card will help crack down on fraudulent driving licences
Greens co-leader in New Zealand resigns after admitting to welfare fraud
'Snot-nosed, hostile, passive aggressive': Complaints about staff at Dublin welfare offices
Number of young people signing on now stands at over 32,000
Dept had concerns over calling people 'cheats' in controversial welfare ad campaign
Poll: Would you inform on your neighbours if you suspected they were welfare cheats?
Former Canada lock summons Clermont to court over concussions
Department of Social Protection pursued a woman for €20,000, but she was actually owed €700
Every three months, the government will publish the names and addresses of welfare fraudsters
Woman who claimed over €100k in welfare fraud 'used it to pay off son's drug debt'
Irish soldiers 'depend on loan sharks and welfare payments' to support their families
'It's an extremely Draconian act': Judge denies Tusla bid to place children into care
'I don't want waiting lists': Judge rules 'with a heavy heart' for kids to remain in foster care