# social-welfare - Today’s News
Carers are calling for the respite care grant to be reinstated in 2015.
# social-welfare - Yesterday’s News
A review of the guidelines for Exceptional Needs Payments was carried out in 2012.
# social-welfare - Monday 17 November, 2014
She was excluded from joining the scheme because she was in receipt of a one-parent family benefit.
# social-welfare - Thursday 23 October, 2014
# social-welfare - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
# social-welfare - Tuesday 14 October, 2014
Brendan Howlin sprung the surprise increase this afternoon.
The Christmas Bonus will be reintroduced this year – one of two increases in the area of social welfare announced in today’s Budget.
# social-welfare - Wednesday 8 October, 2014
CAB released its 2013 Annual Report today.
Age Action says it would welcome the return of the Christmas Bonus in next week’s Budget.
# social-welfare - Thursday 18 September, 2014
The Tánaiste wasn’t ruling it out when asked today.
# social-welfare - Saturday 16 August, 2014
Despite a recovery, nearly 80,000 workers remain unemployed.
# social-welfare - Saturday 9 August, 2014
Tobias Kirkner arrived back to Ireland and thought it would be easy to ‘get on the dole’… he was wrong.
# social-welfare - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
The Junior Minister for Labour Activation said that any employers who abuse the system will be “taken off”.
# social-welfare - Tuesday 5 August, 2014
It’s the start of your four-day week – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.
# social-welfare - Monday 21 July, 2014
# social-welfare - Saturday 19 July, 2014
A circular issued to social welfare staff advises them to reject applications for jobseeker’s payments.
# social-welfare - Thursday 17 July, 2014
# social-welfare - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
# social-welfare - Sunday 6 July, 2014
Outside of Dublin, Wexford has the highest concentration.
# social-welfare - Thursday 3 July, 2014
Changes to the plan were announced two years ago.
# social-welfare - Monday 16 June, 2014
# social-welfare - Sunday 15 June, 2014
Joan Burton came under fire in the Dáil this week for cuts to grants and delays in social welfare decisions.
# social-welfare - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
TDs will debate the controversial issue in the Dáil today.
# social-welfare - Thursday 5 June, 2014
That was the Higher Levels. The Ordinary Levels were asked one entire question about soup.
That’s one of the subjects up for debate in Leinster House today.
# social-welfare - Saturday 31 May, 2014
Charity, St Vincent de Paul is worried that adults without children won’t be able to afford water as there are no extra allowances for them.
# social-welfare - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
In Ireland campaigners want the government to introduce clear, transparent and accessible determination procedures to allow the swift identification of stateless persons.
# social-welfare - Sunday 4 May, 2014
# social-welfare - Thursday 1 May, 2014
# social-welfare - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
An Taoiseach made the comments as Live Register declined for the 22nd consecutive month.
It represents the 22nd month in a row that the number of claimants on the Live Register has fallen.
# social-welfare - Thursday 24 April, 2014
The organisation’s director general said Burton’s anti-fraud programme makes a concerning link between overpayments and fraud and creates potential for people making repayments to fall into destitution.
After two years of being unemployed, I’ve just started a JobBridge internship. The experience has been a mixed one so far.
The Irish Postmasters’ Union is set to work with Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte to diversify services.
In one instance, a man claiming jobseeker’s had €400,000 in his bank account and the minister said some €10 million has already been recovered as part of her department’s new system.
# social-welfare - Thursday 17 April, 2014
It’s Thursday – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.