# social-welfare - Today’s News
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# social-welfare - Yesterday’s News
The only problem was they were pronouncing it ‘amazey-balls’.
# social-welfare - Wednesday 4 December, 2013
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 - Sunday 1 December, 2013
# social-welfare - Sunday 24 November, 2013
The Minister for Social Protection is advising anyone taking up work for Christmas to let their local social welfare office know.
# social-welfare - Thursday 21 November, 2013
# social-welfare - Sunday 10 November, 2013
New proposed changes to the One Parent Family Credit have been announced – and separated parents are not happy.
# social-welfare - Saturday 2 November, 2013
The Minister for Social Protection has made a significant speech on the welfare state today.
Young people are being urged to lobby three Labour senators to vote against a provision of the Social Welfare and Pensions Bill in the Seanad next week but they will all support the measure.
# social-welfare - Friday 1 November, 2013
# social-welfare - Monday 28 October, 2013
This is the result of a system where proposals which receive 100,000 signatures can be voted on by the public.
The 25-year-old father of two said he was told he would be expected to spend six months in Afghanistan if he enlisted.
# social-welfare - Sunday 27 October, 2013
Charities supporting those struggling financially said it would be helpful to have information on the reasons people are seeking the payment to assess needs.
# social-welfare - Friday 25 October, 2013
# social-welfare - Thursday 24 October, 2013
# social-welfare - Monday 21 October, 2013
The figure for 2013 is already well ahead of the corresponding number of sanctions last year.
# social-welfare - Thursday 17 October, 2013
The cut in dole payments for young people dominated Leader’s Questions, following a Labour backbencher’s remark about young people ‘stuck watching flatscreens’.
# social-welfare - Tuesday 15 October, 2013
A higher level of payment offered within the scheme is to be cut for certain recipients.
# social-welfare - Monday 14 October, 2013
The Government’s expected to change the terms of dole payments for young people in tomorrow’s Budget. But is it a good idea?
# social-welfare - Thursday 10 October, 2013
The new initiative that rewards employers for taking on the long term unemployed was launched during the summer.
# social-welfare - Monday 30 September, 2013
The rate of overpayment has jumped 92 per cent since 2007, but just 42 per cent of wrongful payments were down to fraud.
# social-welfare - Monday 23 September, 2013
A report yesterday said Revenue is to start looking at records to see if individuals are in receipt of a second pension and assess their level of tax compliance.
# social-welfare - Sunday 15 September, 2013
Joan Burton has not decided on capping welfare, hundreds protest in Ballinasloe and Galway claim the All-Ireland camogie championship.
# social-welfare - Friday 6 September, 2013
The proposed rise in Pay Related Social Insurance is being considered by Minister Joan Burton.
# social-welfare - Monday 2 September, 2013
A course in Construction, Management, Maintenance and Refurbishment was due to begin on 9 September, but was cancelled last week.
# social-welfare - Saturday 24 August, 2013
A report has recommended that the department review eligibility criteria for some payments to “recognise the reality of the labour market”.
# social-welfare - Saturday 17 August, 2013
The Department of Social Protection is paying out more than €5 million every year to help people cover funeral and burial expenses for their loved ones.
# social-welfare - Friday 2 August, 2013
Clerys closed last Thursday and one staff member told TheJournal.ie that they have been told they may not be returning to work until November.
# social-welfare - Wednesday 31 July, 2013
The number of people signing on for a year or more has decreased slightly, -1.3 per cent on July 2012.
# social-welfare - Tuesday 30 July, 2013
# social-welfare - Thursday 25 July, 2013
“Clearly no one wants to reduce child benefit, but there will be cuts and there will be adjustments,” Junior Finance Minister Brian Hayes has said of the social welfare budget this evening.
# social-welfare - Thursday 18 July, 2013
Representatives from Bus Éireann, Iarnród Éireann and Dublin Bus will meet the Transport committee ahead of the possibility of further strike action.
# social-welfare - Wednesday 17 July, 2013
The leader of the Fianna Fáil party said delays in social welfare payments were placing a huge burden on families and that the reassurances of Enda Kenny would be of “cold comfort” to the people.
# social-welfare - Tuesday 16 July, 2013
Everyone’s talking about the abortion legislation passing the Seanad, Magdalene laundries, and Katy French’s inquest.