Thursday, August 23, 2018
The government has launched a consultation process around a proposed automatic enrolment into a retirement pension for all Irish citizens.
The Department of Social Protection has launched the process and its proposals for the Automatic Enrolment...
Monday, June 25, 2018
The Government of Ireland is providing €49.5 million for the Back to School Clothing and Footwear scheme, an increase of €2.1 million on last year. The allowance will be paid to around 100,000 people in respect of 170,000 school children. It...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
THE GOVERNMENT HAS announced that a new social welfare payment comes into effect this week.
The Telephone Support Allowance of €2.50 a week is aimed at people who live alone, and are already in receipt of other social welfare payments.
Friday, January 5, 2018
The United Kingdom and Ireland have provided £6.8 million that will assist a World Food Programme (WFP) and Save the Children-led consortium to support almost 500,000 vulnerable Malawians to meet their food needs during the lean season until the next...
Africa, Malawi, Europe, Ireland, United Kingdom
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Community Law and Mediation (CLM) has published its 2016 Annual Report showing an increase in the number of housing, debt, employment, and social welfare cases that it dealt with last year.
CLM, which is based in Coolock, said this proves the...
Monday, November 27, 2017
Speaking at the launch of the report Threshold chair, Dr Aideen Hayden, said: "The unprecedented level of calls received by Threshold in 2016 is indicative of the financial and mental distress experienced by those living in the private rented sector,...