Department of Social Protection
Can we make voluntary PRSI payments while working abroad?
- May 25, 2018, 10:00
Question: My partner has worked abroad for six years - three years in London and three years in the UAE. During this time he has not made any PRSI co(...)
Can I transfer my Spanish pension back to Ireland?
- May 18, 2018, 15:00
Question: I have lived and worked in Spain for almost 17 years. I have accumulated pension rights here, calculated according to the years I worked an(...)
Minister insists no biometrics collected in card technology upgrade
- May 3, 2018, 19:04
An upgrade in facial mapping software for the Department of Social Protection will not involve biometric data or retinal eye scans, the Dáil has been (...)
Two Dublin centres supporting services for migrants face closure
- Social Affairs
- April 19, 2018, 00:00
Two centres in west Dublin delivering support services to migrants for over a decade face closure at the end of May after funding was stopped by the D(...)
Gardaí find illegal immigrants working at catering firm
- Crime & Law
- April 11, 2018, 01:00
A major investigation is under way into a catering company which was found to be employing illegal immigrants when raided by the Garda and social welf(...)
Why hasn’t the television licence fee gone up with inflation?
- Media & Marketing
- April 3, 2018, 04:15
Not for the first time, the Dáil has been talking about the future funding of public service broadcasting, which according to Minister for Communicati(...)
Are you getting a social welfare increase this week?
- Personal Finance
- March 26, 2018, 07:31
As many as 1.8 million people will receive increases of as much as €5 a week to their welfare payments by the end of this week, as measures first anno(...)
Child in ‘unborn’ court case lives in emergency accommodation
- Supreme Court
- March 7, 2018, 17:56
The child at the centre of the Supreme Court case about the constitutional rights of the unborn is now almost a toddler and is living in emergency acc(...)