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Irish Mirror
Irish Mirror
Cormac O'Shea

The full list of Social Welfare payment dates in December with Christmas changes

The Social Welfare Christmas schedule has been released ahead of some changes later this month.

With a number of Bank Holidays in the mix and the Christmas bonuses to be given out, December is always a different month for welfare recipients.

Most people have now gotten their Xmas bonus but there is still a few important dates to come.

Here's a rundown of all the dates you need to know about in the coming weeks;

Remaining Christmas bonuses

  • Monday 14 December  Domiciliary Care Allowance payments include Christmas Bonus and all other social welfare payments paid as normal.
  • Monday 21 December  You will receive your usual payment and an advance payment for the following week. This applies to payments made at post offices, by cheque or directly into your financial institution account.

Weekly payments

Payment due date -  Payment will be made

21 and 22 December - 21 December

23 and 24 December -  22 December 

25 December and 1 January - 23 December

Monthly payments

Payment due date - Payment will be made on 

24 December - 22 December 

25 and 28 December - 23 December 

29 December - 24 December 

30 December - 30 December

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