Social Protection

24 Dec

Social Protection

More Clare people claiming treatment benefits

There has been a significant increase in the number of Clare people benefitting from dental, optical and aural services over the past year since the treatment benefit scheme operated by the Department of Social Protection was extended to include self-employed people.

28 Sep

Christmas bonus

Carey confirms Christmas bonus payments

THE Government has no intention of discontinuing the Christmas Bonus for any social welfare recipient, Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey has confirmed.

10 Aug

Carey on paternity benefit

Carey urges new fathers to claim paternity benefit

As the first anniversary of the introduction of Paternity Benefit approaches, Clare Fine Gael TD Joe Carey is encouraging new or expectant fathers to apply for the two weeks payment. Employed and self-employed fathers with the correct PRSI contributions are entitled to receive Paternity Benefit which is available from the Department of Social Protection to parents […]

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