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We added a new page on the Additional Needs Payment, part of the Supplementary Welfare Allowance Scheme. The payment can help people on a low income with expenses that they cannot afford. It includes the Exceptional Needs and Urgent Needs Payments.

The application form for Partial Capacity Benefit is now available to download from

The weekly income limit from employment and self-employment for Carer’s Benefit increased from €332.50 to €350.

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