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New weekly social welfare payment for pensioners will come into effect this week




A new weekly social welfare payment for pensioners is due to come into effect this week.

The Benefit Payment for 65 Year Olds, worth ÔéČ203 a week (with an increase for dependants, if applicable), will be paid to those aged 65-66 who are no longer employed or self-employed.

Eligibility for the payments will be linked to PRSI contributions.

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