If you live permanently in the State you will qualify for a Free Travel Pass.
The All-Ireland Free Travel Scheme will entitle you to travel for free on transport services operating within Northern Ireland, using a Senior Smartpass card.
Household Benefits Package
You may, subject to certain conditions, also qualify for:
- Electricity, Natural Gas or Bottled Gas Refill Allowance,
- Free Television Licence,
- Telephone Allowance for either a landline or a mobile phone.
Carer's Allowance and Carer's Benefit
A person may get Carer's Allowance or Carer's Benefit to look after you if you need full-time care and attention.
Since September 2007 it may be possible to get a half rate Carer's Allowance in addition to getting a State Pension (Non-Contributory) in your own right or if someone else is getting an increase for a qualified adult for you.
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