Does payment continue after death?


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Death of a pensioner

If you die, payment of your pension will continue for 6 weeks to your spouse, civil partner or cohabitant, if the pension included an increase for them as a qualified adult (or would have except that they were getting another social welfare payment in their own right).

Death of your spouse, civil partner or cohabitant

If your spouse, civil partner or cohabitant dies, payment for them will continue for 6 weeks if your payment included an increase for them (or would have done except that they were getting another social welfare payment in their own right).

Death of a qualified child

Payment for a qualified child will continue for 6 weeks after their death.

Bereavement Grant

You may qualify for a Bereavement Grant based upon insurance contributions when someone dies.

For more information, log on to 'www.welfare.ie'.

Last modified:31/01/2012
 

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