Does the 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.

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

A Bereavement Grant may be payable if you or a member of your family dies. This is based on the social insurance record of the deceased person or their spouse or civil partner.
For more information, log on to www.welfare.ie.
Last modified:31/01/2013
 

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