To be eligible for this grant, the death must have resulted from:
- An accident at work,
- An accident while travelling directly to or from work
- An occupational disease.
The person must have paid a minimum of one week's PRSI.
This special funeral grant is paid under the Occupational Injuries Benefits
scheme instead of the Widowed Person's Bereavement Grant.
Special Funeral Grant: €850.
Where to apply
Department of Social Protection
Social Welfare Services Office
Tel:(043) 334 0000
Locall:1890 927 770