If someone dies at work, a special Funeral Grant is available under the Occupational Injuries Benefit scheme.
To be eligible for this grant, the death must have resulted from:
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.
To apply you need:
Social Welfare Services Office
Tel:(043) 334 0000
Locall:1890 927 770
If you have a question relating to this topic you can contact the Citizens Information Phone Service on 0761 07 4000. The Phone Service will operate Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm during January 2017. You can also visit your local Citizens Information Centre.