Occupational pensions https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/money-and-tax/personal-finance/pensions/occupational-pensions/
Occupational pensions are organised by employers to provide pensions to one or more employees on retirement. What are the rules about occupational pension schemes?
Voluntary social insurance contributions https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/social-welfare/irish-social-welfare-system/social-insurance-prsi/voluntary-prsi-contributions/
Voluntary social insurance contributions can help you qualify for a social insurance payment in the future. Find out more about making voluntary contributions.
State Pension (Contributory) https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/social-welfare/older-and-retired-people/state-pension-contributory/
The State Pension (Contributory), previously called the Old Age (Contributory) Pension, is payable to people aged 66 and over who have worked and paid enough social insurance contributions.
Widow's, Widower's or Surviving Civil Partner's (Contributory) Pension https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/social-welfare/death-related-benefits/widowed-persons-contrib-pension/
A Widow's, Widower's or Surviving Civil Partner's contributory pension and related social welfare benefits may be payable if either the deceased person or their spouse/civil partner has enough PRSI contributions.
Auto-enrolment https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/social-welfare/irish-social-welfare-system/auto-enrolment/
Auto-enrolment is a new pension savings scheme for certain employees who are not paying into a pension. The scheme is expected to be introduced in January 2025.
Long-Term Carers Contributions https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/social-welfare/irish-social-welfare-system/social-insurance-prsi/long-term-carers-contributions/
The Long-Term Carers Contribution Scheme makes it easier for people who take time out of their working life to provide care to qualify for a State Pension (Contributory).
Tax, PRSI and pensions when changing job https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/employment/starting-work-and-changing-job/changing-job/change-job-tax-prsi/
Important things to know about relating to your tax, social insurance contributions (PRSI) and pension when you switch jobs.
Personal Retirement Savings Account (PRSA) https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/money-and-tax/personal-finance/pensions/personal-retirement-savings-accounts/
A Personal Retirement Savings Account (PRSA) is long-term personal retirement account designed to help you to save for retirement in a flexible way.
Social insurance classes https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/social-welfare/irish-social-welfare-system/social-insurance-prsi/social-insurance-classes/
The social welfare benefits you can get are determined by the PRSI Class you are in. An overview of social insurance classes.
Budget 2012 https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/money-and-tax/budgets/budget-2012/
Budget 2012 was announced on 5 and 6 December 2011. Summary of the main changes.
Benefit and contribution years for social welfare purposes https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/social-welfare/irish-social-welfare-system/social-insurance-prsi/benefit-and-contribution-years-for-social-welfare/
To qualify for most social insurance payments, you must first have a certain number of PRSI contributions paid since you started work. Find out which years count as benefit and contribution years for social welfare purposes.
Social insurance https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/social-welfare/irish-social-welfare-system/social-insurance-prsi/social-insurance/
Social insurance contributions entitle you to a range of benefits administered by the Department of Social Protection.
Treatment Benefit Scheme https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/social-welfare/disability-and-illness/treatment-benefit-scheme/
The Treatment Benefit Scheme is a scheme run by the Department of Social Protection that helps pay for dental, optical and aural services for people with the required number of PRSI contributions.
Working in retirement https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/employment/retirement/older-people-and-working/working-in-retirement/
The effects of working in retirement on social welfare benefits, entitlement to pensions and employee protective legislation
Carer's Benefit https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/social-welfare/carers/carers-benefit/
Carer's Benefit is a social insurance payment made to someone who gives up work or reduces their hours to care for person in need of full time care.
EU/EEA citizens and social welfare payments https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/moving-country/working-in-ireland/migrant-workers/eu-citizens-and-social-welfare/
EU, EEA and Swiss citizens can claim family benefits in Ireland. They can also get social welfare payments if they lose their job or become sick or incapacitated.
Budget 2013 https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/money-and-tax/budgets/budget-2013/
Budget 2013 was announced on 5 December 2012. Summary of the main changes.