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Opening times for banks and post offices in Ireland for Christmas and New Year

IRISH post offices and banks are closed for much of the festive period during Christmas and New Year, which can make it difficult for anyone wanting to use the service in person.

Here’s everything you need to know about the opening hours of post offices and banks over the next few days.

Post offices and banks are closed for most of the festive period during Christmas and New Year

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Post offices and banks are closed for most of the festive period during Christmas and New Year
Many Irish banks have changed their opening hours for the festive season

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Many Irish banks have changed their opening hours for the festive season

Opening hours for The An Post Christmas in 2021 as follows:

  • Wednesday, December 29 – Closed
  • Thursday, December 30 – Regular business hours
  • Friday, December 31 – Normal working hours
  • Saturday, January 1 – Closed
  • Sunday, January 2 – Closed
  • Monday, January 3 – Closed
  • Tuesday, January 4 – Regular business hours
  • Wednesday, January 5th – Normal working hours

Meanwhile, Irish banks have also changed their opening hours for the festive season.

Customers have been asked to check their local branches for the most up-to-date information, but here’s everything we know so far:

General branch Business hours:

  • Wednesday, December 29 – Closed
  • Thursday, December 30 – Normal opening hours
  • Friday, December 31 – Normal opening hours
  • Saturday, January 1 – Closed
  • Sunday, January 2 – Closed
  • Monday, January 3 – Closed
  • Tuesday, January 4th – Normal opening hours
  • Wednesday, January 5 – Normal opening hours

Most read in The Irish Sun

Ulster Bank branches will be closed December 25-29 and January 1-3. Regular branch hours will reopen on Tuesday, January 4.

TSB will be permanently closed December 29 and January 1-3. Regular branch office hours will resume on Tuesday, January 4.

The Bank of Ireland will close on December 29 and normal opening hours will temporarily resume on December 30 and 31.

It will be closed January 1 to 3, and the branch office will reopen on Tuesday, January 4.

SOCIAL SOFTWARE CHANGES

Meanwhile, the Social welfare changes of Budget 2022 will go into effect for thousands of Irish as early as next week.

The Social Welfare Budget Package provides an increase in weekly payments for pensioners, people with disabilities, carers, single parents and people of working age with an additional increase for adults qualified and dependent children.

The annual cost of implementing these measures is more than 600 million euros.

From the new year, some changes to allowances will come into effect.

JANUARY STARTS

Starting in January, all weekly social benefits payments to retirees, widowers and widowers, single parents, job seekers, carers, people with disabilities and participants employment programs, will increase €5.

From next week, the Living Alone Allowance will increase from €19 to €22 for people with disabilities and those over 66 who are living alone.

Also from next week, there will be an increase of €3 for qualified dependent children 12 years of age and older and €2 increase for qualifying dependent children under 12 years of age.

The payable period for the Caregiver Care Allowance and the Intensive Care Allowance for hospitalized children will be extended from 3 months to 6 months from this January.

Customers have been asked to check their local branches for the most up-to-date information

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Customers have been asked to check their local branches for the most up-to-date information

https://www.thesun.ie/money/8130896/irish-banks-post-office-opening-times-christmas-new-year/ Opening times for banks and post offices in Ireland for Christmas and New Year

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