Irish Social Welfare Payments highest in Europe

It’s amazing to compare our social welfare payments with the UK.  Our unemployment benefit alone has gone from 66pct higher than the UK in 2003 to 200% higher in 2009.

Weekly Unemployment benefit comparisons for 2009

Ireland  euro 204.30       UK  euro 69.58

Weekly Old age Pension comparison.

Ireland  euro 230.30     UK  euro 109.54

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