"Wednesday 15 August 4.15pm - Update for Customers regarding some Illness Benefit Payment delay:
We are experiencing further delays in making payments to Illness Benefit customers this week. We are working to resolve these issues as soon as possible. Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience and we thank our customers for their patience and understanding.
Those affected by this delay, who may be in need of urgent financial assistance, are welcome to contact their local Community Welfare Service at their local Intreo Centre.
We will continue to assist and inform customers during this period via Social media - Twitter (@Welfare_ie), our website www.welfare.ie
and our staff-operated customer phone-lines."