WIDOW’S, WIDOWER’S OR SURVIVING CIVIL PARTNER’S (CONTRIBUTORY) PENSION:
The pension is payable regardless of other income.
Widow’s, Widower’s or Surviving Civil Partner’s (Contributory) Pension is a weekly payment to the husband, wife or civil partner of a deceased person. This payment was formerly called the Widow’s/Widower’s (Contributory) Pension. Either you or your deceased spouse or civil partner must have enough social insurance contributions (PRSI).
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