Social Welfare Law: January 2024

Start: 15th January 2024 at 10am
End: 19th January 2024 at 4pm

The course will be delivered online using Zoom


A 12-hour course on the social welfare code will be delivered by Professor Gerry Whyte of Trinity College Law School.

Topics to be covered include:

·       Jobseekers’ payments

·       Family payments

·       Sickness and disability payments

·       Old age pensions

·       Means-testing

·       Social welfare appeals

This course is suitable for anyone working in advice or advocacy roles in the community, or anyone with an interest in this area of law. No previous legal knowledge is required.



  • 15th: 10am – 12pm
  • 16th: 10am – 12pm
  • 17th: 10am – 12pm
  • 18th: 10am – 12pm
  • 19th: 10am – 12pm & 2pm – 4pm


Fee: course fee €220.

We have reserved a number of free places for Social Welfare recipients living in Ballymun. Please email us for further information on this.

Booking is currently open.

To book a place and pay by card please complete the booking form below.

To book a place and request an invoice please email

To request a free place please email, no need to complete the booking form.


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Are you in receipt of social welfare payment as your primary income? (Unemployment benefit, disability etc. )
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