The €300 yearly payment to the over 75-year-old that are still residing in their abodes will be distributed on Saturday. The Government said in a statement that a total of €8.6 million will be distributed to 28,650 elderly persons.
Also, on Saturday, those that have paid their social security contributions but do not get paid a pension will be receiving their bonus. The Government said that this year the bonus will be increased by €50 and explained that those who paid between a year and five years of social security contributions will receive and increase of €200, whiklst those that paid over five years of social security contributions will see and increment of €300.
11,620 persons will benefit from this bonus scheme for a total of €2.9 million.