Office closure in Shannon Lodge, Carrick on Shannon on Tuesday, 5th June 2018


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STATEMENT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AFFAIRS & SOCIAL PROTECTION

 

Office closure in Shannon Lodge, Carrick on Shannon on Tuesday, 5th June 2018
   
Tuesday, 5th June, 2018:

In the interest of customer and staff safety, the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection offices at Shannon Lodge, Carrick on Shannon will be closed, Tuesday, 5th June 2018.  This is due to an oil spillage in the building.

Customers who have appointments with the Department in its offices in Shannon Lodge, Carrick on Shannon on Tuesday, 5th June, are asked not to attend.  They will be contacted directly by the Department from Tuesday onwards to reschedule their appointments.
 

No payments will be affected because of the office closure and cancellation of appointments.  However, due to necessary remedial works phone services for the schemes administered from the Department’s office in Shannon Lodge, Carrick on Shannon will be unavailable on Tuesday, 5th June  2018.  The Department apologises for any inconvenience caused to customers. 

The main services administered from the Department’s offices at Shannon Lodge, Carrick-on-Shannon which may affect customers on Tuesday, 5th June are:

  • Jobseekers’ activation services
  • Employment Support Services (including Back to Work Enterprise Allowance, Back to Education Allowance, & Family Support Programme, Enterprise & Training Support Grants)
  • Control Policy Unit
  • Reporting fraud in relation to Department schemes
  • Central Prosecutions Unit
  • Overpayments and Debt Management Unit

Updates on the office re-opening for business will issue to media and on Twitter throughout Tuesday. The Department’s website www.welfare.ie will also be updated.

The Department’s Intreo Centre at Leitrim Road, Carrick on Shannon is not affected and will be open for business as usual, Tuesday, 5th June.

Ends.
Press Office Contact Details
E: press.office@welfare.ie
T: 01 704 3082
Twitter: @welfare_ie

Last modified:05/06/2018