MLRC hosts training on social welfare law for staff of Focus Ireland, delivered by Prof Gerry Whyte, School of Law, TCD

In July, MLRC held a two day training session in Social Welfare Law for staff of Focus Ireland, which was delivered by Professor Gerry Whyte, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin.

The training was for the staff of Focus Ireland and feedback included:

“Covers everything!”

“The training got it just right.”

“Interesting and well delivered training.”

“The training produced by Gerry was excellent. All areas of social welfare covered.”

“Training was offered in a clear and concise manner.”

“It was a very detailed informative and factual presentation over two days.”

This training provided a detailed overview of social welfare law and covered topics including:

  • Sources of social welfare law
  • Claims and appeals
  • Social Insurance
  • Social Assistance
  • Rates of payment
  • Supplementary Welfare Allowance
  • Unemployment and low pay
  • Illness, incapacity and caring
  • Family payments
  • The elderly and survivors

Professor Whyte is a leading authority on social welfare law and we are very grateful to him for delivering this comprehensive and detailed training.

If your organisation would like to arrange MLRC training on housing law & related social welfare law, please register your interest with us on 01 4537459 or by email



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2016-09-15T08:57:30+00:00September 15th, 2016|News|

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