The State pension (contributory) is paid to people from the age of 66 who have enough Irish social insurance contributions. From March 2017, the State pension in Ireland for a person aged 66 or over is €238.30 per week which equates to €12,434 a year.
You must have paid at least 520 full rate social insurance contributions and have a yearly average of at least 48 paid and/or credited full rate contributions from the year you started insurable employment until you reach 66 years of age. See here for more terms & conditions.
If you are unsure whether you are entitled to a full state pension, you should click on this link and submit your details.
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