Leitrim offices will be closed tomorrow due to oil spillage

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection

Claire McGovern

Reporter:

Claire McGovern

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection  offices will be closed tomorrow.

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 tomorrow, Tuesday, 5th June.  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 tomorrow, Tuesday, 5th June.