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Minister Apologises For Disability Allowance Repayment Demand

Wexford mother sent letter days after son's death.

The Minister for Social Protection has apologised to a Wexford woman who was asked to repay money after her son's death.

Tracy McGinnis lost her son Brendan last month, and shortly afterwards received a letter asking her to pay back €208 from his disability assistance.

She posted the details online, saying she was 'shocked, appalled and angry.'

Minister Heather Humphreys says the letter was tone deaf:

 

 

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