The Centenarian Bounty is awarded by the President of Ireland to Irish citizens who have reached 100 years of age.
It’s a payment, accompanied by a letter of congratulations, signed by the President.
You’re eligible to apply for the Centenarian Bounty if:
You (or your representative) should complete the application form and return it to:
Your nearest Irish Embassy or Consulate
orCentenarian Bounty SchemeIrish Abroad UnitDepartment of Foreign Affairs and Trade80 St Stephen’s GreenDublin 2D02 VY53Ireland
If you live in Ireland, you can get more information about the Centenarian Bounty from the Citizens Information Board.
The first President of Ireland, Douglas Hyde, introduced the Centenarian’s Bounty in 1940 when a gift of £5 was given.
Áras an Uachtaráin issue the commemorative coins and you can contact them with any questions on the coin.