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Man arrested after phishing email used to make fraudulent PUP claims
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Man arrested after phishing email used to make fraudulent PUP claims

Dec 8th 2020, 3:43 PM 13,946 Views 0 Comments

Personal data was collected through a phishing email and used to make applications for the pandemic unemployment payment.

The largest cohort on the PUP right now? Workers in accommodation and food services
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The largest cohort on the PUP right now? Workers in accommodation and food services

Dec 3rd 2020, 6:30 AM 36,304 Views 7 Comments

Over 102,321 people in the sector are on the payment.

Pandemic Unemployment Payment arrears to be paid to 286,000 recipients today
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Pandemic Unemployment Payment arrears to be paid to 286,000 recipients today

Dec 1st 2020, 12:43 PM 25,422 Views 22 Comments

Some cases progressed more slowly due to their complexity and due to inadequate or inaccurate information provided.

Christmas Bonus will be paid to over 1.6 million people in early December
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Christmas Bonus will be paid to over 1.6 million people in early December

Nov 26th 2020, 8:14 PM 34,016 Views 43 Comments

The bonus will be paid in the week beginning 7 December.

Pandemic Unemployment Payment to remain open to new applications until 31 March 2021
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Pandemic Unemployment Payment to remain open to new applications until 31 March 2021

Nov 24th 2020, 2:12 PM 19,210 Views 14 Comments

Following a decision in September, the PUP was due to close to new applications on 31 December.

More than 350,000 people still in receipt of Pandemic Unemployment Payment
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More than 350,000 people still in receipt of Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Nov 23rd 2020, 8:30 PM 18,288 Views 26 Comments

Over €4.3 billion has been issued in total since the PUP was introduced earlier this year.

Pandemic Unemployment Payment is subject to income tax, Dáil Finance Committee agrees
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Pandemic Unemployment Payment is subject to income tax, Dáil Finance Committee agrees

Nov 16th 2020, 3:40 PM 112,299 Views 53 Comments

The Committee voted in favour of the Finance Bill clause this afternoon.

Over 340,000 receive Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week as total spend on scheme tops €4 billion
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Over 340,000 receive Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week as total spend on scheme tops €4 billion

Nov 9th 2020, 6:52 PM 23,662 Views 20 Comments

The minister for social protection said the rise in the number of PUP recipients was expected given the Level 5 restrictions in place.

One in every five people out of work in October
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One in every five people out of work in October

Nov 4th 2020, 12:02 PM 9,183 Views 8 Comments

Young people have been hit especially hard in the latest unemployment figures.

Over 34,000 additional people receiving PUP since start of Level 5
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Over 34,000 additional people receiving PUP since start of Level 5

Nov 3rd 2020, 3:52 PM 9,105 Views 13 Comments

Almost 330,000 people are now receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment.

Nearly 300,000 people now in receipt of the PUP as €350 rate returns
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Nearly 300,000 people now in receipt of the PUP as €350 rate returns

Oct 27th 2020, 7:02 PM 39,127 Views 23 Comments

Heather Humphreys said this rise reflects the “economic impact” of moving to Level 5.

Highest level of Pandemic Unemployment Payment to be restored to €350 a week
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Highest level of Pandemic Unemployment Payment to be restored to €350 a week

Oct 19th 2020, 10:33 PM 37,769 Views 39 Comments

The payment was cut to a maximum of €300 per week last month.

Number receiving Covid-19 unemployment payment rises by over 15,000
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Number receiving Covid-19 unemployment payment rises by over 15,000

Oct 19th 2020, 2:03 PM 12,263 Views 26 Comments

244,153 people are now in receipt of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment.

Tánaiste indicates PUP may not be cut in February if pandemic doesn't improve
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Tánaiste indicates PUP may not be cut in February if pandemic doesn't improve

Oct 14th 2020, 9:55 AM 21,233 Views 21 Comments

The PUP is set to be cut again in February with the rate of payment due to be reduced from €250 to €203.

Self-employed people to be allowed claim Covid-19 welfare payment while earning through work
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Self-employed people to be allowed claim Covid-19 welfare payment while earning through work

Oct 13th 2020, 2:34 PM 46,617 Views 17 Comments

The measure was announced as part of Budget 2021 today.

Most people on the Pandemic Unemployment Payment will get a Christmas bonus
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Most people on the Pandemic Unemployment Payment will get a Christmas bonus

Oct 13th 2020, 2:29 PM 48,610 Views 27 Comments

The announcement that those on the PUP in December will receive a Christmas bonus was part of Budget 2021 announced today.

Number receiving Covid-19 unemployment payment jumps by over 23,000
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Number receiving Covid-19 unemployment payment jumps by over 23,000

Oct 12th 2020, 1:41 PM 18,136 Views 26 Comments

228,858 people are now in receipt of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment.

Plans to 'reverse PUP cuts and double investment in housing': Sinn Féin launches alternative Budget
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Plans to 'reverse PUP cuts and double investment in housing': Sinn Féin launches alternative Budget

Oct 9th 2020, 3:27 PM 21,588 Views 112 Comments

Sinn Féin said it would aim to spend €18.28 billion in total, €6.28 billion more than the government’s target.

Call for PUP recipients under 25 to have higher rate of payment restored
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Call for PUP recipients under 25 to have higher rate of payment restored

Oct 9th 2020, 6:30 AM 21,203 Views 22 Comments

More than 210,000 people received the payment for the week ending 3 October.

German short-time work benefit model being considered by government ahead of Budget
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German short-time work benefit model being considered by government ahead of Budget

Sep 30th 2020, 3:10 PM 42,506 Views 12 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said specific sector supports are under consideration.

Level 3 restrictions on Dublin prompts surge in applications for Pandemic Unemployment Payment
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Level 3 restrictions on Dublin prompts surge in applications for Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Sep 28th 2020, 9:34 PM 24,320 Views 17 Comments

The impact of the Level 3 restrictions is now being reflected in the PUP figures.

Cuts to Covid-19 unemployment payments are unfair, Mary Lou McDonald says
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Cuts to Covid-19 unemployment payments are unfair, Mary Lou McDonald says

Sep 27th 2020, 2:55 PM 30,722 Views 123 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader called for the government to reverse the reduction.

It would be unfair to restore PUP for one cohort of workers and not others, says minister
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It would be unfair to restore PUP for one cohort of workers and not others, says minister

Sep 22nd 2020, 7:33 PM 27,879 Views 35 Comments

Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys said the money will have to be paid back.

Taoiseach: Changes allowing people to do some work without losing PUP could form part of Budget
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Taoiseach: Changes allowing people to do some work without losing PUP could form part of Budget

Sep 22nd 2020, 12:01 AM 55,715 Views 35 Comments

Micheál Martin spoke to TheJournal.ie about the Dublin restrictions, the Budget and his backstage run-in with Mike Murphy in RTÉ.

New Pandemic Unemployment Payment bands kick in today, here's what you need to know
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New Pandemic Unemployment Payment bands kick in today, here's what you need to know

Sep 17th 2020, 6:00 AM 46,508 Views 22 Comments

The PUP will move from two rates of payment to three rates, and the top rate is being reduced.

Kildare, Laois and Offaly see small increase in people availing of PUP
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Kildare, Laois and Offaly see small increase in people availing of PUP

Aug 24th 2020, 10:18 PM 18,224 Views 7 Comments

The number of those in receipt of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment nationwide has reduced to 232,400.

Almost 28,000 people have had their PUP stopped after failing to confirm they still needed it
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Almost 28,000 people have had their PUP stopped after failing to confirm they still needed it

Aug 17th 2020, 6:36 PM 41,549 Views 21 Comments

Anybody who is eligible but did not confirm it can have the payment restored by re-applying online.

Minister reminds affected workers in Kildare, Laois and Offaly to avail of PUP and illness benefit
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Minister reminds affected workers in Kildare, Laois and Offaly to avail of PUP and illness benefit

Aug 10th 2020, 2:10 PM 20,977 Views 22 Comments

Heather Humphreys emphasised the income supports available to people impacted by regional restrictions.

Less than one in 10 who appealed the cut in their Pandemic Unemployment Payment have had it restored
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Less than one in 10 who appealed the cut in their Pandemic Unemployment Payment have had it restored

Aug 2nd 2020, 8:00 AM 47,548 Views 41 Comments

Around 10,000 people appealed after having their PUP reduced from €350 to €203 a week.

Jobs market at 2016 levels as government tells PUP recipients to 'genuinely seek work'
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Jobs market at 2016 levels as government tells PUP recipients to 'genuinely seek work'

Aug 1st 2020, 8:00 AM 22,684 Views 50 Comments

Jobseekers will face tough competition with hundreds of thousands of people still out of work as a direct result of the pandemic.

Department of Social Protection defends 'legal basis' for checks by social welfare inspectors at airports
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Department of Social Protection defends 'legal basis' for checks by social welfare inspectors at airports

Jul 30th 2020, 9:48 PM 21,670 Views 45 Comments

The approach taken by inspectors has prompted concern and criticism in recent days.

Data watchdog has 'serious doubts' over whether social welfare inspectors acted lawfully at airports
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Data watchdog has 'serious doubts' over whether social welfare inspectors acted lawfully at airports

Jul 30th 2020, 1:14 PM 16,838 Views 38 Comments

The Data Protection Commission is seeking further clarity from the department over the actions of social welfare inspectors at airports.

Department says 85 people who had their PUP stopped may be entitled to it
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Department says 85 people who had their PUP stopped may be entitled to it

Updated Jul 29th 2020, 9:27 PM 74,988 Views 215 Comments

It comes after a review of 2,500 people who’ve had their payment stopped.

Humphreys promises 'common sense approach' on whether people on PUP are 'genuinely seeking work'
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Humphreys promises 'common sense approach' on whether people on PUP are 'genuinely seeking work'

Jul 28th 2020, 10:57 PM 23,490 Views 48 Comments

The Dáil passed legislation this evening that gave the payment a legal basis and said that those in receipt of it must be “genuinely seeking” work.

Department of Social Protection: 'The PUP is not paid to people who leave the country to live elsewhere, or who go on holidays abroad'
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Department of Social Protection: 'The PUP is not paid to people who leave the country to live elsewhere, or who go on holidays abroad'

Jul 28th 2020, 10:31 AM 28,086 Views 97 Comments

The Department said that the vast majority of welfare payments that were ceased were to people who left the country “permanently”.

Over one million people on Live Register or getting unemployment payment
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Over one million people on Live Register or getting unemployment payment

Jul 2nd 2020, 2:52 PM 13,692 Views 19 Comments

The number of people in receipt of Covid-related payments is decreasing as more businesses start to reopen.

Q&A: How the extended pandemic payment schemes will work
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Q&A: How the extended pandemic payment schemes will work

Jun 6th 2020, 12:05 AM 40,965 Views 20 Comments

The schemes will last throughout the summer into August. Here’s what it all means.

This puppy got braces on his teeth and it's the cutest thing ever
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# Brace Yourself

This puppy got braces on his teeth and it's the cutest thing ever

Mar 1st 2016, 3:17 PM 8,105 Views 3 Comments

Little hero.

This Dublin pub is sharing nightmare customer stories
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This Dublin pub is sharing nightmare customer stories

Sep 28th 2015, 9:00 PM 30,104 Views 8 Comments

The takeaway? People who work in pubs are SAINTS.

'Chance the dog has taught me there's nothing anybody can't do'
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# Take A Break

'Chance the dog has taught me there's nothing anybody can't do'

Jul 1st 2015, 11:00 AM 12,507 Views 7 Comments

Take a break and look at this pup’s new life.