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# Covid PUP

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# Covid PUP
Number of people getting Covid PUP falls below 100,000 for the first time
The Department of Social Protection said that 97,130 people got a payment this week.
# Covid PUP
Number of people on Covid Payment falls by 15,000 as people return to work
Some 48% of those in receipt of PUP are receiving the maximum rate of €350 this week.
# pandemic payment
Man challenges Government's decision to stop his Covid-19 PUP after he temporarily left Ireland
Chef Mihai Adrian Hofman left Ireland temporarily in late June due to a family emergency.
# Social Protection
Over 1.6 million to get Christmas Bonus this week, as those receiving Covid PUP drops slightly
The Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be available until March of next year.
# Covid PUP
Department of Social Protection: 'The PUP is not paid to people who leave the country to live elsewhere, or who go on holidays abroad'
The Department said that the vast majority of welfare payments that were ceased were to people who left the country “permanently”.