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# pandemic-payment - Friday 15 April, 2022

Frontline workers' pandemic payment to be paid 'as soon as possible' after guidelines finalised
# Recognition Payment
# Recognition Payment

Frontline workers' pandemic payment to be paid 'as soon as possible' after guidelines finalised

Apr 15th 2022, 2:03 PM 31,006 Views 32 Comments

The payment is being made to public service healthcare and ambulance workers, in recognition of their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# pandemic-payment - Monday 6 December, 2021

Government confirms details of reopened PUP scheme as ministers meet hospitality representatives
# Covid Latest
# Covid Latest

Government confirms details of reopened PUP scheme as ministers meet hospitality representatives

Updated Dec 6th 2021, 6:58 PM 29,158 Views 29 Comments
  • The top PUP rate of €350 is available to those earning €400 or more per week.
  • Hospitality and events representatives are meeting with the Tánaiste and the Culture Minister.
  • The number of Covid-19 cases in Ireland jumped by 10% in the last two weeks of November.

# pandemic-payment - Friday 3 December, 2021

Government reintroduces PUP as restrictions hit entertainment and hospitality sectors
# PUP Returns
# PUP Returns

Government reintroduces PUP as restrictions hit entertainment and hospitality sectors

Updated Dec 3rd 2021, 8:42 PM 45,574 Views 46 Comments

Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys confirmed the measure in a tweet this evening.

# pandemic-payment - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Number of people receiving PUP drops over 25,000 since last week
# Pandemic Payment
# Pandemic Payment

Number of people receiving PUP drops over 25,000 since last week

Sep 15th 2021, 1:26 PM 11,935 Views 20 Comments

It’s the least amount of people on the payment since the scheme was introduced in March 2020.

# pandemic-payment - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Today is the last day people can sign up for the Pandemic Unemployment Payment
# PUP
# PUP

Today is the last day people can sign up for the Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Jul 7th 2021, 7:42 AM 12,214 Views 13 Comments

All recipients of the payment have to confirm their continued eligibility by 20 July.

# pandemic-payment - Monday 1 March, 2021

469,000 people will receive the Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week
# Covid Payment
# Covid Payment

469,000 people will receive the Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week

Mar 1st 2021, 8:23 PM 14,735 Views 28 Comments

The total value of the payments is €140.34 million.

# pandemic-payment - Monday 25 January, 2021

Almost half a million people to receive Pandemic Unemployment Payment tomorrow
# Covid Payment
# Covid Payment

Almost half a million people to receive Pandemic Unemployment Payment tomorrow

Jan 25th 2021, 3:29 PM 21,411 Views 36 Comments

Construction is the sector that has seen the largest increase in the number of people receiving PUP this week.

# pandemic-payment - Monday 14 December, 2020

Man challenges Government's decision to stop his Covid-19 PUP after he temporarily left Ireland
# Pandemic Payment
# Pandemic Payment

Man challenges Government's decision to stop his Covid-19 PUP after he temporarily left Ireland

Dec 14th 2020, 7:25 PM 56,241 Views 29 Comments

Chef Mihai Adrian Hofman left Ireland temporarily in late June due to a family emergency.

# pandemic-payment - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Nearly 300,000 people now in receipt of the PUP as €350 rate returns
# Level 5
# Level 5

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

Oct 27th 2020, 7:02 PM 39,130 Views 23 Comments

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

# pandemic-payment - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

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

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

Updated Jul 29th 2020, 9:27 PM 75,111 Views 215 Comments

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

# pandemic-payment - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Debunked: No, the government hasn't issued a €350 payment to everyone in the country
# Fraud
# Fraud

Debunked: No, the government hasn't issued a €350 payment to everyone in the country

May 12th 2020, 11:22 AM 21,444 Views 30 Comments

Members of the public have been warned about a text scam in recent days.

# pandemic-payment - Friday 24 April, 2020

Varadkar: 'Extending pandemic payment and wage subsidy scheme may be needed if restrictions stay in place'
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Varadkar: 'Extending pandemic payment and wage subsidy scheme may be needed if restrictions stay in place'

Apr 24th 2020, 6:31 PM 39,332 Views 56 Comments

Varadkar also said no decision has been made on whether or not to extend the payment.

# pandemic-payment - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Future changes to pandemic payment and wage subsidy scheme to be considered, says minister
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Future changes to pandemic payment and wage subsidy scheme to be considered, says minister

Apr 21st 2020, 6:50 PM 49,125 Views 67 Comments

Paschal Donohoe says people may have to move to normal social welfare schemes and wages subsidy scheme will have to be tapered.

# pandemic-payment - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Over half a million people receive Covid-19 unemployment payment this week, as IMF releases dire economic forecast
# Pandemic Payment
# Pandemic Payment

Over half a million people receive Covid-19 unemployment payment this week, as IMF releases dire economic forecast

Apr 14th 2020, 2:29 PM 33,359 Views 55 Comments

Over 42,000 employers have registered for the temporary wage subsidy scheme, according to the government.

# pandemic-payment - Thursday 9 April, 2020

People on pandemic payment 'not classified as unemployed' but rate would be 16.5% if they were, says CSO
# Wages
# Wages

People on pandemic payment 'not classified as unemployed' but rate would be 16.5% if they were, says CSO

Updated Apr 9th 2020, 1:37 PM 56,597 Views 25 Comments

The rate would be the highest ever in the CSO’s series, dating back to 1998.

# pandemic-payment - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

19,000 people close pandemic payment due to claiming it 'in error'
# Wages
# Wages

19,000 people close pandemic payment due to claiming it 'in error'

Apr 8th 2020, 1:07 PM 97,250 Views 48 Comments

The government says the temporary wage subsidy scheme is not being taxed at the time at which you receive it.