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Number Of People Claiming PUP Falls Below 100,000.

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The Department of Social Protection is paying out €25 million this week

The number of people receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment has fallen below 100,000 for the first time.

There's been a drop of 4, 340 on last week, to 97,130 people.

The Department of Social Protection is paying out €25 million this week, bringing the total paid since the start of the pandemic to €8.8 billion

 

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