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
The number of people in receipt of PUP has fallen below 100,000 for the first time— Department of Social Protection (@welfare_ie) October 11, 2021
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