On 29 June, the rate of payment from the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment changed.





     There are now two rates of payment. These are based on what you had earned from previous employment:

  • if you earned less than €200 a week, your payment will change to €203 per week

  • if you earned €200 or more a week, your payment won’t change and you will continue to receive €350 per week

To continue receiving this payment, you need to confirm your eligibility by 13 July 2020. You can do this on

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