More details on this likely at a post-Cabinet press conference which has been pencilled in for 4pm
— Gavan Reilly (@gavreilly) March 24, 2020
The Government announces that the Covid Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be increased from €203 per week to €350 per week.
More as we get it.
Previously: €203 A Week For Up To Six Weeks
Via Colin Coyle
It is expected to be announced at a cabinet briefing today that a €4bn bailout will be put forward to help businesses in aftermath of #COVID19ireland, the government will cover 75% of wages up to a maximum value of €40k per year, for 12 weeks up to July 1.
— aoife-grace moore. (@aoifegracemoore) March 24, 2020