€350 Per Week


This afternoon.

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


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15 thoughts on “€350 Per Week

  1. Cian

    IT is reporting that:
    The Government is also likely to order that holders of private health insurance will receive no special privileges for hospital admissions during the crisis.

    Sources say the health service will operate essentially as a “one-tier” system, with admission to hospital decided solely on clinical need.

    Which would be the correct action.

    1. Clampers Outside

      As a holder/payer of the most basic of basic base level VHI, I agree that I should not get any privileges in this time of crisis.

      1. Cian

        RTE: 16:26 “The State will take control of the private hospitals for the duration of the emergency”

  2. ger

    Average industrial wage 771.63

    employer pays 231
    govt pays 350
    employee down 200 a week

    Elsewhere in Europe employee gets 578 or more

    1. Cian

      ger – what is your point?

      Ireland: €231+€350 = €581

      “Elsewhere in Europe employee gets 578 or more”.

      581 > 578

  3. Optimus Grime

    I’ve got an idea of what is being announced at 4pm and it rhymes with flocktown….

  4. Clampers Outside

    And if a person had a take home pay that is less than 350/week, they will now get more than their normal wage.

    Those damn blushirt fascists helping the lowest paid!

    — Ts&Cs apply —

    COVID19 unemployment payment is currently only valid for six weeks.

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