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COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment - How to claim the Emergency Payment

Please click here for the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment Form

This has been introduced for anyone whose employer is unable to continue to pay them. The payment is available to all employees and the self-employed who have lost employment due to the pandemic. You will get a payment of €203 per week for up to 6 weeks (as applicable).

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