Numbers Claiming Pandemic Unemployment Payment In Clare Now Down By 8,600

The number of people claiming the Pandemic Unemployment Payment in Clare has now dropped by 8,600 since the beginning of May.

6,000 people in this county are among the 274, 600 nationally who’ve received the payment this week.

Around 12,300 people closed their claims in the last seven days.


Meanwhile, there are still 1,000 people throughout Clare who are medically certified for receipt of the 350 euro Enhanced Illness Benefit.