More Than 2,100 People In Clare Still Receiving PUP

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More than 2,100 people in Clare are still receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment as of this week.

100 people have come off the payment in this county in the last seven days, with 2,116 in receipt of the PUP here on October 19th.

It’s an 81 percent drop on the number of 11,230 that were claiming the State support at its 2021 height in February.


Nationally, just over 93,000 people remain on the PUP, which is a drop of more than 3,700 on seven days prior.