Number Of Those On PUP In Clare Continues To Fall

The number of people in Clare claiming the Pandemic Unemployment Payment is continuing to fall.

According to latest figures from the Department of Social Protection, 9,435 recipients in Clare claimed the Covid support payment this week, a decrease of 368 from the previous week.

Nationally just over 385,000 people received a Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week.


Those who previously worked in the accommodation, construction and retail sectors accounted for just over 50 percent of this week’s recipients who claimed the support payment.