The Dáil will today hear renewed calls for the Pandemic Unemployment Payment to be restored to its previous rate.
People now get between 203 and 300 euro a week if they lose their job due to the Covid crisis.
This week alone saw an extra 2,000 Donegal people get the payment after being put on Level 3 with Dublin.
People Before Profit will call for it to be restored to 350 euro during a Dáil motion today.
One of the party's TDs, Richard Boyd Barrett, says the new level 3 restrictions have strengthened their case: