Number receiving PUP in Donegal down 87% from its peak in May 2020

The number of people receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment in Ireland has fallen below 100,000 for the first time.

In Donegal, 2,799 people are receiving PUP today, down 5% on last week and down 87% on the number receiving it at its height in May last year.

Meanwhile, 6,692 people will receive the Covid-19 Enhanced Illness Benefit.