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# Jobseekers Allowance

Last year
More than €111 million in social welfare overpayments uncovered last year
Unemployed who worked 5 years or more before losing job to get €450 per week under Govt plan
All time
'Insanity': Criticism as unemployment benefit to be paid at post offices rather than online
Jobseekers payments to return to post offices following lifting of Covid restrictions
No plans for rollback of cuts to the Pandemic Unemployment Payment rates
ICTU: Scrap 'inadequate' unemployment welfare system and link payments to past earnings
State pension and core social welfare payments to increase by €5 per week
New social welfare scheme promises 'breathing space' for unemployed artists
Woman who committed €31,000 worth of welfare fraud sentenced to community service
'My Jobseeker's Allowance was cut to €40 a week - I can’t afford to go to interviews'
Waiting times for social welfare payments vary from one week to 40 weeks
'There are lots of jobs available': Leo defends lower jobseekers' payments to young people
FactCheck: How do jobseeker's payments here compare to Northern Ireland?
'Completely unacceptable': 21-week wait for carer's allowance claims to be processed
Under 26 and on the dole? Labour has some good news for you - sort of
Joan denies an unemployed man was told to apply for 200-300 jobs a week
Signing off for Christmas work? Your dole will be restored 'immediately' afterwards
New law would force unemployed to upload CVs to job sites - or have their dole cut
Social welfare staff are being told to refuse dole payments to 'locked out' Greyhound workers
Almost 3,000 extra young people were signing on last month
Opinion: Yes, I'm unemployed but that doesn't make me lazy or incompetent
Adam Brennan
Appealing a social welfare decision? You could be in for a long wait
Jobseeker payments expenditure to fall by as much as 20 per cent
Three Labour senators targeted over dole cut but they'll support measure
Dáil passes Social Welfare Bill which implements Budget 2014 cuts
Column: The exploitation of young people has been cemented by this government
Andrew Byrne and Dan Hayden
1,900 "welfare tourists" caught in three years
Social welfare payments delayed by one day, affecting 32,700 people
Government to hire private companies to find work for long-term unemployed
Small drop in live register figures - but unemployment stays at 14.6 per cent
Facial recognition on the way for social welfare claimants
Readers' Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2013?
Burton: Unemployed who work over Christmas "should not have any concerns"
Oireachtas committee considers access to welfare for self-employed
Live register down by 2,000 in August, but unemployment stays at 14.7pc
Leaked Brussels report seeks Dole cuts to long-term unemployed
Four in ten see 'no future for themselves' in Ireland - survey
€28,000 yearly welfare payments are not indicative of average families - Department
Unemployment rate increased in May, reaching 14.8 per cent