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# pup - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Less than one in 10 who appealed the cut in their Pandemic Unemployment Payment have had it restored PUP

Less than one in 10 who appealed the cut in their Pandemic Unemployment Payment have had it restored

Around 10,000 people appealed after having their PUP reduced from €350 to €203 a week.

# pup - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Jobs market at 2016 levels as government tells PUP recipients to 'genuinely seek work'

Jobseekers will face tough competition with hundreds of thousands of people still out of work as a direct result of the pandemic.

# pup - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Department of Social Protection defends 'legal basis' for checks by social welfare inspectors at airports PUP

Department of Social Protection defends 'legal basis' for checks by social welfare inspectors at airports

The approach taken by inspectors has prompted concern and criticism in recent days.

Data watchdog has 'serious doubts' over whether social welfare inspectors acted lawfully at airports

The Data Protection Commission is seeking further clarity from the department over the actions of social welfare inspectors at airports.

# pup - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Department says 85 people who had their PUP stopped may be entitled to it

It comes after a review of 2,500 people who’ve had their payment stopped.

# pup - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Humphreys promises 'common sense approach' on whether people on PUP are 'genuinely seeking work'

The Dáil passed legislation this evening that gave the payment a legal basis and said that those in receipt of it must be “genuinely seeking” work.

Department of Social Protection: 'The PUP is not paid to people who leave the country to live elsewhere, or who go on holidays abroad'

The Department said that the vast majority of welfare payments that were ceased were to people who left the country “permanently”.

# pup - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Over one million people on Live Register or getting unemployment payment

The number of people in receipt of Covid-related payments is decreasing as more businesses start to reopen.

# pup - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Q&A: How the extended pandemic payment schemes will work

The schemes will last throughout the summer into August. Here’s what it all means.

# pup - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge This puppy got braces on his teeth and it's the cutest thing ever Brace Yourself

# pup - Monday 28 September, 2015

This Dublin pub is sharing nightmare customer stories

The takeaway? People who work in pubs are SAINTS.

# pup - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

'Chance the dog has taught me there's nothing anybody can't do'

Take a break and look at this pup’s new life.

# pup - Friday 27 March, 2015

# pup - Monday 16 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Adorable Irish pup and parrot argue over valuable blanket space Polly Wanna Fight

Adorable Irish pup and parrot argue over valuable blanket space

A tense square-off indeed.

# pup - Monday 30 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Good samaritan dog refuses to leave friend's side after he was hit by a car Dog's Best Friend

Good samaritan dog refuses to leave friend's side after he was hit by a car

Careful now, this one will hit you right in your heart.

# pup - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Two puppies beaten and thrown over 10-foot wall in Portlaoise

The two eight-week-old pups had been abandoned behind the high wall for about four days, leaving them severely dehydrated.

# pup - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge In photos: Californian sea lion pup born at Dublin Zoo Zoo Baby This post contains images

In photos: Californian sea lion pup born at Dublin Zoo

The young pup was born on land without the ability to swim – but has been taking lessons from his mother.

# pup - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Former UVF leader Gusty Spence dead at 78 Gusty Spence This post contains videos

Former UVF leader Gusty Spence dead at 78

Spence, who was jailed for the murder of a Catholic man in the sixties, later was at the forefront of the UVF ceasefire.