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# pup - Monday 10 August, 2020

Minister reminds affected workers in Kildare, Laois and Offaly to avail of PUP and illness benefit
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Minister reminds affected workers in Kildare, Laois and Offaly to avail of PUP and illness benefit

Aug 10th 2020, 2:10 PM 20,968 Views 22 Comments

Heather Humphreys emphasised the income supports available to people impacted by regional restrictions.

# pup - Sunday 2 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 2nd 2020, 8:00 AM 47,377 Views 41 Comments

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
# Jobseekers

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

Aug 1st 2020, 8:00 AM 22,655 Views 50 Comments

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
# PUP

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

Jul 30th 2020, 9:48 PM 21,490 Views 45 Comments

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
# Data Collection
# Data Collection

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

Jul 30th 2020, 1:14 PM 16,723 Views 38 Comments

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
# Pandemic Payment
# Pandemic Payment

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

Updated Jul 29th 2020, 9:27 PM 74,863 Views 214 Comments

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'
# Covid-19 Benefit
# Covid-19 Benefit

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

Jul 28th 2020, 10:57 PM 23,452 Views 48 Comments

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'
# Covid PUP
# Covid PUP

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

Jul 28th 2020, 10:31 AM 27,286 Views 97 Comments

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
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Over one million people on Live Register or getting unemployment payment

Jul 2nd 2020, 2:52 PM 13,594 Views 19 Comments

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
# Explainer
# Explainer

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

Jun 6th 2020, 12:05 AM 40,922 Views 20 Comments

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

# pup - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

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

This puppy got braces on his teeth and it's the cutest thing ever

Mar 1st 2016, 3:17 PM 8,091 Views 3 Comments

Little hero.

# pup - Monday 28 September, 2015

This Dublin pub is sharing nightmare customer stories
# Thomas House
# Thomas House

This Dublin pub is sharing nightmare customer stories

Sep 28th 2015, 9:00 PM 30,102 Views 8 Comments

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
# Take A Break

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

Jul 1st 2015, 11:00 AM 12,503 Views 7 Comments

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

# pup - Friday 27 March, 2015

This pup disappeared in Galway... but turned up on the other side of Ireland
# Bruno
# Bruno

This pup disappeared in Galway... but turned up on the other side of Ireland

Mar 27th 2015, 2:24 PM 21,749 Views 10 Comments

Bruno is back home again.

# pup - Monday 16 June, 2014

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

Adorable Irish pup and parrot argue over valuable blanket space

Jun 16th 2014, 4:00 PM 3,553 Views 1 Comment

A tense square-off indeed.

# pup - Monday 30 December, 2013

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

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

Dec 30th 2013, 9:02 AM 2,455 Views 4 Comments

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
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

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

Jun 5th 2013, 6:45 AM 15,413 Views 86 Comments

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

In photos: Californian sea lion pup born at Dublin Zoo
# Zoo Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Zoo Baby

In photos: Californian sea lion pup born at Dublin Zoo

May 29th 2012, 6:35 PM 4,290 Views 8 Comments

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
# Gusty Spence

Former UVF leader Gusty Spence dead at 78

Sep 25th 2011, 4:28 PM 1,069 Views 15 Comments

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