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# Unemployed

Last year
Unemployed who worked 5 years or more before losing job to get €450 per week under Govt plan
All time
New unemployment payment linked to past working history set to be introduced when PUP is phased out
Looking to upskill or retrain? New online portal launched for the unemployed, businesses and employees
Level 3 restrictions on Dublin prompts surge in applications for Pandemic Unemployment Payment
TDs say there are cheaper ways than JobPath to get people back to work
'Bored' Wenger ready to feed football addiction at ambitious club
Bring JobPath fraud claims to me and I'll investigate, says minister
'A lot of them were unemployed and they were trying to find their place again'
Live Register: The number of people signing on has fallen below 300,000
Here's why people want to help the sick but not the unemployed
'I never thought I would be unemployed aged 53. I feel I have to beg for social welfare'
Anonymous Man Profile Yellow Hoodie
Life after an election: 'The hurt, the hard work and signing on the dole'
Nicola Cassidy
'I'm angry, depressed and very, very broke. This is my life on zero hours'
Anonymous Man Profile Yellow Hoodie
Losing a job is the single most negative event a person can experience
Eoghan McDermott
‘I remember feeling washed up and fearing I would never work again’
Donal O'Keeffe
People on the dole to see 50% increase in their Christmas bonus this year
Some iffy job numbers show that everything's not quite rosy right now
Poll: Do you think unemployed young people should be sent to 'work boot camps'?
Prince Harry is leaving the army and looking for a new job
This chef is offering up his home and dinner to a family in need at Christmas
Woman awarded €5,000 for not being allowed to do JobBridge internship
People on the dole will get a Christmas present from the government this year
Readers’ Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2015?
Poll: Are you satisfied in your current job?
‘I was unemployed and triathlon was the only thing I had’
Opinion: 'I'm not experienced enough to do an unpaid internship'
Gavin Nugent
Opinion: Yes, I'm unemployed but that doesn't make me lazy or incompetent
Adam Brennan
Opinion: We were a normal married couple who fell on hard times. Now, we sleep in our car.
Catherine W
Father-of-two works 20 hours a week for extra €2.38 on job scheme
Bruton on Gateway: 'Calling councils slave sweat shops is a total insult'
Dole cut for long-term unemployed who refuse to work in local authorities
Irish lad makes brilliant video cover letter to find a job
Column: JobBridge isn't about helping people, it's about padding unemployment figures
Kevin Coughlan
Video column: Ireland's young and diverse population deserves to be heard
Katie Varvos
Over 1,200 employers and 2,400 jobseekers register for JobsPlus scheme
Long-term unemployed man “at a loss” after college course cancelled
Column: Unable to find work in Ireland, I had no choice but to leave
Seanán Ó Coistín
The technology sector is open for business, but there's a shortage of suitable candidates
Column: It's fanciful to think a wealth tax would make the rich leave Ireland
David Cronin