Irish Independent: Your Questions: My income has been hit by Covid-19, so what are my options now?


Your Questions QA:

According to the CEO of, Joanna Murphy, the Government is working hard to put supports in place for the thousands of people affected by this. There is a new pandemic unemployment payment for people (employees and self-employed) who have lost employment due to Covid-19. Application is made by way of a one-page form available from This is for six weeks at a flat rate of €203 per week.