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Eligibility Error – Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Covid-19 Eligibility Error

Are you facing any issues in confirming your eligibility on MyWelfare.ie? The Department of Social Protection has just issued a notice for all recipients of Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) to re-confirm their eligibility on their website, MyWelfare.ie. All 439,000 recipients are being asked to fill in their personal and employment details which should supposedly […]

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Ireland to accept more workers from outside the EU after updates to employment permits

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The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation extended Ireland’s employment permits lists to patch labour shortages in 2020. After the Irish government updated its employment permits system for people from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) in mid-December of last year, more workers will be allowed to apply for a permit and stay in Ireland. […]

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Irish unemployment hits eight-year low

Positive employment numbers here contrast with lacklustre data for euro area as a whole.   Ireland’s jobless rate hit a new eight-year low of 8.6 per cent last month as conditions in the wider economy continue to improve. However, the pick-up in employment here constrasted with lacklustre growth numbers from the euro area as a […]

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Mental Health and Substance Abuse in the Hospitality Industry

that those who work in the hospitality industry have the highest rate of substance abuse of any profession and are highly susceptible to mental-health issues

The Unseen Perils of the Hospitality Industry Several studies have found that those who work in the hospitality industry have the highest rate of substance abuse of any profession and are highly susceptible to mental-health issues, predominantly depression and anxiety. This leads to a particularly destructive and vicious circle, in that substance abuse leads to […]

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Breastfeeding: Why More Needs to be Done in Ireland to Help New Mothers

Breastfeeding: Why more needs to be done in Ireland to help new mothers

The HSE (Health Service Executive) recently released The Irish Maternity Indicator System 2019 with some very worrying statistics. The report shows that only two out of three Irish mothers initiated breastfeeding – the lowest rate in the world. To further compound the problem, just 37% continued to breastfeed upon discharge from maternity hospital and only […]

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