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  • People without children aged 18-24 years in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance or Supplementary Welfare Allowance will receive €100 per week unless they are an existing claimant on a higher rate, in which case their rate will not change. (January 2014)                    
  • People aged 25 years without children in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance or Supplementary Welfare Allowance will receive €144 a week unless they are an existing claimant on a higher rate, in which case their rate will not change. • This weekly €144 rate will increase to €188 for people getting Jobseeker's Allowance and to €186 for people who are getting Supplementary Welfare Allowance when they reach 26 years of age.
  • The reduced rates of Jobseeker’s Allowance will apply to people aged 25 years and under who have exhausted their entitlement to Jobseeker’s Benefit.  (January 2014)
  • All jobseekers aged 18-25 years who participate in the Back to Education Allowance scheme will receive €160 per week. (January 2014)                
Last modified:15/10/2013
 

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