Those seeking jobseekers urged to apply online

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection are encouraging people who need to apply for Jobseekers due to Covid-19 to do so online.

There has been a surge in claims across social welfare payments that is creating a delay in some parts.

People can visit and fill in an application form our visit the Departments websie, print the application and then post it to your local centre.

During the coronavirus restrictions, people on jobseeker’s payments do not have to sign on at Intreo offices.