Welcome reaction to reinstatement of An Post Jobseeker Payments

The decision to pay jobseeker payments through the post offices has been described as a move that will help safe guard the future of many rural Post Offices


The changes will apply initially to all new jobseeker applicants before being extended to other jobseekers over the coming months.


Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys took the decision to reinstate the payments through Post Offices


Sligo Fine Gael,Councilor Thomas Walsh says the move will bring additional footfall to post offices, as well as helping to combat social welfare fraud.