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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Over a million Irish people remain on State income support

Over a million people continued to depend on the State for income support in June, according to the latest Live Register figures from the Central Statistics Office.

When the Live Register, the TWSS and the PUP are factored in, a total of 1,002,470 people were fully or partially dependent on the state for income support.

The latest figures come as the country continues to re-open.

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