This Policy will not cover claims directly or indirectly arising from, relating to or in any way connected with COVID-19 or any mutation or variation of COVID-19.
We will not therefore cover claims relating to any inability to travel, any decision not to travel or any changes to travel plans, nor any medical or health related loss or expense incurred, as a result of COVID-19 or any mutation or variation of COVID-19.
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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment
COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment is a new social welfare payment of €350 a week for employees and self-employed people who have lost all of their employment due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
You can apply for the payment if you are aged between 18 and 66 and have lost all of your employment due to the coronavirus restrictions. Students, non-EEA nationals and part-time workers can apply for the payment.
You should apply online at MyWelfare.ie. This is the quickest way to apply.
If you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or have been told to self-isolate by your GP, you can apply for Illness Benefit.
You can find out more about COVID-19 and social welfare payments here.