Donegal still has second highest unemployment level in Ireland

first_img Pinterest WhatsApp By News Highland – November 7, 2017 Harps come back to win in Waterford Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebook Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th An analysis of figures from Census 2016 has show while employment has grown in Donegal, the county continues to have the second highest unemployment level in the State.The report, which was conducted for the Western Development Commission says a growth in accommodation and food service businesses indicates a boost in tourism.However, Brexit continues to be a concern given numbers commuting across the border.Pauline White, the Policy Analyst who wrote the report, says while Donegal’s employment levels have improved, there are unemployment blackspots in all six Electoral Divisions, and the fact that the population is falling is an indication of the impact of emigration:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/paulinewdfgddcWEB.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. DL Debate – 24/05/21 Google+ Homepage BannerNewscenter_img WhatsApp Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Donegal still has second highest unemployment level in Ireland Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Twitter Previous articleFears grow over young carers in Donegal not getting enough supportNext articleApplication for oyster farm licence in Cruit Strand & Kincasslagh refused News Highland Google+ Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty last_img read more