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Ireland’s unemployment rate falls to 8.4%

Good news on the jobs front. New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the number of people in unemployment has fallen. According to the CSO, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April fell to 8.4%, down from 8.6% in March. This is significantly lower than the rate of 9.7% in April last year, and […]

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Is the job outlook in Ireland finally moving in the right direction?

The job outlook in Ireland seems to be improving, at least according to the latest figures coming from the Central Statistics Office (CSO). Benjamin Disraeli once said that there are three kinds of lies: ‘lies, damned lies, and statistics’, yet it is difficult not to feel a sense of optimism given the CSO report, which claims that […]