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Slight drop in region's unemployment figures last month

Jun 10, 2022 11:06 By Shannonside News
Slight drop in region's unemployment figures last month Slight drop in region's unemployment figures last month
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The number of people unemployed in the region dropped in April.

There was a slight drop in the number of people unemployed in the Shannonside region last month.

Leitrim recorded the single largest drop, with 1341 people were on the Live Register last month - down from 1,388 in April.

Year on year, the level of unemployment in Leitrim has dropped a total of 134 people.

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In Longford, 2,112 people were classed as unemployed on the Live Register last month - down 12 on the figures for April.

The latest CSO figures bucks the trend for March, when the county recorded a slight increase in its unemployment total and reflects a drop of 56 year-on-year in the unemployment total.

In Roscommon, 1927 across the county are on the Live Register - a reduction of 20 on the figure for April.

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Year on year, it represents an increase of 160 on the figures for the same month last year.

In Athlone 1,515 people are unemployed - down 41 on figures for April.

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