# live-register - Today’s News
We asked you to tell us about your mams – here’s what you told us.
# live-register - Wednesday 29 April, 2015
The number of people signing on has dropped but unemployment is still at 10%.
# live-register - Wednesday 4 March, 2015
The live register hasn’t seen figures this low since February 2009
# live-register - Wednesday 4 February, 2015
The unemployment rate it hit 10.5% in January – down from 10.6% in December.
# live-register - Wednesday 7 January, 2015
The unemployment rate is now down to 10.6%.
# live-register - Wednesday 3 December, 2014
“We will compete and continue to compete hard.”
Each person off the Live Register and into a job saves the taxpayer €20,000 a year, the government says.
# live-register - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
That escalated REALLY quickly.
# live-register - Sunday 16 November, 2014
More than one fifth of the meter installers were unemployed before they got their current job.
# live-register - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
Fewer people signing up for benefits, but nearly half now long-term claimants.
# live-register - Thursday 7 August, 2014
The ESRI predict that unemployment will fall to 9.8% next year.
# live-register - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
The Junior Minister for Labour Activation said that any employers who abuse the system will be “taken off”.
# live-register - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
The unemployment rate now stands at 11.5%.
# live-register - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
# live-register - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
Overall, the number of people on the Live Register decreased by 4,400 in June.
# live-register - Thursday 5 June, 2014
There was a 1,600 decrease in the Live Register figures, once seasonally adjusted.
# live-register - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
It represents the 22nd month in a row that the number of claimants on the Live Register has fallen.
# live-register - Wednesday 2 April, 2014
There were 391,232 people on the Live Register last month, some 33,856 fewer than in March 2013
# live-register - Saturday 8 March, 2014
Plus: How many candidates are running as ‘Independent Fine Gael’ in the local elections?
# live-register - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
He made the comment as the Live Register falls below 400,000 for first time since 2009.
# live-register - Wednesday 8 January, 2014
Today everyone’s been talking about a man found dead in Dublin, Jenny Lauren’s €2,000 fine and Mary McAleese on the Catholic Church and homosexuality.
The number of people on the Live Register fell by 3,300 last month, according to the Central Statistics Office.
# live-register - Friday 13 December, 2013
EU figures show that employment grew by 1.1 per cent in Ireland between July and September, second only to Portugal.
# live-register - Wednesday 4 December, 2013
More good news for the government this morning.
# live-register - Thursday 31 October, 2013
This is the first month since May 2009 that the unadjusted Live Register total has been below 400,000 but Joan Burton sounded a note of caution today.
# live-register - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
Growth next year will depend on what happens outside Ireland, according to the ESRI.
# live-register - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
The Budget is less than two weeks away and the economic data is coming thick and fast…
# live-register - Thursday 12 September, 2013
Minister Joan Burton said that while Ireland’s tax rates are favourable, the companies still employ large numbers of people.
# live-register - Wednesday 4 September, 2013
Everyone’s talking about Enda Kenny promising to act on Priory Hall and the death of Ariel Castro.
The latest figures show that there were 435,280 signing on to the Live Register last month.
# live-register - Sunday 11 August, 2013
Just three counties saw an overall drop in the Live Register – Limerick, Kerry and Clare.
# live-register - Wednesday 31 July, 2013
Everybody’s talking about Pat Kenny leaving RTÉ, a newly-published chapter from the Mahon report and a man jailed for the manslaughter of Melanie McCarthy McNamara.
The number of people signing on for a year or more has decreased slightly, -1.3 per cent on July 2012.
# live-register - Thursday 11 July, 2013
Department of Social Protection spending represented 40.6 per cent of all Government expenditure last year, according to figures out today.
# live-register - Wednesday 3 July, 2013
The number of people signing on was over 420,000 last month when the figures are adjusted for seasonal anomalies.
# live-register - Thursday 6 June, 2013
The CSO figures show there were 421,737 people signing on the Live Register in May – an annual decrease of -2.6 per cent.
# live-register - Wednesday 1 May, 2013
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
Ireland’s unemployment rate remains at 14.0 per cent, as a real-terms fall in claimants is undone by statistical adjustment.
# live-register - Thursday 4 April, 2013
Unemployment stayed at 14.0 per cent last month with only a minor drop in the numbers signing on.