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# live-register - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Richard Bruton: I’m not worried about Northern Ireland cutting corporation tax We're Ready

Richard Bruton: I’m not worried about Northern Ireland cutting corporation tax

“We will compete and continue to compete hard.”

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie The dole queue has shrunk to a post-recession low… And Joan Burton’s happy Unemployment

The dole queue has shrunk to a post-recession low… And Joan Burton’s happy

Each person off the Live Register and into a job saves the taxpayer €20,000 a year, the government says.

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# live-register - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A Twitter row over this incredibly vague graph climaxed with a FG TD calling a voter a “moron” Touchy Subject

# live-register - Sunday 16 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how many Irish Water employees were taken off the live register Unemployment

Here’s how many Irish Water employees were taken off the live register

More than one fifth of the meter installers were unemployed before they got their current job.

# live-register - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Jobless figures down, though they’re still doling it out Unemployment

Jobless figures down, though they’re still doling it out

Fewer people signing up for benefits, but nearly half now long-term claimants.

# live-register - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Good news: Unemployment rate predicted to fall to 9.8% in 2015 Jobs

Good news: Unemployment rate predicted to fall to 9.8% in 2015

The ESRI predict that unemployment will fall to 9.8% next year.

# live-register - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie JobBridge is ‘absolutely not’ used by employers to get cheap labour Unemployment

JobBridge is ‘absolutely not’ used by employers to get cheap labour

The Junior Minister for Labour Activation said that any employers who abuse the system will be “taken off”.

# live-register - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Southwest region performing strongly as unemployment rate falls again

The unemployment rate now stands at 11.5%.

# live-register - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what the social welfare budget paid for last year Social Welfare

Here’s what the social welfare budget paid for last year

Between pensions, jobseeker’s payments and allowances for children and carers, Joan Burton’s department spend €20.3 billion.

# live-register - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Almost 3,000 extra young people were signing on last month Live Register

Almost 3,000 extra young people were signing on last month

Overall, the number of people on the Live Register decreased by 4,400 in June.

# live-register - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Live Register: Far more men than women are dropping their claims

There was a 1,600 decrease in the Live Register figures, once seasonally adjusted.

# live-register - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Unemployment rate falls again to 11.7 per cent Live Register

Unemployment rate falls again to 11.7 per cent

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

From TheJournal.ie Live Register drops for 21st month in a row Jobswatch

Live Register drops for 21st month in a row

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

From TheJournal.ie Paddy Power, obese kids, and identity cards: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Paddy Power, obese kids, and identity cards: The week in numbers

Plus: How many candidates are running as ‘Independent Fine Gael’ in the local elections?

# live-register - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams says Gateway and JobBridge massaging dole numbers Scheme

Gerry Adams says Gateway and JobBridge massaging dole numbers

He made the comment as the Live Register falls below 400,000 for first time since 2009.

# live-register - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

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.

Number of people ‘signing on’ at lowest since May 2009

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

Employment growth in Ireland outpaces the eurozone says EU stats office

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

Numbers on the Live Register fall again in November, unemployment at 12.5 per cent

More good news for the government this morning.

# live-register - Thursday 31 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Unemployment rate fell to 13.2% in October but it’s still ‘unacceptably high’ Unemployment

Unemployment rate fell to 13.2% in October but it’s still ‘unacceptably high’

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

Rise in employment signals 2 per cent growth in Irish economy

Growth next year will depend on what happens outside Ireland, according to the ESRI.

# live-register - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Live Register figures continue falling as key Exchequer returns to be published

The Budget is less than two weeks away and the economic data is coming thick and fast…

# live-register - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Multinational companies are not here just for tax breaks — Burton EU Probe

Multinational companies are not here just for tax breaks — Burton

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

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about Enda Kenny promising to act on Priory Hall and the death of Ariel Castro.

From TheJournal.ie Live Register down by 3,400 in August Live Register

Live Register down by 3,400 in August

The latest figures show that there were 435,280 signing on to the Live Register last month.

# live-register - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Every single county has more long-term unemployed this year

Just three counties saw an overall drop in the Live Register – Limerick, Kerry and Clare.

# live-register - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here Is What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Wednesday

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.

From TheJournal.ie Live Register falls by 3,200 in July Unemployment

Live Register falls by 3,200 in July

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

From TheJournal.ie €54m cost of JobBridge pushes ‘employment supports’ bill up by 10 per cent Social Protection

€54m cost of JobBridge pushes ‘employment supports’ bill up by 10 per cent

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

Live Register numbers fall by 2,500 in June

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

From TheJournal.ie Same number of women but 700 fewer men sign on in May Live Register

Same number of women but 700 fewer men sign on in May

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

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added world’s smallest movie Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added world’s smallest movie

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

100 fewer people on the Live Register last month

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

Numbers on Live Register down by 2,200 in March

Unemployment stayed at 14.0 per cent last month with only a minor drop in the numbers signing on.

# live-register - Friday 22 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Government to pay employers to recruit unemployed people Jobswatch

Government to pay employers to recruit unemployed people

The Government also wants to increase the number of ICT graduates and get 2,000 more small businesses online

# live-register - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Another dip in live register figures but unemployment rate unchanged

The number of people on the Live Register fell for the seventh month in-a-row.

# live-register - Friday 11 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Government to hire private companies to find work for long-term unemployed Euroleaks

Government to hire private companies to find work for long-term unemployed Exclusive

Leaked bailout documents reveal new Department of Social Protection plans to get longstanding jobseekers back to work.

# live-register - Friday 4 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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