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# live-register - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Over one million people on Live Register or getting unemployment payment
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Over one million people on Live Register or getting unemployment payment

Jul 2nd 2020, 2:52 PM 13,675 Views 19 Comments

The number of people in receipt of Covid-related payments is decreasing as more businesses start to reopen.

# live-register - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Ibec warns of the 'sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory'
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Ibec warns of the 'sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory'

Jun 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 23,612 Views 45 Comments

The business lobbying group forecasts Irish unemployment to level off at 16% and GDP to contract by 11% for the year.

# live-register - Monday 7 January, 2019

'Thousands of non-national construction workers will be needed to meet housing targets' - Ibec
# Brickies
# Brickies

'Thousands of non-national construction workers will be needed to meet housing targets' - Ibec

Jan 7th 2019, 12:12 PM 39,979 Views 154 Comments

Ibec says there are not enough skilled workers here to meet demand.

# live-register - Friday 3 November, 2017

Jobseekers reminded they can take up Christmas work without losing entitlements
# Tis The Seasonal Work
# Tis The Seasonal Work

Jobseekers reminded they can take up Christmas work without losing entitlements

Nov 3rd 2017, 1:19 PM 21,535 Views 77 Comments

Businesses are being urged to hire people on the Live Register.

# live-register - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Number of young people signing on now stands at over 32,000
# Signing On
# Signing On

Number of young people signing on now stands at over 32,000

Aug 3rd 2017, 5:30 PM 21,868 Views 112 Comments

There are currently over 11,000 young people in long-term unemployment.

# live-register - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Almost 7 out of 10 motorists want drink drivers named on live register
# Named And Shamed
# Named And Shamed

Almost 7 out of 10 motorists want drink drivers named on live register

Oct 23rd 2016, 6:37 PM 12,714 Views 58 Comments

Conor Faughnan from The AA said, “It’s a tragic Irish problem that hasn’t gone away.”

# live-register - Sunday 14 February, 2016

FactCheck: What effect does JobBridge and other schemes have on our unemployment rate?
# GE16 Fact Check
# GE16 Fact Check

FactCheck: What effect does JobBridge and other schemes have on our unemployment rate?

Feb 14th 2016, 6:00 PM 30,388 Views 98 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck examines an issue that’s on a lot of people’s minds.

# live-register - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Live Register: 35,000 fewer people signed on since last year
# Signed On
# Signed On

Live Register: 35,000 fewer people signed on since last year

Feb 4th 2016, 3:00 PM 8,639 Views 87 Comments

The number has dropped by almost 30% from its August 2011 peak.

# live-register - Thursday 7 January, 2016

There has been another drop in the number of people on the live register
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

There has been another drop in the number of people on the live register

Jan 7th 2016, 1:24 PM 14,469 Views 112 Comments

The number of people signing on in December was 34,496 fewer than in the same month in 2014.

# live-register - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

# live-register - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

15,000 under 25s have been signing on for over a year
# Live Register
# Live Register

15,000 under 25s have been signing on for over a year

Apr 29th 2015, 2:23 PM 9,676 Views 79 Comments

The number of people signing on has dropped but unemployment is still at 10%.

# live-register - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10%
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
# Jobs Jobs Jobs

Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10%

Mar 4th 2015, 8:25 PM 21,110 Views 166 Comments

The live register hasn’t seen figures this low since February 2009

# live-register - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Number of under 25s on the dole is rising (but unemployment rate has fallen again)
# Post-recession Low
# Post-recession Low

Number of under 25s on the dole is rising (but unemployment rate has fallen again)

Feb 4th 2015, 10:50 PM 13,815 Views 140 Comments

The unemployment rate it hit 10.5% in January – down from 10.6% in December.

# live-register - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Every single month in 2014 there were fewer and fewer people on the dole queue
# Going Down
# Going Down

Every single month in 2014 there were fewer and fewer people on the dole queue

Jan 7th 2015, 12:02 PM 7,361 Views 84 Comments

The unemployment rate is now down to 10.6%.

# live-register - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Richard Bruton: I'm not worried about Northern Ireland cutting corporation tax
# We're Ready
# We're Ready

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

Dec 3rd 2014, 6:10 PM 10,596 Views 43 Comments

“We will compete and continue to compete hard.”

The dole queue has shrunk to a post-recession low... And Joan Burton's happy
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

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

Dec 3rd 2014, 12:47 PM 7,373 Views 96 Comments

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

A Twitter row over this incredibly vague graph climaxed with a FG TD calling a voter a "moron"
# Touchy Subject
# Touchy Subject

A Twitter row over this incredibly vague graph climaxed with a FG TD calling a voter a "moron"

Nov 26th 2014, 11:20 PM 48,380 Views 147 Comments

That escalated REALLY quickly.

# live-register - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Here's how many Irish Water employees were taken off the live register
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

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

Nov 16th 2014, 7:45 AM 33,436 Views 102 Comments

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

# live-register - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Jobless figures down, though they're still doling it out
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

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

Sep 3rd 2014, 2:17 PM 6,784 Views 44 Comments

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

# live-register - Thursday 7 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,518 Views 48 Comments

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

# live-register - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

JobBridge is 'absolutely not' used by employers to get cheap labour
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

JobBridge is 'absolutely not' used by employers to get cheap labour

Aug 6th 2014, 10:56 AM 15,047 Views 153 Comments

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
# Jobseekers
# Jobseekers

Southwest region performing strongly as unemployment rate falls again

Jul 30th 2014, 11:44 AM 7,064 Views 55 Comments

The unemployment rate now stands at 11.5%.

# live-register - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Here's what the social welfare budget paid for last year
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

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

Jul 9th 2014, 6:07 PM 20,179 Views 76 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 2nd 2014, 1:17 PM 10,258 Views 74 Comments

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

# live-register - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know

Jun 5th 2014, 1:13 PM 9,851 Views 2 Comments

Catch up as you refuel.

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

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

Jun 5th 2014, 12:18 PM 7,498 Views 36 Comments

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

# live-register - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Unemployment rate falls again to 11.7 per cent
# Live Register
# Live Register

Unemployment rate falls again to 11.7 per cent

Apr 30th 2014, 11:46 AM 7,477 Views 81 Comments

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

Live Register drops for 21st month in a row
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Live Register drops for 21st month in a row

Apr 2nd 2014, 12:56 PM 9,248 Views 87 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 8th 2014, 7:30 PM 16,007 Views 12 Comments

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

# live-register - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Gerry Adams says Gateway and JobBridge massaging dole numbers
# Scheme
# Scheme

Gerry Adams says Gateway and JobBridge massaging dole numbers

Mar 5th 2014, 10:45 PM 16,656 Views 124 Comments

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

# live-register - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jan 8th 2014, 11:06 PM 18,739 Views 14 Comments

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
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
# Jobs Jobs Jobs

Number of people 'signing on' at lowest since May 2009

Jan 8th 2014, 12:52 PM 6,645 Views 101 Comments

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
# Jobs
# Jobs

Employment growth in Ireland outpaces the eurozone says EU stats office

Dec 13th 2013, 12:15 PM 5,827 Views 46 Comments

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
# Jobs
# Jobs

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

Dec 4th 2013, 11:02 AM 6,384 Views 63 Comments

More good news for the government this morning.

# live-register - Thursday 31 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 31st 2013, 10:30 PM 12,193 Views 99 Comments

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
# Growth

Rise in employment signals 2 per cent growth in Irish economy

Oct 9th 2013, 12:01 AM 6,711 Views 47 Comments

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
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

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

Oct 2nd 2013, 1:33 PM 7,640 Views 71 Comments

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

# live-register - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Multinational companies are not here just for tax breaks — Burton
# EU Probe
# EU Probe

Multinational companies are not here just for tax breaks — Burton

Sep 12th 2013, 3:30 PM 4,640 Views 38 Comments

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Sep 4th 2013, 11:00 PM 9,392 Views 6 Comments

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

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