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#Live Register

# live-register - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

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.

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

€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

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

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

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

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

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Small drop in live register figures - but unemployment stays at 14.6 per cent

The number of people aged 25 or under on the live register dropped for the 29th month in a row.

# live-register - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added puppet innuendo

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

Unemployment falls as 1,500 come off Live Register

The seasonally adjusted figures on the Live Register show a drop of 1,500; the numbers are down 12,290 in a year.

# live-register - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Unemployment unchanged at 14.8 per cent in October

The number of people signing on the Live Register fell by 1,000 on a seasonally adjusted basis in October according to the latest CSO figures.

# live-register - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Live register figures virtually unchanged in September

Seasonally adjusted figures show 400 people came off the register in September – leaving unemployment at 14.8 per cent.

# live-register - Saturday 8 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Medals, meat and dirty diamonds: the week in numbers Prime Numbers

Medals, meat and dirty diamonds: the week in numbers

How much is Ireland’s stash of Paralympic medals worth? And how much does the ‘typical’ debs cost?

# live-register - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added illuminated drones Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added illuminated drones

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Live register down by 2,000 in August, but unemployment stays at 14.7pc

Ireland’s unemployment rate remains unchanged, while the number of under-25s on the register is down yet again.

# live-register - Saturday 25 August, 2012

'Investment needed' in frontline social welfare staff

Unemployed people’s representative body claims misinformation is being provided by some social welfare offices – while some unemployed jobseekers tell TheJournal.ie their stories of dealing with the under-pressure social system.

# live-register - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Wednesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

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Live Register drops by 2,300 in July to 437,300

However standardised unemployment rate remains unchanged from June, according to CSO.

# live-register - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Consumer confidence up in June

However consumers unlikely to step up their spending, as just 12 per cent believe their financial situation will improve in the coming year.

Unemployment rate up to 14.9 per cent as over 450,000 people sign on

The standardised unemployment rate rose to 14.9 per cent last month.

# live-register - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Almost 3,000 sign-ons to Live Register but unemployment still at 14.3 per cent

Allowing for seasonal adjustments, the CSO said that the Live Register has been “effectively unchanged”.

# live-register - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Department to examine rehiring of retired primary school teachers

Several retired teachers who were recently rehired by primary schools were taken on for more than 50 days.

# live-register - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Unemployment remains at 14.3 per cent, as 4,000 off the Live Register

The number of people on the Live Register fell by 4,000 last month, though unemployment remained at 14.3 per cent.

# live-register - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

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Unemployment rate falls to 14.3 per cent in March

The number of people signing on fell by 3,000 last month, bringing the unemployment rate down by 0.1 per cent to 14.3.

# live-register - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Number on Live Register drops slightly in February

New figures from the CSO show the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 14.2 per cent.

# live-register - Monday 27 February, 2012

JobBridge has provided 5,000 internships since its launch - Taoiseach

The government’s National Internship Scheme, launched last June, aims to give workplace experience to people on the live register.

# live-register - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Number on Live Register falls by 0.7 per cent in January

Unemployment dipped from 14.3 per cent to 14.2 per cent last month as a total of 439,589 people signed on in.

# live-register - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Eurozone unemployment hit an all-time high at the end of last year

Unemployment in the wider 27 member state European Union has also risen.

# live-register - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Should unemployed people be given a date to be off the dole? Poll This post contains a poll

Should unemployed people be given a date to be off the dole?

Minister Joan Burton will be introducing a ‘prediction of exit’ date for people on the Live Register, by which they must have found employment, reports say today. Do you think this is a good idea?

# live-register - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Noonan: Young emigrants 'not driven away by unemployment'

The Finance Minister Michael Noonan said that emigration in most young people’s cases is being driven by “a desire to see another part of the world and live there.”

# live-register - Thursday 5 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

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Unemployment rate fell slightly in December

Figures show that the number of those signing on the Live Register fell by 0.5 per cent over 2011.