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#Long-term unemployed

# long-term-unemployed - Monday 2 June, 2014

Criticisms of Irish healthcare overspend and unemployment levels in EU report

The European Commission has recommended that the government ensure that excessive debt is corrected in a sustainable manner by 2015 and beyond.

# long-term-unemployed - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

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.

# long-term-unemployed - Thursday 29 August, 2013

CSO: Numbers in employment increased by 9,600 in three months

Stats for the second quarter of the year show a seasonally adjusted increase in employment 9,600. There was an annual increase of 1.8 per cent.

# long-term-unemployed - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Employment falls by 1.8 per cent

There has been an annual decrease in employment of 33,400 people in the year to the second quarter of 2012, with the long-term unemployment accounting for 59.9 per cent of total.

# long-term-unemployed - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Brussels approves latest €1bn loan under Ireland's bailout programme

The European Commission confirms water charges will be in quicker than expected – and calls for tweaks to benefits for the jobless.

# long-term-unemployed - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Unemployment hits 14.8 per cent - that's 309,000 people

The number of women out of work has risen by ten per cent in the past year.

# long-term-unemployed - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Column: Here’s what it’s like to be one of the long-term unemployed

Losing friends and juggling bills as your confidence ebbs away – politicians don’t understand the reality of joblessness, writes Alan McMenamin.

# long-term-unemployed - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Government unveils scheme to get unemployed back to work

Minister Joan Burton unveiled the ambitious plan today and promised that the Irish government will not repeat the mistakes of the 1980s.

# long-term-unemployed - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

New welfare 'profiling' to determine when jobless likely to find work

The new system aims to reduce long-term unemployment – and penalise people who refuse work or training.

# long-term-unemployed - Thursday 26 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: OECD calls for dole to be cut; Sellafield to be stress-tested by the EU; and why Cheryl Cole was dropped from the US X Factor.