Protest March In Tipperary Town

A massive protest march has been organised to take place in Tipperary Town on Saturday 20th of October. Organisers of the march say that the community feels that it has no alternative as the Town has suffered decades of neglect by various levels of government. Katherina Ryan, a member of the #march4tipp group that is […]

Rehab Group pre-budget submission calls for increased social welfare and funding to help people with disabilities to enter the workforce, as a way out of poverty

A wide-ranging survey of people with disabilities carried out by the Rehab Group reveals the true scale of disability and poverty in Ireland. The survey of more than 300 people, supported by Rehab Group, revealed many are skipping meals, going without medicine, cutting back on heating, and cannot afford to go out because their disability […]

Tipperary: 923 Young People Unemployed For 6 Months Or More

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – whose members work with over 380,000 young people nationwide – has highlighted concerns at the number of young people in Tipperary who are unemployed for 6 months or more. New data from the Department of Social Protection show that the number of young people under 26 in […]

1,799 young jobseekers in Tipperary

Youth Council calls for measures to reduce youth unemployment in County Tipperary and nationwide New data from the Department of Social Protection shows that the number of young people in Tipperary in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance or Benefit is 1799.* This number is still far too high and investment to tackle the continued high level […]

Construction Employment Growth Accounts For Approximately 60% Of Job Increases In The First Quarter Of 2016

Employment in the construction sector rebounded rapidly in the first quarter of this year, showing an increase of 9,500 new jobs, a rise of 7.8 percent.  This is an increase of 28,000 jobs since the first quarter of 2012. However, as the economic recovery continues, a worrying trend can be seen with regard to employment […]

NYCI voice concern at number of long term unemployed aged under 25

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today voiced concern at the number of long term unemployed aged under 25. New figures released today (07.04.16) by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that the number of those aged under 25 signing on the Live Register in March 2016 was 38,391. This represents a decrease […]

Government has failed County Tipperary- Seamus Helaly

Despite emigration, 13,051 people are unemployed in County Tipperary, well above the National average. Tipperary Towns continue to be blighted by unemployment levels well into double figures. Over three quarters of all jobs announced by this government have been in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway and not a single Tipperary Town has been included in […]

Live register figures for unemployment in Co Tipperary for November

From Seamus Healy TD Live register figures for unemployment for November have been issued by the Central Statistics Office(CSO) today. The figures for Co Tipperary, both north and south,  remain stuubornly high. The tiny reduction is very dissappointing. The figures are: Thurles, 2781; Clonmel, 2774,  Nenagh 2719;Tipp Town 1560; Roscrea, 1305;Carrick-on-Suir, 1763;Cashel, 1106;Cahir, 1201 The […]

Government Failure on Jobs Continues as CSO releases new Figures – Healy

In the 3 months from July to September the number at work declined by 5,800 and the proportion which is long-term unemployed increased once again. Over the year the number in full-time employment had declined by 16,300.  In the previous 3 months employment had declined by 8000.  But the government is trumpeting a small annual […]

Government Jobs Policy Has Failed – Healy

Responding to the latest CSO figures on numbers at work South Tipperary TD Seamus Healy of the Workers and Unemployed Action Group and United Left Alliance said: “On March 31, 2012 the Fg/Lab government was over one year in office. In that time, government policy has led to destruction of 18,100 more jobs than were […]

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