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34,000 rise in employment shows that Action Plan for Jobs is working – English

Fine Gael TD for Meath West and Chairman of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation, Damien English, has today (Thursday) welcomed figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) which show that employment has risen by 1.8% in the last year. Unemployment has dropped from a peak of 15.1% in February 2012 when the Action Plan for Jobs was launched to 13.7% now.

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