WEXFORD DOLE NUMBERS DOWN 36% IN 6 YEARS

Figures released today show that there’s been a 36% drop in the numbers signing on in Wexford since 2011.

The latest Live Register shows that the number of people receiving the dole is at it’s lowest since 2008.

There are 12,500 people signing on, down from nearly 20,000 at the height of the crash.

Limerick has the biggest decrease with 48% less people signing on while Sligo the least well off with 31% less than 6 years ago.

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