Live Register falls significantly in the past year

unemployment PixabayThe numbers of people out of work has fallen significantly in the past year according to the latest figures from the CSO. Our overall unemployment rate now stands at 8.6 percent, down from 9.8 percent in March of 2015. In the past 12 months just over 23,000 people said they no longer needed the job seekers allowance. While last month alone almost 3,000 people opted to sign off the live register.