Kerry’s unemployment figures continue to rise

Fas have described live register figures for the county as frightening. Month on month figures show a three and a half percent increase in the number of people on the register. Tralee and Kenmare have the sharpest increases with 109 and 57 people signing on respectively. There s a similar picture all over the county with increases in caherciveen, dingle, Killorglin, Killarney and listowel. George Dineen is the Assistant Manager of Fas Employment Services in the region.