Minister unable to say how many on Live Register in Dingle and Castleisland

The Minister for Social Protection is unable to say how many people in Dingle and Castleisland areas are currently on the Live Register. That’s because those areas are currently included in the figures for Tralee which are published monthly by the Central Statistics Office. Kerry TD Tom Fleming Kerry South TD Tom Fleming asked Minister Joan Burton for the Live Register statistics for both Dingle and Castleisland. However, the minister says that information relating to a claimant’s adress is not currently coded to the geographical location of the address. As such, it is not possible to accurately report persons on the Live Register living in a particular area at present.