The number of people at work has climbed back above one-point-nine million- the highest it’s been in nearly five years. The Central Statistics Office says it’s latest quarterly national household survey from April to June puts the unemployment rate at 11.5 per cent – down from 12 per cent in the first quarter. The number who are long-term unemployed has also fallen from 8.1 per cent to 6.8 per cent in the year to teh end of June. Statistician with the C-S-O, Brian Ring says the unemployment rate is now at its lowest level in years: [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/27419/medium/”]
There’s a busy schedule of pre-Christmas games in the Kerry School Boys and Girls Leagues this coming weekend.With a preview, here’s Padraig Harnett.
Four GPs at the Ashe Street Clinic in Tralee wrote a letter to the Irish Independent calling for the introduction of a free universal...
Transport Minister Shane Ross is putting proposals before Cabinet, which, if adopted, would lead to more expensive fines and steeper penalties.