Report finds high levels of deprivation and dependency in Donegal

first_img Google+ Twitter LUH still not ready to restore IT systems Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Report finds high levels of deprivation and dependency in Donegal Google+ Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life Nearly a quarter of Irish households are now jobless according to a new report released today.The research from the National Economic and Social Council finds that most people in Ireland have suffered a loss of wealth or income since the economic crash in 2008.In 38 per cent of Irish households – expenditure now exceeds disposable income, while a quarter are in arrears with bill payments.In Donegal, high levels of deprivation are recorded, as well as a high level of dependency, reflecting the large number of people of working age who have left the county to find work.The report also finds a youth unemployment rate of 49%, second only to Limerick which is 50%.Helen Johnston is the report’s author – she says some people have been impacted more than others by rising unemployment……………[podcast][/podcast] News Facebook Twittercenter_img WhatsApp By News Highland – May 14, 2013 Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored Pinterest Pinterest Lárionad Acmhainní Nádúrtha CTR to take part in new research project WhatsApp Facebook Gardai investigate deaths of two horses on the N56 Previous articleDonegal man assaulted detective and tried to snatch his gunNext articleDonegal Deputy slams An Garda Síochána use of Central Procurement Model News Highland last_img

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