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]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/nesc830.mp3[/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 read more

Roads and Foyleside shopping centre carpark reopened in Derry today

first_img All roads in Derry and the Foyleside East and West Car Parks are open for again today after being closed on Thursday and a time yesterday after two explosions in Derry.Foyle Street, John Street, Bishop Street and the Strand Road were closed for a time yesterday, but they have reopened today.And the Foyleside Shopping Centre carpark is reopened today also.A Help Line for car owners also remains open.The number is 07522036596.  A further update on the opening of the Car Parks for shoppers using the centre will be provided by PSNI as soon as possible. Roads and Foyleside shopping centre carpark reopened in Derry today By News Highland – January 21, 2012 Facebook Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist Facebook Twitter News Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored Google+ Pinterest Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life center_img Previous articleJury retire to consider verdict in Donegal rape trialNext articleDonegal drivers the most helpful in the country News Highland Google+ WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumn Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder Twitter Pinterestlast_img read more