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

New births not being registered in Letterkenny

first_img Twitter WhatsApp WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Previous articleSoccer – Given & Coleman In Ireland SquadNext articleBoxing – McCloskey v Khan Likely? News Highland Facebook Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist It’s emerged that new births at Letterkenny General Hospital are not being registered because information is not being sent from the Maternity Ward to the Registrar’s Office.The issue came to light when the father of a woman who had a baby earlier this month contacted the Shaun Doherty Show to say that she needed a birth certificate, but couldn’t get one because the information has not been provided.The HSE has issued a statement which indicates that following early retirements and the recruitment ban, work is being prioritised at the hospital. However, the statement does not address the specific query.Richy, who recently became a grandad, spoke on todays Shaun Doherty Show, said his daughter couldn’t get her new born childs birth registered……..[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/richi3pm.mp3[/podcast]Richie Carruthers is Regional Spokesperson for the Impact Trade Union. He says this issue should be resolved in the context of discussions on how to reorganise and reprioritise positions within the hospital in the wake of the early retirements.As of now, he says, management have not begun those talks………….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/impct1pm.mp3[/podcast] Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumn Pinterestcenter_img Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored New births not being registered in Letterkenny News Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life By News Highland – January 25, 2011 Facebook Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Google+ Google+ Pinterestlast_img read more