Live register figures static across Donegal but fluctuate locally

The number of people signing on in Donegal in November was virtually unchanged from the previous month.

21,129 were on the live register last month, an increase of 19 on October and 75 on November of 2010.

Donegal Town saw the biggest month on month increase with an extra 89 people signing on, the biggest fall was recorded in Letterkenny were the number shrunk by 70

The biggest year on year drop was in Buncrana – 269 less people signed on last month compared to November 2010 – The overall figure for Inishowen now stands at 4,573.

Some are blaming the marginal increases and the decreaes across the county on emigration