Donegal jobs crisis raised in Dail

A Donegal Deputy has hit out at the Governments failure to create jobs here in the county.

The latest figures from the CSO show that between 26% and 30% of the working population in Donegal are out of work.

Hundreds have also emmigrated from the County in recent years.

Donegal North-East Deputy, Padraig MacLochlain, speaking in the Dail, asked what was being done to create jobs in the Northwest.....

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In reponse, the Minister for State for Small Business, John Perry, said that the Government are always looking at ways of bringing employment into Donegal...

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