Udarus increased employement in Donegal in 2012 by 11

A total of 223 new jobs were created in the Donegal Gaeltacht in 2012.

The end of year figures from Udaras Na Gaeltachta show there were 1,878 full-time equivalent jobs in Údarás-supported companies in the Donegal Gaeltacht at the end of 2012

But, when job losses are taken into account, there was a modest net gain of just 11 new jobs in the Donegal Gaeltacht last year.

Siubhán Nic Grianna, Communications & Marketing Manager with Udarus says it was a challenging year particularly for companies in the tourism, construction-related, and services industries areas:

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