Pearse Doherty TD urges Government to do more to tackle youth unemployement

A Donegal Deputy has said that the Government still has to do a lot more to tackle youth unemployment.

This is despite the latest figures from the CSO showing a significant drop in the number of under 25s signing on in Donegal over the past year.

In June there were 21,378 people signing on in Donegal - a drop of 706, the vast majority of that fall was made up of people under 25.

Deputy Pearse Doherty says the reason for the drop is emigration: