Mc Hugh says IDA has had success in Donegal, but more can be done


It's been claimed this afternoon that investment by IDA client companies directly created 758 high-skilled jobs in Donegal from 2011 to 2014, and resulted in an estimated 531 additional indirect positions in the local economy.

Junior Minister Joe McHugh says IDA investment is creating opportunities for Donegal's skilled workforce, but there are challenges, particularly in terms of creating jobs for unskilled workers.

As the cabinet discusses jobs at its meeting, today, Minister Mc Hugh says he'll be pushing Jobs Minister Richard Bruton to maximise support for the North West, particularly in terms of infrastructure and communications............