8,632 people on the Live Register in Donegal

Donegal's Live Register figure continues to fall, according to the Central Statistics Office.

There were 8,632 people signing on at the end of April across Donegal's eight local offices, down 3% on the March figure, and down 18% on the same period last year.

The steepest fall was recorded in Dunfanaghy, with 548 people signing on at the end of April, down 29%.

There were 26% falls recorded in Dungloe, Donegal Town and Killybegs, with figures of 845, 516 and 449 respectively.

A 22% fall was recorded in Ballyshannon with 839 people signing on last month, while Letterkenny recorded a figure of 2,601, a fall of 20%.

There were 1,563 people signing in Buncrana, a fall of 11%.

Ballybofey was the only office to register an increase, with 1,339 people signing on, up 1%.

These figures do not include the 13,294 people receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment in Donegal.