1,753 registered as unemployed in Leitrim Social Welfare Offices in November 2018

Leitrim Observer Reporter

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The latest government scheme called Gateways which aims to get the long-termed unemployed off of the dole will not work claims Patricia Feehily

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1,753 were registered as unemployed in Leitrim's two social welfare offices in Carrick-on-Shannon and Manorhamilton last month.

According to the November figures released by the Central Statistics Office, there were 1,325 registered as unemployed in Carrick-on-Shannon with 428 in the Manorhamilton area.

The figures are only up slightly from those released for October.