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Monday 11 December 2017

Nearly 19,000 on dole

There were 18,792 people signing on in County Wexford in February...a slight decrease from January but up 3,528 on the same month last year and 4,324 ahead of the number on the dole queues in County Waterford.

Males outnumber females by almost 2-1 on the live register in Wexford, with 12,240 men and 6,552 women claiming.

6,880 people are on the dole in Wexford, with 4,473 in Enniscorthy, 4,066 in Gorey and 3,373 in New Ross.

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