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- Yesterday, 20:11
- May 9, 2020
Ah, glorious progressive modern Ireland in the Heart of Europe. I think we can all agree that this is a small price to pay for such a diverse nation, yearly inundated with 1000s of Taxi Drivers, dodgy phone kiosk operators and Drill Band members:
Figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that the country’s unemployment rate, including those in receipt of Covid-19 payments, was 26.1% in May.
The CSO released two different unemployment figures for the month stating that the Covid-19 crisis has had a significant impact on the labour market throughout May.