CSO says unemployment rate lowest since 2008

The unemployment rate has fallen below 9% for the first time since the end of 2008, according to latest statistics. 8.9% of people were unemployed in October 2015 according to new figures from the CSO. The rate of youth unemployment has also fallen below 20% for the first time since the economic crash. 56,000 more people were employed in the third quarter of this year when compared with the same time in 2014.

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