National News

Former Welfare Officer stuck in welfare queue

October 14, 2015

The number of Irish people claiming social welfare is now 332,801 according to the Live Register on October 2nd 2015. Of this figure 45,173 claimants are under 25 years of age.

Graduate unemployment was highlighted again in recent weeks, when former DCU Welfare Officer Eve Kerton published an article in The Irish Times documenting her struggle with joblessness.