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Job Creation Increased By 35% On Average Across The Midlands Last Year

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says he intends to bring in five new workers' rights including an extra bank holiday.

The Tánaiste says he intends to bring in five new workers' rights including an extra bank holiday.

It comes as the Local Enterprise Office network recorded a net increase of almost 3,000 jobs last year.

Westmeath saw the biggest rise in the Midlands with 47% more vacancies created.

Demand for talent in Offaly jumped by 30%, followed closely in Laois where 29% more jobs were created in 2021 than the previous year.   

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said the figures are encouraging, and Government will do more to back businesses and workers:

 

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