Action plan aims to create 45,000 new jobs this year

The plan aims to cut the unemployment rate to 6% by 2020

1st February, 2017
Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the launch of the sixth annual action plan for jobs Pic: RollingNews.ie

- The plan, the sixth of its kind, aims to support the creation of 200,000 net new jobs by 2020, including 135,000 outside Dublin

- It is also designed to cut the national unemployment rate to six per cent by 2020 from just over seven per cent at the moment

- It includes a number of measures to deal with Brexit including the allocation of an extra €3 million to Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland to recruit an additional 39 and...

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