Budget 2022: More than 400,000 new jobs to be added to the economy

Minister for Finance heralds ‘remarkable rebound’ in employment outlook

12th October, 2021
Budget 2022: More than 400,000 new jobs to be added to the economy
‘The Minister for Finance’s officials predicted in the summer economic statement that it would take until at least 2025 before the country recovered all the jobs lost in the pandemic.’ Picture: Rollingnews.ie

Paschal Donohoe had one stunning figure to reveal early in his Budget speech.

The Minister for Finance’s officials predicted in the summer economic statement that it would take until at least 2025 before the country recovered all the jobs lost in the pandemic.

Yet Donohoe was able to tell the Dáil that more than 400,000 jobs will be added to the economy between this year and next year, meaning that the number of people...

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