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Ireland must wean itself off immigrant dependency: report

Ireland has to wean itself off its dependency on immigrant workers and focus on retraining large numbers of unskilled and unemployed Irish workers, according to a government think-tank.

4th February, 2006

Ireland has to wean itself off its dependency on immigrant workers and focus on retraining large numbers of unskilled and unemployed Irish workers, according to a government think-tank.

The National Economic and Social Forum (NESF) says in a report to be published tomorrow that the cost of future immigration will be increasingly shouldered by the government, and not private companies, as the cost of housing, educating and integrating workers from abroad escalates.

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