Ireland’s jobless rate fell to 11.9 per cent in February, the lowest level since April 2009, according to the latest data from the Central Statistics Office.
On a seasonally adjusted basis the Live Register total recorded a monthly decrease of 2,500 in February 2014, reducing the seasonally adjusted total to 398,300.
The fall was the twentieth monthly decrease in a row and was the first time the adjusted total was below the 400,000 level since May five years ago.
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