Where have the jobs gone?

A Forfás survey has outlined just how badly our jobs market has been damaged – and there is no solution on the horizon

17th April, 2010

The government’s challenge of creating the tens of thousands of sustainable new jobs that the country needs has been brought into sharp focus by the latest employment survey by Forfás.

Its research into the number of people employed in Irish and foreign owned companies which are assisted by state agencies - such as Enterprise Ireland, IDA Ireland and the regional development bodies - painted a grim picture of the job devastation...

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