Woes continue around the country

The new year started on a sour note for thousands of workers with three significant employers. Nicola Cooke looks at the regions affected

10th January, 2009

It has been a grim week on the jobs front for the country, and for three regions in particular - Limerick, Waterford and Navan. Last week started with 670 workers at Tara Mines in Navan being placed on protective notice. The same day, Waterford Wedgwood went into receivership, threatening 800 jobs - talks are ongoing to try to save them. Then, last Thursday, came the long-anticipated announcement that Dell is to shed 1,900 workers at...

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