The number of people on the live register fell by 2,600, or 0.7 per cent, in May to 347,100, the Central Statistics Office said.
The figures showed that the number of men signing on fell by 2,500, or 1.2 per cent, last month while the number of women fell by 200, or 0.1 per cent.
Earlier this week, the CSO released the first report in a new monthly unemployment series which showed that the standardised unemployment rate remained unchanged at 9.8 per...
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