Saturday, 22nd September 2018
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Minister Heather Humphreys welcome 2017 employment and performance figures from Local Enterprise Offices. 2017 highlights from all 31 Local Enterprise Offices show that collectively - 7,135 new jobs (gross) and 3,760 jobs (net) created by LEO-backed client companies, with jobs growth across every county.

- 30,373 people participated in LEO business training programmes.

- 8,393 mentoring assignments were provided to small business owners to give guidance and advice around key business issues.

- 1,179 business projects received direct financial assistance from LEOs.


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    When the latest statistic that waiting times for patients had risen to their highest level yet, there can't have been too many people that were surprised.There are now over 700.000 people on waiting lists with over 50.000 of them children. That so many people are waiting for treatment in one of the most developed economies in the world is truly frightening. Of course you can take into account the underfunding of the health sector during the economic downturn but it still wouldn't fully explain why so ma …

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