Nearly 20,000 jobs created in first three months of 2017
Largest rate of employment increase seen in the information and communications sector
Employment in Ireland’s construction sector rose by 8.5 per cent or 11,100. Photograph: iStockPhoto
Employment growth in the Irish economy is continuing to accelerate with official figures indicating that nearly 20,000 jobs were created in the first three months of the year.
The positive trend is being driven by a rapid pick-up in employment in the technology and construction sectors.