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John Brady  said 117,131 people who had been through the programme ‘have not sourced employment or seemingly anything at all’.

The employment activation service JobPath has cost taxpayers €162.55 million and provided just 11,334 jobs that lasted at least one year, according to(...)

Minister for Employment Affairs Regina Doherty said that without JobPath they would not have 5.3 per cent unemployment which had dropped from 15.7 per cent Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister for Employment Affairs Regina Doherty has accused Independent TD Mattie McGrath of “bullying” which she said she would not tolerate, during s(...)

Minister for Employment Affairs Regina Doherty said some 41,000 people got full-time jobs through the JobPath programme. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Dáil has backed a proposal to end the referral of jobseekers to the Government’s jobs activation programme JobPath by 81 votes to 42. The JobPath(...)