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Enterprise Ireland hopeful for stronger figures of employment growth in 2022

Jan 16, 2022 10:01 By News Northern Sound
Enterprise Ireland hopeful for stronger figures of employment growth in 2022 Enterprise Ireland hopeful for stronger figures of employment growth in 2022
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Enterprise Ireland Regional Director says they would like to see more start-ups also.

Enterprise Ireland is hopeful it can post even stronger figures in the year ahead after recording its highest jobs gain last year.

Companies supported by Enterprise Ireland increased net employment by almost 12,000 in 2021.

There was employment growth of five percent in the North East, with more than 18,000 jobs filled in EI-backed companies.

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The increase across the North West was nine percent, with the employment of close to 6,800 people.

Aidan McKenna is the Enterprise Ireland Regional Director for the North East and North West.

He told Shannonside Northern Sound he hopes to see even more start-ups in the region:

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