Another 101 people signing on the dole
THE NUMBER of people signing on the Live Register in Wicklow Town actually decreased last month but all other areas in the county saw an increase in numbers.
In August 2009 a total of 12,570 people were signing on in County Wicklow, this is almost double the number of people on the register in August 2008 when there were 6,908 people on the register.
Of the 12,570 signing on last month 3,442 were signing on in Ark- low, 1,350 in Baltinglass, 5,644 in Bray and the remaining 2,134 in Bray.
Arklow saw an increase of 48 people signing on between July and August this year while there was an increase of 40 people signing on in Baltinglass.
There were an additional 101 people signing on the register in Bray while Wicklow town saw a decrease of 22 people between July and August.