Buoyant Limerick Jobs Market
Just under 6,500 recruitment advertisements were placed in Limerick regional newspapers in the second half of 2005, accoring to Bank of Ireland Business Banking's 1atest Limerick job index.
The buoyant jobs market is being fuelled by high demand for labour in the retail, professional and leisure sectors in Limerick.
Although demand for iabour was down overall in December due to seasonal factors, the jobs boom is set to continue in Limerick in 2006.
During the last six months of 2005, the highest sectoral demand was recorded in the retail sector where just under1,400 advertisements were placed.
There ,was also significant demand.in both the leisure (just under 1,300 advertisements) and professional (just under . ,.. . 1,300 advertisements) sectors.