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Irish unemployment rate falls to 5.3 percent in November

Irish unemployment rate falls to 5.3 percent in November
FILE PHOTO: Commuters make their way into work in the morning in the financial district of Dublin, Ireland October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/File Photo -
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s unemployment rate fell to a 10-year low of 5.3 percent in November from a revised 5.4 percent in September, the central statistics office said on Tuesday.

The jobless rate has fallen from 6.4 percent a year ago and a financial crisis-peak of 16 percent in 2012, when Ireland was midway through a three-year international bailout.

(Reporting by Conor Humphries; Editing by Alison Williams)

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