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Ibec Mid-West seeks more support

Ibec Mid-West and Kerry, at a meeting of business leaders in Limerick today (Wednesday), have called for urgent action to ensure the region reaped the full rewards of the national economic recovery. The event, entitled, The skills gap: Making the right connections, is supported by primary sponsor, Electric Ireland and communications partner Vodafone Ireland. Ibec set out the key priorities to drive growth and job creation in the region, including the need for greater infrastructure investment and new structures to ensure that the education and training system is closely aligned with the skills needs of employers in the region. Speaking at the event, Ibec regional president and CEO, Shannon Foynes Port Company, Pat Keating said, “Ireland is on the way back, but not all parts of the country are feeling the benefits. The Mid West is still playing catch up. Unemployment remains too high and those out of work are not always getting the right training to help them back …

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