Dáil Éireann - Volume 475 - 26 February, 1997

Written Answers - Job Creation.

183. Mr. Finucane asked the Minister for Enterprise and Employment the total number of jobs announced by Forbairt and the IDA for County Wexford in 1995 and 1996; and if he will give a breakdown and details in this regard. [5381/97]

Minister for Enterprise and Employment (Mr. R. Bruton): Job announcements by both agencies are selective and so do not incorporate the full extent of employment created, or in prospect, by client companies of IDA Ireland or Forbairt. The following table shows the number of jobs actually created by Forbairt and IDA assisted companies in County Wexford in 1995 and 1996 respectively.

Gross Jobs Created

1995

1996

IDA

186

227

Forbairt

227

252