Written Answers. - The Employment Register.

asked the Minister for Industry and Commerce if he will state the total number of persons on the register in each local employment office area on the first Monday of each of the months July, August, September and October, 1936, and the number of persons in each such area who were paid unemployment assistance during the week preceding the first Monday in each of the months of July, August, September and October, 1936.

A return showing the total number of persons on the live register in each local employment office area on the 6th July, 4th August, 7th September and 4th October, 1936, and the number of persons in each such area who were paid unemployment assistance during the week preceding the 6th July, 4th August, 7th September and 4th October, 1936, will be circulated with the Official Report.

Following is the return:—

Total number of persons on the Live Register in each Local Employment Office area on the 6th July, 4th August, 7th September, and 4th October, 1936; and the number of persons in each such area who were paid Unemployment Assistance during the week preceding the 6th July, 4th August, 7th September, and 4th October, 1936.

LOCAL OFFICE

Total Live Register

Individuals paid U.A. during the week preceding

6th July, 1936

4th Aug., 1936

7th Sept., 1936

4th Oct., 1936

6th July, 1936

4th Aug., 1936

7th Sept., 1936

4th Oct., 1936

CARLOW:

417

410

395

552

247

251

251

247

Athy

286

292

243

203

193

195

175

116

Bagenalstown

227

254

204

279

145

161

151

115

Baltinglass

192

228

222

200

147

153

165

141

Kildare

181

235

218

199

86

115

105

110

Tullow

155

189

167

151

95

107

109

90

DROGHEDA:

1,005

1,029

1,032

962

451

510

508

486

Ardee

175

146

128

122

91

72

54

45

Bailieboro'

388

362

248

261

211

195

172

168

Balbriggan

279

270

214

177

98

91

79

65

Kells

176

165

178

171

130

107

103

96

Navan

142

200

214

232

86

69

66

66

DUBLIN:

15,819

15,865

15,815

15,154

8,775

9,355

8,899

9,998

Blessington

61

48

41

54

21

24

15

16

Droichead Nua (Newbridge)

442

444

378

312

181

161

163

132

Edenderry

265

276

249

227

129

132

100

100

Maynooth

178

158

138

133

53

55

43

40

Trim

148

164

165

142

70

76

84

80

DUNDALK:

1,209

1,201

1,213

1,088

408

407

398

390

Belturbet

115

119

88

65

88

88

70

49

Carrickmacross

129

114

115

129

62

48

43

54

Castleblayney

150

142

135

160

63

56

59

82

Cavan

379

367

393

402

348

247

255

282

Clones

135

103

93

115

89

68

39

58

Monaghan

135

125

145

184

55

50

54

76

DUN LAOGHAIRE:

906

900

876

873

537

553

560

553

Arklow

424

377

372

369

314

234

228

237

Bray

415

411

406

431

242

254

257

277

Wicklow

319

301

327

318

197

230

234

221

KILKENNY:

448

417

386

405

249

248

238

254

Callan

129

118

110

133

96

83

66

68

Castlecomer

116

110

101

118

63

61

48

62

Cul an t-Sudaire (Portarlington)

93

116

96

105

62

56

68

64

Port Laoighise (Maryboro')

195

283

263

248

85

133

108

129

Thomastown

124

111

98

98

86

79

72

62

ULLINGAR:

624

555

440

493

230

247

211

207

Castlepollard

141

159

134

138

69

84

67

57

Granard

325

330

288

279

283

290

243

241

Longford

524

519

507

518

441

438

422

393

WEXFORD:

821

871

828

843

470

472

491

487

Enniscorthy

537

558

525

473

428

461

406

378

Gorey

280

332

295

247

220

176

173

161

New Ross

344

369

342

311

246

245

212

215

BANTRY (Control Office)Bantry

173

168

179

181

120

126

118

109

Castletownbere

190

176

153

145

136

145

124

112

Clonakilty

221

188

189

166

159

137

136

125

Dunmanway

225

207

213

212

193

182

178

173

Skibbereen

267

281

285

299

228

207

223

235

CLONMEL:

390

391

356

365

239

239

212

232

Cahir

145

129

148

88

56

50

29

25

Cashel

147

165

152

139

103

99

73

82

Thurles

316

371

439

657

147

168

189

195

Tipperary

412

321

348

385

335

250

229

249

COBH:

431

409

393

389

293

302

295

289

Midleton

290

278

212

213

179

188

152

111

Passage West

298

327

303

308

234

254

245

232

Youghal

246

279

286

314

141

165

192

207

CORK:

5,244

5,292

5,119

5,283

3,028

3,145

3,142

3,121

Bandon

221

214

168

186

174

167

137

139

Kinsale

157

163

171

159

132

148

143

126

Macroom

214

211

215

240

134

137

136

149

Mallow

294

307

315

591

179

183

180

176

Newmarket

226

199

207

227

153

113

125

136

ENNIS (Control Office):

Ennis

349

354

461

464

246

239

244

243

Ennistymon

400

351

373

359

293

248

229

259

Gort

98

86

69

70

52

53

45

41

Kilrush

283

282

235

283

222

170

190

160

Tulla

107

102

115

104

47

40

68

61

LIMERICK:

2,870

2,821

2,709

2,766

1,752

1,738

1,637

1,768

Birr

179

161

251

197

60

64

79

75

Kilmallock

275

231

196

300

213

153

84

115

Nenagh

280

362

360

270

150

130

156

121

Newcastle West

750

707

639

783

598

473

459

474

Rathdowney

100

106

99

91

24

20

27

21

Roscrea

74

81

83

102

18

27

24

22

TRALEE:

2,577

2,484

2,303

2,245

1,234

1,224

1,125

1,090

Cahirciveen

317

275

248

254

247

231

231

211

Dingle

295

274

278

271

227

227

230

207

Kenmare

129

114

127

153

78

75

69

61

Killarney

365

325

252

314

270

251

228

234

Killorglin

446

448

441

461

393

400

362

376

Listowel

1,081

1,074

935

875

840

841

782

761

WATERFORD:

1,816

1,840

1,634

1,753

1,050

997

955

898

Carrick-on-Suir

364

363

314

353

255

255

220

246

Dungarvan

214

218

232

255

166

150

134

160

Fermoy

334

317

265

302

271

221

205

200

Lismore

85

87

85

81

66

54

41

45

ATHLONE:

765

742

745

761

273

296

274

247

Ballinasloe

169

172

131

152

65

49

50

76

Castlerea

256

271

230

213

203

220

181

153

Roscommon

94

78

82

97

49

48

37

40

Tullamore

346

406

401

390

185

178

197

164

BALLINA:

897

857

749

799

668

661

493

493

Achill

350

344

333

340

300

296

286

260

Ballinrobe

449

420

402

370

315

328

324

282

Belmullet

743

757

821

814

629

608

655

701

Castlebar

222

205

196

220

166

160

102

104

Claremorris

241

219

214

244

182

160

156

163

Westport

405

407

397

369

321

326

336

291

GALWAY:

2,056

1,988

1,880

1,987

1,561

1,555

1,545

1,557

Clifden

384

390

354

374

333

326

297

329

Loughrea

175

185

209

236

99

97

98

103

Oughterard

211

215

210

240

195

195

171

199

Tuam

313

195

196

367

100

98

86

99

SLIGO:

843

826

745

811

510

439

398

426

Ballyshannon

324

334

281

303

276

261

254

223

Boyle

246

262

209

220

180

170

136

147

Carrick-on-Shannon

466

451

425

400

229

216

221

208

Manorhamilton

471

429

401

405

328

325

295

304

Swinford

748

699

625

641

655

624

507

505

Tubbercurry

249

214

179

215

218

202

162

169

LETTERKENNY:

833

773

619

670

635

606

498

522

Ballybofey

533

487

433

462

389

385

328

361

Buncrana

858

843

765

851

734

709

662

714

Donegal

276

280

292

286

210

218

234

241

Dunfanaghy

759

739

693

674

636

633

609

594

Killybegs

759

758

789

780

663

691

689

696

DUNGLOE:

1,233

1,251

1,259

1,241

1,041

1,041

1,074

1,061

TOTAL (S.É.)

70,022

69,479

66,645

67,559

44,123

43,944

41,701

41,772