Government urged to address shortage of apprentices in Donegal

first_img WhatsApp Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Previous articleMain Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Wednesday January 16thNext articleConcern over no progress on coastal erosion survey in Inishowen News Highland Twitter By News Highland – January 17, 2019 Google+ FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Pinterest Pinterest Facebook Harps come back to win in Waterford The government must do more to address a shortage of apprentices in Donegal, according to Cllr Liam Doherty, who is tabling a motion calling for more investment in the apprenticeship system.The Finn Valley based Councillor was commenting following the publication of figures this week which show 590 people taking part in newly developed apprenticeship courses, far short of the 1,500 promised.With 1,235 people under the age of 25 signing on the Live Register in Donegal at the end of December, Cllr Doherty says that’s not good enough, particularly as there are now shortages of skilled workers in some areas:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.center_img AudioHomepage BannerNews WhatsApp Twitter Government urged to address shortage of apprentices in Donegal RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Facebook Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty DL Debate – 24/05/21 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24thlast_img read more