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Securing a future for our young

Published 07/08/2010 | 05:00

What messages are the tens of thousands of young people waiting for Leaving Cert results to take from the welter of depressing job statistics? It is not much consolation to be told that it could be much worse for them.

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The better educated may not be losing jobs at the same rate as those with lower or no qualifications, but graduates and professionals were always led to believe it was never meant to be like this.

The absence of any outcry over the relentless rise in youth unemployment is astonishing.

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