83 new jobs were created in the Mayo Gaeltacht last year, according to Udaras na Gaeltachta's End of Year Review for 2018.
This was a net increase of 9 new jobs on the previous year, and brings to 657 the number of fulltime jobs in Udaras client companies in Mayo.
6 new companies were established in the Mayo Gaeltacht during 2018, with the support of Udaras, and 9 people are now employed in these companies.
New jobs were also created in a number of companies, and during 2018, the Udarás Board approved new projects which will result in the creation of up to 119 jobs in the Mayo Gaeltacht in the future - in both established companies and in companies currently being founded.
Meanwhile, there were 254 people employed on Social Employment schemes in the Mayo Gaeltacht at the end of 2018.