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25/09/2021

EXCLUSIVE: Almost one third of Carlow's local authority staff do NOT live in the county

Information obtained by Carlow Live through a Freedom of Information request

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Is it important that Council staff live in the county?

Almost one third of Carlow's local authority staff do not live in the county, Carlow Live can exclusively reveal. 

A Freedom of Information request by this website sought details on the number of Carlow County Council staff that live outside the county of Carlow. 

In response, the Council said: "In relation to the number of staff that live outside the county of Carlow, we have extracted information from the Core system and can confirm that ninety of the staff employed do not have an address in county Carlow."

There are currently 303 people employed by the local authority (*this does not include retained firefighters).

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