Home Instead announce 50 new jobs for the region

50 new jobs for the region have been announced by Home Instead.

They will be based in Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon.

The recruitment drive is part of the company goal to recruit 1,000 additional caregivers nationally.

General Manager of Home Instead in Sligo, Leitrim and Roscommon, Jodie Molloy says there has been increasing demand for caregivers across the region in recent years.

He says people aged over 65 in Ireland is expected to increase to 1.4m by 2040 and now is the time to plan for that.