Employment levels rise in hospitality sector in Carlow and Kilkenny

The amount of people employed in the hospitality industry locally has gone up in the past year.

The latest report on ‘Ireland’s Hospitality and Drinks Sector’ for each constituency shows there are now 4,654 people employed in that sector in Carlow and Kilkenny.

That’s up from just over 4,500 last year.

The report, which was commissioned by the Drinks Industry Group Ireland, claims the industry generates 122 million euro in revenue for the local tourism economy.