Fermoy has been listed as one of the high risk towns in Ireland at risk of automation in the future according to a new study carried out by UCC. 

The study – Automation in Irish Towns: Who’s Most at Risk? – examines the impact of automation across urban areas in Ireland, and identifies those towns, where jobs are at a high risk of automation, and the towns where jobs are at a lower risk of automation.

According to the study, it was estimated that 50% of jobs in Fermoy are at high risk of automation in the future. 

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