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# Boom to Bust

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Taoiseach says there's 'no evidence of a land bubble' in Ireland
Leo Varadkar said it is something the government will keep an eye on.
Impossible for Premier League spending to be sustainable, warns Spurs boss Levy
“Somebody spending £200m more than they’re earning, eventually it catches up with you.”
Make no mistake, we’re already sowing the seeds of the next recession
There is going to be another recession in the future, but how we prepare for it is up to our politicians, writes Aaron McKenna.
Extract: The role of the media in the Irish economic crisis
Some commentators have noted that Irish news organisations failed to give proper warnings of the impending crash. But why?
Who is Breifne O'Brien? Corkman, charlatan, Celtic Tiger conman...
Find out more about the man who encapsulated the Celtic Tiger with his fall from grace.
Relics of the boom: What now for the banking sector's landmark real estate sites?
Some are becoming coffee house, others high-street fashion retailers…
Celtic Tiger furniture goes under the hammer at a "fraction" of boom time prices
Upmarket antiques shop that sold fireplaces to people including property tycoon Sean Dunne is having a clear out this weekend.
Italy heads for bailout territory after awful bond auction
Italy raises €10bn in two short-term auctions – but sees its interest rates go through the roof, and into unsustainable levels.
Column: ‘The macchiatos certainly came home to roost that day’
Middle-class people were insufferably smug during the boom – and they have only themselves to blame for the consequences, writes Conor McCabe.