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# celtic-tiger - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Economic disaster, diaries and hand-dryers: Inside the most powerful government department

From the Cuban Missile Crisis to Roger Casement statues, the Department of Finance is involved in nearly every government decision.

# celtic-tiger - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

# celtic-tiger - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

From The42 'It wasn't like the All-Ireland but it was something else' - McManus thrilled for friend Woods Celtic Tiger

'It wasn't like the All-Ireland but it was something else' - McManus thrilled for friend Woods

The Limerick native says that the 43-year-old’s victory at Augusta National was ‘one of the iconic moments in sport.’

# celtic-tiger - Monday 11 March, 2019

Siptu firefighters call for fire risk assessment of all Celtic Tiger buildings

Siptu said that buildings constructed between 2000 and 2014 was when “so-called light-touch regulation was at its most extreme”.

# celtic-tiger - Monday 12 November, 2018

'A cause for huge concern': Rents now 30% higher than Celtic Tiger peak

The report found that rents nationwide have risen by 11.3% in the last year.

# celtic-tiger - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Structural issues could affect 40 schools as Taoiseach says it will be difficult to find alternative classrooms

Leo Varadkar has promised to “pursue the builder in the courts” in order to get the issues resolved.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 18 October, 2018

From The42 Galway United set to benefit from proposed soccer centre of excellence Soccer Hub

Galway United set to benefit from proposed soccer centre of excellence

A €20 million investment will be used to develop what was formerly the GAA’s Mountain South site.

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Profile: The rise and fall of Anglo's David Drumm

The former chief executive was this week jailed for six years.

# celtic-tiger - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

€4000 model car among 3,000 items sold off from Café En Seine auction

The bar was a hotspot during the Celtic Tiger.

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'The Celtic Tiger was ridiculous - it was a moment that needed to be dramatised'

We talk to Isobel Mahon, the writer and star of the play Boom?, which looks at boom-time Ireland.

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 11 March, 2018

It's 'unlikely' big housebuilders will buy any of the remaining 250 ghost estates

Asset management firm Investec says there are ‘few if any’ opportunities for the main construction firms.

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Items from Clerys, Shelbourne Hotel and iconic Celtic Tiger nightclubs going under the hammer

A host of items from Howl at the Moon and the Residence Club are to be sold off.

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 13 January, 2018

From The Daily Edge What Percent Celtic Tiger Cub Are You? The Boom Baby

What Percent Celtic Tiger Cub Are You?

We can tell you.

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 10 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge This video about Irish mobile phone usage in 2006 on RTÉ Archives is peak Celtic Tiger Celtic Tiger

This video about Irish mobile phone usage in 2006 on RTÉ Archives is peak Celtic Tiger

“A lot of people have one phone for during the week, and another for the weekend.”

One of Ireland's biggest developers says it may never repay its €120m debt

Gannon Homes was founded by prominent Celtic Tiger builder Gerry Gannon.

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Whatever happened to... a gigantic underwater tunnel linking Ireland and the UK?

The idea to connect the two islands by rail has been around for over 100 years.

# celtic-tiger - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Ireland's 'lost decade' ends as domestic spending returns to Celtic Tiger peak

Goodbody said the Irish economy will reach full employment by the end of next year.

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 22 April, 2017

This chart shows the massive drop in housing supply compared to the Celtic Tiger years

One homeless charity says the government’s housing plan is moving far too slowly.

# celtic-tiger - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Whatever happened to... A giant Disneyland-style theme park in north Dublin?

The development would have been the biggest ever in Ireland – even including a monorail.

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 16 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge 18 things that are inextricably linked to the Celtic Tiger Spend That Ssia

18 things that are inextricably linked to the Celtic Tiger

Eddie, extensions, and eating paninis.

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 26 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge How much fun did your family have during the Celtic Tiger? Celtic Tiger

How much fun did your family have during the Celtic Tiger?

It’s time to add up the ensuites and second properties to measure how much fun you had during the Celtic Tiger .

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Whatever happened to... A Luas light-rail system for Cork city?

Trams have been a success in Dublin, and there were hopes the southern city could follow suit.

# celtic-tiger - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Two men face trial accused of stealing €250k in Celtic Tiger-era land deal

The two Louth men stand accused of tricking a man by telling them they were involved in a €35 million deal.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Whatever happened to... Cable cars suspended hundreds of feet above the River Liffey?

The developer behind ‘Suas’ wanted to create a Dublin icon like the London Eye or Eiffel Tower

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Whatever happened to... A billion-euro 'park in the sky' on O'Connell Street?

Developer Joe O’Reilly had grand plans to revitalise Dublin’s main street.

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Whatever happened to... A €460m 'Las Vegas-style' casino in Tipperary?

The project is the brainchild of businessman Richard Quirke, one of Ireland’s richest men.

# celtic-tiger - Monday 2 January, 2017

Whatever happened to... A massive Chinese business centre in Westmeath?

It was hoped that the huge €175m Athlone-China hub would create thousands of jobs.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Whatever happened to... The long-overdue Metro North?

We look at the many delays to the project, which was talked about as far back as 2001.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Investors blamed for 'dramatic' rise in Dublin house prices

Rising prices are forcing people into the rental market, pushing rents up and making properties more attractive to landlords.

# celtic-tiger - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Solicitor admits stealing from clients to help pay €6.5m debts from property boom

The woman will be sentenced in two weeks’ time.

# celtic-tiger - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

The average commuter adds 800 calories a week to their diet, a new report has found

Research from the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) suggests that people who commute for long periods of time are potentially “shortening their lives”.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Rents in Dublin have now smashed through their highest Celtic Tiger price level

The pace of price growth has slowed in recent times, however.

# celtic-tiger - Monday 16 May, 2016

Ireland's most dangerous homes: 'The wood of the balcony crumbled like Weetabix'

A new documentary questions the safety of homes built in the Celtic Tiger era.

# celtic-tiger - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Catching a fugitive: How ex-solicitor Michael Lynn stayed on the run for eight years

Facing criminal charges, he could soon be back in Ireland.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 14 January, 2016

How boomy is this? Big boost in car sales but good luck getting your banger insured

There was a 30% boost in private cars being licenced last year.

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 5 December, 2015

More people have flown through Dublin Airport this year than ever before

There has been a big increase in the number of routes through the airport.

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 29 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge 14 unmistakable signs that the boom is back What Recession?

14 unmistakable signs that the boom is back

We all partied.

# celtic-tiger - Friday 9 October, 2015

Irish rents have scored a new record - and it's not a good one

Prices have topped the peaks of even the Celtic Tiger property bubble.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Doesn't look like Bernard McNamara will be giving ANYONE his number

His responses to the banking inquiry could most generously be described as… unhelpful.

# celtic-tiger - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Ireland's biggest regional shopping centre is going under the hammer

The Whitewater Shopping Centre in Newbridge is expected to fetch €150 million plus.

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