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# celtic-tiger - Thursday 10 October, 2013

"We can finally put Priory Hall behind us" - deal is reached on apartment complex

Residents will be offered new mortgages, as well as being given 12 months to find a new house.

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Five years older and deeper in debt... So why don't the Irish protest more?

In the last few years, there’s been a noticeable decrease in the numbers taking to the streets to voice their anger. We asked the experts — why are the Irish so reluctant to protest?

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Micheál Martin: Social partnership wasn't equipped for the economic boom

Martin said that there were a number of mistakes made by the Fianna Fáil administration during its 14 years in office.

# celtic-tiger - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge This boomtime poster of Bertie Ahern with bling sums up the Celtic Tiger Pimp My Party

This boomtime poster of Bertie Ahern with bling sums up the Celtic Tiger

Yes, it was an actual campaign for Ógra Fianna Fáil membership. Yes, it’s for sale. Yes, it would be perfect for your living room.

# celtic-tiger - Monday 23 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 12 golden memories of the Celtic Tiger era Celtictigernostalgia

12 golden memories of the Celtic Tiger era

#celtictigernostalgia is trending on Twitter.

# celtic-tiger - Friday 20 September, 2013

Growing up in Ireland: Latest study findings show huge impact of recession on families

The long-term study focusing on childhood found a significant increase in the number of parents going through financial problems between 2008 and 2011.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 things anyone who has lived in a Celtic Tiger apartment will understand 1990s Living

8 things anyone who has lived in a Celtic Tiger apartment will understand

Storage heaters and paper-thin walls.

# celtic-tiger - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Would you pay €1.5 million for this Galway bungalow? Megabucks

Would you pay €1.5 million for this Galway bungalow?

No recession ’round here!

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Column: The fall of the Celtic Tiger – what next?

The scale of the economic and financial catastrophe that befell Ireland was virtually unprecedented in post-war industrial country history; we need to examine the inadequacies of the Irish policymaking process, write Donal Donovan and Antoin E Murphy.

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Bereaved resident urges Taoiseach to deal with Priory Hall

Stephanie Meehan made an emotional plea to Enda Kenny on the Late Late Show last night.

# celtic-tiger - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

AIB chief is 'not aware of' any internal investigations into former directors

The bank’s CEO David Duffy said that no investigations had happened during his tenure and that discussing past directors would be “therapeutic but unfair”.

# celtic-tiger - Monday 26 August, 2013

Column: Is it time to stop bashing Bertie?

Serious question, writes Paul Allen. If we do not learn from our mistakes and more readily embrace the knowledge of those that have made them, we will always be prone to repeating the errors of the past.

# celtic-tiger - Friday 9 August, 2013

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2013*

*The events of 2013 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2012*

*The events of 2012 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.

# celtic-tiger - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2011*

*The events of 2011 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.

# celtic-tiger - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2010*

*The events of 2010 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.

# celtic-tiger - Monday 5 August, 2013

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2009*

*The events of 2009 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.

# celtic-tiger - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Over 43,000 homeowners in arrears could have properties repossessed

The property owners are at risk of legal action once banks’ ability to seek repossession is restored following the passing of new legislation, a new report states.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 4 July, 2013

No date for rescheduled property auction after protesters force cancellation

Allsop Space were forced to abandon the event this morning after a handful of demonstrators entered the venue and demanded it be called off.

Noonan: People need to stop mucking around in Garda business

The Finance Minister has been expressing concerns about “contamination of evidence” while answering questions about the Anglo Tapes controversy today.

Developer being pursued by Ulster Bank among protest group that halted Allsop auction

A group of protesters forced the cancellation of the distressed property sale at Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel, after gaining access to the auction room.

# celtic-tiger - Monday 1 July, 2013

Were AIB 'lending money to every cowboy in town'?

AIB and Bank of Ireland are in the spotlight in the latest round of Anglo Tapes by the Irish Independent. Here are some of the more memorable quotes.

# celtic-tiger - Friday 28 June, 2013

Property prices down in May, but rate of drop slowing

The most positive signs are in the Dublin market, with homes changing hands for 1.4 per cent more than in the same month last year.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 27 June, 2013

'Becoming complacent is my only worry' - David Drumm's 2005 take on Anglo

Three years before the bank guarantee, the then-CEO was talking up Anglo’s hiring policy and describing the outlook for Ireland as ‘very positive indeed’.

'We need to get away from Celtic Tiger thinking' – Arts Council

The arts has “untapped potential”, supports almost 21,000 jobs in Ireland and has the potential to create more, the Arts Council has said.

Belt-tightening at Leinster House as Oireachtas 'tuck shop' closes

The Celtic Tiger-era store – deemed no longer ‘viable’ – is to close down tomorrow.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Column: If politicians re-lived the Celtic Tiger would anything be done differently?

After the boom-years, people are wondering if there is an alternative system that might work better, writes Órla Ryan, who says worker co-operatives might be just what we’re looking for.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 13 June, 2013

More than 20 housing estates in desperate need of major regeneration

Minister Jan O’Sullivan says she wants to maintain the national regeneration programmes put in place over the years and pledges €80 million investment to disadvantaged communities.

Back for good? Irish lenders promoting 90 per cent mortgages

KBC Bank is now actively seeking candidates for 90 per cent loans, but did you know other lenders are making similar offers?

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 6 June, 2013

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.

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 19 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 things from the Celtic Tiger you don't see anymore Rawr This post contains videos

13 things from the Celtic Tiger you don't see anymore

We definitely still don’t know what a tracker mortgage is.

# celtic-tiger - Monday 13 May, 2013

Enda Kenny played a 'significant role' in the Celtic Tiger, says US college

Boston College, where the Taoiseach will speak next week, has noted his time in the Rainbow government of the 90s. Kenny himself has previously said: “The Celtic Tiger years were false years.”

# celtic-tiger - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Graphs: Here's how car-crazy Ireland was in 2000

Figures compiled by the All-Ireland Research Observatory show just how much car sales in Ireland spiked (especially in 2000) – but how they fell sharply in the crash.

# celtic-tiger - Friday 7 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge 'Was It For This' Pic of the Day Celtic Tiger Soup

'Was It For This' Pic of the Day

We all partied.

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Interview: 'There is a great anger in the country' - President Higgins

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, President Michael D Higgins has spoken of his initiative to help Ireland’s youth shape the country’s future and his first year in office. Listen to the full interview here…

# celtic-tiger - Friday 2 November, 2012

Call for Anglo musical to be brought stateside... with Seán Fitzpatrick puppet in tow

American broadcaster Max Keiser has set up an online fund to bring ‘ANGLO: The Musical’ to New York or Boston.

# celtic-tiger - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Mary McAleese: 'I'd love to say I saw the bust coming... but I didn't'

In an interview to be broadcast this evening, the former President also discusses gay marriage and discusses her attitude to church governance.

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Will Rory McIlroy attend The Gathering? And round 2 of Michael Noonan versus the IMF…

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Poll: Has the recession improved Ireland's work ethic? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has the recession improved Ireland's work ethic?

A retailer’s Read Me today says the struggle to find jobs has made people more appreciative to have them. Do you agree?

Column: Recession has had a positive impact on Tiger cubs' work ethic

The boom years are over but the recession has brought about a change in young people’s work ethic, employer James Keogh writes.