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# celtic-tiger - Monday 6 August, 2012

Boomtime: 9 Celtic Tiger ads you won't see these days...
# Celtic Tiger RIP
# Celtic Tiger RIP

Boomtime: 9 Celtic Tiger ads you won't see these days...

Aug 6th 2012, 7:00 PM 41,266 Views 44 Comments

100 per cent mortgages, chandeliers for the utility room: the bubble-era ads that enticed us to buy, buy, buy (on the never-never).

'A consensus politician': Bertie Ahern profile still on Fianna Fáil website
# Bertie
# Bertie

'A consensus politician': Bertie Ahern profile still on Fianna Fáil website

Aug 6th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,947 Views 51 Comments

The former taoiseach may have left the party in the wake of damning findings by the Mahon Tribunal but a glowing profile on the Fianna Fáil website remains.

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 28 July, 2012

PHOTOS: Ireland’s unemployed construction workers
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

PHOTOS: Ireland’s unemployed construction workers

Jul 28th 2012, 9:15 AM 14,910 Views 80 Comments

Photographer Stephen Doyle set out to capture the young men who worked during the boom, and are now struggling.

9 videos that sum-up Ireland's banking and economic collapse
# Memories
# Memories

9 videos that sum-up Ireland's banking and economic collapse

Jul 28th 2012, 8:15 AM 9,287 Views 25 Comments

“We are where we are” and “we all partied”. We look back at those turbulent two years that led us towards Ireland’s current economic state.

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Column: I know what Ireland needs – a National Muppets Day
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I know what Ireland needs – a National Muppets Day

Jun 16th 2012, 7:00 PM 23 Views 25 Comments

We don’t commemorate much, writes Fergus O’Connell. But we should remember the bank guarantee – and the people who brought us to that point.

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 27 May, 2012

A public service buyer mini-boom? A guide to the Irish art world...
# Art Attacked
# Art Attacked

A public service buyer mini-boom? A guide to the Irish art world...

May 27th 2012, 8:45 AM 4,946 Views 7 Comments

TheJournal.ie takes a deeper look at the international art market and discovers a mini-boom among retired public servants in Ireland and billionaire battles between the Russians and Chinese.

# celtic-tiger - Friday 20 April, 2012

City Council delays Priory Hall appeal to allow ‘resolution process’
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

City Council delays Priory Hall appeal to allow ‘resolution process’

Apr 20th 2012, 6:11 PM 2,119 Views 24 Comments

Dublin City Council tells the Supreme Court it will not continue its appeal over the costs for rehousing the Priory Hall residents.

# celtic-tiger - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Kenny holds ad hoc meeting with Priory Hall residents - but promises little
# Celtic Tiger
# Celtic Tiger

Kenny holds ad hoc meeting with Priory Hall residents - but promises little

Apr 18th 2012, 3:41 PM 4,366 Views 50 Comments

Residents of the Priory Hall complex doorstepped the Taoiseach as he visited a nearby industrial estate for a jobs announcement.

# celtic-tiger - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

An Taisce expects more problems in buildings 'thrown up' during Celtic Tiger
# Bad Planning
# Bad Planning

An Taisce expects more problems in buildings 'thrown up' during Celtic Tiger

Apr 17th 2012, 7:00 AM 3,775 Views 14 Comments

The trust has called for some serious changes to Ireland’s planning enforcement laws and court procedures.

# celtic-tiger - Monday 16 April, 2012

Bad planning contributing to Irish obesity levels - An Taisce
# Bad Planning
# Bad Planning

Bad planning contributing to Irish obesity levels - An Taisce

Apr 16th 2012, 9:58 PM 8,032 Views 51 Comments

An Taisce’s comprehensive report suggests urban sprawl means more time in cars or transport – and less time physically active.

Ennis: "Some of the most senseless zoning excesses of Celtic Tiger"
# Bad Planning
# Bad Planning

Ennis: "Some of the most senseless zoning excesses of Celtic Tiger"

Apr 16th 2012, 3:00 PM 9,161 Views 13 Comments

Co Clare farmer sold 48 acres for €18.8m – but it was located on a flood plain. But Ennis wasn’t the only place where there were attempts to build on floodplains…

# celtic-tiger - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Column: Did you hear the one about the developer, the banker and the politician?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Did you hear the one about the developer, the banker and the politician?

Apr 3rd 2012, 7:30 AM 126 Views 48 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson on bidding wars at boom-time black-tie balls… and how someone saw fit to flick the over-ride switch so the excess could continue.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Ghost estates brought to book in post-Tiger exhibition
# Prettyvacant
# Prettyvacant

Ghost estates brought to book in post-Tiger exhibition

Mar 15th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,521 Views 5 Comments

Art initiative PrettyvacanT Dublin is repurposing empty spaces for cultural purposes – its latest show responds to “post-Crash Ireland”.

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Column: Fianna Fáil renewed? No, the optics tell a different story
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Fianna Fáil renewed? No, the optics tell a different story

Mar 4th 2012, 8:00 PM 64 Views 140 Comments

The party of Cowen and Coughlan may have apologised – but they don’t seem to have got the point, writes Philip O’Connor.

So what exactly were Fianna Fáil apologising for?
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

So what exactly were Fianna Fáil apologising for?

Mar 4th 2012, 1:45 PM 3,999 Views 39 Comments

Party leader Micheál Martin has given details – and said he didn’t meet Bertie Ahern at yesterday’s ard fheis.

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Eamon Ryan: Greens predicted property crash but didn't do enough to warn people
# One Year On
# One Year On

Eamon Ryan: Greens predicted property crash but didn't do enough to warn people

Feb 25th 2012, 7:45 AM 3,512 Views 45 Comments

In the final part of the series of interviews with politicians, Eamon Ryan explains how he hopes people will be willing to vote for the Green Party again by the next election

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?
# Clare To There
# Clare To There

Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?

Feb 23rd 2012, 11:32 AM 6,957 Views 16 Comments

Newswhip’s Paul Quigley discovers how Shannon, Co Clare helped invent modern China.

# celtic-tiger - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

MEP: McCreevy's boom-time diary raises issues about lobbyists
# Lobbying
# Lobbying

MEP: McCreevy's boom-time diary raises issues about lobbyists

Feb 8th 2012, 3:27 PM 4,059 Views 23 Comments

New documents show that McCreevy met with many major developers and bankers – including Sean Quinn and Bernard McNamara – during the Irish property bubble.

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from TheJournal.ie
# Read Me
# Read Me

Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from TheJournal.ie

Jan 1st 2012, 1:00 PM 110 Views 4 Comments

Thought-provoking, moving, controversial: Our pick of the top ten Read Mes from 2011.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Poll: Will you be going to Poland and Ukraine this summer?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Poll: Will you be going to Poland and Ukraine this summer?

Nov 17th 2011, 9:15 AM 2,480 Views 25 Comments

Ireland have secured their passage to the upcoming Euro 2012 finals. Will you be there too?

# celtic-tiger - Friday 21 October, 2011

In photos: Street artist's exhibition examines Celtic Tiger hangover
# The Hangover
From The Daily Edge
# The Hangover

In photos: Street artist's exhibition examines Celtic Tiger hangover

Oct 21st 2011, 9:47 AM 1,271 Views 1 Comment

ADW’s exhibition features stencil work and 3D pieces including Monopoly-like cement blocks and a discarded cement mixer painted in Celtic Tiger stripes.

# celtic-tiger - Monday 21 February, 2011

Ire of the Tiger: Seanie Fitz car goes under the crusher on Friday
# Crushed
From The Daily Edge
# Crushed

Ire of the Tiger: Seanie Fitz car goes under the crusher on Friday

Feb 21st 2011, 12:45 PM 1,180 Views 0 Comments

Auction winner will push the button on the former Anglo chairman’s BMW as the rest of the country goes to the polls.