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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Economic Recovery

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# Economic Recovery
PUP and EWSS Covid supports discussed at Cabinet Sub Committee - but no change made
Bars, restaurants and nightclubs had only recently seen restrictions start to relax.
# Property Tax
People who have bought new homes since 2013 will now have to pay property tax
Bills will be sent to peoples’ homes early next year.
# Nervous times
Pace of recovery in Irish manufacturing slips as spike in Covid-19 cases 'rattles' business sentiment in August
Recent lockdowns in Kildare and the midlands weighed heavily on the data.
# Economic Recovery
Restaurant street tables to be trialled as part of Limerick council's recovery plans
Other measures planned include drive-in gigs and movies, night-time markets, and street performances.
# looking ahead
These are the jobs with the brightest futures in Ireland right now
But there are also skills that can help you in almost any career.
# divided nation
Dubliners think Ireland is doing great, but people in rural areas don't agree
Urban boom, rural bust.
# Money Talks
Most employers will be hiring next year, but workers expect to get more from those jobs
People are expecting extra cash after years of shrinking pay packets.
# life in the slow lane
Two speed recovery underway with consumers unconvinced by economic 'upturn'
Irish consumers are still overwhelmingly negative about their personal finances, with many unconvinced of the impact of the economic recovery.
# Taoiseach
Kenny to discuss economic recovery with Greek Prime Minister
The short trip comes a day after the Taoiseach’s comments on Ireland not giving special tax deals.
# Central Bank
Central Bank revises downward forecast for economic recovery
Public sector employment is expected to fall this year but should be slightly outweighed by renewed expansion in private sector hiring.
# Michael D
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…
# Markets
72 per cent of Irish CEOs see overseas markets as more significant
A survey also showed that only 21 per cent of CEOs believe that Ireland will return to strong GDP growth in 2013.
Voices
Column: Our diaspora can make Ireland great – but we need to connect
We’re used to asking what the Irish community abroad can do for us. Maybe the real question is what we can do for them, writes Kingsley Aikins.
Voices
Column: House prices need to fall further, or our economy is in danger
Have property prices finally bottomed out? We’d better hope not, writes Michael Taft.
# Enda Kenny
Read: Full text of Enda Kenny's speech on Ireland's future
The EU, the bailout and the banks – here’s what the Taoiseach had to say…
Voices
Column: Ireland’s future lies in Europe, and that means closer co-operation
The euro is essential to our economy and our recovery – and we can’t be left out in the cold, writes Minister for European Affairs Lucinda Creighton.
# Jobs
One-quarter of Irish firms plan on hiring new staff soon
Employers expect to create as many jobs as are laid off for the first time since 2009, according to an IBEC survey.
# Global Irish Forum
Clinton: The world is confident about Ireland's future
The former US president has told the Global Irish Forum that “not one person” doubts we will recover.
# Global Irish
Celebrities and business leaders will mass for second Global Irish Forum
Former US president Bill Clinton, economist David McWilliams and actor Gabriel Byrne are among those attending the event next month.
# Eamon Gilmore
5 minutes with Eamon Gilmore
The Tánaiste opens up about lunch with Enda Kenny, iPads, and why he doesn’t read newspapers any more.
# Jobs
More than one in five companies now planning to hire new staff
There has also been a dramatic drop in the number of small firms warning of compulsory redundancies.
# Eurozone
Greece could spark second global downturn - IMF
The IMF warns that the Greek debt crisis needs to be resolved before it spirals.
# Jobs
Fears for recovery as US unemployment rate rises for the second month in a row
The jobless rate hit 9.1 per cent in May, which is below the highs of 2010 but still raises worries that economic recovery may have hit the buffers.
# Spain
Spain to introduce raft of energy saving measures
The Spanish government has fast-tracked a range of energy saving initiatives to offset sharply rising oil prices.
# Economists
Crack number-crunchers take on The Irish Problem
Conference of top international economists meet in Dublin to give their thoughts on how to solve our financial woes.
# European Economy
ECB urges spending cuts
Slashing spending and public sector pay is the only way to recovery, says Jean Claude Trichet.
# Eurozone
Eurozone recovery slows down in August
# Car Sales
Car Sales