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#Growth

# growth - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Do you know what Irish people love? Taking the bus...
# Getting Out Of The House
# Getting Out Of The House

Do you know what Irish people love? Taking the bus...

Jun 4th 2015, 6:24 PM 14,304 Views 35 Comments

… and the train (and coach trips).

# growth - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Viagra could be a really good thing for some pregnant women
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Viagra could be a really good thing for some pregnant women

May 20th 2015, 6:01 AM 20,238 Views 20 Comments

The drug is good for more than one thing, you know.

# growth - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Things are looking seriously rosy for the EU right now
# Only Way Is Up
# Only Way Is Up

Things are looking seriously rosy for the EU right now

May 13th 2015, 12:39 PM 12,066 Views 53 Comments

Or for its economy at any rate. The union has outstripped growth in both the US and the UK for the start of 2015

# growth - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Could two London-based clubs join the Pro12 in the near future?
# Growth
From The42
# Growth

Could two London-based clubs join the Pro12 in the near future?

May 7th 2015, 12:08 PM 10,369 Views 11 Comments

The league’s organisers say no discussion have taken place yet.

# growth - Monday 13 April, 2015

Ireland's economy is racing ahead (but you might not get a pay rise just yet)
# Recovery
# Recovery

Ireland's economy is racing ahead (but you might not get a pay rise just yet)

Apr 13th 2015, 9:58 AM 19,030 Views 122 Comments

And some sectors will see a pay boost sooner than others.

# growth - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Apartments are €115 more expensive in Dublin than this time last year
# Market Demands
# Market Demands

Apartments are €115 more expensive in Dublin than this time last year

Mar 26th 2015, 6:04 AM 11,933 Views 49 Comments

This comes from figures released by the Private Residential Tenancies Board.

# growth - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From tower blocks to BER ratings... the housing landscape has changed a lot in sixty years
# From The Ground Up
# From The Ground Up

From tower blocks to BER ratings... the housing landscape has changed a lot in sixty years

Mar 12th 2015, 2:13 PM 2,523 Views 2 Comments

Here we take a look back on what building trends have shaped the modern era.

# growth - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Dublin IS NOT the most expensive place for a hotel stay in Ireland
# How's That Now?
# How's That Now?

Dublin IS NOT the most expensive place for a hotel stay in Ireland

Mar 3rd 2015, 10:17 AM 14,642 Views 24 Comments

Surprisingly, Killarney in Co Kerry is.

# growth - Monday 2 February, 2015

2015 off to a strong start for new companies, and it could 'beat all predictions'
# SMEs
# SMEs

2015 off to a strong start for new companies, and it could 'beat all predictions'

Feb 2nd 2015, 4:36 PM 6,135 Views 6 Comments

There’s already a 22.5% increase in the number of new companies this year.

# growth - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Could Belfast be the answer to your property woes?
# North Of The Border
# North Of The Border

Could Belfast be the answer to your property woes?

Jan 15th 2015, 11:46 AM 4,333 Views 1 Comment

The property market in Northern Ireland’s first city is set for growth in 2015.

# growth - Monday 12 January, 2015

Sales of electric cars in Ireland were up 400% last year*
# On The Grid
# On The Grid

Sales of electric cars in Ireland were up 400% last year*

Jan 12th 2015, 2:45 PM 11,564 Views 43 Comments

*That put 222 of the new vehicles onto our roads.

# growth - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Small business employees can forget about a wage hike this year
# ISME
# ISME

Small business employees can forget about a wage hike this year

Jan 4th 2015, 7:45 AM 7,369 Views 10 Comments

This follows an IBEC survey earlier in the week suggesting a 2% wage hike across

# growth - Thursday 1 January, 2015

The stunning growth of Shanghai in one GIF
# Mega-City
# Mega-City

The stunning growth of Shanghai in one GIF

Jan 1st 2015, 10:00 AM 20,296 Views 16 Comments

Wow.

# growth - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Property prices in Dublin actually FELL last month
# Boom Boom Boom
# Boom Boom Boom

Property prices in Dublin actually FELL last month

Dec 23rd 2014, 11:38 AM 12,519 Views 22 Comments

But they are still way higher than at this time last year.

# growth - Monday 22 December, 2014

Poll: Do you believe the economy will improve next year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you believe the economy will improve next year?

Dec 22nd 2014, 9:08 AM 13,044 Views 70 Comments

Great things have been predicted.

# growth - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Mortgage rules, skyrockets and Christmas trees: It's your vital property round-up
# The Viewing
# The Viewing

Mortgage rules, skyrockets and Christmas trees: It's your vital property round-up

Dec 11th 2014, 11:50 AM 2,554 Views 1 Comment

Everything you need to know about the market this week in one quick guided tour.

# growth - Monday 1 December, 2014

Tourism Ireland wants to surpass visitor records in 2015 ... here's how
# Jump Into Ireland
# Jump Into Ireland

Tourism Ireland wants to surpass visitor records in 2015 ... here's how

Dec 1st 2014, 12:21 PM 10,145 Views 15 Comments

The group wants 7.74 million visitors to come to our shores next year.

# growth - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

A tiny firm that saw the 1929 crash coming sees trouble for 2015
# Ominous
# Ominous

A tiny firm that saw the 1929 crash coming sees trouble for 2015

Nov 11th 2014, 8:45 AM 21,005 Views 21 Comments

Jerome Levy — grandfather of the firm’s current chairman David Levy — saw trouble coming, and sold his stocks before the 1929 crash.

# growth - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Ireland will have the largest economic growth in the EU in 2014 (and 2015 and 2016)
# Getting Boomer
# Getting Boomer

Ireland will have the largest economic growth in the EU in 2014 (and 2015 and 2016)

Nov 4th 2014, 11:27 AM 10,259 Views 91 Comments

Hooray! Right?

# growth - Friday 5 September, 2014

Factory outputs up thanks to pills and drink. Seriously.
# Growth Spurt
# Growth Spurt

Factory outputs up thanks to pills and drink. Seriously.

Sep 5th 2014, 4:43 PM 14,515 Views 10 Comments

Big pharma steps back from the cliff, injects Irish manufacturing with growth spurt.

# growth - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Eurozone stagnates as Ireland steams ahead
# Slow Zone
# Slow Zone

Eurozone stagnates as Ireland steams ahead

Sep 3rd 2014, 4:57 PM 10,473 Views 24 Comments

France and Italy go backwards, but Ireland a “bright spot” on jobs.

# growth - Monday 18 August, 2014

Fitzpatrick feels underage structures are key to ensuring Irish progress
# Growth
From The42
# Growth

Fitzpatrick feels underage structures are key to ensuring Irish progress

Aug 18th 2014, 6:14 PM 2,225 Views 0 Comments

The St. Mary’s back row was a standout performer for Ireland at the World Cup.

IRB promise to do 'everything' possible to continue growth of women's rugby
# On The Up
From The42
# On The Up

IRB promise to do 'everything' possible to continue growth of women's rugby

Aug 18th 2014, 4:50 PM 2,589 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, Canada’s Magali Harvey edged out Niamh Briggs to be named world player of the year.

# growth - Thursday 14 August, 2014

This morning, major European economies hit the slow lane. Here's what it means.
# Sluggish
# Sluggish

This morning, major European economies hit the slow lane. Here's what it means.

Aug 14th 2014, 11:29 AM 12,930 Views 60 Comments

Germany and France both posted negative results, with pressure now on Mario Draghi to act.

Ireland hopeful that World Cup journey has inspired female players
# Growth
From The42
# Growth

Ireland hopeful that World Cup journey has inspired female players

Aug 14th 2014, 8:00 AM 9,814 Views 43 Comments

Their campaign came to a bitter end in Stade Jean Bouin, but Ireland have made a positive impact overall.

# growth - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Sony teases 'virtual couch' as PS4 passes 10 million console sales
# Console Wars
# Console Wars

Sony teases 'virtual couch' as PS4 passes 10 million console sales

Aug 13th 2014, 10:15 AM 7,239 Views 13 Comments

Also, Microsoft announced a number of console bundles for the end of the year including a 1TB Xbox One.

# growth - Friday 8 August, 2014

Cork students' discovery for improving crop growth could help reduce food poverty
# Can't Mistake The Biology
# Can't Mistake The Biology

Cork students' discovery for improving crop growth could help reduce food poverty

Aug 8th 2014, 12:17 PM 6,249 Views 10 Comments

The three students from Kinsale Community College in Cork have reached the finals of the Google Science Fair with their research into using bacteria to help improve yields of food crops.

# growth - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Good news: Unemployment rate predicted to fall to 9.8% in 2015
# Jobs
# Jobs

Good news: Unemployment rate predicted to fall to 9.8% in 2015

Aug 7th 2014, 7:15 AM 8,523 Views 48 Comments

The ESRI predict that unemployment will fall to 9.8% next year.

# growth - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Turns out investors are really happy about Twitter's latest earnings call
# Growth
# Growth

Turns out investors are really happy about Twitter's latest earnings call

Jul 29th 2014, 11:14 PM 5,296 Views 0 Comments

The site saw its stock price rise by over 30% less than an hour after its second quarter earnings were announced.

# growth - Friday 25 July, 2014

British economy grows to above pre-crisis level
# Recovery
# Recovery

British economy grows to above pre-crisis level

Jul 25th 2014, 5:35 PM 7,511 Views 43 Comments

The economy is now 0.2% bigger than before its pre-crisis peak in early 2008.

# growth - Thursday 17 July, 2014

The Irish music app trying to go from one million to 10 million users
# Soundwave
# Soundwave

The Irish music app trying to go from one million to 10 million users

Jul 17th 2014, 8:45 PM 18,044 Views 6 Comments

Shortly after celebrating its first birthday, Soundwave has redesigned its app and placing a greater focus on social discovery through groups and private messaging.

# growth - Monday 14 July, 2014

Construction activity remains "robust" in tenth month of growth
# Residential
# Residential

Construction activity remains "robust" in tenth month of growth

Jul 14th 2014, 10:24 AM 5,724 Views 4 Comments

The rate has slowed slightly in the past couple of months but remains strong according to an index by Ulster Bank.

# growth - Friday 4 July, 2014

The Briefcase: good news on the economy, a boom-time property market and the most hated family in Ireland
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: good news on the economy, a boom-time property market and the most hated family in Ireland

Jul 4th 2014, 12:42 PM 12,294 Views 7 Comments

This was the week in business.

# growth - Thursday 3 July, 2014

The economy grew by 2.7% in the first three months of the year
# Growth
# Growth

The economy grew by 2.7% in the first three months of the year

Jul 3rd 2014, 11:37 AM 6,019 Views 33 Comments

Illegal economic activity worth €1.25 billion also contributed to a revision of the GDP figures for last year.

# growth - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Manufacturing orders rising at fastest pace in three years
# On Track
# On Track

Manufacturing orders rising at fastest pace in three years

Jul 1st 2014, 12:29 PM 3,477 Views 11 Comments

Gains in the sector are being attributed to strong export performances.

# growth - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

USA v Portugal is 'most-viewed soccer match in the United States ever'
# Growth
From The42
# Growth

USA v Portugal is 'most-viewed soccer match in the United States ever'

Jun 24th 2014, 12:46 PM 3,366 Views 1 Comment

Cable sports network ESPN confirmed that nearly 18 million Americans watched the game.

# growth - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

32,000 people set up a new business in Ireland last year
# Growth
# Growth

32,000 people set up a new business in Ireland last year

Jun 17th 2014, 9:01 AM 4,401 Views 12 Comments

Ireland is now ranked second across the European Union in terms of early stage entrepreneurial activity.

# growth - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Twitter's COO resigns from role amid slow growth problems
# Bye Bye Birdy
# Bye Bye Birdy

Twitter's COO resigns from role amid slow growth problems

Jun 12th 2014, 5:50 PM 6,421 Views 9 Comments

The change means Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo wants to see direct involvement from both the company’s engineering and product teams to help improve user growth.

# growth - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Irish construction output is on the way up, but house building is still down
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Irish construction output is on the way up, but house building is still down

Jun 11th 2014, 5:31 PM 6,398 Views 59 Comments

The sector is 7.7% bigger than this time last year, with most gains in commercial property.

# growth - Monday 9 June, 2014

Construction activity eases slightly, but suppliers are now hiking their prices
# Recovery
# Recovery

Construction activity eases slightly, but suppliers are now hiking their prices

Jun 9th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,575 Views 16 Comments

The recovery continued to be centred on housing and commercial activity.