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#Growth

# growth - Sunday 9 December, 2012

The slowest-growing cities of the past 20 years
# Growth
# Growth

The slowest-growing cities of the past 20 years

Dec 9th 2012, 8:30 AM 12,380 Views 12 Comments

Some cities have found it more difficult than others to recover from the 2008 economic meltdown…

# growth - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Column: We believe economic growth can save us… but can it?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We believe economic growth can save us… but can it?

Nov 28th 2012, 7:00 AM 58 Views 35 Comments

Our blind faith in growing the economy may be ignoring some important facts, writes Dermot McNally.

# growth - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Growth forecast for this year raised, but next year's lowered
# Economic Growth
# Economic Growth

Growth forecast for this year raised, but next year's lowered

Nov 15th 2012, 8:45 AM 2,684 Views 14 Comments

Mixed news from the government’s medium-term fiscal statement released yesterday.

# growth - Friday 26 October, 2012

40 new jobs for Kepak in Cork
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

40 new jobs for Kepak in Cork

Oct 26th 2012, 1:00 PM 5,378 Views 9 Comments

In addition to the 60 jobs already filled, Kepak will create 100 new jobs in a 12 month period.

# growth - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Paddy Power to create 600 jobs in Dublin by 2015
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Paddy Power to create 600 jobs in Dublin by 2015

Oct 11th 2012, 8:45 AM 4,600 Views 41 Comments

Hundreds of positions will be created as part of the bookmaker’s international online expansion.

# growth - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

IMF: Irish economy to grow but unemployment will remain high in 2013
# IMF
# IMF

IMF: Irish economy to grow but unemployment will remain high in 2013

Oct 9th 2012, 7:54 AM 6,491 Views 50 Comments

The International Monetary Fund has warned of a global economic slowdown in its latest World Economic Outlook which notes our own “bumpy recovery”.

# growth - Monday 24 September, 2012

IMF says Argentina faces 'red card' over bad data
# Censure
# Censure

IMF says Argentina faces 'red card' over bad data

Sep 24th 2012, 7:37 PM 7,724 Views 50 Comments

Christine Lagarde said Argentina has until December to produce data on growth and inflation – or else face censure.

# growth - Monday 10 September, 2012

Penneys parent Primark says annual sales are up
# Thanks Penneys
# Thanks Penneys

Penneys parent Primark says annual sales are up

Sep 10th 2012, 9:29 AM 5,058 Views 19 Comments

Bucking the retail trend…

# growth - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Mary Lou McDonald: "Austerity will not cure the deficit"
# MacGill
# MacGill

Mary Lou McDonald: "Austerity will not cure the deficit"

Jul 26th 2012, 8:47 AM 3,087 Views 101 Comments

Speaking at the MacGill Summer School, McDonald said that the Government’s action plan on jobs ticks all the boxes – bar creating jobs.

# growth - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Report - incomes set to drop another 1 per cent in 2013
# Frugal Consumers
# Frugal Consumers

Report - incomes set to drop another 1 per cent in 2013

Jul 18th 2012, 3:02 PM 2,500 Views 9 Comments

The Economic Intelligence Unit today published a report showing that for Irish organisations to grow, they need to cater to customers both at home and abroad.

IBEC to launch 'major growth plan'
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

IBEC to launch 'major growth plan'

Jul 18th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,060 Views 6 Comments

The group, which represents Irish business, is to provide an innovative non-Exchequer funded package of measures for the whole economy later today.

# growth - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Economic slowdown will continue warns Chinese premier
# Slowdown
# Slowdown

Economic slowdown will continue warns Chinese premier

Jul 15th 2012, 1:27 PM 2,437 Views 9 Comments

The comments from Wen Jiabao follow news on Friday that China’s economy grew by 7.6 per cent, the lowest since the first quarter of 2009.

# growth - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Ireland's trade to grow 125 per cent by 2026: report
# Trade
# Trade

Ireland's trade to grow 125 per cent by 2026: report

Jun 26th 2012, 11:39 AM 3,023 Views 11 Comments

HSBC is forecasting strong growth for Ireland’s trade, particularly in key sectors like pharma and agri-food.

# growth - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Merkel now accepts need for growth measures, claim opposition
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Merkel now accepts need for growth measures, claim opposition

May 24th 2012, 6:49 PM 3,042 Views 71 Comments

German politicians say the premier has changed her steadfast position on introducing stimulus measures alongside the Fiscal Treaty.

# growth - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Vote No: The Treaty will bring the EU together – in economic stagnation
# Opinion
# Opinion

Vote No: The Treaty will bring the EU together – in economic stagnation

May 23rd 2012, 1:00 PM 26 Views 46 Comments

Confidence and stability will be the last things to emerge from this dangerous experiment, writes Michael Taft.

# growth - Monday 21 May, 2012

Only 15 per cent of firms are in growth mode - survey
# Firms
# Firms

Only 15 per cent of firms are in growth mode - survey

May 21st 2012, 10:07 AM 734 Views 1 Comment

An all-island survey found that 46 per cent half of Irish businesses are currently experiencing contraction, fighting for survival, or are in the process of winding up.

# growth - Friday 18 May, 2012

Obama to meet Hollande before G8 summit
# G8 Summit
# G8 Summit

Obama to meet Hollande before G8 summit

May 18th 2012, 8:16 AM 739 Views 3 Comments

The new French president is set to visit the White House today.

# growth - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Half of proceeds from sale of State assets can be used for jobs - Howlin
# State Assets
# State Assets

Half of proceeds from sale of State assets can be used for jobs - Howlin

May 17th 2012, 8:52 AM 1,478 Views 42 Comments

The Public Expenditure and Reform Minister said that negotiations with the Troika had yielded such an agreement with the other half of the money being leveraged for further stimulus measures.

# growth - Monday 14 May, 2012

Enda Kenny welcomes 'growth summit' of EU leaders ahead of referendum
# Euref
# Euref

Enda Kenny welcomes 'growth summit' of EU leaders ahead of referendum

May 14th 2012, 9:01 PM 2,354 Views 38 Comments

The Taoiseach said he shared the stance of other leaders calling for growth policies alongside the Fiscal Treaty.

Independent TDs and MEP to call for referendum to be delayed
# Referendum
# Referendum

Independent TDs and MEP to call for referendum to be delayed

May 14th 2012, 7:48 AM 2,032 Views 80 Comments

Shane Ross, Catherine Murphy and Finian McGrath are among those who want the Fiscal Compact referendum delayed in light of the political uncertainty in the eurozone.

# growth - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Martin calls for Taoiseach to meet with president-elect Hollande
# Let's Meet
# Let's Meet

Martin calls for Taoiseach to meet with president-elect Hollande

May 12th 2012, 11:44 AM 1,709 Views 30 Comments

Martin says that a meeting with Francois Hollande would help to formalise a growth agenda for the eurozone.

# growth - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Economy to grow by 1 per cent in 2012, says IBEC
# Economy
# Economy

Economy to grow by 1 per cent in 2012, says IBEC

May 8th 2012, 6:45 AM 1,864 Views 22 Comments

Despite the government cutting its forecast for Ireland’s growth this year, IBEC says the economy will pick up.

# growth - Friday 27 April, 2012

Rabbitte insists Francois Hollande will not seek to 'unpick' Fiscal Treaty
# Referendum
# Referendum

Rabbitte insists Francois Hollande will not seek to 'unpick' Fiscal Treaty

Apr 27th 2012, 3:55 PM 2,180 Views 31 Comments

The Communications Minister has played down comments made by the French presidential front-runner yesterday about renegotiating the treaty.

# growth - Monday 26 March, 2012

Kenny welcomes €5 million Chinese investment by Morgan McKinley
# China
# China

Kenny welcomes €5 million Chinese investment by Morgan McKinley

Mar 26th 2012, 2:34 PM 3,535 Views 21 Comments

The Taoiseach has welcomed a €5million investment in China by the Irish-owned company, which has its corporate and administrative headquarters in Cork.

# growth - Friday 16 March, 2012

Bruton announces €60m round of venture capital funding
# Venture Capital
# Venture Capital

Bruton announces €60m round of venture capital funding

Mar 16th 2012, 8:46 AM 1,404 Views 15 Comments

The minister says the aim is to bring new investment and experience to Ireland to generate employment.

# growth - Friday 2 March, 2012

# growth - Thursday 23 February, 2012

UPC reports record growth in service subscriptions
# UPC
# UPC

UPC reports record growth in service subscriptions

Feb 23rd 2012, 9:57 AM 2,706 Views 43 Comments

The company saw a 68 per cent growth in home phone customers in 2011 – and now has 255,400 broadband customers.

# growth - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Slowing exports sees Central Bank slash growth forecast for 2012
# Growth
# Growth

Slowing exports sees Central Bank slash growth forecast for 2012

Feb 2nd 2012, 12:01 PM 1,855 Views 20 Comments

Uh-oh.

# growth - Monday 30 January, 2012

France cuts 2012 growth forecast to 0.5 per cent
# France
# France

France cuts 2012 growth forecast to 0.5 per cent

Jan 30th 2012, 5:46 PM 1,173 Views 4 Comments

The second largest economy in the eurozone has halved its growth projections for 2012 – but insists that it will return to growth next year.

EU leaders in Brussels for summit on fiscal treaty
# European Council
# European Council

EU leaders in Brussels for summit on fiscal treaty

Jan 30th 2012, 7:45 AM 755 Views 7 Comments

Enda Kenny joins his European counterparts today to discuss the new intergovernmental treaty and job creation in Europe.

IBEC downgrades growth forecast amid ‘challenging’ conditions
# Growth
# Growth

IBEC downgrades growth forecast amid ‘challenging’ conditions

Jan 30th 2012, 7:10 AM 683 Views 1 Comment

The business group believes the economy will not live up to Department of Finance predictions this year.

# growth - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Troika now losing faith in Ireland's bailout - Ross
# Bailout
# Bailout

Troika now losing faith in Ireland's bailout - Ross

Jan 22nd 2012, 1:01 PM 8,405 Views 69 Comments

The independent TD said he was told by troika representatives that the programme had been “optimistic” and that Ireland might not meet its targets.

# growth - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Chinese economic growth slows in final quarter of 2011
# China
# China

Chinese economic growth slows in final quarter of 2011

Jan 17th 2012, 8:14 AM 767 Views 6 Comments

Only 8.9 per cent growth in the fourth quarter of last year – a two year low.

# growth - Monday 19 December, 2011

Small and medium businesses optimistic about economic growth in 2012
# Positive Outlook
# Positive Outlook

Small and medium businesses optimistic about economic growth in 2012

Dec 19th 2011, 12:15 PM 1,321 Views 1 Comment

Around a third of small and medium businesses say they expect to be more successful next year than they were this year.

# growth - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Eurozone woes to impact on Irish export growth in 2012, warns NIB
# Exports
# Exports

Eurozone woes to impact on Irish export growth in 2012, warns NIB

Dec 13th 2011, 3:27 PM 1,335 Views 4 Comments

The bank is revising its forecast for Ireland’s export growth down by 1 per cent in light of weaker European trading conditions.

Ireland's economic growth forecast to hit just 1 per cent next year
# Growth
# Growth

Ireland's economic growth forecast to hit just 1 per cent next year

Dec 13th 2011, 9:56 AM 1,993 Views 19 Comments

Moody’s says that the fragility of the state’s economic recovery coupled with recent eurozone pressures mean growth won’t hit the govt target for 2012.

# growth - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

One in five small firms hiring staff in next three months
# Jobs
# Jobs

One in five small firms hiring staff in next three months

Nov 1st 2011, 8:00 AM 290 Views 2 Comments

However, an industry association said the environment is still very challenging for small businesses.

# growth - Sunday 30 October, 2011

# growth - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Oct 4th 2011, 8:09 PM 1,213 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: All the latest from #Aras11 ahead of tonight’s debate; why the Universal Social Charge has been good for the government; and has Robbie Williams left Take That?

# growth - Thursday 22 September, 2011