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# inflation - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Prices of clothing, footwear and communications fall for two consecutive months

Consumer prices were 0.5% lower in May than in the same month last year.

# inflation - Thursday 2 January, 2020

The cost of buying a home in Ireland has flatlined - the average price for a house is now €267,000

The asking price for new sales nationally is around €267,000, while the price in Dublin is €374,000.

# inflation - Monday 2 July, 2018

The asking price for a typical three bed semi-detached in Dublin is now at €310,000

The report looks at house prices over the year up until the end of Q2 of this of this year.

# inflation - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Venezuela's unpopular leader is the favourite as voters go to the polls

Dramatic inflation and scarce food supplies have forced many Venezuelans to emigrate to countries including Ireland.

# inflation - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Why will the new iPhone cost more in Ireland than in the US?

There was quite a reaction to the new iPhone’s price tag of $999.

# inflation - Monday 3 July, 2017

House prices in Dublin rise by €32,000 in six months

The Help-to-Buy scheme appears to have contributed to house price inflation, according to a new report.

# inflation - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

'Time for Dublin to grow up' - Irish rents are now rising at their fastest rate EVER’s Ronan Lyons says height limits on Dublin buildings need to be loosened to prevent higher rents.

# inflation - Friday 23 December, 2016

People are selling 'rice' in Nigeria that is actually just coloured plastic

The country’s inflation is running at 18.5%, driven by higher food prices partly caused by a ban on rice imports.

# inflation - Sunday 24 July, 2016

# inflation - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

The global economy could be heading for another collapse

Some of the key indicators do not look good.

# inflation - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Inflation is so bad in Argentina people have stopped worrying about it

Price have risen by 20% yearly for the past 8 years.

# inflation - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Asking prices for Dublin houses have fallen for the first time in almost 3 years

Asking prices for Dublin houses have fallen for the first time in almost 3 years

House price inflation is expected to slow to 5% by December.

# inflation - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Here's why poorer families were hardest hit by post-Celtic Tiger inflation

Inflation for low income households was above the average rate during the recession.

# inflation - Sunday 20 September, 2015

The 18 most 'miserable' countries in the world

There are a few surprises in here.

# inflation - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

From The42 Manchester United overpaid for Anthony Martial by a whopping €28 million Price Tag

Manchester United overpaid for Anthony Martial by a whopping €28 million

According to the CIES Football Observatory that is.

# inflation - Monday 27 July, 2015

Dublin house prices have stopped rising because people just can't afford them

The latest property price figures are in for June.

# inflation - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Water charges push up inflation rate, overall though it's good news

In the main, prices are down by 0.6% compared to last year.

# inflation - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Eircom slammed for 'excessive' and 'opportunistic' price rises

Fees will be nearly €100 a year higher for some residential customers.

# inflation - Thursday 13 November, 2014

We're paying more for alcohol, tobacco and dining out than this time last year

Higher health and motor insurance premiums are driving up inflation.

# inflation - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Thinking big to go small: How tiny houses can be a good first move

The ‘Tiny House Movement’ offers something to people frozen out of the property market by high deposits and rising prices.

# inflation - Thursday 14 August, 2014

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

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

# inflation - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Foreign multinationals are thriving while Irish businesses go to the wall - ISME

The small business association has lashed out against Government “complacency”.

Austerity is driving up (some) consumer prices

New figures from the CSO show rents, education costs and utility bills climbing despite slow overall price growth.

# inflation - Friday 11 July, 2014

Inflation up slightly in June

Biggest increases recorded in cost of education, restaurants and insurance.

# inflation - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Bereaved families spend days searching for coffins due to Venezuela shortages

Others have had to cancel funerals.

# inflation - Friday 13 June, 2014

'Now is not the time for wage rises' - ISME

The small business trade body said that an increase in wages could force many businesses under.

# inflation - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

ECB action could be 'too little, too late' as eurozone inflation slows to 0.5 per cent

Disappointing inflation figures mean we’re likely to see some action this month, but will it make a difference?

# inflation - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Ireland got 'stuffed' on banking debt - Martin Wolf

The Financial Times columnist says that the eurozone is being run for “the benefit of creditors”.

# inflation - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Euro growth slowdown sets alarm bells ringing

Growth in the EU and the eurozone is underwhelming, the latest figures show.

# inflation - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Mario has a bonus for tracker mortgage holders next month

Frankfurt looks set to deliver a long-awaited interest rate cut next month.

# inflation - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Damien Kiberd: United States of Europe? Then show us the benefits

With the EU forcing us into a ‘devaluation for slow learners’, isn’t it time we look closer at what exactly the euro has done for us?

# inflation - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief

Moody’s ratings agency “delayed on the way down and on the way up” on Irish debt.

# inflation - Thursday 10 April, 2014

# inflation - Friday 4 April, 2014

Central Bank: The economy is on the up, but inflation remains stubbornly low

Quarterly bulletin finds that drop in unemployment is ‘clearest indicator’ of improving economic fortunes.

# inflation - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Damien Kiberd: If prices are deflating, why are we feeling poorer?

Statisticians tell us inflation is a memory but what lies beneath – massive premiums on childcare, health insurance, water tax and more – is a better measure of the pain consumers feel.

# inflation - Thursday 6 March, 2014

No interest rate break for tracker holders

ECB president Mario Draghi holds interest rates firm.

# inflation - Saturday 25 January, 2014

14 music videos that stars spent millions of dollars on

Remember Busta Rhymes? Yeah, he’s in here.

# inflation - Saturday 12 October, 2013

How 9 countries saw inflation evolve into hyperinflation

These crises mostly occurred after World War II, and in Latin American during the 1980s. Here’s why.

# inflation - Thursday 10 October, 2013

CPI: Price of alcohol, tobacco and education up, cost of clothes down

Consumer prices were 0.2 per cent in year to September.

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