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#Inflation

# inflation - Sunday 6 February, 2022

Traditional remedies might not work. So how will we cure the surging cost of living?
# Inflation
# Inflation

Traditional remedies might not work. So how will we cure the surging cost of living?

Feb 6th 2022, 12:05 AM 29,559 Views 35 Comments
  • Almost everything is more expensive than it was a year ago, from energy to fuel to bathroom fittings and Big Macs.
  • Usually, governments might cut public spending and central bankers could hike interest rates in response.
  • But economists say the logic of traditional remedies is 'debatable' in the unprecedented context of the pandemic.

# inflation - Friday 4 February, 2022

Explainer: Why is everything more expensive?
# Vimes Boots
# Vimes Boots

Explainer: Why is everything more expensive?

Feb 4th 2022, 7:30 AM 39,672 Views 39 Comments

# inflation - Thursday 3 February, 2022

'Suite of measures' to address the rising cost of living expected 'in the next couple of weeks'
# Inflation
# Inflation

'Suite of measures' to address the rising cost of living expected 'in the next couple of weeks'

Updated Feb 3rd 2022, 5:00 PM 40,485 Views 97 Comments

The Cabinet sub committee on economic recovery will meet next week to discuss the rising cost of living in Ireland.

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your bills?
# Inflation
# Inflation

Poll: Do you struggle to pay your bills?

Feb 3rd 2022, 9:50 AM 34,202 Views 36 Comments

The price of fuel and other living costs are rising.

# inflation - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

No let up in cost of living surge in January as Eurozone inflation hits a record high
# Price Pressures
# Price Pressures

No let up in cost of living surge in January as Eurozone inflation hits a record high

Feb 2nd 2022, 12:20 PM 9,330 Views 15 Comments

Amid heightened anxiety over inflation, the European Central Bank’s Governing Council will meet tomorrow.

# inflation - Sunday 30 January, 2022

CSO examining how to show 'disproportionate' impact of soaring inflation on poorer families
# Consumer Price Index
# Consumer Price Index

CSO examining how to show 'disproportionate' impact of soaring inflation on poorer families

Jan 30th 2022, 7:00 AM 15,215 Views 18 Comments

Campaigners have warned that soaring inflation is hitting lower-income households differently.

# inflation - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Central Bank forecasts strong growth and drop in unemployment as economy shrugs off Omicron
# Economic Outlook
# Economic Outlook

Central Bank forecasts strong growth and drop in unemployment as economy shrugs off Omicron

Jan 26th 2022, 6:00 AM 7,786 Views 7 Comments

Economic activity is back to pre-pandemic levels but inflation looms large.

# inflation - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Tanaiste urges employers to give staff a pay hike to help with rise in the cost of living
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Tanaiste urges employers to give staff a pay hike to help with rise in the cost of living

Jan 25th 2022, 3:55 PM 26,327 Views 40 Comments

‘I honestly don’t think you’re living in the real world,’ Labour leader Alan Kelly told the Taoiseach today.

# inflation - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

December saw the largest annual increase in Irish consumer prices since 2001
# Inflation
# Inflation

December saw the largest annual increase in Irish consumer prices since 2001

Jan 19th 2022, 11:41 AM 16,509 Views 54 Comments

Rising petrol, diesel and household electricity prices all made large contributions to annual inflation.

# inflation - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

As 'unprecedented' inflation bites, the gap between Irish used and new car prices is tightening
# Supply And Demand
# Supply And Demand

As 'unprecedented' inflation bites, the gap between Irish used and new car prices is tightening

Jan 12th 2022, 6:00 AM 49,553 Views 79 Comments

In some cases, a second-hand car is being listed with a higher asking price than a new version of the same model.

# inflation - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

House prices across Ireland are almost 10% higher than they were a year ago
# House Prices
# House Prices

House prices across Ireland are almost 10% higher than they were a year ago

Jan 4th 2022, 6:30 AM 20,753 Views 25 Comments

Analysis by Davy and Myhome.ie shows that house prices are now seven times average incomes.

# inflation - Thursday 9 December, 2021

Irish consumer prices rise 5.3% during biggest annual increase in 20 years
# Inflation
# Inflation

Irish consumer prices rise 5.3% during biggest annual increase in 20 years

Updated Dec 9th 2021, 1:49 PM 19,669 Views 49 Comments

Soaring petrol, diesel and energy prices continue to drive inflation, the CSO said.

# inflation - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Cost of living concerns mount as October sees largest annual jump in consumer prices since 2007
# Inflation
# Inflation

Cost of living concerns mount as October sees largest annual jump in consumer prices since 2007

Nov 11th 2021, 2:49 PM 21,819 Views 47 Comments

Electricity and fuel costs are the main drivers of inflation currently, the Central Statistics Office said.

# inflation - Thursday 28 October, 2021

'Supply chain bottlenecks and rising energy prices' are main threat to recovery, warns Lagarde
# Price Inflation
# Price Inflation

'Supply chain bottlenecks and rising energy prices' are main threat to recovery, warns Lagarde

Oct 28th 2021, 2:15 PM 10,536 Views 13 Comments

Despite rising prices, the European Central Bank also decided to keep its pandemic stimulus efforts unchanged.

# inflation - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Irish economic activity to regain pre-Covid health by end of 2021, says Central Bank
# Growth Spurts
# Growth Spurts

Irish economic activity to regain pre-Covid health by end of 2021, says Central Bank

Oct 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,045 Views 17 Comments

Forecasters expect price inflation pressures to moderate in 2022 and 2023.

# inflation - Thursday 9 September, 2021

August saw the largest annual jump in consumer prices in nearly a decade
# Quite A Jump
# Quite A Jump

August saw the largest annual jump in consumer prices in nearly a decade

Sep 9th 2021, 11:52 AM 15,353 Views 21 Comments

It follows a sharp drop-off in prices last year due to public health restrictions.

# inflation - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Prospects improve for Irish economy as ESRI expects 'substantial growth'
# Economy
# Economy

Prospects improve for Irish economy as ESRI expects 'substantial growth'

Jun 24th 2021, 6:00 AM 8,989 Views 7 Comments

The think-tank has outlined its forecasts for the Irish economy in a new report.

# inflation - Thursday 11 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 11th 2020, 2:08 PM 10,111 Views 8 Comments

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
# House Prices
# House Prices

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

Jan 2nd 2020, 8:00 AM 41,585 Views 36 Comments

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
# Slowing Down
# Slowing Down

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

Jul 2nd 2018, 7:50 AM 29,900 Views 45 Comments

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
# The Maduro Diet
# The Maduro Diet

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

May 20th 2018, 2:52 PM 7,542 Views 33 Comments

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?
# Keep The Change
# Keep The Change

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

Sep 13th 2017, 9:12 AM 37,273 Views 149 Comments

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
# Property Ladder
# Property Ladder

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

Jul 3rd 2017, 6:10 AM 17,658 Views 34 Comments

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
# Huge Increase
# Huge Increase

'Time for Dublin to grow up' - Irish rents are now rising at their fastest rate EVER

Feb 14th 2017, 6:01 AM 29,159 Views 59 Comments

Daft.ie’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
# Fake Plastic Rice
# Fake Plastic Rice

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

Dec 23rd 2016, 3:08 PM 16,529 Views 21 Comments

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

Poll: Should social welfare payments be linked to inflation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should social welfare payments be linked to inflation?

Jul 24th 2016, 10:04 AM 24,121 Views 150 Comments

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar raised the possibility of welfare payments increasing with inflation last week.

# inflation - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

The global economy could be heading for another collapse
# Looking Shaky
# Looking Shaky

The global economy could be heading for another collapse

Feb 17th 2016, 6:09 AM 46,402 Views 95 Comments

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
# Don't Cry For Me
# Don't Cry For Me

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

Oct 18th 2015, 5:00 PM 28,740 Views 74 Comments

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

Sep 30th 2015, 7:43 AM 18,537 Views 30 Comments

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
# The Recession
# The Recession

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

Sep 29th 2015, 5:07 PM 16,237 Views 15 Comments

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
# Misery Index
# Misery Index

The 18 most 'miserable' countries in the world

Sep 20th 2015, 5:00 PM 49,048 Views 56 Comments

There are a few surprises in here.

# inflation - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 8th 2015, 11:36 AM 13,428 Views 14 Comments

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
# Bricks-and-mortar
# Bricks-and-mortar

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

Jul 27th 2015, 11:56 AM 46,975 Views 108 Comments

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
# Up And Down
# Up And Down

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

Feb 19th 2015, 6:15 PM 8,630 Views 20 Comments

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
# Ouch
# Ouch

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

Jan 14th 2015, 5:25 PM 27,960 Views 83 Comments

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
# Inflation
# Inflation

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

Nov 13th 2014, 6:34 PM 9,165 Views 19 Comments

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
# Off The Grid
# Off The Grid

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

Oct 30th 2014, 6:15 PM 21,997 Views 2 Comments

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.
# Sluggish
# Sluggish

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

Aug 14th 2014, 11:29 AM 12,932 Views 60 Comments

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
# Different Fortunes
# Different Fortunes

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

Aug 7th 2014, 4:25 PM 9,434 Views 29 Comments

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

Austerity is driving up (some) consumer prices
# Price Pressure
# Price Pressure

Austerity is driving up (some) consumer prices

Aug 7th 2014, 12:57 PM 10,972 Views 10 Comments

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