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# recession - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

UK in worst recession on record after GDP plunges 20.4% between April and June

The recession brought on by the coronavirus pandemic led to the biggest fall in quarterly GDP on record.

# recession - Friday 31 July, 2020

Eurozone economy suffers record drop during lockdown months

The decline in Europe compares to a 9.5% quarter-on-quarter decline for the United States.

# recession - Friday 10 April, 2020

Donohoe has 'little reason to doubt' Covid-19 will cause worst economic crisis since Great Depression

The Finance Minister said Ireland will likely have to access some of the financial supports made available by the EU.

# recession - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Half a billion people could be pushed into poverty by Covid-19, warns Oxfam

A new Oxfam report calls for an economic rescue plan to prevent a damaging recession.

# recession - Friday 3 April, 2020

Central Bank says unemployment could reach 25% as government seeks to avoid 'another era of austerity'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the country is “heading into a recession”.

# recession - Thursday 26 September, 2019

No-deal Brexit could push Ireland into recession, ESRI warns

The ESRI has recommended a supplementary Budget in the new year if there’s a hard Brexit.

# recession - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Have €42,500? That's the amount of public debt hanging over the head of every person living in the State

Minister Paschal Donohoe said prudent management of the public finances in needed.

# recession - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Irish economy on the brink of overheating stoked by ongoing Brexit uncertainty

The report claims Ireland’s economy is not yet overheating, but if trends continue, it could do so within the next two years.

# recession - Friday 7 December, 2018

Here's the impact of Ireland’s economic crisis on housing in graph form

Planning permissions peaked in 2004 with 101,653 permissions for construction of both new houses and apartments.

# recession - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Austerity policies had a greater impact on women than men

Reductions in Child Benefit and other welfare payments accounted for most of the disparity.

# recession - Sunday 20 May, 2018

CEO of St Pat's says the recession created a generation of anxious children

Paul Gilligan said children now are very aware of the importance of doing well in their lives financially.

# recession - Sunday 18 March, 2018

'This country has been so unloved. People go on about 800 years of oppression, it's 800 years of rejection'

Poet Colm Keegan’s latest collection is an exploration of self and society.

# recession - Monday 8 January, 2018

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Poll: Do you have more disposable income than five years ago?

Disposable incomes in Ireland are growing at over four times the eurozone average, according to Ibec.

# recession - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Why this Tipperary man with five degrees left a good job in the middle of the recession

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin-based Future Analytics Consulting.

# recession - Thursday 9 November, 2017

The middle class experienced a six-fold increase in economic stress as a result of the recession

A new ERSI study examines the experience of economic stress in families with children as a result of the recession.

# recession - Thursday 28 September, 2017

The tourist industry could lose its 9% VAT rate as it's 'under consideration' for Budget 2018

Restaurants and hotels express concerns as 1% hike is on the cards.

# recession - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Recession's toll on divorce rates ends as applications return to 2008 levels

Divorce applications from 2015 were the highest level of this century.

# recession - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Irish consumer confidence hits highest level since recession

Ireland is now the fourth most confident country in Europe, overtaking the UK for the first time in almost nine years.

# recession - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

The number of heart-related deaths rose significantly in Ireland after the 2008 crash

A study found a 17.2% increase in cardiovascular-related deaths following the 2008 economic crash.

# recession - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Brian Cowen says he 'deeply regrets' the number of jobs lost during the recession

Despite this, however, the former Taoiseach defended his government’s policies in the downturn.

# recession - Saturday 15 July, 2017

A Wicklow business is Brexit-proofing itself by eyeing-up the Dutch market

“People hoping Brexit won’t happen,” businessman Paul Jacobs says. “Hope is for mass on Sundays.”

# recession - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge 20 things all Irish people born in 1994 will have strong memories of 1994

20 things all Irish people born in 1994 will have strong memories of

Worrying about what would happen if you didn’t pass as 12 when you tried get into Spin.

# recession - Friday 27 January, 2017

Remember the developers who 'exited Nama'? Most paid less than half their debts

51 out of 505 debtors that exited Nama paid 10% or less of their debts.

# recession - Monday 9 January, 2017

Ford has teamed up with Amazon to create a personal driving assistant

We take a look at Alexa in the Car which was unveiled at this year’s CES.

# recession - Monday 14 November, 2016

Greece is out of recession for first time in two years

Greek government has claimed its economy is now in better shape than at any point since the financial crisis.

# recession - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

For the first time in years, more people are migrating into Ireland than leaving

There’s also been a surge in migrants with Irish nationality arriving in the country.

# recession - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Waterford locals have started a movement to reclaim their city's streets

And they’re doing it with art.

# recession - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Father who returned to education received Leaving Cert results with his teenage daughter

In Ireland, 21% of people aged 25 to 64 have never completed upper secondary-level education.

# recession - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Is this still the most economically depressed town in Ireland?

It’s two years since Bunclody was named as the most economically depressed town. We paid a visit, to see if locals were feeling the recovery.

# recession - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Man in court for tampering with meters so he could offer 'cheaper' gas and electricity

McLoughlin had advised a ‘client’ to top the meter up by €10 a week and Bord Gáis “won’t come near you”.

# recession - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

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'The arts are victims of Dublin's economic recovery': Block T is forced to relocate

The arts collective are faced with leaving Smithfield due to rising rents.

# recession - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Irish family to spend first Christmas together in 12 years as parents follow kids to Australia

Janet and Eugene found being separated from their children and grandchildren unbearable.

# recession - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Make no mistake, we’re already sowing the seeds of the next recession

There is going to be another recession in the future, but how we prepare for it is up to our politicians, writes Aaron McKenna.

# recession - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Former successful businessman in court over fake 'Brad Pitt' travel pass

He faked the cards so he could travel to see his son.

# recession - Sunday 25 October, 2015

This map shows where all the Irish emigrants went

One in six people born in Ireland are still living abroad.

# recession - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge 12 signs Dublin is really and truly losing the run of itself What Recession?

12 signs Dublin is really and truly losing the run of itself

Fizzy crisps anyone? Killer fades?

# recession - Saturday 19 September, 2015

This is how Dublin's cityscape has changed - and what's in store for the future

A new video maps more than five decades of development in the capital.

# recession - Thursday 10 September, 2015

There are few clouds on the horizon for the Irish economy right now

Growth has been ‘exceptionally strong’ so far this year, but jobs and wages haven’t caught up.

# recession - Sunday 6 September, 2015

How two men built a pub and brewing empire from the depths of the recession

We talked to one of the brains behind the Galway Bay Brewery about pub closures, craft beer and the Wetherspoon effect.

# recession - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Oh Canada! This emigration hotspot just slid into recession

It’s the first time since the financial crisis that the economy has been in decline.

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