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#Recession

# recession - Monday 15 September, 2014

Irish shoppers still watching their euro
# Bargain Hunters
# Bargain Hunters

Irish shoppers still watching their euro

Sep 15th 2014, 10:28 AM 6,703 Views 16 Comments

Consumers love cheap deals and loyalty cards, survey says.

# recession - Friday 15 August, 2014

'Great sadness' as Waterford's Red Kettle Theatre Company closes
# Arts Funding
# Arts Funding

'Great sadness' as Waterford's Red Kettle Theatre Company closes

Aug 15th 2014, 10:35 AM 8,292 Views 15 Comments

There will be several job losses as a result of the closure.

# recession - Monday 28 July, 2014

Protecting social welfare during the crash lessened income inequality - ESRI
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

Protecting social welfare during the crash lessened income inequality - ESRI

Jul 28th 2014, 9:23 AM 7,239 Views 72 Comments

A new report finds that protecting those on social welfare impacted on income inequality.

# recession - 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 7,515 Views 43 Comments

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

# recession - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Over half of people believe health cuts have had the biggest impact
# Recession
# Recession

Over half of people believe health cuts have had the biggest impact

Jun 26th 2014, 9:21 AM 4,523 Views 13 Comments

The Pfizer survey also found that 31% of adults have neither private insurance nor a medical card.

# recession - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Aaron McKenna: The opposition has missed the chance to expose the banking show trial
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Aaron McKenna: The opposition has missed the chance to expose the banking show trial

Jun 21st 2014, 9:50 AM 14 Views 18 Comments

This ‘inquiry’ has no credibility whatsoever and a decent opposition would have resigned en masse in protest.

# recession - Saturday 14 June, 2014

First Communions, Harley-Davidsons, and abortion : The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

First Communions, Harley-Davidsons, and abortion : The week in numbers

Jun 14th 2014, 7:30 PM 8,868 Views 4 Comments

Plus: What age was the former US president who did a parachute jump for his birthday this week?

# recession - Monday 9 June, 2014

The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year
# We All Partied
# We All Partied

The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year

Jun 9th 2014, 9:41 PM 19,742 Views 18 Comments

First they were asked to analyse budgets for families on the dole, now it’s essays on poverty and calculating youth unemployment rates.

# recession - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Opinion: What has the State done to protect citizens' human rights?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: What has the State done to protect citizens' human rights?

May 28th 2014, 8:00 AM 54 Views 36 Comments

It’s important to understand the experience of the people affected by our six-year recession and impacted by harsh austerity measures.

# recession - Sunday 18 May, 2014

8 Google search trends that prove Ireland's glory days are truly over
# It's Going Down
From The Daily Edge
# It's Going Down

8 Google search trends that prove Ireland's glory days are truly over

May 18th 2014, 8:15 PM 61,518 Views 35 Comments

“Luxury spa weekends in Athlone”.

# recession - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Opinion: Anxiety and depression are key in keeping the long-term unemployed out of work
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Anxiety and depression are key in keeping the long-term unemployed out of work

May 13th 2014, 7:30 PM 2,767 Views 67 Comments

Mental health, rather than economic growth, may be one of the key factors in helping people return to work.

# recession - Monday 12 May, 2014

Pre-recession habits are starting to creep back into our shopping routines
# Recovery
# Recovery

Pre-recession habits are starting to creep back into our shopping routines

May 12th 2014, 12:26 PM 25,747 Views 51 Comments

Aldi’s growth is also continuing to surge ahead of the competition.

# recession - Saturday 3 May, 2014

BAN THE BANKS: There's a wild theory going around that some people are starting to take seriously
# So Long
# So Long

BAN THE BANKS: There's a wild theory going around that some people are starting to take seriously

May 3rd 2014, 9:15 AM 19,422 Views 51 Comments

What do you think? Does it sound brilliant or crazy – or both?

# recession - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Opinion: Who was to blame – Anglo or the Financial Regulator? It's a false dichotomy.
# Anglo
# Anglo

Opinion: Who was to blame – Anglo or the Financial Regulator? It's a false dichotomy.

Apr 30th 2014, 6:31 PM 546 Views 75 Comments

No jail time for convicted Anglo pair because Judge Nolan believes they were led into ‘error and illegality’ by the Financial Regulator? Well, the Anglo Tapes tell a very different story.

# recession - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Column: Anxiety often breeds perfectionism and success. But at what cost to the individual?
# Worry
# Worry

Column: Anxiety often breeds perfectionism and success. But at what cost to the individual?

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 129 Views 23 Comments

The fear of failure is a powerful motivator, but when does worrying become destructive?

# recession - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Meet the creative entrepreneurs who fought the slump - together
# We Are Fambally
# We Are Fambally

Meet the creative entrepreneurs who fought the slump - together

Apr 22nd 2014, 6:53 PM 14,597 Views 15 Comments

The Fumbally Exchange is due to spread to 13 new locations this year – and two-thirds of its member businesses plan to expand this year.

# recession - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI
# Standard Of Living
# Standard Of Living

Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:09 AM 5,693 Views 58 Comments

The think tank say research shows that, although the wealth of over 50s declined, overall income, health and well-being did not.

# recession - Monday 31 March, 2014

Carl Scarpa and Flannery's Pub among eight firms who saved over 400 jobs so far this year
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Carl Scarpa and Flannery's Pub among eight firms who saved over 400 jobs so far this year

Mar 31st 2014, 11:36 AM 13,329 Views 5 Comments

The Hughes Blake SME Examinership Index showed that seven of the eight firms were SMEs.

# recession - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Ireland's suicide rate is below EU average - OECD report
# OECD
# OECD

Ireland's suicide rate is below EU average - OECD report

Mar 19th 2014, 8:29 AM 7,436 Views 22 Comments

The study found that incomes and employment in Ireland remain far below their pre-crisis levels.

# recession - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Column: The Troika created a social experiment – and Ireland was the unlucky lab rat
# Troika
# Troika

Column: The Troika created a social experiment – and Ireland was the unlucky lab rat

Mar 13th 2014, 1:00 PM 134 Views 50 Comments

Today MEPs voted to endorse the findings of a report into the Troika – but ultimately there will be no sanctions. Ireland is not yet free from economic shackles, writes Nessa Childers MEP.

# recession - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Column: Music and austerity – how do we express the time we live in?
# Facing The Music
# Facing The Music

Column: Music and austerity – how do we express the time we live in?

Mar 8th 2014, 7:00 PM 100 Views 11 Comments

Toner Quinn examines Ireland’s musical response the economic crash and bank guarantee – an “act of betrayal so shocking … the country throbbed with pain”.

# recession - Friday 7 March, 2014

A Greek bank is to issue bonds for the first time since 2009
# Debt
# Debt

A Greek bank is to issue bonds for the first time since 2009

Mar 7th 2014, 10:31 PM 6,159 Views 15 Comments

Piraeus Bank SA requires more than €6 billion worth of capital.

Up to 560 suicides linked to the recession
# Suicide Prevention
# Suicide Prevention

Up to 560 suicides linked to the recession

Mar 7th 2014, 10:25 PM 17,094 Views 48 Comments

That’s according to a report on suicide prevention that will be presented to the Dáil committee next week.

# recession - Monday 3 February, 2014

If you're for voting rights for Irish abroad the EU is on your side
# Gallant Allies
# Gallant Allies

If you're for voting rights for Irish abroad the EU is on your side

Feb 3rd 2014, 7:21 PM 7,471 Views 97 Comments

The European Commission intervention comes as the ‘We’re Coming Back’ group make a submission to Irish Government arguing for voting rights.

# recession - Monday 27 January, 2014

Column: The Troika may be gone, but Ireland's social problems remain
# People Of Ireland
# People Of Ireland

Column: The Troika may be gone, but Ireland's social problems remain

Jan 27th 2014, 1:00 PM 327 Views 39 Comments

With the instability in the eurozone receding in recent months, we have seen the emergence of an important debate at European level: how to tackle the serious social impact of the recession, writes Dominic Hannigan TD.

# recession - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Over half of Irish adults only visit dentist in emergency
# Open Wide
# Open Wide

Over half of Irish adults only visit dentist in emergency

Jan 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 9,531 Views 78 Comments

Irish Dental Association’s survey finds routine visits drop sharply after the age of 45 years.

# recession - Sunday 15 December, 2013

'Secret Millionaire' community centre in Dublin's inner city closes down
# The Liberties
# The Liberties

'Secret Millionaire' community centre in Dublin's inner city closes down

Dec 15th 2013, 7:45 AM 31,257 Views 50 Comments

The St Nicholas of Myra centre in The Liberties in Dublin’s inner city had become a hub for people in the area – but now it faces the same fate as so many community centres.

# recession - Monday 9 December, 2013

Spanish PM says falling wages help save jobs
# Living Wage
# Living Wage

Spanish PM says falling wages help save jobs

Dec 9th 2013, 3:30 PM 7,071 Views 55 Comments

“It is better to bet on earning a little bit less and maintain as many jobs as possible” – do you agree with Mariano Rajoy?

# recession - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Over 350 jobs at risk as A|Wear enters receivership
# Fashion
# Fashion

Over 350 jobs at risk as A|Wear enters receivership

Nov 28th 2013, 1:03 PM 14,310 Views 24 Comments

The company says it has failed to meet sales targets since going into examinership last month.

# recession - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

NAMA says it has been the most 'proactive' in providing social housing
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

NAMA says it has been the most 'proactive' in providing social housing

Nov 27th 2013, 1:27 PM 5,116 Views 18 Comments

The asset management agency took umbrage at Focus Ireland’s suggestion this morning that it could not access its properties.

16 families becoming homeless every month in Dublin
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

16 families becoming homeless every month in Dublin

Nov 27th 2013, 7:20 AM 8,500 Views 22 Comments

Focus Ireland has said a worrying number of families are losing their homes. The charity has helped more than 9,000 homeless – or at risk of being homeless – people so far this year.

# recession - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Risk that high unemployment will become 'structural' in Ireland
# Post-Crisis
# Post-Crisis

Risk that high unemployment will become 'structural' in Ireland

Nov 20th 2013, 9:57 AM 10,369 Views 92 Comments

The OECD is mainly upbeat on Ireland’s economic future but worries about stubbornly high unemployment.

# recession - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

JPMorgan agrees record $13 billion deal for mortgage misdeeds
# United States
# United States

JPMorgan agrees record $13 billion deal for mortgage misdeeds

Nov 19th 2013, 11:06 PM 8,641 Views 19 Comments

The bank acknowledge that it had “made serious misrepresentations to the public” over residential mortgage-backed securities.

# recession - Sunday 3 November, 2013

In Spain, even toddlers learn Chinese for job hopes
# Hola Beijing
# Hola Beijing

In Spain, even toddlers learn Chinese for job hopes

Nov 3rd 2013, 10:30 AM 11,131 Views 43 Comments

Parents are being encouraged to improve their children’s chances – from the age of three – in a country with high unemployment.

# recession - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Money getting you down? A psychologist is giving free advice on how to handle stress
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Money getting you down? A psychologist is giving free advice on how to handle stress

Oct 20th 2013, 8:30 AM 12,482 Views 16 Comments

Psychologist Shane Martin is holding a free talk entitled “How to Cope with the Stress of Debt” this week.

# recession - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

How recessionary budgets have changed Ireland...
# Budget Inventions
# Budget Inventions

How recessionary budgets have changed Ireland...

Oct 15th 2013, 6:45 AM 8,584 Views 16 Comments

Here are some of the things that would not exist in Ireland, if not for our six austerity budgets.

# recession - Monday 14 October, 2013

IMF boss warns US default could trigger worldwide recession
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

IMF boss warns US default could trigger worldwide recession

Oct 14th 2013, 9:34 AM 5,505 Views 34 Comments

The US has until Thursday to raise its debt ceiling or face defaulting for the first time in its history.

# recession - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Outside Dublin: How Budget 2014 will affect us all
# On The Ground
# On The Ground

Outside Dublin: How Budget 2014 will affect us all

Oct 13th 2013, 8:00 AM 13,107 Views 23 Comments

TheJournal.ie paid a visit Cork to see what the city’s hopes and fears are ahead of this week’s budget.

# recession - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Employers worried about rising pay expectations
# Recession
# Recession

Employers worried about rising pay expectations

Oct 10th 2013, 6:40 AM 6,049 Views 32 Comments

IBEC says more than a quarter of its member firms plan to take on new staff next year.

Irish business 'nervous about unpleasant budget surprises'
# The Future Is Bright
# The Future Is Bright

Irish business 'nervous about unpleasant budget surprises'

Oct 10th 2013, 6:30 AM 2,595 Views 1 Comment

But they are brightened by further increases in activity levels over the past three months.