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#Recession

# recession - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Damien Kiberd: Austerity economics have us locked in Permaslump
# Opinion
# Opinion

Damien Kiberd: Austerity economics have us locked in Permaslump

Oct 8th 2013, 10:58 PM 75 Views 66 Comments

“Families want to exit their own micro-bailouts too,” writes new TheJournal.ie columnist Damien Kiberd.

# recession - Monday 30 September, 2013

France to look at laws curbing Sunday shopping
# France
# France

France to look at laws curbing Sunday shopping

Sep 30th 2013, 8:30 PM 12,020 Views 41 Comments

Under French law, Sunday is a mandatory day off – but critics say it’s putting the nation at a competitive disadvantage.

# recession - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Five years older and deeper in debt... So why don't the Irish protest more?
# 5 Years On
# 5 Years On

Five years older and deeper in debt... So why don't the Irish protest more?

Sep 29th 2013, 8:30 PM 19,865 Views 115 Comments

In the last few years, there’s been a noticeable decrease in the numbers taking to the streets to voice their anger. We asked the experts — why are the Irish so reluctant to protest?

Anglo Tapes: Drumm admits €6 billion was being sent "around in a circle"
# New Recording
# New Recording

Anglo Tapes: Drumm admits €6 billion was being sent "around in a circle"

Sep 29th 2013, 10:51 AM 11,579 Views 92 Comments

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm can be heard admitting he knew the lender was circulating the money between it and Irish Life & Permanent.

# recession - Monday 23 September, 2013

12 golden memories of the Celtic Tiger era
# Celtictigernostalgia
From The Daily Edge
# Celtictigernostalgia

12 golden memories of the Celtic Tiger era

Sep 23rd 2013, 6:00 PM 37,316 Views 82 Comments

#celtictigernostalgia is trending on Twitter.

# recession - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Ryanair, female bishops and obese kids: The week in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Ryanair, female bishops and obese kids: The week in numbers

Sep 21st 2013, 7:30 PM 5,973 Views 3 Comments

Plus: how much money is the Government hoping to get from the sale of Bord Gais Energy?

If we're out of recession, should we rent Eddie Irvine's old pad?
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

If we're out of recession, should we rent Eddie Irvine's old pad?

Sep 21st 2013, 10:00 AM 30,767 Views 39 Comments

It’s only €7,500 a month, you know.

Column: Fire up the misinformation machine – the cowards have returned from their holidays
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Fire up the misinformation machine – the cowards have returned from their holidays

Sep 21st 2013, 8:00 AM 12 Views 37 Comments

Our politicians have returned to the Dáil, so get ready to be told the sky is green and the hills are blue, writes Aaron McKenna.

# recession - Friday 20 September, 2013

Minister: The number of obese three-year-olds in Ireland is frightening
# Obesity
# Obesity

Minister: The number of obese three-year-olds in Ireland is frightening

Sep 20th 2013, 10:00 AM 9,125 Views 120 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald said she was concerned about figures in a report published today which found “examples of three-year-olds eating hamburgers and crisps”.

Growing up in Ireland: Latest study findings show huge impact of recession on families
# Growing Up In Ireland
# Growing Up In Ireland

Growing up in Ireland: Latest study findings show huge impact of recession on families

Sep 20th 2013, 12:01 AM 12,849 Views 42 Comments

The long-term study focusing on childhood found a significant increase in the number of parents going through financial problems between 2008 and 2011.

# recession - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Ireland technically exits recession as economy records growth
# Economy
# Economy

Ireland technically exits recession as economy records growth

Sep 19th 2013, 10:50 PM 17,158 Views 113 Comments

The economy reversed three consecutive quarters of GDP contraction according to the CSO, growing by 0.4 per cent.

# recession - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

169 jobs on the line as liquidator appointed to Limerick jewellery company
# Liquidator
# Liquidator

169 jobs on the line as liquidator appointed to Limerick jewellery company

Sep 18th 2013, 10:11 PM 7,972 Views 9 Comments

A liquidator has been appointed to Andersen Ireland after financial losses at the company.

Research links 5,000 additional suicides in 2009 to global economic crisis
# Suicide
# Suicide

Research links 5,000 additional suicides in 2009 to global economic crisis

Sep 18th 2013, 11:20 AM 2,059 Views 8 Comments

There were 97 additional suicides in Ireland in 2009 with the research pointing out that rates are higher in countries with higher job losses.

# recession - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Gilmore: "I am not wedded to Foreign Affairs"
# Moving On?
# Moving On?

Gilmore: "I am not wedded to Foreign Affairs"

Sep 10th 2013, 11:41 AM 3,591 Views 27 Comments

The Labour leader has not ruled out moving to a domestic post in the lifetime of the coalition, but has rejected the suggestion he needs to spend more time in the country in order to address problems within the party.

Two thirds of Irish householders have seen their income reduced in past year
# Survey
# Survey

Two thirds of Irish householders have seen their income reduced in past year

Sep 10th 2013, 10:04 AM 3,552 Views 15 Comments

A new survey from Friends Firsts shows 67 per cent have seen a reduction in income. Elsewhere, there’s an increase in the number of people in work investing in a pension.

# recession - Friday 6 September, 2013

ECB holds rates steady but remains 'cautious' about recovery
# Recovery
# Recovery

ECB holds rates steady but remains 'cautious' about recovery

Sep 6th 2013, 10:49 AM 3,326 Views 16 Comments

Yesterday, Mario Draghi said the ECB is alert to geopolitical risks that may come out of the Syrian situation and said that the caution expressed about recovery was warranted.

# recession - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Almost 1 in 2 men who took their own lives had worked in construction
# Suicide
# Suicide

Almost 1 in 2 men who took their own lives had worked in construction

Sep 5th 2013, 10:57 PM 9,049 Views 40 Comments

The cases were recorded over four years from around the start of the down-turn in September 2008.

# recession - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Ulster Bank CEO: ‘It costs money to live in a house’… TDs: ‘We know’…
# Finance Committee
# Finance Committee

Ulster Bank CEO: ‘It costs money to live in a house’… TDs: ‘We know’…

Sep 4th 2013, 10:59 PM 25,177 Views 94 Comments

Members of the Oireachtas Finance Committee took exception to Jim Brown’s repeated assertion this afternoon that “there is a cost to living in a home”.

# recession - Thursday 29 August, 2013

PICS: Locals lock themselves inside Kildare farm to prevent repossession
# Kennycourt Stud Farm
# Kennycourt Stud Farm

PICS: Locals lock themselves inside Kildare farm to prevent repossession

Aug 29th 2013, 11:21 AM 21,940 Views 104 Comments

The locals padlocked themselves inside Kennycourt Stud Farm in Brannockstown to prevent 10 gardaí and six security guards from entering the site.

# recession - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Former Anglo Irish Bank files for US bankruptcy
# Chapter 15
# Chapter 15

Former Anglo Irish Bank files for US bankruptcy

Aug 27th 2013, 6:03 PM 8,202 Views 33 Comments

The move is being made to protect the institution’s US assets.

# recession - Monday 26 August, 2013

Column: Is it time to stop bashing Bertie?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Is it time to stop bashing Bertie?

Aug 26th 2013, 1:00 PM 113 Views 272 Comments

Serious question, writes Paul Allen. If we do not learn from our mistakes and more readily embrace the knowledge of those that have made them, we will always be prone to repeating the errors of the past.

# recession - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Griffith College will write off your fees if you host an international student
# International Students
# International Students

Griffith College will write off your fees if you host an international student

Aug 18th 2013, 8:15 AM 16,070 Views 38 Comments

Families who agree to take on a student for the full year – 52 weeks – will have their fees completely set aside, while those who take in a student for 40 weeks will have their fees reduced to €1000.

# recession - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Good news for Ireland as Eurozone economy ‘stabilising’
# Recession
# Recession

Good news for Ireland as Eurozone economy ‘stabilising’

Aug 14th 2013, 10:20 PM 12,968 Views 68 Comments

New statistics from the European Commission show that recovery is underway.

Here Is What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Wednesday

Aug 14th 2013, 9:01 PM 9,370 Views 10 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the Leaving Certificate results, Ireland winning a gold medal in Moscow and Europe’s recession coming to an end.

# recession - Monday 29 July, 2013

The warm weather has been good for business, says IBEC
# Optimism
# Optimism

The warm weather has been good for business, says IBEC

Jul 29th 2013, 10:17 AM 4,302 Views 9 Comments

A group representing Irish businesses has said there are clear signs that the economy has picked up in recent months.

# recession - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Aaron McKenna: We've entered recession – again – because brave decisions are not being taken
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: We've entered recession – again – because brave decisions are not being taken

Jul 27th 2013, 8:00 AM 44 Views 54 Comments

Ireland has just entered its fourth recession since the crisis began – and what is our government doing about it? Waiting for Europe to sort out the mess, writes Aaron McKenna.

# recession - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

GAA club picks ‘Emigrants 15′ to show crippling effects of recession
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

GAA club picks ‘Emigrants 15′ to show crippling effects of recession

Jul 9th 2013, 11:40 AM 24,665 Views 40 Comments

Mayo club Kilmovee Shamrocks have lost a full team’s worth of players to emigration.

# recession - Monday 8 July, 2013

Anglo tapes: Central Bank 'were effectively egging us on'
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

Anglo tapes: Central Bank 'were effectively egging us on'

Jul 8th 2013, 9:41 AM 8,326 Views 38 Comments

The latest conversations will raise questions about how much Anglo executives knew about the sinking bank.

# recession - Saturday 6 July, 2013

HSE receives 2,700 applications for career breaks - far more than expected
# Health Service
# Health Service

HSE receives 2,700 applications for career breaks - far more than expected

Jul 6th 2013, 8:30 AM 11,625 Views 65 Comments

The HSE had to turn down the vast majority of applications for the three year break as the number of applications had expected to number in the hundreds.

# recession - Thursday 4 July, 2013

No date for rescheduled property auction after protesters force cancellation
# Distressed
# Distressed

No date for rescheduled property auction after protesters force cancellation

Jul 4th 2013, 9:50 PM 11,661 Views 94 Comments

Allsop Space were forced to abandon the event this morning after a handful of demonstrators entered the venue and demanded it be called off.

# recession - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Column: Unable to find work in Ireland, I had no choice but to leave
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Unable to find work in Ireland, I had no choice but to leave

Jun 29th 2013, 7:00 PM 1,481 Views 98 Comments

I was offered a job abroad and even though I had no family or friends there, I had to take it, writes Seanán Ó Coistín.

# recession - Friday 28 June, 2013

8 ways the Irish have learned to deal with recession
# Aldi Ski Suits
From The Daily Edge
# Aldi Ski Suits

8 ways the Irish have learned to deal with recession

Jun 28th 2013, 12:58 PM 29,365 Views 58 Comments

We’re up all night to get Bucky.

Varadkar admits property tax has contributed to Ireland's return to recession
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

Varadkar admits property tax has contributed to Ireland's return to recession

Jun 28th 2013, 9:04 AM 18,737 Views 134 Comments

Leo Varadkar was responding to economic growth figures released yesterday.

# recession - Thursday 27 June, 2013

# recession - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Many emigrants fled Ireland because they were the victims of sexual abuse
# Emigration
# Emigration

Many emigrants fled Ireland because they were the victims of sexual abuse

Jun 6th 2013, 10:23 AM 9,063 Views 34 Comments

Physical and sexual abuse and parents with alcohol or drug problems were listed as some of the main reasons why people left Ireland in the past.

# recession - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Column: People don’t trust Europe – but that can be changed
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: People don’t trust Europe – but that can be changed

Jun 4th 2013, 7:45 PM 57 Views 59 Comments

The EU can restore trust by pursuing evidence-based policies that will put people first – namely by setting targets for the real economy, humanitarian aid, and social justice, writes Tom McDonnell.

# recession - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

France enters recession in first quarter
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

France enters recession in first quarter

May 15th 2013, 8:17 AM 4,334 Views 19 Comments

French economic growth has been sluggish lately as a result of record unemployment and falling household demand – the key driver of the economy.

# recession - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Young people 'bear burden of financial crisis'
# Crash
# Crash

Young people 'bear burden of financial crisis'

May 14th 2013, 9:18 AM 7,526 Views 34 Comments

A new ESRI publication says that young households were more likely to become unemployed and many purchased a home prior to the crash.