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#Recessionomics

# recessionomics - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Poll: Do you try to shop in Irish-owned supermarkets?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you try to shop in Irish-owned supermarkets?

Oct 16th 2012, 9:44 AM 12,991 Views 126 Comments

Study shows that chains like Tesco, Aldi and Lidl are experiencing more growth than homegrown Irish chains – do you make a conscious choice to shop in Irish supermarkets?

# recessionomics - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Open thread: Feeding a family on less than €10 a day
# Recessionomics
# Recessionomics

Open thread: Feeding a family on less than €10 a day

Jun 30th 2012, 9:15 AM 13,991 Views 72 Comments

As new Irish book gives handy tips and recipes to help families cut their food bill, we want to hear about YOUR cost-efficient cooking…

# recessionomics - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Massive increase in number of people seeking advice over debt in past three years
# Recessionomics
# Recessionomics

Massive increase in number of people seeking advice over debt in past three years

Jun 2nd 2011, 8:19 AM 339 Views 0 Comments

The Free Legal Advice Centre says there has been a 400 per cent increase in debt queries in the last three years with a 45 per cent rise in the last year alone.

# recessionomics - Friday 6 May, 2011

# recessionomics - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

# recessionomics - Monday 21 February, 2011

Knock-down Irish property auction drawing foreign buyers
# Distressed Property
# Distressed Property

Knock-down Irish property auction drawing foreign buyers

Feb 21st 2011, 11:53 AM 5,493 Views 0 Comments

Sale of ‘distressed’ properties is set for 15 April in Dublin – and agent says the homes and commercial spaces on offer will be priced “aggressively”.

# recessionomics - Monday 7 February, 2011

'Shared equity' proposal might keep struggling householders in their homes
# Housing
# Housing

'Shared equity' proposal might keep struggling householders in their homes

Feb 7th 2011, 5:41 PM 1,904 Views 0 Comments

Housing association Threshold puts forward plan that would see the State buy properties on point of repossession and renting back to former owners.

# recessionomics - Friday 28 January, 2011

Dublin businesses strike bargain to get 20 per cent off insurance premiums
# Recessionomics
# Recessionomics

Dublin businesses strike bargain to get 20 per cent off insurance premiums

Jan 28th 2011, 3:09 PM 1,205 Views 0 Comments

Umbrella group for city centre traders does deal to cut cost of insurance for its 2,500 members after slow shopping year.

# recessionomics - Friday 21 January, 2011

Cost of education soars by over 25 per cent since peak of boom
# Consumer Price Index
# Consumer Price Index

Cost of education soars by over 25 per cent since peak of boom

Jan 21st 2011, 1:01 PM 399 Views 0 Comments

The costs of education and health care have soared since 2006 according to the latest Consumer Price Index;

# recessionomics - Friday 10 December, 2010

Consumer prices down slightly in November
# Recessionomics
# Recessionomics

Consumer prices down slightly in November

Dec 10th 2010, 1:51 PM 286 Views 0 Comments

Central Statistics Office finds that only clothes and footwear saw a price hike in the last month.

# recessionomics - Friday 3 December, 2010

Broadband and telephone still out for over 4,000 houses
# Broadabandoned
# Broadabandoned

Broadband and telephone still out for over 4,000 houses

Dec 3rd 2010, 5:32 PM 260 Views 0 Comments

Eircom technical crews finding it hard to access areas of Carlow, Wexford and Wicklow to fix faults.

# recessionomics - Tuesday 9 November, 2010

Irish shoppers expect to spend €1.5bn this Christmas
# Recessionomics
# Recessionomics

Irish shoppers expect to spend €1.5bn this Christmas

Nov 9th 2010, 8:55 AM 485 Views 0 Comments

Despite last month’s fall in consumer confidence, Irish shoppers are looking forward to splashing out on Christmas gifts, food and socialising.

# recessionomics - Monday 11 October, 2010

The emergence of the savvy Irish shopper
# Recessionomics
# Recessionomics

The emergence of the savvy Irish shopper

Oct 11th 2010, 9:47 AM 285 Views 0 Comments

The recession has brought some benefits – Irish consumers are no longer willing to be complacent, ill-informed or ripped off.

# recessionomics - Friday 1 October, 2010

Medical card holders to pay more for pharmacy bills from today
# Recessionomics
# Recessionomics

Medical card holders to pay more for pharmacy bills from today

Oct 1st 2010, 2:45 PM 967 Views 0 Comments

The levy will apply to each prescription item collected by a patient.

# recessionomics - Thursday 23 September, 2010

The Guardian: Ireland facing a double dip recession
# Guardian
# Guardian

The Guardian: Ireland facing a double dip recession

Sep 23rd 2010, 1:23 PM 14 Views 0 Comments

One economist is so shocked by the fall in our output, he thinks it’s a misprint.

# recessionomics - Thursday 2 September, 2010

Ireland unlikely to dodge out on debt, says IMF
# Debt
# Debt

Ireland unlikely to dodge out on debt, says IMF

Sep 2nd 2010, 4:14 PM 220 Views 0 Comments

But we’re not out of the woods yet.

# recessionomics - Monday 23 August, 2010

Irish childcare costs highest in Western World
# Childcare Costs
# Childcare Costs

Irish childcare costs highest in Western World

Aug 23rd 2010, 9:22 AM 1,245 Views 6 Comments

It costs more to send your child to a creche in Dublin than to some of the country’s most expensive private schools.

# recessionomics - Friday 30 July, 2010

Things can only get better
# Optimism
# Optimism

Things can only get better

Jul 30th 2010, 9:01 AM 177 Views 0 Comments

Consumer confidence levels at level not seen since 2007.

# recessionomics - Thursday 22 July, 2010

McCarthy heads group to check state assets
# State Assets
# State Assets

McCarthy heads group to check state assets

Jul 22nd 2010, 7:10 PM 412 Views 0 Comments

Board will look into efficiency of assets such as RTÉ and an Post.

Cost of doing business in Ireland goes down
# Recessionomics
# Recessionomics

Cost of doing business in Ireland goes down

Jul 22nd 2010, 12:54 PM 286 Views 0 Comments

We’ll drink to that.