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    # spending - Monday 25 July, 2011

    Enda Kenny announces 'radical' changes to welfare
    # Welfare
    # Welfare

    Enda Kenny announces 'radical' changes to welfare

    Jul 25th 2011, 8:56 AM 3,769 Views 110 Comments

    The Taoiseach also warned of further spending cuts, saying we can “no longer afford” certain services.

    # spending - Thursday 14 July, 2011

    HSE spent nearly €200m on taxis and private ambulances in five years
    # HSE
    # HSE

    HSE spent nearly €200m on taxis and private ambulances in five years

    Jul 14th 2011, 8:19 PM 515 Views 13 Comments

    The HSE spent almost €2 million staff taxis alone between 2008 and 2010 – but has defended this, saying this was a “cost-effective solution”.

    # spending - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

    Public not going out to spend as retail sales drop 2.1 per cent
    # Spending
    # Spending

    Public not going out to spend as retail sales drop 2.1 per cent

    Jun 29th 2011, 1:10 PM 346 Views 13 Comments

    The volume of retail sales fell by over 5 per cent in May 2011 once you exclude figures for the motor trade.

    # spending - Monday 18 April, 2011

    New 'less girly' Beetle unveiled - the built-in flower vase is gone
    Live Apr 18th 2011, 2:36 PM

    New 'less girly' Beetle unveiled - the built-in flower vase is gone

    # spending - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

    Irish consumer sentiment takes surprising major spike
    Live Apr 13th 2011, 2:36 PM

    Irish consumer sentiment takes surprising major spike

    # spending - Monday 11 April, 2011

    The 9 at 9: Monday
    Live Apr 11th 2011, 8:28 AM

    The 9 at 9: Monday

    # spending - Thursday 3 March, 2011

    ECB leaves interest rates unchanged at 1 per cent - for now
    # Inflation
    # Inflation

    ECB leaves interest rates unchanged at 1 per cent - for now

    Mar 3rd 2011, 2:16 PM 406 Views 0 Comments

    Eurozone banking head Trichet hints that while consumer confidence is growing, he may yet consider an interest rate hike to prevent risk of high inflation.

    # spending - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

    Economic warnings repeatedly ignored by Ahern's government
    # Dept Of Finance
    # Dept Of Finance

    Economic warnings repeatedly ignored by Ahern's government

    Mar 2nd 2011, 8:31 AM 1,831 Views 0 Comments

    An independent report into the Department of Finance has found that officials repeatedly warned Bertie Ahern’s government about its budgetary policy during the boom years – but were ignored.

    # spending - Friday 30 July, 2010

    Things can only get better
    # Optimism
    # Optimism

    Things can only get better

    Jul 30th 2010, 9:01 AM 180 Views 0 Comments

    Consumer confidence levels at level not seen since 2007.

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