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#Stimulus

# stimulus - Last year 2021

'Supply chain bottlenecks and rising energy prices' are main threat to recovery, warns Lagarde
# Price Inflation
# Price Inflation

'Supply chain bottlenecks and rising energy prices' are main threat to recovery, warns Lagarde

Oct 28th 2021, 2:15 PM 10,585 Views 13 Comments

Despite rising prices, the European Central Bank also decided to keep its pandemic stimulus efforts unchanged.

Government announces €3.5 billion plan to get the economy through Covid
# PUP
# PUP

Government announces €3.5 billion plan to get the economy through Covid

Updated Jun 1st 2021, 2:15 PM 31,084 Views 85 Comments
  • The Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be phased out as part of the Covid-19 stimulus plan
  • The Covid wage subsidy scheme will be extended until the end of the year
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the pandemic caused "the most rapid and dramatic recession recorded outside of the world wars"

# stimulus - All time

Biden says 'help is on the way' as almost $1 trillion relief package speeds through US Congress
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Biden says 'help is on the way' as almost $1 trillion relief package speeds through US Congress

Dec 22nd 2020, 7:32 AM 12,390 Views 23 Comments

The bill approving the stimulus now goes to President Donald Trump for his signature.

$600 direct payments to most Americans as deal struck on almost $1 trillion in economic relief
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

$600 direct payments to most Americans as deal struck on almost $1 trillion in economic relief

Dec 21st 2020, 8:13 AM 14,012 Views 12 Comments

The final agreement is the largest spending measure yet.

'We've had it': Trump extends unemployment benefits after rescue package talks collapse
# United States
# United States

'We've had it': Trump extends unemployment benefits after rescue package talks collapse

Aug 9th 2020, 7:24 AM 33,756 Views 39 Comments

He said that if he is re-elected in November, he would look at the possibility of making the payroll tax permanent.

Scotland is planning a £100 million stimulus to offset Brexit
# Edinburgh
# Edinburgh

Scotland is planning a £100 million stimulus to offset Brexit

Aug 10th 2016, 6:17 PM 11,183 Views 42 Comments

NIcola Sturgeon said the move would “boost confidence”.

Pressure is mounting on Mario Draghi to turn on the cash taps
# Deflation Stations
# Deflation Stations

Pressure is mounting on Mario Draghi to turn on the cash taps

Aug 29th 2014, 4:46 PM 9,751 Views 48 Comments

Weak inflation data from the EU could force the Italian’s hand.

Here's how the government is going to spend the €200 million it raised from asset sales
# Spending Spree
# Spending Spree

Here's how the government is going to spend the €200 million it raised from asset sales

May 14th 2014, 10:46 AM 11,306 Views 61 Comments

Cash for the GAA, pyrite redress, cyclepaths and road improvements are all in the pipeine.

Chambers Ireland: ‘Targeted rate cuts urgently needed for businesses’
# SMEs
# SMEs

Chambers Ireland: ‘Targeted rate cuts urgently needed for businesses’

Jun 25th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,328 Views 3 Comments

VAT reductions, rate cuts and halving the level of capital gains tax for entrepreneurs would increase consumer confidence say Chambers Ireland.

Reilly defends decision to consider constituency towns for new health units
# Primary Care
# Primary Care

Reilly defends decision to consider constituency towns for new health units

Sep 21st 2012, 2:11 PM 6,169 Views 60 Comments

James Reilly added Swords and Balbriggan – both in his constituency – to a list of venues being considered for primary care centres.

Column: Call that a stimulus? What we need is a tax cut.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Call that a stimulus? What we need is a tax cut.

Jul 21st 2012, 7:45 AM 58 Views 58 Comments

The ‘stimulus’ announced this week won’t even move the needle, writes Aaron McKenna. So what should be done?

'Timid', 'anaemic' and 'spin-driven' - the opposition on the stimulus package
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

'Timid', 'anaemic' and 'spin-driven' - the opposition on the stimulus package

Jul 18th 2012, 8:51 AM 2,351 Views 13 Comments

The Government yesterday announced a €2.25 billion plan to give a boost to the economy.

Gardaí announce 18 promotions, new headquarters
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí announce 18 promotions, new headquarters

Jul 18th 2012, 8:39 AM 11,492 Views 11 Comments

The appointments include one Assistant Commissioner, four Chief Superintendents and 13 Superintendents.

IBEC to launch 'major growth plan'
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

IBEC to launch 'major growth plan'

Jul 18th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,071 Views 6 Comments

The group, which represents Irish business, is to provide an innovative non-Exchequer funded package of measures for the whole economy later today.

35 towns to compete for 20 new primary care facilities
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

35 towns to compete for 20 new primary care facilities

Jul 17th 2012, 7:13 PM 7,933 Views 25 Comments

There’s money to build two bundles of 10 facilities – but 35 towns are in the running, so there’ll be a competition.

Government's €2.25 billion stimulus plan hopes to create 13,000 jobs
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Government's €2.25 billion stimulus plan hopes to create 13,000 jobs

Jul 17th 2012, 3:09 PM 6,759 Views 84 Comments

A major programme of motorway upgrades, as well as spending in justice, health and education, will begin next year.

New DIT campus at Grangegorman to be part of €2bn stimulus package
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

New DIT campus at Grangegorman to be part of €2bn stimulus package

Jul 17th 2012, 8:44 AM 8,970 Views 40 Comments

Schools, healthcare and roads are also likely to benefit from measures being announced by the government later today.

European Union leaders agree to €120 billion stimulus package
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

European Union leaders agree to €120 billion stimulus package

Jun 29th 2012, 11:22 AM 3,324 Views 17 Comments

The European Investment Bank will be given more cash to lend out, while other unused funds will be redeployed.

Four biggest Eurozone countries to push for €130 billion stimulus
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Four biggest Eurozone countries to push for €130 billion stimulus

Jun 22nd 2012, 4:03 PM 2,432 Views 15 Comments

France, Germany, Italy and Spain agree to lobby for a €130 billion growth plan at next week’s summit in Brussels.

Merkel now accepts need for growth measures, claim opposition
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Merkel now accepts need for growth measures, claim opposition

May 24th 2012, 6:49 PM 3,047 Views 71 Comments

German politicians say the premier has changed her steadfast position on introducing stimulus measures alongside the Fiscal Treaty.

Siptu demands stimulus plan in exchange for Fiscal Treaty support
# Euref
# Euref

Siptu demands stimulus plan in exchange for Fiscal Treaty support

Apr 20th 2012, 1:16 PM 2,781 Views 67 Comments

Tit for tat.

Bank of Ireland to make €1.5 billion available for mortgages
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Bank of Ireland to make €1.5 billion available for mortgages

Dec 7th 2011, 4:02 PM 3,349 Views 27 Comments

The move comes one day after Finance Minister Michael Noonan announced a range of measures in the Budget encouraging people to buy homes.

Bernanke: Fed would supply more stimulus if needed
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Bernanke: Fed would supply more stimulus if needed

Jul 13th 2011, 9:25 PM 148 Views 5 Comments

Ben Bernanke’s reassurances helped drive stock prices higher, but it also underscored the fragile state of the economy more than two years after economists said the recession had ended.

World oil prices continue six-month record rallies
# Oil
# Oil

World oil prices continue six-month record rallies

Nov 4th 2010, 4:16 PM 173 Views 0 Comments

The price of a barrel has risen above $86 – just as the western world needs extra home heating.