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# 2008

This year
Irish State sells off 5% of shares in PTSB raising €55.2 million
The Irish State bailed out the bank after the crash in 2008.
All time
FactCheck: Was Micheál Martin right to say that the banks were not bailed out in 2008?
The Taoiseach has suggested that the bank guarantee was an investment.
12 trends from 2008 that should probably just stay there
Did you also wear a waistcoat over a t-shirt once upon a time? Welcome.
Preston-bound defender on target as Cork City claim first Munster Senior Cup since 2008
Kevin O’Connor scored as the Leesiders earned an extra-time victory.
Joe Rokocoko recalls the 2008 night he broke Munster hearts at Thomond
The All Blacks wing scored a try in the closing minutes to deny Munster another famous win.
Here's everything we know about Ireland
The Central Statistics Office has released new figures giving a breakdown of over the last year.
Kilkenny camogie team beat Clare to win first national title since 2008
They ultimately comfortably overcame their opponents by a score of 1-15 to 0-4.
Employers say hiring outlook 'most encouraging since 2008'
Prospects haven’t looked this good since the year Bertie Ahern stepped down, and Padraig Harrington won the USPGA…
Sean Quinn: "I was a bold boy, I accept that"
The bankrupt billionaire added that he never saw himself as a gambler.
Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn in court for extradition hearing
A warrant for Lynn’s arrest was issued five years ago after he fled the country, leaving behind debts of over €80 million.
"It's time to shout stop." - Elderly people to protest outside Dáil
The Irish Senior Citizens Parliament is hoping to recreate the success of 2008 protests that were held held five years ago today.
Pensioners urged to turn out for Dáil rally against Budget cuts
The protest is being timed for the fifth anniversary of the large scale protest that followed the 2008 Emergency Budget.
10 ways the bank guarantee changed our lives
What we ate, wore and drank in 2008… compared to today.
Growing up in Ireland: Latest study findings show huge impact of recession on families
The long-term study focusing on childhood found a significant increase in the number of parents going through financial problems between 2008 and 2011.
Almost 1 in 2 men who took their own lives had worked in construction
The cases were recorded over four years from around the start of the down-turn in September 2008.
Column: How badly does one have to behave to be knocked out of politics?
After a string of tribunals, political scandals and economic catastrophes, reports of Fianna Fail’s death were greatly exaggerated – but why? asks Maura Adshead.
Confirmed: Defending champions Leinster out at pool stage, Saracens claim win
The reigning champions are officially out.
Death penalty confirmed for sole surviving Mumbai attacks gunman
Mohammad Kasab is expected to lodge a final appeal for clemency with the new President of India Pranab Mukherjee.
Roger Federer named top seed for US Open
The world number one will be looking for his 18th Grand Slam title at Flushing Meadows.
Kenneth Egan predicts Olympic medal haul for Irish boxers
The Silver Medal winner at Beijing 2008 is confident that the boxing squad will return from London 2012 will a bounty of precious metals
Iceland's former PM to face trial over financial crisis
Iceland’s former prime minister Geir Haarde faces trial today as the first world leader criminally charged over the 2008 financial crisis.
Fergie charged by Turkish court over orphans film
The Duchess of York secretly filmed orphanages in Turkey for a 2008 ITV documentary – but Turkey now says she broke the law.