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Opinion: GDP is not the right measurement for the growth of a country - it's time for a change
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Opinion: GDP is not the right measurement for the growth of a country - it's time for a change

Jun 6th 2022, 10:00 PM 13,358 Views 23 Comments

Marc Ó Cathasaigh of the Green Party outlines why he believes the future of growth measurement will be more than GDP.

'Weak' economic quarter despite 10.8% growth in GDP
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'Weak' economic quarter despite 10.8% growth in GDP

Jun 3rd 2022, 8:01 PM 12,792 Views 13 Comments

Consumer spending, which was down 0.7%, was affected by rising prices, especially for energy.

'Real' incomes to fall for first time since 2013 with inflation outpacing wage growth
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'Real' incomes to fall for first time since 2013 with inflation outpacing wage growth

Apr 6th 2022, 12:10 AM 24,313 Views 35 Comments

The war is expected to “weigh” on trade and overall growth while fueling “strong” energy price inflation, the Central Bank said,

Irish economic activity to regain pre-Covid health by end of 2021, says Central Bank
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Irish economic activity to regain pre-Covid health by end of 2021, says Central Bank

Oct 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,049 Views 17 Comments

Forecasters expect price inflation pressures to moderate in 2022 and 2023.

Hopes for a swift economic recovery in 2021 have faded, says ECB
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Hopes for a swift economic recovery in 2021 have faded, says ECB

Nov 25th 2020, 10:46 AM 24,941 Views 22 Comments

A resurgence of the virus has weakened euro area growth forecasts.

Ireland now officially in recession after largest ever quarterly GDP drop
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Ireland now officially in recession after largest ever quarterly GDP drop

Sep 7th 2020, 2:00 PM 76,310 Views 81 Comments

The economy shrank by 6.1% between April and June.

Ibec warns of the 'sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory'
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Ibec warns of the 'sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory'

Jun 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 23,624 Views 45 Comments

The business lobbying group forecasts Irish unemployment to level off at 16% and GDP to contract by 11% for the year.

ESRI warns against austerity measures in short-term as economy heals from the pandemic
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ESRI warns against austerity measures in short-term as economy heals from the pandemic

May 28th 2020, 12:05 AM 20,127 Views 34 Comments

The think-tank has sketched the likely impact of the virus across a range of Irish economic indicators.

Ireland's economic squeeze: could staff shortages stifle growth?
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# Policy And Economy

Ireland's economic squeeze: could staff shortages stifle growth?

Dec 5th 2019, 5:36 PM 464 Views 0 Comments

The economy is still growing, but it is slowing down as capacity constraints limit expansion.

Ireland's economy is set to keep growing next year, but could be seriously hit by a no-deal Brexit
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Ireland's economy is set to keep growing next year, but could be seriously hit by a no-deal Brexit

Aug 19th 2019, 7:28 AM 16,238 Views 33 Comments

Ibec states that the economy is set to grow by 4% this year.

Only three in 10 of us get 'enough' sleep, so how can we improve this?
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# Ireland 2029

Only three in 10 of us get 'enough' sleep, so how can we improve this?

Jul 17th 2019, 8:30 PM 27,313 Views 42 Comments

Commute times, shift work and mobile phones all play a role.

Pound could crash and economy shrink under no-deal Brexit, Bank of England warns
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Pound could crash and economy shrink under no-deal Brexit, Bank of England warns

Nov 28th 2018, 5:44 PM 21,717 Views 55 Comments

The UK economy could shrink by 8%, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has said.

'Our living standards aren't improving because of the unwillingness by govt to correct market failures'
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'Our living standards aren't improving because of the unwillingness by govt to correct market failures'

Oct 30th 2018, 7:00 AM 17,514 Views 26 Comments

Despite strong headline growth figures, living standards in Ireland are actually below Italy and just a little above Cyprus, writes economist Robert Sweeney.

The lost decade is over: Our 7.8% GDP growth last year was comfortably the highest in Europe
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The lost decade is over: Our 7.8% GDP growth last year was comfortably the highest in Europe

Mar 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 32,999 Views 87 Comments

The bigger picture is certainly bright; the challenge is to better use the fruits of economic growth to improve living standards, writes Victor Duggan.

For the 4th year running Ireland is set to be Europe's fastest growing economy
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# Four More Years

For the 4th year running Ireland is set to be Europe's fastest growing economy

May 8th 2017, 6:40 PM 18,414 Views 153 Comments

Ireland is expected to grow by 5% this year, up from previous Davy estimates of 3.7%.

FactCheck: Is Frances Fitzgerald right about Ireland's financial gain from the EU?
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FactCheck: Is Frances Fitzgerald right about Ireland's financial gain from the EU?

Jul 31st 2016, 10:00 PM 36,874 Views 140 Comments

Big numbers, big claims – FactCheck is here to find out what’s what.

We might have to give the EU an extra €280 million because of those inflated GDP figures
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# Leprechaun Economics

We might have to give the EU an extra €280 million because of those inflated GDP figures

Jul 20th 2016, 2:35 PM 16,718 Views 83 Comments

The massive 26% hike in GDP was decried by one financial journalist as a “work of Irish fiction”.

Ireland has made itself the laughing stock of the economic world, but does that matter?
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# Leprechaun Economics

Ireland has made itself the laughing stock of the economic world, but does that matter?

Jul 16th 2016, 7:00 AM 57,469 Views 95 Comments

Multinational tax avoidance has been brought back on the agenda.

The second best eurozone economy grew by 5% in 2015. Ireland's expanded by an insane 26%
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# OMGDP

The second best eurozone economy grew by 5% in 2015. Ireland's expanded by an insane 26%

Jul 12th 2016, 1:05 PM 31,936 Views 176 Comments

A rise in multinational companies locating assets here likely helped drive the huge growth.

These international problems could seriously wreck Ireland's economic plans
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These international problems could seriously wreck Ireland's economic plans

Apr 27th 2016, 8:47 AM 24,372 Views 57 Comments

The Department of Finance is predicting big growth, but only if everything goes as it wants it to.

There are few clouds on the horizon for the Irish economy right now
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# Hello Sunshine

There are few clouds on the horizon for the Irish economy right now

Sep 10th 2015, 4:58 PM 28,083 Views 112 Comments

Growth has been ‘exceptionally strong’ so far this year, but jobs and wages haven’t caught up.

Things are looking seriously rosy for the EU right now
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# Only Way Is Up

Things are looking seriously rosy for the EU right now

May 13th 2015, 12:39 PM 12,067 Views 53 Comments

Or for its economy at any rate. The union has outstripped growth in both the US and the UK for the start of 2015

A British exit from the EU could spell disaster for the Irish economy
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# Don't Go

A British exit from the EU could spell disaster for the Irish economy

Apr 15th 2015, 12:00 PM 18,650 Views 115 Comments

Could a ‘Brexit’ be even worse news for us than it is for them?

Saying jobs are only being created in Dublin is 'highly misleading'
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# We're Not Partying

Saying jobs are only being created in Dublin is 'highly misleading'

Mar 19th 2015, 5:45 PM 24,093 Views 50 Comments

One in four workers earn less than the living wage, new research has found.

The Irish economy went absolutely STELLAR in 2014
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# Sucking Diesel

The Irish economy went absolutely STELLAR in 2014

Mar 12th 2015, 2:26 PM 15,418 Views 123 Comments

We’ve left the rest of the Eurozone for dust over the last 12 months

Ireland's economy should soon be back where it started - except for all that debt
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# Erase And Rewind

Ireland's economy should soon be back where it started - except for all that debt

Feb 2nd 2015, 5:03 PM 25,938 Views 77 Comments

How about we start from scratch?

Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014
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# Prime Numbers

Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014

Dec 20th 2014, 7:30 PM 14,788 Views 13 Comments

How many pigs are in Ireland? How many people are paid minimum wage? So many questions…

The economy 'flatlined' over the summer, but Michael Noonan's not worried
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# Still Smiling

The economy 'flatlined' over the summer, but Michael Noonan's not worried

Dec 11th 2014, 6:25 PM 12,938 Views 62 Comments

The country’s still on target to meet its Budget forecasts.

Ireland will have the largest economic growth in the EU in 2014 (and 2015 and 2016)
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# Getting Boomer

Ireland will have the largest economic growth in the EU in 2014 (and 2015 and 2016)

Nov 4th 2014, 11:27 AM 10,262 Views 91 Comments

Hooray! Right?

The law allowing the government to cut public sector pay is being scrapped
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# No Longer Needed

The law allowing the government to cut public sector pay is being scrapped

Oct 29th 2014, 6:20 PM 17,537 Views 33 Comments

The section that is being deleted allowed public service employers to take steps that would impact on non-core pay and working hours.

Noonan: Economy will grow even more than we thought this year - but austerity isn't over
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# Noonanomics

Noonan: Economy will grow even more than we thought this year - but austerity isn't over

Sep 18th 2014, 6:31 PM 12,211 Views 59 Comments

There’s more positive economic news out today.

Is the economy all that great? Accountants say maybe not
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# Not So Fast

Is the economy all that great? Accountants say maybe not

Aug 26th 2014, 1:17 PM 13,724 Views 49 Comments

Almost one in four now think that the economy is stagnating.

Ulster Bank is feeling good about the economy - and predicting 3.1% growth this year
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# Looking Up

Ulster Bank is feeling good about the economy - and predicting 3.1% growth this year

Aug 25th 2014, 11:04 AM 4,756 Views 18 Comments

The bank is predicting a broader based recovery, with jobs outside Dublin on the cards.

No more austerity needed to hit Budget target, says Goodbody - and we could even cut income tax
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# Here Come The Good Times

No more austerity needed to hit Budget target, says Goodbody - and we could even cut income tax

Aug 20th 2014, 8:11 AM 11,478 Views 63 Comments

The latest quarterly report from Goodbody Stockbrokers has some positive points on the Irish economy.

This morning, major European economies hit the slow lane. Here's what it means.
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# Sluggish

This morning, major European economies hit the slow lane. Here's what it means.

Aug 14th 2014, 11:29 AM 12,932 Views 60 Comments

Germany and France both posted negative results, with pressure now on Mario Draghi to act.

"Exceptional" performance makes Ireland "the fastest-growing economy in Europe"
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# Life In The Fast Lane

"Exceptional" performance makes Ireland "the fastest-growing economy in Europe"

Aug 13th 2014, 11:38 AM 21,192 Views 117 Comments

Davy is also calling for a budget adjustment of €500 million.

Government deficit drops to 5.6% of GDP
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# It Gets Better

Government deficit drops to 5.6% of GDP

Jul 29th 2014, 5:29 PM 8,807 Views 37 Comments

That’s down from 7.9% this time last year.

Central Bank revises GDP forecast upwards
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Central Bank revises GDP forecast upwards

Jul 28th 2014, 11:58 AM 4,553 Views 18 Comments

They also revised upwards last year’s figures.

Facebook friends, prostitutes, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers
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# Prime Numbers

Facebook friends, prostitutes, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers

Jul 5th 2014, 7:30 PM 15,001 Views 6 Comments

Plus: How many Irish students say they’re not having sex?

The economy grew by 2.7% in the first three months of the year
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The economy grew by 2.7% in the first three months of the year

Jul 3rd 2014, 11:37 AM 6,025 Views 33 Comments

Illegal economic activity worth €1.25 billion also contributed to a revision of the GDP figures for last year.

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