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From TheJournal.ie Irish economy on the brink of overheating stoked by ongoing Brexit uncertainty NERI

Irish economy on the brink of overheating stoked by ongoing Brexit uncertainty

The report claims Ireland’s economy is not yet overheating, but if trends continue, it could do so within the next two years.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Government reduce taxes? Make It Rain This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Government reduce taxes?

Many economists believe that tax cuts are a bad idea.

From TheJournal.ie The economy will grow but warning there is 'no case for tax cuts' Taxing Issue

The economy will grow but warning there is 'no case for tax cuts'

While Ireland spends more than average among ten rich EU countries, it is behind on spending in education particularly.

From TheJournal.ie Here's everything you need to know about business this week The Briefcase

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Ryanair’s U-turn, trains and automobiles, and the city-country divide.

From TheJournal.ie Saying jobs are only being created in Dublin is 'highly misleading' We're Not Partying

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was' ECB LETTERS

'These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was'

The Nevin Economic Research Institute said that while the contents of the letters from the ECB to Brian Lenihan isn’t a shock, the tone is surprising.

From TheJournal.ie There's "no room" in the Irish economy for tax cuts - we should be investing instead Careful Now

There's "no room" in the Irish economy for tax cuts - we should be investing instead

The conditions just aren’t right yet, the Nevin Institute has said.

From TheJournal.ie Irish households pay just under 24% in tax, a new study says Taxing

Irish households pay just under 24% in tax, a new study says

If you’re at the bottom or the top of the income charts, you pay more than the average.

From TheJournal.ie The briefcase: subprime mortgages, house prices and burying a Bentley Inbox Me

The briefcase: subprime mortgages, house prices and burying a Bentley

This was the week in business…

From TheJournal.ie Call for government to be allowed shut down social media sites rejected by Fianna Fáil Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

Call for government to be allowed shut down social media sites rejected by Fianna Fáil

A motion that called for the government to be given the right to shut down a social media site if it leads to the death of a citizen was defeated by delegates on day two of the party’s Ard Fheis in Killarney.

From TheJournal.ie 250,000 households have less than €15,000 a year to live on Penny Pinching

250,000 households have less than €15,000 a year to live on

But income gaps are skewing analysis of the income average according to the Nevin Economic Research Centre.

From TheJournal.ie Government can avoid further cuts with tax hike for top 10% of earners Budget 2014

Government can avoid further cuts with tax hike for top 10% of earners

The Nevin Economic Research Institute said that €400 million could be raised with a 1.5 per cent increase on the top 10 per cent of earners.

From TheJournal.ie NERI publishes alternative approach to Ireland's budgetary policies Budget

NERI publishes alternative approach to Ireland's budgetary policies

The economic institute says using the promissory note savings, investing in a stimulus package and taxing the top 10 per cent of earners could reduce the government deficit to 3 per cent by 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Low growth and high unemployment forecast for next three years - NERI NERI

Low growth and high unemployment forecast for next three years - NERI

Authors predict a further fall in the numbers employed in 2013 but expect employment to remain static in 2014 and 2015.

From TheJournal.ie 33% of households have an income of less than €30,000 - NERI Pay Rates

33% of households have an income of less than €30,000 - NERI

New NERI research shows that 62 per cent of households across the country have a gross income below the mean.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What is a ‘high earner’ in Ireland today? Opinion

Column: What is a ‘high earner’ in Ireland today?

We tend to think of ‘high earners’ as being those with salaries above €100,000 – but the figures reveal a different story, writes Micheál Collins.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We’re told more austerity is inevitable. That’s not the whole story. Opinion

Column: We’re told more austerity is inevitable. That’s not the whole story.

We hear a consensus that more big cuts are necessary – but there is an alternative, writes Tom Healy. Here it is.

From TheJournal.ie Working costs parents up to €400 a week - provisional study Cost Of Work

Working costs parents up to €400 a week - provisional study

However, the costs fall dramatically as children grow older and begin school.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The last thing Ireland – and Europe – needs is more austerity Opinion

Column: The last thing Ireland – and Europe – needs is more austerity

Further budget strictures? We badly need investment instead, writes Tom Healy after the announcement of the Fiscal Treaty referendum.