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UK in worst recession on record after GDP plunges 20.4% between April and June
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

UK in worst recession on record after GDP plunges 20.4% between April and June

Aug 12th 2020, 7:55 AM 20,049 Views 32 Comments

The recession brought on by the coronavirus pandemic led to the biggest fall in quarterly GDP on record.

Eurozone economy suffers record drop during lockdown months
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# Downturn

Eurozone economy suffers record drop during lockdown months

Jul 31st 2020, 5:52 PM 16,343 Views 20 Comments

The decline in Europe compares to a 9.5% quarter-on-quarter decline for the United States.

Donohoe has 'little reason to doubt' Covid-19 will cause worst economic crisis since Great Depression
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# Rescue Deal

Donohoe has 'little reason to doubt' Covid-19 will cause worst economic crisis since Great Depression

Apr 10th 2020, 11:09 AM 40,620 Views 125 Comments

The Finance Minister said Ireland will likely have to access some of the financial supports made available by the EU.

Half a billion people could be pushed into poverty by Covid-19, warns Oxfam
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Half a billion people could be pushed into poverty by Covid-19, warns Oxfam

Apr 9th 2020, 7:43 AM 12,693 Views 13 Comments

A new Oxfam report calls for an economic rescue plan to prevent a damaging recession.

Central Bank says unemployment could reach 25% as government seeks to avoid 'another era of austerity'
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# Recession

Central Bank says unemployment could reach 25% as government seeks to avoid 'another era of austerity'

Apr 3rd 2020, 12:02 AM 34,034 Views 111 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the country is “heading into a recession”.

No-deal Brexit could push Ireland into recession, ESRI warns
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# Not Again

No-deal Brexit could push Ireland into recession, ESRI warns

Sep 26th 2019, 7:08 AM 17,533 Views 52 Comments

The ESRI has recommended a supplementary Budget in the new year if there’s a hard Brexit.

Have €42,500? That's the amount of public debt hanging over the head of every person living in the State
# IOU
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# IOU

Have €42,500? That's the amount of public debt hanging over the head of every person living in the State

Aug 8th 2019, 5:28 PM 55,717 Views 138 Comments

Minister Paschal Donohoe said prudent management of the public finances in needed.

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

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

Jul 18th 2019, 8:39 AM 19,984 Views 60 Comments

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

Here's the impact of Ireland’s economic crisis on housing in graph form
# VISUALISED
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# VISUALISED

Here's the impact of Ireland’s economic crisis on housing in graph form

Dec 7th 2018, 12:05 AM 29,233 Views 33 Comments

Planning permissions peaked in 2004 with 101,653 permissions for construction of both new houses and apartments.

Austerity policies had a greater impact on women than men
# Budgetary Policy
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# Budgetary Policy

Austerity policies had a greater impact on women than men

Oct 24th 2018, 6:10 AM 8,556 Views 38 Comments

Reductions in Child Benefit and other welfare payments accounted for most of the disparity.

CEO of St Pat's says the recession created a generation of anxious children
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# Mental Health

CEO of St Pat's says the recession created a generation of anxious children

May 20th 2018, 6:15 AM 16,133 Views 32 Comments

Paul Gilligan said children now are very aware of the importance of doing well in their lives financially.

'This country has been so unloved. People go on about 800 years of oppression, it's 800 years of rejection'
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# Randomer

'This country has been so unloved. People go on about 800 years of oppression, it's 800 years of rejection'

Mar 18th 2018, 10:30 AM 29,026 Views 28 Comments

Poet Colm Keegan’s latest collection is an exploration of self and society.

Poll: Do you have more disposable income than five years ago?
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you have more disposable income than five years ago?

Jan 8th 2018, 10:25 PM 37,102 Views 94 Comments

Disposable incomes in Ireland are growing at over four times the eurozone average, according to Ibec.

Why this Tipperary man with five degrees left a good job in the middle of the recession
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Why this Tipperary man with five degrees left a good job in the middle of the recession

Nov 18th 2017, 6:30 PM 37,945 Views 21 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin-based Future Analytics Consulting.

The middle class experienced a six-fold increase in economic stress as a result of the recession
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# ESRI

The middle class experienced a six-fold increase in economic stress as a result of the recession

Nov 9th 2017, 6:10 AM 11,986 Views 23 Comments

A new ERSI study examines the experience of economic stress in families with children as a result of the recession.

The tourist industry could lose its 9% VAT rate as it's 'under consideration' for Budget 2018
# Budget 2018
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# Budget 2018

The tourist industry could lose its 9% VAT rate as it's 'under consideration' for Budget 2018

Sep 28th 2017, 6:25 AM 10,300 Views 53 Comments

Restaurants and hotels express concerns as 1% hike is on the cards.

Recession's toll on divorce rates ends as applications return to 2008 levels
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# Divorce

Recession's toll on divorce rates ends as applications return to 2008 levels

Sep 14th 2017, 10:13 AM 15,655 Views 44 Comments

Divorce applications from 2015 were the highest level of this century.

Irish consumer confidence hits highest level since recession
# Personal Finances
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# Personal Finances

Irish consumer confidence hits highest level since recession

Aug 17th 2017, 6:01 AM 6,079 Views 15 Comments

Ireland is now the fourth most confident country in Europe, overtaking the UK for the first time in almost nine years.

The number of heart-related deaths rose significantly in Ireland after the 2008 crash
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# Stress

The number of heart-related deaths rose significantly in Ireland after the 2008 crash

Aug 9th 2017, 8:57 AM 6,528 Views 11 Comments

A study found a 17.2% increase in cardiovascular-related deaths following the 2008 economic crash.

Brian Cowen says he 'deeply regrets' the number of jobs lost during the recession
# Greatest Hardship
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# Greatest Hardship

Brian Cowen says he 'deeply regrets' the number of jobs lost during the recession

Jul 27th 2017, 8:13 AM 18,454 Views 124 Comments

Despite this, however, the former Taoiseach defended his government’s policies in the downturn.

A Wicklow business is Brexit-proofing itself by eyeing-up the Dutch market
# Seek The Netherlands
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# Seek The Netherlands

A Wicklow business is Brexit-proofing itself by eyeing-up the Dutch market

Jul 15th 2017, 11:00 AM 17,682 Views 22 Comments

“People hoping Brexit won’t happen,” businessman Paul Jacobs says. “Hope is for mass on Sundays.”

20 things all Irish people born in 1994 will have strong memories of
# 1994
# 1994

20 things all Irish people born in 1994 will have strong memories of

Mar 28th 2017, 9:00 PM 8,988 Views 3 Comments

Worrying about what would happen if you didn’t pass as 12 when you tried get into Spin.

Remember the developers who 'exited Nama'? Most paid less than half their debts
# I O U
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# I O U

Remember the developers who 'exited Nama'? Most paid less than half their debts

Jan 27th 2017, 6:07 PM 18,153 Views 52 Comments

51 out of 505 debtors that exited Nama paid 10% or less of their debts.

Ford has teamed up with Amazon to create a personal driving assistant
# Gadget Preview
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# Gadget Preview

Ford has teamed up with Amazon to create a personal driving assistant

Jan 9th 2017, 11:43 AM 405 Views 1 Comment

We take a look at Alexa in the Car which was unveiled at this year’s CES.

Greece is out of recession for first time in two years
# A Herculean Effort
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# A Herculean Effort

Greece is out of recession for first time in two years

Nov 14th 2016, 8:48 PM 16,228 Views 48 Comments

Greek government has claimed its economy is now in better shape than at any point since the financial crisis.

For the first time in years, more people are migrating into Ireland than leaving
# Massive Increase
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# Massive Increase

For the first time in years, more people are migrating into Ireland than leaving

Aug 23rd 2016, 12:30 PM 23,022 Views 82 Comments

There’s also been a surge in migrants with Irish nationality arriving in the country.

Waterford locals have started a movement to reclaim their city's streets
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# Waterford Walls

Waterford locals have started a movement to reclaim their city's streets

Aug 21st 2016, 8:30 PM 29,963 Views 52 Comments

And they’re doing it with art.

Father who returned to education received Leaving Cert results with his teenage daughter
# Opportunities
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# Opportunities

Father who returned to education received Leaving Cert results with his teenage daughter

Aug 17th 2016, 7:30 PM 28,674 Views 22 Comments

In Ireland, 21% of people aged 25 to 64 have never completed upper secondary-level education.

Is this still the most economically depressed town in Ireland?
# The Road Back
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# The Road Back

Is this still the most economically depressed town in Ireland?

Feb 25th 2016, 9:55 AM 74,455 Views 35 Comments

It’s two years since Bunclody was named as the most economically depressed town. We paid a visit, to see if locals were feeling the recovery.

Man in court for tampering with meters so he could offer 'cheaper' gas and electricity
# Low Prices
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# Low Prices

Man in court for tampering with meters so he could offer 'cheaper' gas and electricity

Jan 30th 2016, 7:15 AM 21,959 Views 0 Comments

McLoughlin had advised a ‘client’ to top the meter up by €10 a week and Bord Gáis “won’t come near you”.

'The arts are victims of Dublin's economic recovery': Block T is forced to relocate
# Nowhere To Go
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# Nowhere To Go

'The arts are victims of Dublin's economic recovery': Block T is forced to relocate

Jan 27th 2016, 2:56 PM 14,213 Views 45 Comments

The arts collective are faced with leaving Smithfield due to rising rents.

Irish family to spend first Christmas together in 12 years as parents follow kids to Australia
# Emigration
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# Emigration

Irish family to spend first Christmas together in 12 years as parents follow kids to Australia

Dec 17th 2015, 4:45 PM 34,097 Views 54 Comments

Janet and Eugene found being separated from their children and grandchildren unbearable.

Make no mistake, we’re already sowing the seeds of the next recession
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Make no mistake, we’re already sowing the seeds of the next recession

Dec 12th 2015, 8:00 AM 307 Views 74 Comments

There is going to be another recession in the future, but how we prepare for it is up to our politicians, writes Aaron McKenna.

Former successful businessman in court over fake 'Brad Pitt' travel pass
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Former successful businessman in court over fake 'Brad Pitt' travel pass

Nov 10th 2015, 9:30 PM 23,586 Views 12 Comments

He faked the cards so he could travel to see his son.

This map shows where all the Irish emigrants went
# Emigration
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# Emigration

This map shows where all the Irish emigrants went

Oct 25th 2015, 11:15 AM 46,449 Views 86 Comments

One in six people born in Ireland are still living abroad.

12 signs Dublin is really and truly losing the run of itself
# What Recession?
# What Recession?

12 signs Dublin is really and truly losing the run of itself

Sep 29th 2015, 1:20 PM 14,817 Views 6 Comments

Fizzy crisps anyone? Killer fades?

This is how Dublin's cityscape has changed - and what's in store for the future
# Boom And Bust
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# Boom And Bust

This is how Dublin's cityscape has changed - and what's in store for the future

Sep 19th 2015, 8:30 AM 27,020 Views 31 Comments

A new video maps more than five decades of development in the capital.

There are few clouds on the horizon for the Irish economy right now
# Hello Sunshine
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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 28,071 Views 112 Comments

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

How two men built a pub and brewing empire from the depths of the recession
# Lager Than Life
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# Lager Than Life

How two men built a pub and brewing empire from the depths of the recession

Sep 6th 2015, 7:00 PM 36,313 Views 19 Comments

We talked to one of the brains behind the Galway Bay Brewery about pub closures, craft beer and the Wetherspoon effect.

Oh Canada! This emigration hotspot just slid into recession
# On Thin Ice
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# On Thin Ice

Oh Canada! This emigration hotspot just slid into recession

Sep 1st 2015, 4:37 PM 24,272 Views 36 Comments

It’s the first time since the financial crisis that the economy has been in decline.

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