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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Austerity policies had a greater impact on women than men Budgetary Policy

Austerity policies had a greater impact on women than men

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

From TheJournal.ie CEO of St Pat's says the recession created a generation of anxious children Mental Health

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you have more disposable income than five years ago? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Why this Tipperary man with five degrees left a good job in the middle of the recession Recession

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The middle class experienced a six-fold increase in economic stress as a result of the recession ESRI

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Recession's toll on divorce rates ends as applications return to 2008 levels Divorce

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish consumer confidence hits highest level since recession Personal Finances

Irish consumer confidence hits highest level since recession

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

From TheJournal.ie The number of heart-related deaths rose significantly in Ireland after the 2008 crash Stress

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Brian Cowen says he 'deeply regrets' the number of jobs lost during the recession Greatest Hardship

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A Wicklow business is Brexit-proofing itself by eyeing-up the Dutch market Seek The Netherlands

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

“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

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

From TheJournal.ie Remember the developers who 'exited Nama'? Most paid less than half their debts I O U

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ford has teamed up with Amazon to create a personal driving assistant Gadget Preview

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Greece is out of recession for first time in two years A Herculean Effort

Greece is out of recession for first time in two years

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

From TheJournal.ie For the first time in years, more people are migrating into Ireland than leaving Massive Increase

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Waterford locals have started a movement to reclaim their city's streets Waterford Walls

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

And they’re doing it with art.

From TheJournal.ie Father who returned to education received Leaving Cert results with his teenage daughter Opportunities

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Is this still the most economically depressed town in Ireland? The Road Back

Is this still the most economically depressed town in Ireland?

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man in court for tampering with meters so he could offer 'cheaper' gas and electricity Low Prices

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish family to spend first Christmas together in 12 years as parents follow kids to Australia Emigration

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Make no mistake, we’re already sowing the seeds of the next recession Column

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Former successful businessman in court over fake 'Brad Pitt' travel pass Courts

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

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

From TheJournal.ie This map shows where all the Irish emigrants went Emigration

This map shows where all the Irish emigrants went

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

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

Fizzy crisps anyone? Killer fades?

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie There are few clouds on the horizon for the Irish economy right now Hello Sunshine

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

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

From TheJournal.ie How two men built a pub and brewing empire from the depths of the recession Lager Than Life

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Oh Canada! This emigration hotspot just slid into recession On Thin Ice

Oh Canada! This emigration hotspot just slid into recession

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

From TheJournal.ie Something strange happens to the quality of teachers during recessions Standards

Something strange happens to the quality of teachers during recessions

It also reveals how to attract better teachers into classrooms.

From TheJournal.ie What happens to currencies when they die? Opinion

What happens to currencies when they die?

We pursue it, discuss it, count it and obsess over it… but do we ever really think about what ‘money’ is?

From TheJournal.ie It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go Opinion

It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go

The Greek problem will never be solved within the eurozone. It’s time to let them leave the euro, default on their loans, and try to rebuild from there with the drachma.

From TheJournal.ie 9 things we've learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far) The Life Of Brian

9 things we've learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far)

The former Taoiseach came out swinging at a lengthy hearing in Leinster House today. §

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