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#Recession

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland accused of a 'crusade' against Brian O'Donnell over Gorse Hill The Battle For Gorse Hill

Bank of Ireland accused of a 'crusade' against Brian O'Donnell over Gorse Hill

“I’d love to see the bill for the legal fees.”

From TheJournal.ie What has it really been like for older people during austerity? Opinion

What has it really been like for older people during austerity?

The magnitude of the impact of the recession on older people is as diverse as the ageing population itself.

From TheJournal.ie 5 charts that show why the "lost decade" is a long way from over Analysis

5 charts that show why the "lost decade" is a long way from over

There’s a good reason why a lot of people still aren’t feeling it.

From TheJournal.ie Public or private sector workers - who actually came out worse in the recession? Paying A Premium

Public or private sector workers - who actually came out worse in the recession?

New figures shine a light on the pay gap after the swingeing cuts of 2010.

From TheJournal.ie The Déise is getting some much-needed jobs Jobs Watch

The Déise is getting some much-needed jobs

A publishing company has announced 100 new jobs.

From TheJournal.ie 'I have never felt so strongly wronged by those who represent our country' Opinion

'I have never felt so strongly wronged by those who represent our country'

Here I am, feeling like a second-class citizen in my own country, crying over a water meter. Do the politicians I voted for even care?

From TheJournal.ie Suicides of more than 470 men in Ireland linked to recession Downturn

Suicides of more than 470 men in Ireland linked to recession

In 2008, the trend of falling suicide rates started to reverse and self-harm among both men and women has also been rising.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Everything you need to know as you start your morning.

From TheJournal.ie David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks Follow The Money

David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks

The economist’s Iconic Media Ltd. posted accumulated profits of €630,000 for 2014

From TheJournal.ie As unemployment rates rise, the risk of suicide increases Recession

As unemployment rates rise, the risk of suicide increases

A study found that both men and women of all ages were equally vulnerable to the effects of rising unemployment.

From TheJournal.ie Lower prices at the petrol pumps means you're spending more in the shops Cash To Splash

Lower prices at the petrol pumps means you're spending more in the shops

However, women didn’t invest in too many winter coats this season.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Raising the minimum wage sounds nice, but it could price young people out of work Pay Cheque

Opinion: Raising the minimum wage sounds nice, but it could price young people out of work

A substantial minimum wage rise right now would be a very hollow victory if it meant that businesses couldn’t remain competitive and collapsed.

From TheJournal.ie Ads for Transformer toys and Barbie's Star Traveller were a big worry in the 1980s.... Recession

Ads for Transformer toys and Barbie's Star Traveller were a big worry in the 1980s....

The country was in the midst of a recession with unemployment up to 16.1%.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you believe the economy will improve next year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you believe the economy will improve next year?

Great things have been predicted.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you still feeling the effects of the recession? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you still feeling the effects of the recession?

Are the good times making a return?

From TheJournal.ie Most Irish people think they could have more money in six months' time ... Optimism

Most Irish people think they could have more money in six months' time ...

… and at the very least think they won’t have any less money.

From TheJournal.ie Army almost called in to protect banks during the crisis Close To The Edge

Army almost called in to protect banks during the crisis

Simon Coveney said the country was “bust”.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's economy might be picking up, but workers' earnings are still going backwards Not A Good Little Earner

Ireland's economy might be picking up, but workers' earnings are still going backwards

Workers in the public sector get nearly 50% more on average than those in private companies.

From TheJournal.ie Construction jobs are finally on the way back after being gutted in the recession If You Build It...

Construction jobs are finally on the way back after being gutted in the recession

There has been an “almost continuous stream of good news” for the Irish economy lately.

From TheJournal.ie 'The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis' Report Card

'The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis'

An IMF internal review finds that some European authorities thought it was “inappropriate” for the IMF to be seated at the negotiating table.

From TheJournal.ie More than 130,000 children slipped into poverty during the recession Child Poverty

More than 130,000 children slipped into poverty during the recession

Ireland is 37th of 41 OECD countries.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: The role of the media in the Irish economic crisis Journalism

Extract: The role of the media in the Irish economic crisis

Some commentators have noted that Irish news organisations failed to give proper warnings of the impending crash. But why?

From TheJournal.ie Is the recovery finally gathering pace in the Midlands? The retailers of Athlone weigh in... Main St Ireland

Is the recovery finally gathering pace in the Midlands? The retailers of Athlone weigh in...

Some long-established businesses say there’s little optimism out there, but others say that things are finally beginning to look a little brighter.

From TheJournal.ie The official jobs and economic outlooks are better than expected, but don't get too excited... Killjoys

The official jobs and economic outlooks are better than expected, but don't get too excited...

Because those crystal-ball gazers at the Central Bank say we shouldn’t get carried away with that tax-cut nonsense.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

You’ve made it to Friday. Good work. Here are the nine stories you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie What causes people to become homeless in Ireland? Homeless Ireland

What causes people to become homeless in Ireland?

How well do we understand the reasons?

From TheJournal.ie Irish shoppers still watching their euro Bargain Hunters

Irish shoppers still watching their euro

Consumers love cheap deals and loyalty cards, survey says.

From TheJournal.ie 'Great sadness' as Waterford's Red Kettle Theatre Company closes Arts Funding

'Great sadness' as Waterford's Red Kettle Theatre Company closes

There will be several job losses as a result of the closure.

From TheJournal.ie Protecting social welfare during the crash lessened income inequality - ESRI Mind The Gap

Protecting social welfare during the crash lessened income inequality - ESRI

A new report finds that protecting those on social welfare impacted on income inequality.

From TheJournal.ie British economy grows to above pre-crisis level Recovery

British economy grows to above pre-crisis level

The economy is now 0.2% bigger than before its pre-crisis peak in early 2008.

From TheJournal.ie Over half of people believe health cuts have had the biggest impact Recession

Over half of people believe health cuts have had the biggest impact

The Pfizer survey also found that 31% of adults have neither private insurance nor a medical card.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: The opposition has missed the chance to expose the banking show trial Banking Inquiry

Aaron McKenna: The opposition has missed the chance to expose the banking show trial

This ‘inquiry’ has no credibility whatsoever and a decent opposition would have resigned en masse in protest.

From TheJournal.ie First Communions, Harley-Davidsons, and abortion : The week in numbers Prime Numbers

First Communions, Harley-Davidsons, and abortion : The week in numbers

Plus: What age was the former US president who did a parachute jump for his birthday this week?

From TheJournal.ie The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year We All Partied

The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year

First they were asked to analyse budgets for families on the dole, now it’s essays on poverty and calculating youth unemployment rates.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: What has the State done to protect citizens' human rights? Opinion

Opinion: What has the State done to protect citizens' human rights?

It’s important to understand the experience of the people affected by our six-year recession and impacted by harsh austerity measures.

8 Google search trends that prove Ireland's glory days are truly over

“Luxury spa weekends in Athlone”.