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Volkswagen most popular as new vehicle licenses jump 16 per cent
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Volkswagen most popular as new vehicle licenses jump 16 per cent

Nov 8th 2013, 11:25 AM 10,484 Views 55 Comments

There was an increase of 16 per cent in cars licensed but this could have been influenced by changes in the Motor Tax regime.

Here's the most popular employer on LinkedIn in Ireland
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Here's the most popular employer on LinkedIn in Ireland

Nov 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 42,768 Views 27 Comments

LinkedIn has hit one million Irish users and to mark the occasion, the social network has released some interesting nuggets about its users…

Sean Cronin was the best hooker in Europe last weekend
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Sean Cronin was the best hooker in Europe last weekend

Oct 16th 2013, 4:10 PM 3,435 Views 8 Comments

According to the official Amlin Opta Index anyway.

Tourists travelling to Ireland up 4.2%
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Tourists travelling to Ireland up 4.2%

Oct 15th 2013, 1:58 PM 2,122 Views 11 Comments

The number of overseas trips to Ireland by non-residents increased to 1.893 million trips from April to June of this year.

Man dies in traffic collision in Monaghan
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Man dies in traffic collision in Monaghan

Oct 4th 2013, 2:52 PM 7,299 Views 8 Comments

The gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

Household savings primarily being used to pay down debt
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Household savings primarily being used to pay down debt

Oct 3rd 2013, 12:54 PM 4,493 Views 11 Comments

Household repayment of loans amounted to €7.3 billion last year.

The oldest brides and grooms can be found in south Dublin and Waterford
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The oldest brides and grooms can be found in south Dublin and Waterford

Sep 30th 2013, 12:49 PM 11,908 Views 26 Comments

The latest CSO statistics show that marriage and divorce rates have fallen, while bride and grooms are getting older.

Dublin property prices up 10.6 per cent as cash sales increase
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Dublin property prices up 10.6 per cent as cash sales increase

Sep 26th 2013, 1:50 PM 15,278 Views 116 Comments

Savills Ireland said mortgage buyers are struggling to compete with cash buyers.

New '132' reg system drives huge increase in August car sales
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New '132' reg system drives huge increase in August car sales

Sep 2nd 2013, 7:12 PM 9,849 Views 47 Comments

There was a 20 per cent increase in new car sales in August compared to the same month last year. However, looking at the year as a whole, sales are down 8 per cent.

Bus Eireann strike accounted for over 90 per cent of industrial action days lost so far this year
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Bus Eireann strike accounted for over 90 per cent of industrial action days lost so far this year

Aug 22nd 2013, 1:27 PM 4,054 Views 8 Comments

The country is on course to surpass last year’s 7,900 days lost to industrial action, with both state bus companies accounting for the vast majority of lost days.

Column: The Open Government Partnership offers real opportunities for civil society participation
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Column: The Open Government Partnership offers real opportunities for civil society participation

Jul 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 29 Views 13 Comments

We need to consign the culture of ‘group-think’ that contributed to the banking collapse to the dim and distant past. Open government and open data the way forward for job creation, writes Brian Hayes TD.

Property prices down in May, but rate of drop slowing
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Property prices down in May, but rate of drop slowing

Jun 28th 2013, 5:51 PM 4,772 Views 27 Comments

The most positive signs are in the Dublin market, with homes changing hands for 1.4 per cent more than in the same month last year.

Money repatriated abroad has fallen in the last six years
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Money repatriated abroad has fallen in the last six years

Jun 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,563 Views 8 Comments

Statistics show that the amount of money earned in Ireland by migrants and temporary workers and then sent abroad has fallen since the Ireland’s economic downturn.

Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences up 34 per cent
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Robbery, extortion and hijacking offences up 34 per cent

Apr 30th 2013, 3:17 PM 4,070 Views 22 Comments

However, the murder rate decreased by 27 per cent from 2010 – 2011, according to the latest figures released by the CSO.

The 12 things in economics that everybody should know
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The 12 things in economics that everybody should know

Dec 8th 2012, 9:45 AM 12,760 Views 16 Comments

The 10 concepts – plus two bonus insights – that everybody should know about economics.

Trade surplus for September down 41% on August – CSO
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Trade surplus for September down 41% on August – CSO

Nov 14th 2012, 3:24 PM 3,128 Views 4 Comments

The drop in Ireland’s trade surplus is the first since March of this year.

Size matters: Connacht fought a losing battle against European heavyweight
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Size matters: Connacht fought a losing battle against European heavyweight

Oct 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 1,266 Views 1 Comment

Was Denis Buckley really a whole 50 kilos lighter than his direct opponent? “Don’t believe the programme.”

Trade surplus increases by €1bn - CSO
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Trade surplus increases by €1bn - CSO

Oct 12th 2012, 4:10 PM 4,026 Views 14 Comments

The seasonally adjusted trade balance for August rose to €4.9 billion – the highest on record.

One third of pensioners in one Irish county live on their own – census
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One third of pensioners in one Irish county live on their own – census

Sep 23rd 2012, 8:15 AM 6,926 Views 20 Comments

This interactive graph based on census data show how isolated people across parts of Ireland are.

Employment falls by 1.8 per cent
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Employment falls by 1.8 per cent

Sep 19th 2012, 11:58 AM 5,953 Views 37 Comments

There has been an annual decrease in employment of 33,400 people in the year to the second quarter of 2012, with the long-term unemployment accounting for 59.9 per cent of total.

Crime stats shouldn't be 'stick to beat gardaí with', says TD
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Crime stats shouldn't be 'stick to beat gardaí with', says TD

Aug 19th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,256 Views 36 Comments

Niall Collins TD is urging Minister Alan Shatter not to close more garda stations.

The most popular type of car licensed in Ireland last month? Volkswagen
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The most popular type of car licensed in Ireland last month? Volkswagen

Aug 8th 2012, 1:04 PM 5,861 Views 37 Comments

The number of cars licensed in July dropped by more than 10 per cent compared to the same month last year.

Suicide in Ireland increased by 7 per cent last year
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Suicide in Ireland increased by 7 per cent last year

Jul 11th 2012, 9:46 PM 6,885 Views 36 Comments

New figures show 525 people took their own lives in Ireland in 2011.

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats
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Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats

Jul 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,211 Views 25 Comments

How high is Europe’s tallest building? And how many cannabis plants were seized by gardaí last year?

More than a quarter of births in Ireland are to women aged 35 and over
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More than a quarter of births in Ireland are to women aged 35 and over

Jun 26th 2012, 6:45 AM 7,371 Views 35 Comments

The major ESRI report on births found also found that one third of all births were to single mothers.

Inflation up 1.8 per cent over year to May 2012
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Inflation up 1.8 per cent over year to May 2012

Jun 7th 2012, 11:48 AM 1,279 Views 12 Comments

Consumer price index was unchanged between April and May but shows increases in education, transport, food and services over 12 months.

Baby boom: More babies born than in any year since 1891
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Baby boom: More babies born than in any year since 1891

May 31st 2012, 2:39 PM 8,602 Views 81 Comments

The CSO has released new figures about births, deaths and marriages in Ireland – including how the average age of brides and grooms is now at a record high.

In numbers: How does this Irish squad compare to past tournament panels?
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In numbers: How does this Irish squad compare to past tournament panels?

May 30th 2012, 4:28 PM 693 Views 0 Comments

Which club has provided them most players? Which squad had the most medals? We crunch the numbers so you don’t have to.

The 2011-12 Premier League season in stats and numbers
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The 2011-12 Premier League season in stats and numbers

May 13th 2012, 6:32 PM 3,415 Views 25 Comments

From Wayne Rooney’s best ever goal tally to the highest scoring season since 1992-93, the figures that tell the tale of the campaign

Consumer prices increase by 1.9 per cent
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Consumer prices increase by 1.9 per cent

May 10th 2012, 1:04 PM 1,126 Views 4 Comments

Central Statistics Office figures show consumer prices increased by 1.9 per cent in the year to the end of April.

More boys than girls born in Q3 2011
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More boys than girls born in Q3 2011

Apr 30th 2012, 12:14 PM 2,902 Views 1 Comment

From the highest birth rate in Ireland to the average age of first time mothers, here’s what you need to know from the latest stats on births, deaths and marriages in Ireland.

By numbers: the US Masters
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# Facts And Figures

By numbers: the US Masters

Apr 5th 2012, 11:30 AM 367 Views 0 Comments

Here are the numbers that really matter – numbers like 12, 23, and 96.

Census 2011: Surge in non-religious – but 84 per cent remain Catholic
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# Census 2011

Census 2011: Surge in non-religious – but 84 per cent remain Catholic

Mar 29th 2012, 4:38 PM 18,642 Views 131 Comments

The number of people who define themselves as being of no religion increased by 44 per cent since the 2006 census.

14.5 per cent of dwellings in Ireland vacant in Census 2011
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# Census 2011

14.5 per cent of dwellings in Ireland vacant in Census 2011

Mar 29th 2012, 12:34 PM 6,135 Views 22 Comments

Over one in five vacant properties were holiday homes, while the majority of the remainder were concentrated on rural areas in the west.

Unemployment rate revised downward for first three months of 2011
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Unemployment rate revised downward for first three months of 2011

Jun 16th 2011, 3:05 PM 315 Views 6 Comments

The seasonal unemployment rate is down to 14 per cent – but mostly undoes the surprising surge from late last year.

Increase in burglary, theft and fraud: Crime figures
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Increase in burglary, theft and fraud: Crime figures

Apr 29th 2011, 3:11 PM 953 Views 0 Comments

Burglary, theft and fraud have increased significantly in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2010 – however, there has been a reduction in violent and drug-related offences.

CSO receives 15,000 Census job applications in two days
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# Census 2011

CSO receives 15,000 Census job applications in two days

Jan 5th 2011, 7:55 PM 1,059 Views 0 Comments

The CSO gives the public a week to apply for 5,000 part-time census jobs – and closes the window after tripling the target.

We're still the second richest in the EU
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We're still the second richest in the EU

Sep 16th 2010, 5:03 PM 318 Views 0 Comments

How did that happen? A new CSO report puts our relative wealth in second spot, despite the massive fall in GDP.