Economy - Today’s News
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Economy - Yesterday’s News
The minster says cuts will have to be made, even if they are less than previously thought.
The Minister is looking to seal a deal for early repayment of our IMF loans, which would bring down repayments considerably.
‘Meaningful’ action needed so vulnerable young people share in recovery.
The headline number of arrears has fallen, but ultra long term problem loans continue to climb.
The average hotel price is up in the first half of this year with Killarney, Dublin and Galway at the top of the scale.
Economy - Monday 1 September, 2014
Two more rail strikes are planned for this month, but it’s hoped a solution can be reached at LRC talks continuing this afternoon.
The invitation comes after the two sides met last week but workers have not yet committed to entering formal talks.
Ireland is bucking the wider European trend with overwhelmingly positive figures for last month.
New figures for August out today contain some mixed news. Start-ups were up significantly – but there was also an increase in insolvencies last month.
Economy - Sunday 31 August, 2014
In the run-up to Budget 2015, Dr Daragh McGreal looks at why Ireland has lost its competitive edge.
Economy - Saturday 30 August, 2014
SIPTU says there’s been no progress as yet, as unions and management meet to try and resolve their dispute before the next scheduled strike action.
Economy - Friday 29 August, 2014
Weak inflation data from the EU could force the Italian’s hand.
Loan repayments were €437 million higher than new lending last month.
This was the week in business.
Economy - Thursday 28 August, 2014
Bank of Ireland said many payments have already been processed and apologised for the delay.
If you’re at the bottom or the top of the income charts, you pay more than the average.
Economy - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
Latest data from the CSO shows that prices around the country are significantly higher than last year.
Fine Gael is talking tax cuts while Labour is all about wage increases.
Those in dire straits may be able to negotiate with local councils by Friday – but after that the penalties jump massively.
Economy - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
Overall emigration by Irish citizens is down 20% from last year.
Almost one in four now think that the economy is stagnating.
The Jobs Minister’s position contrasts with those in Labour who want a Low Pay Commission.
A new study by the AA finds that, despite a slight decrease, the cost of running a family car remains high.
A number of customers said they had not been paid this morning but the issue has now been resolved.
Economy - Monday 25 August, 2014
The average public sector wage is just short of €920 per week – but experts say that could be skewed.
A new initiative aims at bringing the lucrative events to Ireland.
The bank is predicting a broader based recovery, with jobs outside Dublin on the cards.
President Francois Hollande has asked his prime minister to form a new government.
Economy - Sunday 24 August, 2014
There are no trains. And there aren’t many extra bus services either — but for what it’s worth, here are the arrangements…
This experiment put people in a rigged game and asked how they felt the game went.
In the run-up to Budget 2015, Dr Daragh McGreal looks at the issue of Ireland’s ‘unsustainable’ debt.
Economy - Friday 22 August, 2014
This was the week in business.
Positive economic trends on nearly every front make for an easier budget.
More people have died on Irish farms this year than over the entire of 2013.
Economy - Thursday 21 August, 2014
Chief executive David Franks is set to jet home from his holiday in Mauritius
That’s more than double the number for the same period last year.
Economy - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
Melbourne is the best city to live worldwide but Dublin is way down the list.
The latest quarterly report from Goodbody Stockbrokers has some positive points on the Irish economy.
Economy - Tuesday 19 August, 2014
Group chief executive says PTSB is making “huge progress on the arrears problem” and eight out of ten PTSB customers in arrears are engaging with the group.
Economy - Saturday 16 August, 2014
We shouldn’t be focused on Vladimir Putin’s bullyboy ban on many EU foods – we should be making ties with ambitious countries that share our values.