Economy - Today’s News
‘Tis the season to show your true colours.
Economy - Friday 5 December, 2014
Is it going to be a bumper year or is trade still in the doldrums?
Economy - Thursday 4 December, 2014
The inquiry is due to begin public hearings the week after next.
There will be no new ECB spending spree this month – despite growth forecasts being slashed.
Allegations of a major cover-up are spreading from politicians to government officials.
Finance Minister Michael Noonan said it is unclear whether the €280 million worth of bondholders will pursue their claims but if they do, they may be legally entitled to a dividend.
Economy - Wednesday 3 December, 2014
“We will compete and continue to compete hard.”
Banks have been accused of only helping the ‘low-hanging fruit’ of people who are a few months overdue.
Each person off the Live Register and into a job saves the taxpayer €20,000 a year, the government says.
Economy - Tuesday 2 December, 2014
Live around Parnell or Moore Street? Get those pots and pans ready.
Michael Noonan says it’s a reflection of more people being at work.
But he says Ireland has been “caught in the crossfire” of sniping between the EU and US multinationals.
Well, they funded the planning of a plan.
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This would mean Northern Ireland could match our very attractive 12.5% rate. Let the games begin…
Economy - Monday 1 December, 2014
The roles will be created over the next two years.
Irish households are expected to spend an extra €650 to €750 in shops this month compared to other months this year.
A large proportion of the population want to start their own households but cannot afford to.
Dublin is still growing and growing.
Economy - Sunday 30 November, 2014
If you have over €50,000 in savings, that is.
Economy - Friday 28 November, 2014
The pre-election rhetoric has begun.
Remember the Balbriggan man who took a novel approach to job hunting? … We’ve some good news for you
The phone was ringing with offers until 2am, he says.
Michael Noonan says it’s here for the “foreseeable future”.
Simon Coveney said the country was “bust”.
There’s a lot going on up North in the New Year.
He pledged to cut the marginal tax rate to 51%.
Irish consumers spending an estimated €39 million on Cyber Monday last year.
Economy - Thursday 27 November, 2014
Sean Moroney ran a moving company in Boston. He’s been back home for two years — and says he’s sent out ‘hundreds’ of CVs looking for work.
People all over the country have had their cards rejected today.
Matt Carty of Sinn Fein said he hopes the goverment will be “robust” in making sure the ECB does take part.
So much for getting it easy because you’re the new guy.
…When really you’re killing it on Candy Crush.
Crazy shoppers at the ready….
The European Commission asked Ireland to change legislation, and they haven’t.
Economy - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
A new CSO report has revealed that since the same time last year, the number of people unemployed has fallen by 37,000.
The banking inquiry’s public hearings will begin the week after next – but it looks like the ECB won’t be there.
But will Ireland get any money from a plan already criticised for being “scant on detail”?
Governor Patrick Honohan says the “seeds of trouble” for a new bubble could already be growing.
Because we're sure he has enough socks this year...
… but that still puts them 37.8% lower than their 2007 peak.
The Ryanair boss took aim at the government for continuing to “piss away billions” despite the recession.
Aerogen’s drug nebulisers are being used in the intensive-care units of hospitals in 70 countries.
Economy - Tuesday 25 November, 2014
The world’s biggest sandwich maker is still growing fast despite last year’s horse-meat scandal.
Over 300 properties with a combined reserve of €56 million will go in two massive sales.