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Economy - Thursday 25 June, 2015
Today is the last day of the One-Parent Family Payment for anyone whose youngest child is aged seven. Approximately 11,000 families will immediately lose income.
Economy - Wednesday 24 June, 2015
Its Prime Minister claims creditors are being harder on his country than they were Ireland.
There’s a portfolio of five such Irish parks hitting the market today for €162 million, together with an exclusive Spencer Dock office block in Dublin.
But only in certain parts of the country.
Our Finance Minister has sided with the most hardline of Greece’s creditors this week – and that’s wrong, writes Ronan Burtenshaw.
Economy - Tuesday 23 June, 2015
One local business owner told TheJournal.ie said that it feels like ‘missing the boat’.
This is what the Jobs Minister had to say about a EU-US free-trade deal today.
… and the Irish people in the back.
Economy - Monday 22 June, 2015
Finance Minister Michael Noonan earlier said he wasn’t optimistic a deal could be reached today.
The warnings come as a Greek debt deadline looms ever closer.
Uganda represents a huge emerging market for oil exploration.
No, he’s not the Prince of Nigeria.
Economy - Sunday 21 June, 2015
Some consultants for the firm are charging a standard rate of almost €300 per hour to wind down the bank.
Economy - Saturday 20 June, 2015
Yanis Varoufakis asked Irish people to try to understand the “Greek drama” and to look more closely at the workings of European institutions.
It doesn’t come cheap, mind.
Economy - Friday 19 June, 2015
Stillorgan shopping centre first opened its doors in 1966.
The government has confirmed talks with the Central Bank and the NTMA about the implications of Greece exiting the eurozone.
The former seminary had to shut its doors last year after falling into financial difficulty.
The European Central Bank is due to hold an emergency meeting this morning.
Economy - Thursday 18 June, 2015
Insurance expert Dermot Goode says that with the best will in the world the utopia of universal health care remains “5 to 10 years away, minimum”.
Rents across the country have leaped massively once more according to the latest figures from the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB).
The sale of Clerys with the loss of almost 500 jobs last week serves as an uncomfortable reminder of just how vulnerable workers are when a company ceases to exist.
Economy - Wednesday 17 June, 2015
We’re looking at you, Bermuda.
It’s not Dublin would you believe.
Our average earnings at present are the lowest since 2009. Not all industries are worse off though…
A ruling has found that debt management company Money Village will not be subject to VAT.
Economy - Tuesday 16 June, 2015
1c and 2c coins are on the way out .
Last year Gort made headlines for being part of the rural area most affected by the economic crisis. This year, things have changed.
Economy - Monday 15 June, 2015
In the month of April Ireland exported €9.3 billion worth of goods internationally.
There are only two weeks left before time runs out on a new bailout deal.
There are €35 million of the coins lying around.
It will create hundreds of jobs.
Economy - Sunday 14 June, 2015
With Greece now just over a fortnight away from default, this could very well spell the beginning of the end for the Euro as we know it.
Economy - Saturday 13 June, 2015
The iconic Dublin store closed its doors for the last time last night after being put into liquidation yesterday afternoon.
The restaurant market in Dublin is the most competitive it’s been in years. The rest of the country aren’t seeing the same.
It’s ten years since Irish was made an official language of the EU.
Right2Water wants to scrap water charges and hike spending by €9.4bn. Here’s how it will pay for it:
They’ve put together a shopping list of demands for any new government.
Everyone was talking about mad cows, free trade and tattooed workers.
Economy - Friday 12 June, 2015
Liquidators were appointed to the company.
“I used it as garden manure. Why would I have kept that dirt?”