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Economic Growth

# economic-growth - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Capitalism didn’t create poverty, it inherited it (and now it’s fixing it)

Oxfam won a PR coup this week with the simple line that the richest 85 people in the world have more wealth than the poorest 3.5 billion. But there’s one problem with that message – inequality isn’t actually keeping people in poverty.

# economic-growth - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Rise in employment signals 2 per cent growth in Irish economy

Growth next year will depend on what happens outside Ireland, according to the ESRI.

# economic-growth - Thursday 19 September, 2013

‘Another brick in the wall’: Education minister on economic growth figures

Ruairí Quinn said there is still a long way to go…

# economic-growth - Monday 16 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you confident about the Irish economy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you confident about the Irish economy?

The Budget is less than a month away, the economy shrank in the last quarter but the number of people in work has increased. Are you confident?

# economic-growth - Thursday 21 March, 2013

CSO figures indicate economic growth of 0.9 per cent in 2012

The fourth quarter of last year showed almost no change in GDP compared with 2011 while GNP declined by 0.8 per cent in Q4.

# economic-growth - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas agenda: Criminal records, job creation and childhood poverty Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Criminal records, job creation and childhood poverty

All of that, and the Seanad gets to reform the Dáil… here’s what’s happening today in Leinster House.

# economic-growth - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Eurozone sinks further into recession in last quarter of 2012

Figures from Eurostat confirm initial estimates in February that the eurozone economy shrank by 0.6 per cent in Q4 of 2012 with the EU shrinking by 0.5 per cent.

# economic-growth - Thursday 31 January, 2013

ESRI predicts economic growth and fall in unemployment in 2013

The ESRI said the driving force behind the reduction in unemployment is ongoing net emigration.

# economic-growth - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Irish economy grows by 0.2 per cent in third quarter

That might not sound like much, but the eurozone as a whole shrank by 0.1 per cent in the same period.

# economic-growth - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: We believe economic growth can save us… but can it? Opinion

Column: We believe economic growth can save us… but can it?

Our blind faith in growing the economy may be ignoring some important facts, writes Dermot McNally.

# economic-growth - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Falling growth means Eurozone is back in recession

Hadn’t you noticed? Eurozone GDP fell by 0.1 per cent in the third quarter of 2012.

Growth forecast for this year raised, but next year’s lowered

Mixed news from the government’s medium-term fiscal statement released yesterday.

# economic-growth - Friday 26 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 40 new jobs for Kepak in Cork Jobswatch

40 new jobs for Kepak in Cork

In addition to the 60 jobs already filled, Kepak will create 100 new jobs in a 12 month period.

# economic-growth - Monday 22 October, 2012

IBEC demands ‘pro-jobs Budget’ as forecast for 2013 is lowered

The business group says plans to increase PRSI or make employers cover sick will hamper job creation.

# economic-growth - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: Moaning about allowances lets us ignore Ireland’s real problems Opinion

Column: Moaning about allowances lets us ignore Ireland’s real problems

Public sector allowances are small fry – but the media storm is a distraction from the real bad news, writes Michael Taft.

# economic-growth - Friday 21 September, 2012

Think-tank says Irish economy is ‘bouncing along the bottom’

The ESRI’s latest economic forecast says Ireland’s economy will shrink in 2012, and grow only very modestly in 2013.

# economic-growth - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Eurozone and EU economies shrank in second quarter of 2012

Figures compiled by Eurostat show that economic output in both the eurozone, and the EU as a whole, is down.

# economic-growth - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Second report predicts 1 per cent growth in Ireland’s economy

Two days after a similar IBEC projection, now Bank of Ireland believes the Irish economy will grow by 1 per cent this year.

# economic-growth - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Ireland’s economy to grow thanks to weak euro – IBEC

The employers’ group says the economy will grow by 1 per cent next year, because a weak euro will help exports.

# economic-growth - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Economic slowdown will continue warns Chinese premier

The comments from Wen Jiabao follow news on Friday that China’s economy grew by 7.6 per cent, the lowest since the first quarter of 2009.

# economic-growth - Friday 15 June, 2012

11 things to know about the IMF’s latest Irish review

The latest IMF update on Ireland’s financial health, summarised into handy bitesized chunks.

IMF approves €1.4bn loan – but has doubts about Ireland’s return to markets

The latest quarterly review of Ireland’s bailout paints a mixed picture…

# economic-growth - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Generation of North Koreans ‘stunted and malnourished’ North Korea

Generation of North Koreans ‘stunted and malnourished’

That is the view of the United Nations, which said nearly a third of North Korean children under the age of 5 show signs of stunting. 16 million North Koreans rely on food rations.

# economic-growth - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Estonian president takes to Twitter to bemoan New York Times’ economic analysis

The New York Times’ Paul Krugman played down Estonia’s economy. Toomas Hendrik Ilves wasn’t at all pleased.

# economic-growth - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Eurozone GDP unchanged in the first quarter of 2012

Modest growth in the likes of Germany is offset by falls in other large countries like Italy; France is also perfectly flat.

# economic-growth - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Economy to grow by 1 per cent in 2012, says IBEC

Despite the government cutting its forecast for Ireland’s growth this year, IBEC says the economy will pick up.

# economic-growth - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Minister to reveal on Monday whether mini-Budget is needed

The next Stability Programme Update is due out next Monday – but Michael Noonan remains insistent that we’ll meet our targets.

# economic-growth - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Budget body says Ireland could need €400m mini-budget

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council says the Budget’s projections for economic growth may have been too ambitious.

# economic-growth - Friday 2 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# economic-growth - Friday 24 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Irish agriculture had 8th-highest growth rate in the EU last year Good News

Irish agriculture had 8th-highest growth rate in the EU last year

The sector produced over €6.2 billion worth of goods in 2011 with big increases in cereals, cattle and milk output.

# economic-growth - Thursday 2 February, 2012

# economic-growth - Friday 4 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Government to publish four-year economic plan today Economic Forecast

Government to publish four-year economic plan today

The latest news is that the government will make a €3.8billion budget adjustment – including saving €1.6million from increased tax measures.

# economic-growth - Sunday 25 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Column: Real success is about happiness, not wealth Opinion

Column: Real success is about happiness, not wealth

Recent decades have seen an explosion in economic growth – yet we’re no happier than we were 60 years ago. We need to change how we measure progress, argues Mark Williamson.

# economic-growth - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Brussels paints bleak picture for European economic recovery

The European Commission’s new review lowers its expectation of economic growth, which will be flat in the third quarter.

# economic-growth - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Government should cut €4 billion in December budget, says ESRI

Forecasts for the growth of the Irish economy were also lowered in the ESRI’s latest report.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# economic-growth - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Euro slowdown spreads to powerhouse Germany

Europe’s largest economy has almost stalled, new figures show – raising fears for the region as a whole.

# economic-growth - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Column: Economic growth won’t save us – in fact, we’d be better without it Opinion

Column: Economic growth won’t save us – in fact, we’d be better without it

The manic pursuit of growth tipped Ireland into economic crisis. It’s time to look elsewhere for inspiration, argues sufficiency expert Anne B Ryan.

# economic-growth - Monday 27 June, 2011

More than one in five companies now planning to hire new staff

There has also been a dramatic drop in the number of small firms warning of compulsory redundancies.

# economic-growth - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘I never forgot that feeling of being part of a team’ Opinion

Column: ‘I never forgot that feeling of being part of a team’

It’s not difficult giving small businesses a chance – and I’m helping them get started for €55 a week, writes George Boyle of the Fumbally Exchange.

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