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Dublin: 18 °C Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Economy - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Drive in Dublin city? You might want to make note of these changes Crosstown Luas

Drive in Dublin city? You might want to make note of these changes

The Luas line is undergoing more works.

Economy - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie European cities are banning cars for a day … but Ireland’s not getting involved Not Happening This post contains videos

Economy - Saturday 1 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This high tech New Zealand ‘man cave’ is like something out of 1950s science fiction Property Porn

This high tech New Zealand ‘man cave’ is like something out of 1950s science fiction

Plastics engineer Jono Williams spent 3,000 hours outside his day job building the ultimate man cave.

Economy - Friday 31 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Central Bank is limiting how much you can save in a Credit Union Dispute

The Central Bank is limiting how much you can save in a Credit Union

Irish Credit Unions have said new rules will damage their competitiveness.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland could have fewer jobs next year unless urgent action is taken Competitiveness

Ireland could have fewer jobs next year unless urgent action is taken

While there have has been big growth, there is still plenty to worry about.

Economy - Thursday 30 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What’s Eurostat’s problem with Irish Water? … How long have you got? The Full Decision

What’s Eurostat’s problem with Irish Water? … How long have you got?

The full decision from Eurostat has been revealed. Irish Water looks to be a “heavily subsidised public monopoly” the agency says.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s railways could be the next up for privatisation… Private Practice

Ireland’s railways could be the next up for privatisation…

The government is reportedly coming under pressure from the Union’s competition branch to put our rail services out to international tender.

Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency

His immunity to prosecution as a member of parliament must be revoked first.

Economy - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Why Richard Branson isn’t a good role model for would-be startup founders

Budding entrepreneurs need to have more realistic goals.

From TheJournal.ie People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland’s worst tax offenders Naughty Farmers

People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland’s worst tax offenders

A new report by the RTÉ Investigations Unit digs into the tax misdemeanours of the Irish public.

From TheJournal.ie Tired performances all round as David Drumm controversy casts shadow over Banking Inquiry Banking Inquiry

Tired performances all round as David Drumm controversy casts shadow over Banking Inquiry

Mary Harney and John Gormley were the latest former politicians to brave the banking inquiry gauntlet this afternoon.

Three graphs that sum up Ireland’s broken property system

The country’s population has hit a 150-year high – but there aren’t enough homes being built.

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From TheJournal.ie Photos: This Cork hotel is on the market for €30 million For Sale

Photos: This Cork hotel is on the market for €30 million

The Clarion Hotel opened in Cork 10 years ago.

Take a look at a note the under-pressure PTSB boss made for himself

Jeremy Masding faced a grilling yesterday.

Permanent TSB boss: ‘I’m sorry, but we inherited these problems’

Jeremy Masding said the bank’s problems stem to before he took the reins.

Economy - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

‘We are truly sorry’: PTSB says 22 people lost homes because of its mistakes

The admission comes as the company turned its first profit on its core business in eight years.

From TheJournal.ie Eurostat’s released its finding … but the government’s sticking to its guns on Irish Water On The Books

Eurostat’s released its finding … but the government’s sticking to its guns on Irish Water

The European statistics agency says Irish Water has to remain part of the Exchequer’s accounts.

Surveyors welcome plans to make Dublin apartments even smaller

Council planning proposals would see the minimum size reduced by almost 20%.

From TheJournal.ie You could be going to ‘Ireland’s Alcatraz’ for your next summer concert SPIKE ISLAND

You could be going to ‘Ireland’s Alcatraz’ for your next summer concert

Cork County Council are to redevelop Spike Island into a tourist attraction and venue.

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From TheJournal.ie Controversial app Uber to create 300 jobs in Limerick Job Fairy

Controversial app Uber to create 300 jobs in Limerick

Taxi drivers have protested against the app in other countries.

Economy - Monday 27 July, 2015

Poll: Are you saving for your pension? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you saving for your pension?

A majority of people don’t understand their pension, according to new research.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin house prices have stopped rising because people just can’t afford them Bricks-and-mortar

Dublin house prices have stopped rising because people just can’t afford them

The latest property price figures are in for June.

5 charts that show how much Irish jobs have changed in less than one generation

There have been some big changes in the country over the past two decades.

Economy - Sunday 26 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Is the banking inquiry on the verge of collapse? Controversy

Is the banking inquiry on the verge of collapse?

Members are torn on whether former Anglo chief David Drumm should be allowed give evidence by video link.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s 12 talks that could change your career Time For A Change This post contains videos

Here’s 12 talks that could change your career

Take yourself up to inspiration point.

Economy - Saturday 25 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fancy being a millionaire hacker? It’s easier than you might think Easy Money

Fancy being a millionaire hacker? It’s easier than you might think

Learn some code, pick up some Russian… and be ok with living a criminal life. Easy as 1,2,3…

From TheJournal.ie Fiat recalls 1.4 million cars after hackers take control of a jeep over the internet Total Recall

Fiat recalls 1.4 million cars after hackers take control of a jeep over the internet

Hackers were able to change the vehicle’s speed and control the brakes.

Economy - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Save a thought for those answering the phones at Irish Water

Off the hook doesn’t quite cover it.

From TheJournal.ie Greece latest: Tough new reforms passed in marathon late-night session Early Hours

Greece latest: Tough new reforms passed in marathon late-night session

Relief for Alexis Tsipras – but he’s had to endure another major rebellion from his own party.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the industries that are hiring and firing right now Breakdown

Here are the industries that are hiring and firing right now

There has been a 17% increase in the number jobs available over the past year.

Economy - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece latest: Government wants final deal by 20 August Neverending Story

Greece latest: Government wants final deal by 20 August

Politicians are due to vote on a second batch of reforms tomorrow in a fresh test of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ authority.

From TheJournal.ie Overpaid in social welfare payments? The government will seek you out Cash Back Please

Overpaid in social welfare payments? The government will seek you out

Guides have been launched to help people understand their rights when the department comes knocking for their money back.

Economy - Monday 20 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Back on track? Irish Rail says train ticket sales signal resurgent economy Going Places

Back on track? Irish Rail says train ticket sales signal resurgent economy

Over 19 million passengers have travelled on Irish Rail services since the start of the year.

Another 50c an hour ‘won’t help families with spiralling rents and extra taxes’

But business groups are against any rise in the minimum wage.

From TheJournal.ie Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes Open For Business

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.

Economy - Sunday 19 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the minimum wage be raised? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the minimum wage be raised?

ISME said an increase would have a “substantial knock-on effects for businesses”.

These are the jobs with the brightest futures in Ireland right now

But there are also skills that can help you in almost any career.

Economy - Saturday 18 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greek banks to re-open on Monday with a €60 daily withdrawal limit Debt Deal

Greek banks to re-open on Monday with a €60 daily withdrawal limit

Nine ministers have been replaced after objecting to the embattled country’s latest bailout.

From TheJournal.ie These are the biggest threats facing the world right now Worries

These are the biggest threats facing the world right now

It ranges from Isis to climate change.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict’ Bad Choices

‘Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict’

“Maybe [Tsipras] didn’t really have a plan.”

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