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Economy - Today’s News

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Economy - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Greek government on course to win landslide victory in historic referendum D-Day

Greek government on course to win landslide victory in historic referendum

Celebrations are underway in Athens this evening.

Economy - Saturday 4 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go Opinion

It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go

The Greek problem will never be solved within the eurozone. It’s time to let them leave the euro, default on their loans, and try to rebuild from there with the drachma.

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Greek debts, Cowen’s apologies and a startup’s big clean-up.

Economy - Friday 3 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Did Noonan’s warning work? More banks cut mortgage rates Finally

Did Noonan’s warning work? More banks cut mortgage rates

Good news for some mortgage holders – depending on which bank they’re with.

From TheJournal.ie Boland’s Mill will soon look VERY different – €150m different On The Waterfront
From TheJournal.ie Revenue are using Google Maps to value your home Mapping It Out

Revenue are using Google Maps to value your home

And they’re coming in handy, apparently.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I worked for 50 years and now I am a beggar for €120′: What the debt crisis is doing to Greeks Greek Tragedy

‘I worked for 50 years and now I am a beggar for €120′: What the debt crisis is doing to Greeks

The future is uncertain, but it’s the people of Greece who are feeling the effects.

Economy - Thursday 2 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 9 things we’ve learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far) The Life Of Brian

9 things we’ve learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far)

The former Taoiseach came out swinging at a lengthy hearing in Leinster House today. §

From TheJournal.ie What’s the issue with Greece’s pension system? Opinion

What’s the issue with Greece’s pension system?

The main bone of contention in negotiations between Greece and its creditors has been how to resolve the pension system. But why is it such a huge issue?

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Brian Cowen comes out swinging at the banking inquiry Fianna Fáil Days This post contains videos

As it happened: Brian Cowen comes out swinging at the banking inquiry

The former Taoiseach discussed his time as finance minister.

From TheJournal.ie Greece has another €10.3 billion in debt due in 2015 Debt March

Greece has another €10.3 billion in debt due in 2015

And you thought your debts were bad.

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From TheJournal.ie Ireland has given out citizenship to more people than anywhere else in the EU* New Home

Economy - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece still wants its referendum after saying yes to a third bailout Third Time Lucky

Greece still wants its referendum after saying yes to a third bailout

The country’s prime minister says it’s not a vote on staying in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Banking inquiry suspended as Charlie McCreevy clashes with Pearse Doherty Stonewalling

Banking inquiry suspended as Charlie McCreevy clashes with Pearse Doherty

The former finance minister strongly defended Fianna Fáil’s policies.

Cork Airport is getting a much needed pick-me-up

CityJet is offering new flights to and from London City Airport.

From TheJournal.ie Greece will accept the troika’s bailout terms… but says it hasn’t capitulated Little Help

Greece will accept the troika’s bailout terms… but says it hasn’t capitulated

Germany is still demanding the country go through with its planned referendum.

Economy - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It’s official – Greece has failed to pay for its loans with the IMF With A Whimper
From TheJournal.ie The Troika’s negotiations with Greece shows why Ireland must do the right thing Opinion

The Troika’s negotiations with Greece shows why Ireland must do the right thing

Heavily indebted countries should have a transparent, independent mechanism to turn to when facing the possibility of not being able to repay debts.

From TheJournal.ie Here is the letter Enda Kenny sent to Alexis Tsipras last night End Of The Line

Here is the letter Enda Kenny sent to Alexis Tsipras last night

Greece is finally heading for a default on its IMF loans.

Economy - Monday 29 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Closed banks, capital controls and a referendum… What next for Greece? Analysis

Closed banks, capital controls and a referendum… What next for Greece?

And what will it mean for Ireland if Greeks take the nuclear option?

From TheJournal.ie Travelling to Greece for a holiday? You’d better bring plenty of cash Big Spenders

Travelling to Greece for a holiday? You’d better bring plenty of cash

Irish travel agents have warned people may have trouble taking out cash when they arrive.

From TheJournal.ie People are queuing for ATMs in Greece – but they can only get €60 Greece Frightening

People are queuing for ATMs in Greece – but they can only get €60

Pensioners are also queuing outside closed banks.

Economy - Sunday 28 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greek banks are now NOT OPENING for a week Grexit

Greek banks are now NOT OPENING for a week

The country is taking the measure to avoid financial panic.

Economy - Saturday 27 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie State bureaucracy is helping drive up rents, and it needs to stop Opinion

State bureaucracy is helping drive up rents, and it needs to stop

It takes a project an average of 79 weeks from the date of planning application till the first builders start clearing the first square foot of the site for construction.

From TheJournal.ie “I wouldn’t like it if the Greeks started telling me what to do” No Deal

“I wouldn’t like it if the Greeks started telling me what to do”

Irish Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has expressed disappointment at a lack of resolution in the Greek situation.

Here’s everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Greek dramas, house prices and UTV Ireland’s woes.

Economy - Friday 26 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The IBRC gave A LOT of commercial borrowers really good interest rates Loans

The IBRC gave A LOT of commercial borrowers really good interest rates

A parliamentary question has revealed that as many as 40% of commercial loans had interest rates of less than 2%.

The first time Greece defaulted was more than 2,000 years ago

Here’s 11 things you might not have known about their economy.

Economy - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton: Syriza has been “lecturing the rest of Europe” TOUGH TALK

Joan Burton: Syriza has been “lecturing the rest of Europe”

The Tánaiste added that Syriza was yet to “persuade us” they can run the Greek economy.

Liberty Insurance is slashing 270 jobs across Ireland to deal with UK losses

The company employs over 1,000 people across the island of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is BSE – and should we be concerned about this case? Mad Cow Disease

Explainer: What is BSE – and should we be concerned about this case?

Where does BSE come from? Is there any risk to humans? Why is this case generating such attention? And what’s the possible damage to business?

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Bay is now a UNESCO reserve alongside some of the most beautiful places on Earth Bleedin' Gorgeous

Dublin Bay is now a UNESCO reserve alongside some of the most beautiful places on Earth

The bay is now a UNESCO Biosphere reserves.

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From TheJournal.ie Today, our Government will condemn thousands of children to even deeper levels of poverty Opinion

Today, our Government will condemn thousands of children to even deeper levels of poverty

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

From TheJournal.ie Greece doesn’t want a piece of the troika’s latest offer Thanks But No Thanks

Greece doesn’t want a piece of the troika’s latest offer

Its Prime Minister claims creditors are being harder on his country than they were Ireland.

Have a favourite retail park? It might be up for sale today…

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.

From TheJournal.ie We have *some* good news if you’re trying to buy a house Home Sweet Home

We have *some* good news if you’re trying to buy a house

But only in certain parts of the country.

From TheJournal.ie Five reasons Ireland should be supporting Greece Opinion

Five reasons Ireland should be supporting Greece

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

From TheJournal.ie Donegal could face a bit of a wait for broadband What's Another Year?

Donegal could face a bit of a wait for broadband

One local business owner told TheJournal.ie said that it feels like ‘missing the boat’.

‘You can’t stand with your finger in the dam’: Bruton gives his 2c on TTIP

This is what the Jobs Minister had to say about a EU-US free-trade deal today.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy accuses Michael Noonan of ‘stabbing the Greek people in the chest’ Tightrope Act
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