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Economy - Today’s News

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Economy - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie ‘Sometimes politicians are more accurate than journalists’ – Simon Coveney Bovine Intervention

‘Sometimes politicians are more accurate than journalists’ – Simon Coveney

The agriculture minister has been speaking about reports the Irish dairy industry is to lose 3,000 farmers in the next 5 years

Economy - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Who said BOOM? This San Fran home ‘in a deteriorative state’ just sold for $1.2 million Bad Property Porn

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

Everyone was talking about falling house prices, a big payday and how to make it rich.

Economy - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Why our relationship with the potato is in need of couples counselling

It’s hard to keep the home fires burning after all the years.

An Irish product that predicts when a cow will give birth is about to make it big time (oh, and it’s called Moocall)

Quite apart from having the best name ever, Moocall works a treat. And it’s going to make its three founders a lot of money.

Economy - Friday 27 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There’s a ‘resistance party’ in Grangegorman tonight after squatters are given six weeks to leave Blowout
From TheJournal.ie The government has ‘got to listen’ to Donald Trump’s call to block Aer Lingus sale The Donald Says No This post contains videos

The government has ‘got to listen’ to Donald Trump’s call to block Aer Lingus sale

The US billionaire’s intervention has been described as “a bit bizarre” today.

The best way to boost Europe’s economy? ‘Give everyone €175 each month’ QE
From TheJournal.ie These are the college degrees you need to do if you want to be filthy, stinkin’ rich Minted

These are the college degrees you need to do if you want to be filthy, stinkin’ rich

And first on the list is ‘don’t do a degree’ – just like 32% of the top 100 richest people in the world who have no third level education whatsoever.

Economy - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Businesses don’t have to scrimp on quality – a little innovation can go a long way

‘Frugal Innovation’ is a book for businesses that want to do great things with less.

From TheJournal.ie Could the self-employed be about to get equality on social welfare? Doley Cow

Could the self-employed be about to get equality on social welfare?

The next budget is gearing up to be pretty generous one. It’s the latest in the pre-election extravaganza…

This is the smile of a man who just shared in a €115 million payday

Dublin-based Realex Payments has been bought for a very tidy sum.

From TheJournal.ie Apartments are €115 more expensive in Dublin than this time last year Market Demands

Apartments are €115 more expensive in Dublin than this time last year

This comes from figures released by the Private Residential Tenancies Board.

Economy - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

The IMF thinks the water charges ‘issue’ is cooling down

And the political situation is settling too, apparently.

House prices are actually falling all over the country

The Central Bank’s new mortgage rules are probably working to keep a lid on the market.

From TheJournal.ie The economy is growing fast, but things look bleak for renters Win Some Lose Some

The economy is growing fast, but things look bleak for renters

The Central Bank’s lending rules could have some bad side effects.

Economy - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Tech firm DocuSign to create 100 jobs in Dublin

The company helps organisations by automating their paper-based processes.

From TheJournal.ie TripAdvisor reveals top 10 destinations in Ireland, did your favourite place make it? If You Could Put A Roof On It

Economy - Sunday 22 March, 2015

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

Everyone was talking about Ryanair’s U-turn, trains and automobiles, and the city-country divide.

All of Greece’s problems can be traced back to the 1970s Oil
From TheJournal.ie The strange mysteries of the M50 What's That For?

The strange mysteries of the M50

In which the National Roads Authority answers some questions we never knew we needed to ask…

Economy - Saturday 21 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Does this look like a dying movement?’ – Tens of thousands protest in Dublin Right2Water

‘Does this look like a dying movement?’ – Tens of thousands protest in Dublin

It’s the fourth major ‘day of action’ on water charges.

Fancy a takeaway? There’s a new player in town (and they’re bringing loyalty cards)

And they mean business. Marvin.ie are looking to give Just Eat a serious run for their money in a sector that is getting bigger and bigger…

Economy - Friday 20 March, 2015

Businesses aren’t AT ALL happy about tomorrow’s O’Connell Street protest

They’re calling for the rally to be moved to Merrion Square.

From TheJournal.ie What Enda told Alexis Tsipras as everyone STILL waits on Greece to sort itself out Having A Quiet Word

What Enda told Alexis Tsipras as everyone STILL waits on Greece to sort itself out

The Taoiseach had a word with his Greek counterpart in Brussels today.

From TheJournal.ie Dubliners think Ireland is doing great, but people in rural areas don’t agree Divided Nation
From TheJournal.ie I don’t think so – Enda won’t be giving up Ireland’s corporate tax rate without a fight Hands Off

I don’t think so – Enda won’t be giving up Ireland’s corporate tax rate without a fight

A levelling of the playing field across Europe has long been in the pipeline, but is it all an EU smokescreen?

Economy - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Having more stuff doesn’t make you happier – so what does? Opinion

Having more stuff doesn’t make you happier – so what does?

We are increasingly recognising that ‘progress’ should be about increasing human happiness and well-being, not the size of our wallets.

From TheJournal.ie Saying jobs are only being created in Dublin is ‘highly misleading’ We're Not Partying

Saying jobs are only being created in Dublin is ‘highly misleading’

One in four workers earn less than the living wage, new research has found.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people were feeling super generous last year Giving

Irish people were feeling super generous last year

With the economy on the up charities are beginning to reap the benefits

Poll: Should more be done to develop renewable energy in Ireland? No Spin Zone This post contains a poll

Poll: Should more be done to develop renewable energy in Ireland?

There has been a lot of debate about the country’s energy mix for the future.

From TheJournal.ie Why is speculation on residential homes allowed? Opinion

Why is speculation on residential homes allowed?

It’s time to face up to the mortgage arrears crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Lights on Ireland’s motorways are being turned off to save money Frugal Times

Lights on Ireland’s motorways are being turned off to save money

“Are we trying to save a few quid? That’s absolutely correct.”

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron is planning to cut benefits for obese people United Kingdom

David Cameron is planning to cut benefits for obese people

Doctors have said the plan may actually cost money, not save it.

Economy - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Irish Rail and the NRA dropped by for our live Q&A Rush Hour Viewing

As it happened: Irish Rail and the NRA dropped by for our live Q&A

…And 101 other things. Barry Kenny of Irish Rail and the NRA’s Sean O’Neill dropped by the newsroom for a chat this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie The UK’s minimum wage has just gone up… Counting Pennies

The UK’s minimum wage has just gone up…

Only by 20p though. Is Ireland about to follow the UK’s example? And by how much if so?

From TheJournal.ie This US billionaire has just bought ANOTHER Irish hotel Show Me The Money
From TheJournal.ie Burger Wars – McDonald’s have now officially objected to Supermac’s Australian project Bun Fight

Burger Wars – McDonald’s have now officially objected to Supermac’s Australian project

The two franchises are at trademark loggerheads over the Irish fast food retailer’s name

From TheJournal.ie Is Sinn Féin’s rise a threat to the economy? This man doesn’t think so… No Surprise There

Is Sinn Féin’s rise a threat to the economy? This man doesn’t think so…

Goldman Sachs assessment is not going down well with Sinn Féin.

Economy - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The future of Ireland is urban – but can our politicians accept this? Opinion

The future of Ireland is urban – but can our politicians accept this?

We need to face up to what’s gone wrong with spatial policy in this country.

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