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Economy - Today’s News

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Economy - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece is going to miss a €1.6 billion loan repayment to the IMF Greece Frightening

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

Everyone was talking about Chinese beer, a Dunnes Stores shock and Stripe’s billions.

Economy - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Want to start a childcare business with a difference? This man knows how

Ciaran Flynn’s Childpaths sprung from his experience as a parent. There’s plenty of room for original ideas in Ireland’s childcare industry…

Economy - Friday 22 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan warns banks: Cut your interest rates or else… The Boss

Michael Noonan warns banks: Cut your interest rates or else…

“Happy customers make for profitable banks,” the finance minister said today.

Most of Ireland’s biggest companies aren’t Irish at all

Microsoft is now the biggest company in Ireland in terms of turnover.

Economy - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘The bank guarantee was traumatic, it wasn’t pleasant for anyone in the room’ No Dissenter

‘The bank guarantee was traumatic, it wasn’t pleasant for anyone in the room’

John Hurley, the former governor of the Central Bank, is before the banking inquiry today .

From TheJournal.ie First world problem alert: There’s a global Prosecco drought on the way… Say It Ain't So

First world problem alert: There’s a global Prosecco drought on the way…

The grape used to produce everyone’s favourite pre-drink has had a couple of particularly bad harvests in a row in Italy.

From TheJournal.ie For the first time in seven years, Ireland’s unemployment rate is under 10% Long Time Coming

For the first time in seven years, Ireland’s unemployment rate is under 10%

There are now 1.9 million people employed in Ireland and 212,000 who are unemployed.

From TheJournal.ie How the other half lived: Inside Seán Dunne’s €7 million Shrewsbury Road pile Pretty Sweet

Economy - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greece’s Eurovision entry sounds like a cry for debt relief With Or Without Eu

Greece’s Eurovision entry sounds like a cry for debt relief

Sure it’s a bit far-fetched, but stay with us on this one.

So where do Irish graduates want to work in 2015? And how much do they expect to make?

What Irish students REALLY want it seems is stability. That, and to work for Paddy Power…

Economy - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Countries are spending more on energy subsidies than health The Price Of Power

Countries are spending more on energy subsidies than health

The figures have been labelled as “shocking”.

Will this man finally get tough with banks if they don’t drop mortgage rates?

The Finance Minister has been meeting with lenders.

From TheJournal.ie What are the economics of same-sex marriage? Column

What are the economics of same-sex marriage?

Dr Daragh McGreal discusses the potential economic impact of the same-sex marriage vote.

From TheJournal.ie It’s ‘not possible or appropriate’ to adjourn all repossession cases Not Happening

It’s ‘not possible or appropriate’ to adjourn all repossession cases

Thomas Byrne hoped the courts might halt all repossession cases in light of the government’s planned reforms.

Economy - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Why are Irish creches going out of business?

Ireland has some fairly progressive childcare measures in place, yet still child-minding businesses are going to the wall.

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

Everyone was talking about Irish whiskey, the rental squeeze and a really big ship.

Economy - Friday 15 May, 2015

Syriza has done another big U-turn on its election promises

The new Greek government is pushing ahead with privatising ports and airports.

From TheJournal.ie Could James Bond be the next movie behemoth to hit Irish shores? Double Oh Heaven

Could James Bond be the next movie behemoth to hit Irish shores?

Pinewood Studios, home to the Bond franchise and many others, have opened an Irish production arm.

Economy - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie UTV Ireland is set to hit us with a whole lot of news Newsflash

UTV Ireland is set to hit us with a whole lot of news

After admitting the the channel’s first months have been somewhat ‘slow’, station chiefs are shaking up its news and current affairs coverage.

‘On the night of the guarantee there was an announcement and we all went home to bed’

The Bank of Ireland’s former governor said Brian Cowen was the one who suddenly dropped the news.

Run your own business? There’s some lovely news for you today

The government has launched a tax rebate scheme for startups which could see 41% of any owner-investment reclaimed.

From TheJournal.ie Is a big-budget blockbuster heading for Limerick? Tinseltown

Is a big-budget blockbuster heading for Limerick?

A producer of The Dark Knight has been staking out locations in the city with a view to filming a €105 million action flick there.

Economy - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Will the UK leave the EU …and what would it mean for Ireland if it did? Opinion

Will the UK leave the EU …and what would it mean for Ireland if it did?

The prospect of the UK leaving the EU presents a massive challenge to the future of the European Union; its entire viability is at stake.

Greece just slid back into recession

It’s the first time since late 2013 that the country’s economy has been in decline.

Things are looking seriously rosy for the EU right now

Or for its economy at any rate. The union has outstripped growth in both the US and the UK for the start of 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why is Ireland snubbing talented citizens who live abroad? Opinion

Why is Ireland snubbing talented citizens who live abroad?

We need to attract experienced members of our diaspora back home to drive economic growth. Refusing them the right to vote pushes them further away.

Economy - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The economic recovery means Irish people are drinking more Cash Money Booze

The economic recovery means Irish people are drinking more

That’s according to health minister Leo Varadkar.

How Irish whiskey has been brought back from ‘near extinction’

Thousands of rural jobs could be created if the local sector recreates the success of the Scotch industry.

From TheJournal.ie Not good – European banks are ‘just as likely to fail’ now as in 2008 RISKY BUSINESS

Not good – European banks are ‘just as likely to fail’ now as in 2008

“A repeat of the last financial crisis is feasible,” claims a new report into the banking meltdown.

From TheJournal.ie 161,000 credit card customers are in for a €200 windfall… Happy Days

161,000 credit card customers are in for a €200 windfall…

Certain card-holders are entitled to redress after paying for insurance they don’t need.

From TheJournal.ie Going up: The construction industry is on a winning streak right now Supply And Demand

Going up: The construction industry is on a winning streak right now

The Ulster Bank’s new figures have shown growth in the construction industry continued in April.

From TheJournal.ie Do you like big boats? Disney’s signature ship will be visiting Dublin next year Mickey's Coming

Do you like big boats? Disney’s signature ship will be visiting Dublin next year

The vessel will be bringing 2,700 passengers and 950 cast and crew.

Economy - Monday 11 May, 2015

Is it cheaper to rent or buy a home? We have the figures for you

Rents have been going up – but so have sale prices.

From TheJournal.ie Sick of this sight? Dublin could be getting a load of new ranks. Here’s where: Queuing For A Living

Sick of this sight? Dublin could be getting a load of new ranks. Here’s where:

Some of them are 24-hours and some are just at night time.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: A record-setting day for Dublin – as monster cruise liner ‘Splendida’ sails in Longest Ever

Pics: A record-setting day for Dublin – as monster cruise liner ‘Splendida’ sails in

The 333 metre vessel is the longest ever to arrive at Dublin Port – and had to reverse in this morning.

The rental squeeze is the worst it has been for a decade

The supply of available homes has hit rock bottom – and that means only one thing for prices.

Economy - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Water charges will be taken from wages after people are given “every opportunity” – Minister Bills Bills Bills

Water charges will be taken from wages after people are given “every opportunity” – Minister

Minister of State Gerald Nash said the government discussed the proposals this week.

Economy - Saturday 9 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How old is Ireland’s oldest gay bar? It’s the week in numbers Prime Numbers

How old is Ireland’s oldest gay bar? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: How much has the hacking scandal cost News Corp?

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