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Economy - Today’s News

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Economy - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Can you help? … This Balbriggan man is taking a novel approach to job hunting Stopping Traffic

Can you help? … This Balbriggan man is taking a novel approach to job hunting

Sean Moroney ran a moving company in Boston. He’s been back home for two years — and says he’s sent out ‘hundreds’ of CVs looking for work.

PTSB card rejected at the till tonight? The problem should be fixed now

People all over the country have had their cards rejected today.

From TheJournal.ie Can the ECB be forced to come to Dublin for the banking inquiry? The Pressure's On

Can the ECB be forced to come to Dublin for the banking inquiry?

Matt Carty of Sinn Fein said he hopes the goverment will be “robust” in making sure the ECB does take part.

From TheJournal.ie He’s only in the job 27 days but the EC boss has already survived a motion of no confidence Luxleaks

He’s only in the job 27 days but the EC boss has already survived a motion of no confidence

So much for getting it easy because you’re the new guy.

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From TheJournal.ie Ireland is allowing unmarked fuel to be used in private boats, so Europe is taking us to court See You In Court

Ireland is allowing unmarked fuel to be used in private boats, so Europe is taking us to court

The European Commission asked Ireland to change legislation, and they haven’t.

Economy - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The unemployment rate has been revised down even further Jobs

The unemployment rate has been revised down even further

A new CSO report has revealed that since the same time last year, the number of people unemployed has fallen by 37,000.

From TheJournal.ie The ECB has more or less said: ‘We’re not going to Dublin, you can forget about it’ Banking Inquiry

The ECB has more or less said: ‘We’re not going to Dublin, you can forget about it’

The banking inquiry’s public hearings will begin the week after next – but it looks like the ECB won’t be there.

‘Christmas has come early’: Jean-Claude Juncker has a €315bn ‘kickstart’ for Europe

But will Ireland get any money from a plan already criticised for being “scant on detail”?

The Central Bank’s chief seems to have gone cold on relaxing its new mortgage rules

Governor Patrick Honohan says the “seeds of trouble” for a new bubble could already be growing.

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From TheJournal.ie Property prices in Dublin are 25% higher than this time last year… CSO

Property prices in Dublin are 25% higher than this time last year…

… but that still puts them 37.8% lower than their 2007 peak.

From TheJournal.ie ‘The more bureaucrats the worse it will get’ – Even Michael O’Leary hates Irish Water A Complete Mess

‘The more bureaucrats the worse it will get’ – Even Michael O’Leary hates Irish Water

The Ryanair boss took aim at the government for continuing to “piss away billions” despite the recession.

From TheJournal.ie The good times are back*: Grafton Street is now fully occupied Getting Boomer

This Irish company has produced the new ‘gold standard’ in medical technology

Aerogen’s drug nebulisers are being used in the intensive-care units of hospitals in 70 countries.

Economy - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Irish ‘food-to-go’ giant Greencore is making a billion-dollar play for US stomachs

The world’s biggest sandwich maker is still growing fast despite last year’s horse-meat scandal.

One of Ireland’s oldest trading hotels is going under the hammer in two weeks

Over 300 properties with a combined reserve of €56 million will go in two massive sales.

From TheJournal.ie The head of Ireland’s asset management agency is retiring Meet The New Boss

The head of Ireland’s asset management agency is retiring

John Corrigan will leave the NTMA on 4 January.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s economy might be picking up, but workers’ earnings are still going backwards Not A Good Little Earner

Ireland’s economy might be picking up, but workers’ earnings are still going backwards

Workers in the public sector get nearly 50% more on average than those in private companies.

From TheJournal.ie Why the spending watchdog wasn’t impressed with Budget 2015 Budget 15

Why the spending watchdog wasn’t impressed with Budget 2015

The Fiscal Advisory Council says that the government could have moved the country to a “zone of safety” in the last budget.

Economy - Monday 24 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This is what the government’s National Broadband Plan for rural Ireland looks like Broadband For All

This is what the government’s National Broadband Plan for rural Ireland looks like

Every home, business and school in Ireland will have access to high-speed broadband… but when?

From TheJournal.ie Does the Socialist Party really want to nationalise Dell? Socialist Revolution

Does the Socialist Party really want to nationalise Dell?

One TD suggested as much at the weekend.

“I would never buy a property again,” says Government’s top housing adviser. “I rent”

Conor Skehan says Irish people must stop thinking of renting as ‘dead money’.

Economy - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Waterford ‘won’t recover’ unless it’s made the South East’s economic hub

Despite receiving more IDA visits than surrounding counties, it is not considered the area’s economic capital.

Remember those tax cuts most people scored in the Budget? Here’s how much they cost

And how tweaking those changes would have shifted the Budget picture.

Economy - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Electricians union will do ‘whatever is necessary’ to get 5% pay rise

The TEEU’s conference heard that they wan ta roll-back on concession made over the last seven years.

Economy - Friday 21 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why does the Dublin rail network always seem to fail in RUSH HOUR? Why Oh Why

Why does the Dublin rail network always seem to fail in RUSH HOUR?

The signalling system has failed three times this month — ALWAYS at the start of the evening rush hour.

From TheJournal.ie The Troika have come and gone (again) and they’re happy(ish) but won’t talk about water Boys Are Back

Most employers will be hiring next year, but workers expect to get more from those jobs

People are expecting extra cash after years of shrinking pay packets.

The ECB is going to let you in on why they’re slashing interest rates

Those on tracker loans will hear the decision-making process of the ECB’s record-low interest rates.

Economy - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden

The government could have another €400m in the coffers each year now it has struck a deal.

These young food entrepreneurs want to change how you think about butter

Meet the brains behind one of the Irish food startups to taste success through the Food Academy programme.

From TheJournal.ie There was a huge drop in ‘duvet days’ during the economic crisis I'm Not Sick

There was a huge drop in ‘duvet days’ during the economic crisis

Workers across all industry sectors take an average of 5.5 days off per year.

Economy - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie OK, so there ARE a few Irish brands out there that are still Irish. At least, mostly Irish… Genuine Oirish

OK, so there ARE a few Irish brands out there that are still Irish. At least, mostly Irish…

But it gets more complicated when you look at where the raw product comes from.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how much money Europe is giving us over the next seven years… Ca-ching

Who is this US billionaire who is buying up half of Ireland’s hotels?

The Limerick Strand Hotel is the latest property to be snapped up by the man Al Gore dubbed “Darth Vader”.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland grants citizenship to foreign nationals at a greater rate than every EU country bar one Immigration

Ireland grants citizenship to foreign nationals at a greater rate than every EU country bar one

Luxembourg’s massive foreign born population means they’re on top.

Economy - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Think these much-loved Irish products actually come from Ireland? Well, think again Not So Green

Think these much-loved Irish products actually come from Ireland? Well, think again

Love Irish Food says nearly all consumers would prefer to know where their groceries are made.

Sorry Ireland, Draghi says the ECB won’t be fronting the banking inquiry

The central bank has been accused of treating Ireland with disdain.

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