# austerity - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
This morning IFAC called on Government to stick to the €2 billion adjustment – but who are they, and why are they so eager to keep costs down?
The Fiscal Advisory Council is urging the government to stick to this year’s target, but promising an easing off of austerity next year.
# austerity - Monday 2 June, 2014
The European Commission has recommended that the government ensure that excessive debt is corrected in a sustainable manner by 2015 and beyond.
# austerity - Sunday 25 May, 2014
Michael Kilcoyne was elected on the first count, almost doubling the quota. A recount has been called and will take place tomorrow afternoon.
# austerity - Monday 12 May, 2014
The party of “Fianna Something Or Other”.
# austerity - Friday 9 May, 2014
Senior civil servants want their pay cuts reversed, and they’ve made it their union’s “primary goal”
As part of the three-year Haddington Road Agreement, salaries above €65,000 that were cut were due to be restored when it expired.
# austerity - Tuesday 6 May, 2014
The Taoiseach reaffirmed his commitment to tax cuts – but only if the economy is performing well.
# austerity - Monday 5 May, 2014
# austerity - Friday 2 May, 2014
Greece is still the country faring the worst with an unemployment rate of 26.7 per cent.
# austerity - Thursday 1 May, 2014
Yes, we need to reject austerity and its offshoots – privatisation, poverty and emigration – but also populist and short-term solutions to long-term challenges.
# austerity - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
Honohan warns that deviation from the current path would be “folly”.
# austerity - Tuesday 29 April, 2014
Paul Murphy, the party’s Dublin MEP candidate, said that water charges were “the straw that breaks the camel’s back” for voters.
# austerity - Tuesday 15 April, 2014
Everyone’s talking about a teenager drowning in a reservoir, a Dublin shooting, and tensions in Ukraine…
Draft stability programme update published with cuts and savings target intact.
Goodbody stockbrokers says it’s not but last week the ESRI said we could avoid budget cuts if growth continues. What do you think?
Investment is up, but Goodbody stockbrokers say that now is not the time to ease off on austerity.
# austerity - Sunday 13 April, 2014
One protester lost a number of fingers after a firecracker apparently exploded prematurely in his hand.
# austerity - Thursday 13 March, 2014
# austerity - Tuesday 11 March, 2014
# austerity - Saturday 8 March, 2014
Toner Quinn examines Ireland’s musical response the economic crash and bank guarantee – an “act of betrayal so shocking … the country throbbed with pain”.
# austerity - Friday 7 March, 2014
Piraeus Bank SA requires more than €6 billion worth of capital.
Meanwhile, the Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that the Finance Minister is dealing with the issue of “statelessness”.
# austerity - Thursday 6 March, 2014
Three men were arrested as groups of anti-austerity protesters demonstrated outside the Convention Centre in Dublin today.
# austerity - Thursday 27 February, 2014
# austerity - Wednesday 26 February, 2014
Community Platform who represent 30 leading Irish national organisations said it’s time for politicians to stand up for struggling families and communities.
# austerity - Saturday 22 February, 2014
# austerity - Wednesday 12 February, 2014
But income gaps are skewing analysis of the income average according to the Nevin Economic Research Centre.
# austerity - Saturday 8 February, 2014
In his address to the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis tonight, Gerry Adams hit out at a “toxic political culture” that he claimed was created by the partition of Ireland in the 1920s.
# austerity - Sunday 19 January, 2014
In the first in our series of interviews with candidates for the European elections, the sitting Labour MEP says she’ll run on her record and complains that the media is partly responsible for her lack of profile.
# austerity - Saturday 4 January, 2014
The costs are associated with registration fees paid to the institutes of technology attended by those in SOLAS/FÁS programmes.
# austerity - Monday 30 December, 2013
A new Red C poll of Irish adults finds that just 27 per cent of Irish people would support cuts to save the euro.
# austerity - Friday 27 December, 2013
Abortion, flags and cuts cuts cuts – here’s a round-up of what people stood against this past year.
# austerity - Thursday 19 December, 2013
A report released earlier this week about levels and experiences of racism in Ireland has provided an important, albeit brief, snapshot of racism in our country, writes James Carr.
# austerity - Tuesday 26 November, 2013
There is not much coverage of protests in the media, with the result that many people either don’t know about them or don’t feel like joining them, writes Julien Mercille.
# austerity - Monday 18 November, 2013
The well-being of the most vulnerable in society has been completely disregarded in the European Central Bank policy of enforcing debt slavery on peripheral countries like Ireland, writes Rory Hearne.
# austerity - Sunday 10 November, 2013
From the Universal Social Charge to the Local Property Tax, the Government has implemented a labyrinth of new taxes, both overt and covert.
# austerity - Friday 8 November, 2013
Josph Stiglitz said that austerity has been shown historically not to work and implementing such policies after 2008 was a bigger mistake then the choices made before the crash.
The IMO wants a five-fold jump in the portion of the health budget spent on General Practice.
# austerity - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
A report on RTÉ’s Prime Time this evening claimed that hospital chief executives have warned of delays in cancer treatment due to budgetary reductions.