# austerity - Today’s News
Drug heists and busts with plotlines straight out of the movies.
# 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.
# austerity - Sunday 27 October, 2013
Several leaders of large trade unions in the US were in Dublin this week to argue against austerity. They also spoke to TheJournal.ie about the political deadlock in the US.
# austerity - Friday 25 October, 2013
Maternity benefit will be standarised at €230 per week for new claimants from January.
# austerity - Saturday 12 October, 2013
Mick O’Reilly of the DCTU said that politics of austerity amounted to a “war on working people’ with the best defence in that war “unflinching solidarity”.
The demo, calling for “an end to austerity and an end to cuts” takes place from 1pm this afternoon on Dublin’s O’Connell Street.
# austerity - Friday 11 October, 2013
Why should the Irish people not have some say with regard to how public resources – their resources – are allocated? Equality budgeting is successful in other jurisdictions, writes Mick Wallce TD.
# austerity - Tuesday 8 October, 2013
“Families want to exit their own micro-bailouts too,” writes new TheJournal.ie columnist Damien Kiberd.
# austerity - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
A family with one parent has also seen its tax bill jump by 125 as a result of austerity policies, according to a new report.
# austerity - Saturday 28 September, 2013
The party’s leader and a number of other members have been arrested as police get tough after the murder of a leftist musician.
# austerity - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
Ashoka Mody has spoken out against austerity once again ahead of the October budget.
# austerity - Wednesday 18 September, 2013
Protesters have gathered outside Leinster House since 5am this morning to protest against austerity.
# austerity - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
Speaking at a reception for the new European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly, he said the connection between economy, society and government is profoundly important.
# austerity - Thursday 12 September, 2013
A report from Oxfam on the impact of austerity in Europe makes for sobering reading.
# austerity - Wednesday 11 September, 2013
Barnardos chief executive Fergus Finlay says that policy makers seem to ‘regard children as being the cause for the mess we’re in’.
# austerity - Tuesday 10 September, 2013
The Irish Central Bank governor has said that the ‘steady course’ the government charted and stuck to has been key to restoring lender credibility.
# austerity - Monday 9 September, 2013
Táinaiste Eamon Gilmore said in an interview with the Financial Times said that the Government will not let others ‘drive the speedometer’ on Irish austerity.
# austerity - Sunday 8 September, 2013
The Education Minister was speaking with just over a month to go until Budget 2014.
# austerity - Friday 6 September, 2013
The Labour Party wants to see just €2 billion in cuts in the next budget but economists have said we must stick to the plan. What do you think?
# austerity - Wednesday 28 August, 2013
The largest decrease, of around seven euro a week, was recorded in the hospitality sector. The largest increase was in construction.
# austerity - Tuesday 27 August, 2013
The disability services organisation has introduced a series of service cuts as a result of the funding decision.
A protest group – led by property tax hunger striker Tony Rochford – is planning a large-scale demonstration as TDs return from their break.
# austerity - Saturday 24 August, 2013
The Minister for Finance says he won’t comment specifically on Budget 2014 proposals, but has given three reasons why he doesn’t think a wealth tax is possible.