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Growth

# growth - Friday 25 July, 2014

British economy grows to above pre-crisis level

The economy is now 0.2% bigger than before its pre-crisis peak in early 2008.

# growth - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From Business ETC The Irish music app trying to go from one million to 10 million users Soundwave

The Irish music app trying to go from one million to 10 million users

Shortly after celebrating its first birthday, Soundwave has redesigned its app and placing a greater focus on social discovery through groups and private messaging.

# growth - Monday 14 July, 2014

From Business ETC Construction activity remains “robust” in tenth month of growth Residential

Construction activity remains “robust” in tenth month of growth

The rate has slowed slightly in the past couple of months but remains strong according to an index by Ulster Bank.

# growth - Friday 4 July, 2014

From Business ETC The Briefcase: good news on the economy, a boom-time property market and the most hated family in Ireland Inbox Me This post contains a poll

# growth - Thursday 3 July, 2014

The economy grew by 2.7% in the first three months of the year

Illegal economic activity worth €1.25 billion also contributed to a revision of the GDP figures for last year.

# growth - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Manufacturing orders rising at fastest pace in three years

Gains in the sector are being attributed to strong export performances.

# growth - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From The Score USA v Portugal is ‘most-viewed soccer match in the United States ever’ Growth

USA v Portugal is ‘most-viewed soccer match in the United States ever’

Cable sports network ESPN confirmed that nearly 18 million Americans watched the game.

# growth - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

32,000 people set up a new business in Ireland last year

Ireland is now ranked second across the European Union in terms of early stage entrepreneurial activity.

# growth - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From Business ETC Twitter’s COO resigns from role amid slow growth problems Bye Bye Birdy

Twitter’s COO resigns from role amid slow growth problems

The change means Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo wants to see direct involvement from both the company’s engineering and product teams to help improve user growth.

# growth - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From Business ETC Irish construction output is on the way up, but house building is still down Housing Crisis

Irish construction output is on the way up, but house building is still down

The sector is 7.7% bigger than this time last year, with most gains in commercial property.

# growth - Monday 9 June, 2014

From Business ETC Construction activity eases slightly, but suppliers are now hiking their prices Recovery

Construction activity eases slightly, but suppliers are now hiking their prices

The recovery continued to be centred on housing and commercial activity.

# growth - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The Score Analysis: Added line speed moves Leinster’s defence in positive direction Systems

Analysis: Added line speed moves Leinster’s defence in positive direction

Using GIFs and screenshots, we examine how Matt O’Connor has gone about changing the Leinster ‘D’.

# growth - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From Business ETC Spotify hits 40 million users, but only 10 million pay for the service Growth

Spotify hits 40 million users, but only 10 million pay for the service

Spotify updated its figures to show its active users grew by 16 million since March 2013.

# growth - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From The Score How triathlon participation in Ireland grew by 120% in 5 years Interview

How triathlon participation in Ireland grew by 120% in 5 years

Scott Graham tells us about the success of this increasingly popular activity and his hopes for its future.

# growth - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From Business ETC Euro growth slowdown sets alarm bells ringing Missed Target

Euro growth slowdown sets alarm bells ringing

Growth in the EU and the eurozone is underwhelming, the latest figures show.

# growth - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From The Score All Blacks set to start November tour with trip to the US Global Game

All Blacks set to start November tour with trip to the US

New Zealand will face the Eagles in Soldier Field, Chicago – home of the Bears in the NFL.

# growth - Friday 2 May, 2014

From Business ETC Unemployment down in eurozone but 18 million still jobless Crisis

Unemployment down in eurozone but 18 million still jobless

Greece is still the country faring the worst with an unemployment rate of 26.7 per cent.

# growth - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From Business ETC WhatsApp CEO vows to keep things simple after hitting 500 million users mark Halfway Point

WhatsApp CEO vows to keep things simple after hitting 500 million users mark

The app now sees more than 700 million photos and 100 million videos shared through it every day as it aims to reach one billion users.

# growth - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Irish breast cancer research team reveal ‘exciting’ new research

Breast Predict was founded six months ago, and has already revealed some exciting findings.

Poll: Is it time to ease off on austerity? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time to ease off on austerity?

Goodbody stockbrokers says it’s not but last week the ESRI said we could avoid budget cuts if growth continues. What do you think?

# growth - Friday 11 April, 2014

€2 billion budget cuts can be avoided* says ESRI

*If economic growth stays strong.

# growth - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From Business ETC Whatsapp experiences busiest day as it handled 64 billion messages in 24 hours Busy Network

Whatsapp experiences busiest day as it handled 64 billion messages in 24 hours

More than 20 billion messages were sent and 44 billion messages were received through the app in the space of 24 hours.

From Business ETC Domino’s Irish sales are topping 2013 Upper Crust

Domino’s Irish sales are topping 2013

E-commerce and mobile deliver a strong showing for pizza company.

# growth - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From Business ETC Netflix finishes the year strong as total membership grows to 44 million Streaming

Netflix finishes the year strong as total membership grows to 44 million

The streaming service, which is planning a major expansion across Europe this year, sees 93 per cent of its members pay for it.

# growth - Friday 3 January, 2014

From Business ETC ‘Highest level of job creation’ through IDA in over a decade TBSCITWIWTDB

‘Highest level of job creation’ through IDA in over a decade

However, the target of placing half of these new jobs outside Dublin and Cork was not met.

# growth - Sunday 22 December, 2013

From Business ETC Damien Kiberd: Drop the goody-two-shoes approach to economic policy Opinion

Damien Kiberd: Drop the goody-two-shoes approach to economic policy

Job figure increases are welcome – but Government needs to be bolshy to grab the three things it needs for proper growth.

# growth - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From Business ETC ‘The Irish economy has turned the corner’ – ESRI Positive Outlook

‘The Irish economy has turned the corner’ – ESRI

The ESRI are predicted strong GNP growth and unemployment falls next year, driven by improving domestic demand.

# growth - Monday 16 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# growth - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Noonan on Budget 2014: ‘You’ll be astounded at all the good news I’ll be announcing’

The Finance Minister has told delegates at the Fine Gael national conference that the Budget on Tuesday is going to “reasonably tough”.

# growth - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you begin your day…

From Business ETC Rise in employment signals 2 per cent growth in Irish economy Growth

Rise in employment signals 2 per cent growth in Irish economy

Growth next year will depend on what happens outside Ireland, according to the ESRI.

# growth - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Scaling back on fiscal adjustment is risky, says Central Bank

The Central Bank has downgraded Ireland’s growth forecast for this year stating Ireland’s recovery will be a “gradual” one.

# growth - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From Business ETC Ex-IMF mission chief: ‘Ireland needs a new jolt of growth’ Budget 2014

Ex-IMF mission chief: ‘Ireland needs a new jolt of growth’

Ashoka Mody has spoken out against austerity once again ahead of the October budget.

# growth - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Multinational companies are not here just for tax breaks — Burton

Minister Joan Burton said that while Ireland’s tax rates are favourable, the companies still employ large numbers of people.

# growth - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Pension fund values see growth of 11 per cent

The growth comes despite the government levy on savings which took almost €500 million last year.

# growth - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Crumlin Hospital says it mistakenly told 18 families their children may have been infected Bug

Crumlin Hospital says it mistakenly told 18 families their children may have been infected

However the children’s hospital now says there’s a new group of seven children who may have been contaminated with a bug.

# growth - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From Business ETC ‘Moving away from austerity is the sensible action’ – former IMF mission chief Austerity

‘Moving away from austerity is the sensible action’ – former IMF mission chief

Ireland needs growth and Ashoka Mody believes the only way to get it is to pull back on the “severe commitment to austerity”.

# growth - Friday 28 June, 2013

From Business ETC Varadkar admits property tax has contributed to Ireland’s return to recession Property Tax

Varadkar admits property tax has contributed to Ireland’s return to recession

Leo Varadkar was responding to economic growth figures released yesterday.

# growth - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Merkel tells young people with no jobs that they might have to move

Merkel said there will have to be more mobility if the youth unemployment figures are to be reduced.

# growth - Friday 12 April, 2013

Gilmore hits out at ‘relentless criticism from the commentariat’

In an email to party members this evening the Labour leader insists that his party has helped bring Ireland from “a state of economic chaos to stability.”

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