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Recession

# recession - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Over 50s’ income did not fall during the recession – ESRI

The think tank say research shows that, although the wealth of over 50s declined, overall income, health and well-being did not.

# recession - Monday 31 March, 2014

From Business ETC Carl Scarpa and Flannery’s Pub among eight firms who saved over 400 jobs so far this year Jobswatch

Carl Scarpa and Flannery’s Pub among eight firms who saved over 400 jobs so far this year

The Hughes Blake SME Examinership Index showed that seven of the eight firms were SMEs.

# recession - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Ireland’s suicide rate is below EU average – OECD report

The study found that incomes and employment in Ireland remain far below their pre-crisis levels.

# recession - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Column: The Troika created a social experiment – and Ireland was the unlucky lab rat

Today MEPs voted to endorse the findings of a report into the Troika – but ultimately there will be no sanctions. Ireland is not yet free from economic shackles, writes Nessa Childers MEP.

# recession - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Column: Music and austerity – how do we express the time we live in?

Toner Quinn examines Ireland’s musical response the economic crash and bank guarantee – an “act of betrayal so shocking … the country throbbed with pain”.

# recession - Friday 7 March, 2014

From Business ETC A Greek bank is to issue bonds for the first time since 2009 Debt

A Greek bank is to issue bonds for the first time since 2009

Piraeus Bank SA requires more than €6 billion worth of capital.

Up to 560 suicides linked to the recession

That’s according to a report on suicide prevention that will be presented to the Dáil committee next week.

# recession - Monday 3 February, 2014

If you’re for voting rights for Irish abroad the EU is on your side

The European Commission intervention comes as the ‘We’re Coming Back’ group make a submission to Irish Government arguing for voting rights.

# recession - Monday 27 January, 2014

Column: The Troika may be gone, but Ireland’s social problems remain

With the instability in the eurozone receding in recent months, we have seen the emergence of an important debate at European level: how to tackle the serious social impact of the recession, writes Dominic Hannigan TD.

# recession - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Over half of Irish adults only visit dentist in emergency

Irish Dental Association’s survey finds routine visits drop sharply after the age of 45 years.

# recession - Sunday 15 December, 2013

‘Secret Millionaire’ community centre in Dublin’s inner city closes down

The St Nicholas of Myra centre in The Liberties in Dublin’s inner city had become a hub for people in the area – but now it faces the same fate as so many community centres.

# recession - Monday 9 December, 2013

From Business ETC Spanish PM says falling wages help save jobs Living Wage

Spanish PM says falling wages help save jobs

“It is better to bet on earning a little bit less and maintain as many jobs as possible” – do you agree with Mariano Rajoy?

# recession - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Over 350 jobs at risk as A|Wear enters receivership

The company says it has failed to meet sales targets since going into examinership last month.

# recession - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

NAMA says it has been the most ‘proactive’ in providing social housing

The asset management agency took umbrage at Focus Ireland’s suggestion this morning that it could not access its properties.

16 families becoming homeless every month in Dublin

Focus Ireland has said a worrying number of families are losing their homes. The charity has helped more than 9,000 homeless – or at risk of being homeless – people so far this year.

# recession - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

From Business ETC Risk that high unemployment will become ‘structural’ in Ireland Post-Crisis

Risk that high unemployment will become ‘structural’ in Ireland

The OECD is mainly upbeat on Ireland’s economic future but worries about stubbornly high unemployment.

# recession - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

From Business ETC JPMorgan agrees record $13 billion deal for mortgage misdeeds United States

JPMorgan agrees record $13 billion deal for mortgage misdeeds

The bank acknowledge that it had “made serious misrepresentations to the public” over residential mortgage-backed securities.

# recession - Sunday 3 November, 2013

In Spain, even toddlers learn Chinese for job hopes

Parents are being encouraged to improve their children’s chances – from the age of three – in a country with high unemployment.

# recession - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Money getting you down? A psychologist is giving free advice on how to handle stress

Psychologist Shane Martin is holding a free talk entitled “How to Cope with the Stress of Debt” this week.

# recession - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

How recessionary budgets have changed Ireland…

Here are some of the things that would not exist in Ireland, if not for our six austerity budgets.

# recession - Monday 14 October, 2013

IMF boss warns US default could trigger worldwide recession

The US has until Thursday to raise its debt ceiling or face defaulting for the first time in its history.

# recession - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Outside Dublin: How Budget 2014 will affect us all

TheJournal.ie paid a visit Cork to see what the city’s hopes and fears are ahead of this week’s budget.

# recession - Thursday 10 October, 2013

From Business ETC Employers worried about rising pay expectations Recession

Employers worried about rising pay expectations

IBEC says more than a quarter of its member firms plan to take on new staff next year.

From Business ETC Irish business ‘nervous about unpleasant budget surprises’ The Future Is Bright

Irish business ‘nervous about unpleasant budget surprises’

But they are brightened by further increases in activity levels over the past three months.

# recession - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

From Business ETC Damien Kiberd: Austerity economics have us locked in Permaslump Opinion

Damien Kiberd: Austerity economics have us locked in Permaslump

“Families want to exit their own micro-bailouts too,” writes new TheJournal.ie columnist Damien Kiberd.

# recession - Monday 30 September, 2013

France to look at laws curbing Sunday shopping

Under French law, Sunday is a mandatory day off – but critics say it’s putting the nation at a competitive disadvantage.

# recession - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Five years older and deeper in debt… So why don’t the Irish protest more?

In the last few years, there’s been a noticeable decrease in the numbers taking to the streets to voice their anger. We asked the experts — why are the Irish so reluctant to protest?

Anglo Tapes: Drumm admits €6 billion was being sent “around in a circle”

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm can be heard admitting he knew the lender was circulating the money between it and Irish Life & Permanent.

# recession - Monday 23 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 12 golden memories of the Celtic Tiger era Celtictigernostalgia

12 golden memories of the Celtic Tiger era

#celtictigernostalgia is trending on Twitter.

# recession - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Ryanair, female bishops and obese kids: The week in numbers

Plus: how much money is the Government hoping to get from the sale of Bord Gais Energy?

If we’re out of recession, should we rent Eddie Irvine’s old pad?

It’s only €7,500 a month, you know.

Column: Fire up the misinformation machine – the cowards have returned from their holidays

Our politicians have returned to the Dáil, so get ready to be told the sky is green and the hills are blue, writes Aaron McKenna.

# recession - Friday 20 September, 2013

Minister: The number of obese three-year-olds in Ireland is frightening

Frances Fitzgerald said she was concerned about figures in a report published today which found “examples of three-year-olds eating hamburgers and crisps”.

Growing up in Ireland: Latest study findings show huge impact of recession on families

The long-term study focusing on childhood found a significant increase in the number of parents going through financial problems between 2008 and 2011.

# recession - Thursday 19 September, 2013

From Business ETC Ireland technically exits recession as economy records growth Economy

Ireland technically exits recession as economy records growth

The economy reversed three consecutive quarters of GDP contraction according to the CSO, growing by 0.4 per cent.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# recession - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

169 jobs on the line as liquidator appointed to Limerick jewellery company

A liquidator has been appointed to Andersen Ireland after financial losses at the company.

Research links 5,000 additional suicides in 2009 to global economic crisis

There were 97 additional suicides in Ireland in 2009 with the research pointing out that rates are higher in countries with higher job losses.

# recession - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Gilmore: “I am not wedded to Foreign Affairs”

The Labour leader has not ruled out moving to a domestic post in the lifetime of the coalition, but has rejected the suggestion he needs to spend more time in the country in order to address problems within the party.

Two thirds of Irish householders have seen their income reduced in past year

A new survey from Friends Firsts shows 67 per cent have seen a reduction in income. Elsewhere, there’s an increase in the number of people in work investing in a pension.

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