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# recession - Monday 15 December, 2014

Poll: Are you still feeling the effects of the recession? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you still feeling the effects of the recession?

Are the good times making a return?

# recession - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Most Irish people think they could have more money in six months’ time …

… and at the very least think they won’t have any less money.

# recession - Friday 28 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Waterford restaurant has a very recession-friendly name Bistro On The Dole

Army almost called in to protect banks during the crisis

Simon Coveney said the country was “bust”.

# recession - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

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.

# recession - Monday 10 November, 2014

From Business ETC Construction jobs are finally on the way back after being gutted in the recession If You Build It...

Construction jobs are finally on the way back after being gutted in the recession

There has been an “almost continuous stream of good news” for the Irish economy lately.

# recession - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From Business ETC ‘The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis’ Report Card

‘The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis’

An IMF internal review finds that some European authorities thought it was “inappropriate” for the IMF to be seated at the negotiating table.

# recession - Thursday 30 October, 2014

# recession - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

More than 130,000 children slipped into poverty during the recession

Ireland is 37th of 41 OECD countries.

# recession - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Extract: The role of the media in the Irish economic crisis

Some commentators have noted that Irish news organisations failed to give proper warnings of the impending crash. But why?

# recession - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dublin’s new Nespresso store is proof that we’ve gone mad (again) Pod People

# recession - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From Business ETC Is the recovery finally gathering pace in the Midlands? The retailers of Athlone weigh in… Main St Ireland

Is the recovery finally gathering pace in the Midlands? The retailers of Athlone weigh in…

Some long-established businesses say there’s little optimism out there, but others say that things are finally beginning to look a little brighter.

# recession - Friday 3 October, 2014

From Business ETC The official jobs and economic outlooks are better than expected, but don’t get too excited… Killjoys

The official jobs and economic outlooks are better than expected, but don’t get too excited…

Because those crystal-ball gazers at the Central Bank say we shouldn’t get carried away with that tax-cut nonsense.

The 9 at 9: Friday

You’ve made it to Friday. Good work. Here are the nine stories you need to know.

# recession - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

What causes people to become homeless in Ireland?

How well do we understand the reasons?

# recession - Monday 15 September, 2014

Irish shoppers still watching their euro

Consumers love cheap deals and loyalty cards, survey says.

# recession - Friday 15 August, 2014

From Business ETC ‘Great sadness’ as Waterford’s Red Kettle Theatre Company closes Arts Funding

‘Great sadness’ as Waterford’s Red Kettle Theatre Company closes

There will be several job losses as a result of the closure.

# recession - Monday 28 July, 2014

Protecting social welfare during the crash lessened income inequality – ESRI

A new report finds that protecting those on social welfare impacted on income inequality.

# recession - 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.

# recession - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Over half of people believe health cuts have had the biggest impact

The Pfizer survey also found that 31% of adults have neither private insurance nor a medical card.

# recession - Saturday 21 June, 2014

From Business ETC Aaron McKenna: The opposition has missed the chance to expose the banking show trial Banking Inquiry

Aaron McKenna: The opposition has missed the chance to expose the banking show trial

This ‘inquiry’ has no credibility whatsoever and a decent opposition would have resigned en masse in protest.

# recession - Saturday 14 June, 2014

First Communions, Harley-Davidsons, and abortion : The week in numbers

Plus: What age was the former US president who did a parachute jump for his birthday this week?

# recession - Monday 9 June, 2014

The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year

First they were asked to analyse budgets for families on the dole, now it’s essays on poverty and calculating youth unemployment rates.

# recession - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Opinion: What has the State done to protect citizens’ human rights?

It’s important to understand the experience of the people affected by our six-year recession and impacted by harsh austerity measures.

# recession - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 Google search trends that prove Ireland’s glory days are truly over It's Going Down

8 Google search trends that prove Ireland’s glory days are truly over

“Luxury spa weekends in Athlone”.

# recession - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Opinion: Anxiety and depression are key in keeping the long-term unemployed out of work

Mental health, rather than economic growth, may be one of the key factors in helping people return to work.

# recession - Monday 12 May, 2014

From Business ETC Pre-recession habits are starting to creep back into our shopping routines Recovery

Pre-recession habits are starting to creep back into our shopping routines

Aldi’s growth is also continuing to surge ahead of the competition.

# recession - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From Business ETC BAN THE BANKS: There’s a wild theory going around that some people are starting to take seriously So Long

BAN THE BANKS: There’s a wild theory going around that some people are starting to take seriously

What do you think? Does it sound brilliant or crazy – or both?

# recession - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Opinion: Who was to blame – Anglo or the Financial Regulator? It’s a false dichotomy.

No jail time for convicted Anglo pair because Judge Nolan believes they were led into ‘error and illegality’ by the Financial Regulator? Well, the Anglo Tapes tell a very different story.

# recession - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Column: Anxiety often breeds perfectionism and success. But at what cost to the individual?

The fear of failure is a powerful motivator, but when does worrying become destructive?

# recession - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From Business ETC Meet the creative entrepreneurs who fought the slump – together We Are Fambally

Meet the creative entrepreneurs who fought the slump – together

The Fumbally Exchange is due to spread to 13 new locations this year – and two-thirds of its member businesses plan to expand this year.

# 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.

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