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#Recession

# recession - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

From Business ETC Denis O’Brien: doing business with Apple is “like going on methadone” Recession

Denis O’Brien: doing business with Apple is “like going on methadone”

The tycoon also said Irish people had behaved like adults during the recession.

“It’s a pensions time bomb” – 1 in 5 people stop contributing to their pension

More than two thirds of people surveyed have a pension – but many are finding it too difficult to keep up with monthly financial commitments.

# recession - Monday 24 September, 2012

From Business ETC More than 2,000 entrepreneurs starting new businesses every month Start Ups

More than 2,000 entrepreneurs starting new businesses every month

More people started new businesses last year than ever before.

# recession - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Column: Making employers pay for sick leave is simply not fair

Placing social welfare costs onto businesses is an additional burden on employers and will result in job losses writes Ian Martin.

# recession - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

It had everything from ‘a needle to an anchor’: Shoppers remember Guiney and Co

There was nostalgia aplenty at 79-80 Talbot Street in Dublin’s city centre today as people reminisced about the shop that had everything.

Clerys taken over, saving 350 jobs – but Guineys is to close

Clerys was sold to an American private equity group last night, just hours after it was placed into receivership.

# recession - Sunday 16 September, 2012

How Neighbourhood Watch schemes have boomed since the recession

There has been a 30 per cent increase in Neighbourhood Watch schemes around the country in recent years.

# recession - Thursday 13 September, 2012

One in three people who apply for mortgages are turned down

Figures revealed for the first time show that 38 per cent of mortgage applications were rejected last year.

# recession - Saturday 8 September, 2012

New theory to identify people in danger from suicide

Dr Harry Barry revealed his Cocoon Theory at the Console World Suicide Prevention Day Conference yesterday.

# recession - Monday 27 August, 2012

Recession leads to surge in mental health issues in children

The number of children seeking treatment for mental health issues has risen by 30 per cent in the past two years.

# recession - Saturday 25 August, 2012

From Business ETC A ‘brutal, brutal, brutal’ year but TV3 remains positive about the future TV3

A ‘brutal, brutal, brutal’ year but TV3 remains positive about the future

As it launched its autumn schedule, TV3′s programming director Ben Frow and commercial director Pat Kiely talked recession, financial pressures, RTÉ, David Norris and Tallafornia with TheJournal.ie this week.

# recession - Friday 24 August, 2012

Column: Pretending this mortgage crisis isn’t happening won’t make it go away

One in ten people who have a mortgage in Ireland are struggling to pay it off. Where is the urgency in solving this epidemic, asks Noeline Blackwell.

From Business ETC IBRC records €724 million loss in first six months of 2012 Results

IBRC records €724 million loss in first six months of 2012

IBRC, or the bank formerly known as Anglo, is making steady progress towards an orderly wind down.

# recession - Thursday 23 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From Business ETC Figures indicate European economy is “dropping back into recession” Recession

Figures indicate European economy is “dropping back into recession”

A new report also shows contraction across the eurozone economy is filtering through to the labour market.

From Business ETC Mortgage arrears in Ireland rise to highest level yet Tough Times

Mortgage arrears in Ireland rise to highest level yet

New figures from the Central Bank illustrate the deepening mortgage crisis in Ireland with almost 130,000 in arrears.

# recession - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

More than 1 in 10 business properties are lying empty

Almost 24,000 commercial properties in Ireland are vacant, with the highest rates found in Sligo and Leitrim.

# recession - Thursday 16 August, 2012

From Business ETC See-sawing: exports fall in June after May bounce back Exports

See-sawing: exports fall in June after May bounce back

A disappointing April was followed by an improved May but June’s exports fell back once more.

One teen under age of 17 dies by suicide each month

New Irish study raises concern over 15- to 17-year-old age group while British study links recession and unemployment to rise in overall suicide rate.

# recession - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Outlook for charities is ‘questionable’, say advisers

Barnardos closure is just the ‘tip of the iceberg’, according to Grant Thornton.

# recession - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From Business ETC Over 40 per cent of small firms plan to create new jobs Small Business

Over 40 per cent of small firms plan to create new jobs

However, there are still barriers to employment opportunities including a lack of business and unrealistic salary expectations.

# recession - Monday 6 August, 2012

Boomtime: 9 Celtic Tiger ads you won’t see these days… Celtic Tiger RIP This post contains videos

Boomtime: 9 Celtic Tiger ads you won’t see these days…

100 per cent mortgages, chandeliers for the utility room: the bubble-era ads that enticed us to buy, buy, buy (on the never-never).

# recession - Monday 30 July, 2012

From Business ETC Internal candidate John Hogan to head Finance Dept banking policy Appointment

Internal candidate John Hogan to head Finance Dept banking policy

He will be in charge of policy for red-hot recession issues including mortgage arrears and lending to SMEs.

# recession - Sunday 29 July, 2012

From Business ETC Germans say they are ‘better off without euro’ – poll Eurozone

Germans say they are ‘better off without euro’ – poll

More than 50 per cent of those surveyed said the economy would be better on its own.

# recession - Saturday 28 July, 2012

From Business ETC UK to keep triple-A rating, says Standard & Poor’s AAA

UK to keep triple-A rating, says Standard & Poor’s

The good news comes despite a slip into recession earlier this year.

# recession - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Booming black economy killing small business

Dramatic increase in black economy is costing the State €5 billion, says the Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association.

UK in worst double dip recession for 50 years

Britain’s economic output collapsed by 0.7 per cent, far more than analysts expected.

# recession - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Poll: Are you planning a summer holiday? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you planning a summer holiday?

Is it a staycation, an Irish vacation or a trip abroad?

# recession - Monday 16 July, 2012

Report highlights link between suicide rates and economic downturn

A study of 190 suicides in Cork highlights that almost a third of suicide victims worked in construction trades.

# recession - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

James Reilly tells Dail: I have acted with complete propriety at all times

The Health Minister told the chamber that the current difficulties stem from ‘complex’ litigation.

Suicide in Ireland increased by 7 per cent last year

New figures show 525 people took their own lives in Ireland in 2011.

# recession - Monday 9 July, 2012

Poll: Are you up to date with your bills? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you up to date with your bills?

A new survey says that 47 per cent of consumers struggle to pay all of their bills on time. Are you up-to-date with your bills?

# recession - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Trinity scientist wins £15k award – a boost as funding shrinks

Dr Silvia Giordani says that having female role models in science is very important – and so is funding.

# recession - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Save money on your grocery bill: YOUR tips Home Economics This post contains images

Save money on your grocery bill: YOUR tips

Delicious and inexpensive recipes, clever ways with the shopping list… and some creative uses for household items.

# recession - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Column: Jack Lynch’s victory 35 years today was a PR one…

…But while the watershed campaign gave Fianna Fáil a landslide in 1977, writes David McCann, the triumph was short-lived and carries lessons for us today.

# recession - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Californian town files for bankruptcy

Mammoth Lakes doesn’t have the funds to pay $2.7m in obligations, especially after losing a property development fight.

# recession - Monday 2 July, 2012

House prices still dropping around most of the country (but Dublin is levelling off)

Two new reports out this morning from Daft.ie and MyHome.ie show that the national average asking price for a home is now around €170,000.

# recession - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Open thread: Feeding a family on less than €10 a day

As new Irish book gives handy tips and recipes to help families cut their food bill, we want to hear about YOUR cost-efficient cooking…

# recession - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

From Business ETC Exports exceeding pre-recession levels and jobs stabilising – Enterprise Ireland Exports

Exports exceeding pre-recession levels and jobs stabilising – Enterprise Ireland

The level of exports has exceeded pre-recession levels.

# recession - Monday 25 June, 2012

Nick Leeson: On Mick Wallace and his ‘false economy’

The Wexford TD is symptomatic of the move from delayed gratification to credit consumerism which we are still struggling to shake off, writes Nick Leeson.