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# recession - Sunday 10 June, 2012

# recession - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Immigrants bear brunt of recession job losses, study shows

The unemployment rate among non-Irish nationals is now significantly higher than for those born here.

Column: Households aren’t the only ones hit by negative equity – it’s crippling businesses

During the boom it was cheaper for businesses to buy property than to rent it – but that’s causing huge problems now, writes Peter Faulkner.

# recession - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Taking a Punt: Art takes on corruption and recession Punt Nua? This post contains images

Taking a Punt: Art takes on corruption and recession

New art exhibition explores Ireland’s economic collapse and its shaky future in the euro…

# recession - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

From Business ETC Referendum roundup: Your last-minute information station Fiscal Compacted

Referendum roundup: Your last-minute information station

Campaigning on the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ side shut down at 2pm today. As you get your voting card ready for tomorrow’s poll, TheJournal.ie pushes aside the political point-scoring…

Poll: Have you changed your mind in referendum vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you changed your mind in referendum vote?

The ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ campaigns are going to be battling to get their messages across in the last hours before referendum vote. But have either of them managed to get you to switch sides?

From Business ETC Are we losing our newsagents and corner shops? Convenience Stores

Are we losing our newsagents and corner shops?

Penny sweets, magazines and 99s – is the magical stuff of the corner shop a thing of the past?

From Business ETC FT warns Spain against Irish path of saving the banks Bank Bailouts

FT warns Spain against Irish path of saving the banks

Spain looking at issuing promissory notes to prop up its largest bank to the tune of €19bn. Don’t do it, says the Financial Times – just look at Ireland…

# recession - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

125 jobs to be created in Dublin city centre

The jobs will be analysing global buying behaviour and will be created between now and the end of 2013.

# recession - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Column: ‘We are the 17 per cent’ – the story of a migrant in Ireland

Dil Wickremasinghe recalls how she arrived in Ireland 12 years ago, then worked her way up to find success. (And true love.)

# recession - Saturday 26 May, 2012

From Business ETC Column: My rollercoaster ride to save the family business Read Me

Column: My rollercoaster ride to save the family business

Six weeks ago, Ben Peat thought his 70-year-old family electronics business was going under – but public support helped save his company from becoming another footnote in the story of the recession.

Interview: Why ice-cream guru Jerry Greenfield is impressed by Irish business

Jerry Greenfield – one half of Ben and Jerry’s ice-cream empire – says sustainable businesses that give back to communities are important.

# recession - Friday 25 May, 2012

10 per cent of Irish mortgages are in arrears says Central Bank

1 in 10 mortgage holders are at least three months behind with repayments according to the new figures.

Calls to Vincent de Paul have increased by 80 per cent

Around one quarter of people who ask for help are looking for food.

# recession - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Column: How helping others makes you happier AND healthier

Volunteering has increased dramatically in the recession. Anna Lee describes how anybody can be a volunteer – and it might even do you good.

# recession - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

In pics: Last of the Oatfield sweet-making machinery shipped out So Long Sweeties This post contains images

In pics: Last of the Oatfield sweet-making machinery shipped out

Poignant scene at Letterkenny factory in Donegal where 15 people have lost their jobs as production of traditional Irish sweets move to UK.

# recession - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

From Business ETC 10 tips for business owners facing difficulty with bank debt Advice

10 tips for business owners facing difficulty with bank debt

Businessman George Mordaunt has some practical tips for dealing with their banks in times of financial stress.

# recession - Sunday 13 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# recession - Thursday 10 May, 2012

From Business ETC National Irish Bank to be rebranded as Danske Bank Recession

National Irish Bank to be rebranded as Danske Bank

Plus, a restructure, results and a resignation.

# recession - Monday 7 May, 2012

Greek election impasse heralds lengthy instability

The country faces political instability after voters angry at crippling income cuts punished mainstream politicians by withdrawing support – but gave no one party enough votes to govern alone.

# recession - Saturday 5 May, 2012

From Business ETC MAP: How the world economy changed in one month Economy

MAP: How the world economy changed in one month

The Purchasing Managers Index watches the performance of services and manufacturing – and shows the eurozone and the US are still deep in recession…

# recession - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Irish people still believe overseas aid is important Aid

Irish people still believe overseas aid is important

A new poll has shown that the majority of people believe Ireland should be proud of its reputation as an international donor.

# recession - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Poll: How are you voting in the Fiscal Compact referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How are you voting in the Fiscal Compact referendum?

The first major debate between the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ camps was televised last night – so where do you stand as of this morning?

# recession - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

AS IT HAPPENED: The Europe Debate with Vincent Browne on TV3

Join TheJournal.ie as we track the hits and misses of the first major televised debate between the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ camps in the Fiscal Compact referendum.

# recession - Monday 30 April, 2012

From Business ETC Record unemployment, rating downgrade and now Spain is back in recession Spain

Record unemployment, rating downgrade and now Spain is back in recession

Spanish banks are now discussing creating a private entity to assume control of their toxic assets though there would be no taxpayer involvement in such a creation.

Austerity measures are devastating job creation, says UN body

The International Labour Organization also warns that austerity could lead to another recession.

# recession - Saturday 28 April, 2012

It’s back: Peats reopens its doors in Dublin

After 78 years in business, the electronics store closed its 11 branches earlier this month – but today it reopened its Parnell Street branch.

# recession - Friday 27 April, 2012

Poll: Do you do the Lotto? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you do the Lotto?

Could it be you or have you given up on the dream?

From Business ETC Bad day for Spain: Record unemployment AND a credit downgrade Recession

Bad day for Spain: Record unemployment AND a credit downgrade

Almost one quarter of the workforce is unemployed, according to the latest figures out today.

# recession - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Unemployed “two or three times more likely” to die by suicide – TD

Suicidology organisation’s president and TD does concede that high rate of suicide among unemployed linked to those with psychiatric illness being less likely to have a job.

From Business ETC British economy back in recession Recession

British economy back in recession

Preliminary estimates from the Office for National Statistics bear bad news…

# recession - Saturday 21 April, 2012

24 AIB employees continue to earn basic salaries over €250k

The Finance Minister has confirmed that 24 staff at the institution, which is 99.8 per cent owned by the State, are continuing to receive salaries in excess of €250,000.

# recession - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

From Business ETC Column: Why is the payment of €1.5bn to bondholders not news? Opinion

Column: Why is the payment of €1.5bn to bondholders not news?

AIB was recapitalised by this country’s citizens after its reckless lending strategy – and one backed by bondholders. Now, writes independent TD Stephen Donnelly, those bondholders continue to make no losses at all.

From Business ETC Would you like a house for €15,000? Property This post contains images

Would you like a house for €15,000?

It’s in Cavan but it’s a two-bed semi-detached – just one of the ‘distressed’ properties in latest auction.

# recession - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Report: Ireland will soon have fewer charities

The survey found that the future outlook for many non-profits is questionable…and boards may have to decide to cease operations altogether.

# recession - Saturday 7 April, 2012

From Business ETC Column: Much-loved Peats is history – and its like will be missed Opinion

Column: Much-loved Peats is history – and its like will be missed

In today’s world great customer service and dedication are no longer enough for a business, writes Peter Faulkner. But what have we lost?

# recession - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

From Business ETC Column: Did you hear the one about the developer, the banker and the politician? Opinion

Column: Did you hear the one about the developer, the banker and the politician?

Former trader Nick Leeson on bidding wars at boom-time black-tie balls… and how someone saw fit to flick the over-ride switch so the excess could continue.

# recession - Friday 30 March, 2012

Recession emigration: a repeat path to the UK

Emigration rises and falls with the economy.

# recession - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

# recession - Monday 26 March, 2012

Enda tells Chinese investors that Ireland “is growing again”

Someone must have missed last week’s CSO news…