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# recession - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Labour TD calls for bankers’ pay and pensions to be tackled

Labour Party TD for Dublin North Brendan Ryan says the Irish public “will not stand for further cuts in education or other frontline services”.

From The Daily Edge Rebellious Wheelie Bin of the Day Wheelie Angry

Rebellious Wheelie Bin of the Day

Possibly NSFW.

# recession - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Irish life CEO remuneration breaches government's pay cap - Doherty

Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty says Kevin Murphy’s total remuneration package of €586,000 breached the government’s own pay cap.

# recession - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Companies 'fire their best workers during recessions'

High-skilled – but high wage-earners – are among those most likely to be let go, finds Columbia University research.

# recession - Friday 9 November, 2012

From Business ETC 100 job losses at Ericsson Athlone after Ericsson Sweden makes 1,550 job cuts Jobswatch

100 job losses at Ericsson Athlone after Ericsson Sweden makes 1,550 job cuts

The telecommunications company hopes to reduce the workforce by February 2013.

# recession - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Sign of the Times Photo of the Day

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# recession - Friday 2 November, 2012

Irish hospitals spent €815k on debt collectors to retrieve unpaid hospital fees

Beaumont Hospital in Dublin spent more than twice as much as any other hospital in the country on debt collectors.

# recession - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Ireland, the recession and shopping: why we love a good bargain

And has the recession even pushed us into liking a ‘bad bargain’?

# recession - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Irish business activity increasing but consumer sector displaying renewed weakness - survey

Concerns over the eurozone and the upcoming Budget are hitting companies expansion plans, say KBC Ireland/Chartered Accountants Ireland

# recession - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Ninety jobs lost as chicken plant closes in Cavan

The closure of Co-operative Poultry Products Ltd will also affect local growers in the area, according to Siptu.

# recession - Monday 22 October, 2012

Over 1.3 million adults have less than €50 left after monthly bills

And looking ahead to winter, households are worried about heating costs and Christmas expenses.

# recession - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Explainer: What does liquidation, examinership and receivership mean?

Businesses have always failed – recession or otherwise – but what happens when they do, and what are the different options that are available to them.

# recession - Friday 19 October, 2012

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PLAY: Recession Ireland Monopoly with

It’s, er, unofficial…

# recession - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Poll: Do you try to shop in Irish-owned supermarkets? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you try to shop in Irish-owned supermarkets?

Study shows that chains like Tesco, Aldi and Lidl are experiencing more growth than homegrown Irish chains – do you make a conscious choice to shop in Irish supermarkets?

# recession - Monday 15 October, 2012

FÁS rebrand: Intreo to provide services to jobseekers

The initiative was launched by Enda Kenny and Joan Burton this morning.

# recession - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

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

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

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 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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.