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# boom-years - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge This boomtime poster of Bertie Ahern with bling sums up the Celtic Tiger Pimp My Party

This boomtime poster of Bertie Ahern with bling sums up the Celtic Tiger

Yes, it was an actual campaign for Ógra Fianna Fáil membership. Yes, it’s for sale. Yes, it would be perfect for your living room.

# boom-years - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Column: If politicians re-lived the Celtic Tiger would anything be done differently?

After the boom-years, people are wondering if there is an alternative system that might work better, writes Órla Ryan, who says worker co-operatives might be just what we’re looking for.

# boom-years - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Poll: Has the recession improved Ireland's work ethic? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has the recession improved Ireland's work ethic?

A retailer’s Read Me today says the struggle to find jobs has made people more appreciative to have them. Do you agree?

Column: Recession has had a positive impact on Tiger cubs' work ethic

The boom years are over but the recession has brought about a change in young people’s work ethic, employer James Keogh writes.

# boom-years - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

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.

# boom-years - Saturday 13 August, 2011

Poll: Should high earners be paying higher taxes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should high earners be paying higher taxes?

The Italian government has introduced a ‘solidarity’ tax for high earners as part of a package of austerity measures. Should the rich in Ireland be made to pay additional taxes?…