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#celtic tiger

# celtic-tiger - 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).

'A consensus politician': Bertie Ahern profile still on Fianna Fáil website

The former taoiseach may have left the party in the wake of damning findings by the Mahon Tribunal but a glowing profile on the Fianna Fáil website remains.

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 28 July, 2012

PHOTOS: Ireland’s unemployed construction workers In Pictures This post contains images

PHOTOS: Ireland’s unemployed construction workers

Photographer Stephen Doyle set out to capture the young men who worked during the boom, and are now struggling.

9 videos that sum-up Ireland's banking and economic collapse Memories This post contains videos

9 videos that sum-up Ireland's banking and economic collapse

“We are where we are” and “we all partied”. We look back at those turbulent two years that led us towards Ireland’s current economic state.

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Column: I know what Ireland needs – a National Muppets Day

We don’t commemorate much, writes Fergus O’Connell. But we should remember the bank guarantee – and the people who brought us to that point.

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 27 May, 2012

A public service buyer mini-boom? A guide to the Irish art world... Art Attacked This post contains images

A public service buyer mini-boom? A guide to the Irish art world...

TheJournal.ie takes a deeper look at the international art market and discovers a mini-boom among retired public servants in Ireland and billionaire battles between the Russians and Chinese.

# celtic-tiger - Friday 20 April, 2012

City Council delays Priory Hall appeal to allow ‘resolution process’

Dublin City Council tells the Supreme Court it will not continue its appeal over the costs for rehousing the Priory Hall residents.

# celtic-tiger - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Kenny holds ad hoc meeting with Priory Hall residents - but promises little

Residents of the Priory Hall complex doorstepped the Taoiseach as he visited a nearby industrial estate for a jobs announcement.

# celtic-tiger - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

An Taisce expects more problems in buildings 'thrown up' during Celtic Tiger

The trust has called for some serious changes to Ireland’s planning enforcement laws and court procedures.

# celtic-tiger - Monday 16 April, 2012

Bad planning contributing to Irish obesity levels - An Taisce

An Taisce’s comprehensive report suggests urban sprawl means more time in cars or transport – and less time physically active.

Ennis: "Some of the most senseless zoning excesses of Celtic Tiger"

Co Clare farmer sold 48 acres for €18.8m – but it was located on a flood plain. But Ennis wasn’t the only place where there were attempts to build on floodplains…

# celtic-tiger - 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.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Ghost estates brought to book in post-Tiger exhibition Prettyvacant This post contains images

Ghost estates brought to book in post-Tiger exhibition

Art initiative PrettyvacanT Dublin is repurposing empty spaces for cultural purposes – its latest show responds to “post-Crash Ireland”.

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Column: Fianna Fáil renewed? No, the optics tell a different story

The party of Cowen and Coughlan may have apologised – but they don’t seem to have got the point, writes Philip O’Connor.

So what exactly were Fianna Fáil apologising for?

Party leader Micheál Martin has given details – and said he didn’t meet Bertie Ahern at yesterday’s ard fheis.

# celtic-tiger - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Eamon Ryan: Greens predicted property crash but didn't do enough to warn people

In the final part of the series of interviews with politicians, Eamon Ryan explains how he hopes people will be willing to vote for the Green Party again by the next election

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?

Newswhip’s Paul Quigley discovers how Shannon, Co Clare helped invent modern China.

# celtic-tiger - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

MEP: McCreevy's boom-time diary raises issues about lobbyists

New documents show that McCreevy met with many major developers and bankers – including Sean Quinn and Bernard McNamara – during the Irish property bubble.

# celtic-tiger - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Read Me: The year’s best opinion pieces from TheJournal.ie

Thought-provoking, moving, controversial: Our pick of the top ten Read Mes from 2011.

# celtic-tiger - Thursday 17 November, 2011

From The42 Poll: Will you be going to Poland and Ukraine this summer? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be going to Poland and Ukraine this summer?

Ireland have secured their passage to the upcoming Euro 2012 finals. Will you be there too?

# celtic-tiger - Friday 21 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge In photos: Street artist's exhibition examines Celtic Tiger hangover The Hangover This post contains images

In photos: Street artist's exhibition examines Celtic Tiger hangover

ADW’s exhibition features stencil work and 3D pieces including Monopoly-like cement blocks and a discarded cement mixer painted in Celtic Tiger stripes.

# celtic-tiger - Monday 21 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Ire of the Tiger: Seanie Fitz car goes under the crusher on Friday Crushed

Ire of the Tiger: Seanie Fitz car goes under the crusher on Friday

Auction winner will push the button on the former Anglo chairman’s BMW as the rest of the country goes to the polls.