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# gdp - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Irish economic activity to regain pre-Covid health by end of 2021, says Central Bank
# Growth Spurts
# Growth Spurts

Irish economic activity to regain pre-Covid health by end of 2021, says Central Bank

Oct 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,011 Views 17 Comments

Forecasters expect price inflation pressures to moderate in 2022 and 2023.

# gdp - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Hopes for a swift economic recovery in 2021 have faded, says ECB
# ECB
# ECB

Hopes for a swift economic recovery in 2021 have faded, says ECB

Nov 25th 2020, 10:46 AM 24,932 Views 22 Comments

A resurgence of the virus has weakened euro area growth forecasts.

# gdp - Monday 7 September, 2020

Ireland now officially in recession after largest ever quarterly GDP drop
# Economy
# Economy

Ireland now officially in recession after largest ever quarterly GDP drop

Sep 7th 2020, 2:00 PM 76,191 Views 81 Comments

The economy shrank by 6.1% between April and June.

# gdp - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Ibec warns of the 'sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory'
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Ibec warns of the 'sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory'

Jun 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 23,618 Views 45 Comments

The business lobbying group forecasts Irish unemployment to level off at 16% and GDP to contract by 11% for the year.

# gdp - Thursday 28 May, 2020

ESRI warns against austerity measures in short-term as economy heals from the pandemic
# Downturn
# Downturn

ESRI warns against austerity measures in short-term as economy heals from the pandemic

May 28th 2020, 12:05 AM 20,122 Views 34 Comments

The think-tank has sketched the likely impact of the virus across a range of Irish economic indicators.

# gdp - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Ireland's economic squeeze: could staff shortages stifle growth?
# Policy And Economy
# Policy And Economy

Ireland's economic squeeze: could staff shortages stifle growth?

Dec 5th 2019, 5:36 PM 442 Views 0 Comments

The economy is still growing, but it is slowing down as capacity constraints limit expansion.

# gdp - Monday 19 August, 2019

Ireland's economy is set to keep growing next year, but could be seriously hit by a no-deal Brexit
# Economy
# Economy

Ireland's economy is set to keep growing next year, but could be seriously hit by a no-deal Brexit

Aug 19th 2019, 7:28 AM 16,232 Views 33 Comments

Ibec states that the economy is set to grow by 4% this year.

# gdp - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Only three in 10 of us get 'enough' sleep, so how can we improve this?
# Ireland 2029
# Ireland 2029

Only three in 10 of us get 'enough' sleep, so how can we improve this?

Jul 17th 2019, 8:30 PM 27,251 Views 42 Comments

Commute times, shift work and mobile phones all play a role.

# gdp - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Pound could crash and economy shrink under no-deal Brexit, Bank of England warns
# Warning
# Warning

Pound could crash and economy shrink under no-deal Brexit, Bank of England warns

Nov 28th 2018, 5:44 PM 21,716 Views 55 Comments

The UK economy could shrink by 8%, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has said.

# gdp - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'Our living standards aren't improving because of the unwillingness by govt to correct market failures'
# Column
# Column

'Our living standards aren't improving because of the unwillingness by govt to correct market failures'

Oct 30th 2018, 7:00 AM 17,460 Views 26 Comments

Despite strong headline growth figures, living standards in Ireland are actually below Italy and just a little above Cyprus, writes economist Robert Sweeney.

# gdp - Monday 26 March, 2018

The lost decade is over: Our 7.8% GDP growth last year was comfortably the highest in Europe
# Opinion
# Opinion

The lost decade is over: Our 7.8% GDP growth last year was comfortably the highest in Europe

Mar 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 32,979 Views 86 Comments

The bigger picture is certainly bright; the challenge is to better use the fruits of economic growth to improve living standards, writes Victor Duggan.

# gdp - Monday 8 May, 2017

For the 4th year running Ireland is set to be Europe's fastest growing economy
# Four More Years
# Four More Years

For the 4th year running Ireland is set to be Europe's fastest growing economy

May 8th 2017, 6:40 PM 18,410 Views 153 Comments

Ireland is expected to grow by 5% this year, up from previous Davy estimates of 3.7%.

# gdp - Sunday 31 July, 2016

FactCheck: Is Frances Fitzgerald right about Ireland's financial gain from the EU?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Frances Fitzgerald right about Ireland's financial gain from the EU?

Jul 31st 2016, 10:00 PM 36,850 Views 140 Comments

Big numbers, big claims – FactCheck is here to find out what’s what.

# gdp - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

We might have to give the EU an extra €280 million because of those inflated GDP figures
# Leprechaun Economics
# Leprechaun Economics

We might have to give the EU an extra €280 million because of those inflated GDP figures

Jul 20th 2016, 2:35 PM 16,715 Views 83 Comments

The massive 26% hike in GDP was decried by one financial journalist as a “work of Irish fiction”.

# gdp - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Ireland has made itself the laughing stock of the economic world, but does that matter?
# Leprechaun Economics
# Leprechaun Economics

Ireland has made itself the laughing stock of the economic world, but does that matter?

Jul 16th 2016, 7:00 AM 57,437 Views 94 Comments

Multinational tax avoidance has been brought back on the agenda.

# gdp - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

The second best eurozone economy grew by 5% in 2015. Ireland's expanded by an insane 26%
# OMGDP
# OMGDP

The second best eurozone economy grew by 5% in 2015. Ireland's expanded by an insane 26%

Jul 12th 2016, 1:05 PM 31,933 Views 176 Comments

A rise in multinational companies locating assets here likely helped drive the huge growth.

# gdp - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

These international problems could seriously wreck Ireland's economic plans
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

These international problems could seriously wreck Ireland's economic plans

Apr 27th 2016, 8:47 AM 24,362 Views 57 Comments

The Department of Finance is predicting big growth, but only if everything goes as it wants it to.

# gdp - Thursday 10 September, 2015

There are few clouds on the horizon for the Irish economy right now
# Hello Sunshine
# Hello Sunshine

There are few clouds on the horizon for the Irish economy right now

Sep 10th 2015, 4:58 PM 28,077 Views 112 Comments

Growth has been ‘exceptionally strong’ so far this year, but jobs and wages haven’t caught up.

# gdp - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Things are looking seriously rosy for the EU right now
# Only Way Is Up
# Only Way Is Up

Things are looking seriously rosy for the EU right now

May 13th 2015, 12:39 PM 12,066 Views 53 Comments

Or for its economy at any rate. The union has outstripped growth in both the US and the UK for the start of 2015

# gdp - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

A British exit from the EU could spell disaster for the Irish economy
# Don't Go
# Don't Go

A British exit from the EU could spell disaster for the Irish economy

Apr 15th 2015, 12:00 PM 18,648 Views 115 Comments

Could a ‘Brexit’ be even worse news for us than it is for them?

# gdp - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Saying jobs are only being created in Dublin is 'highly misleading'
# We're Not Partying
# We're Not Partying

Saying jobs are only being created in Dublin is 'highly misleading'

Mar 19th 2015, 5:45 PM 24,088 Views 50 Comments

One in four workers earn less than the living wage, new research has found.

# gdp - Thursday 12 March, 2015

The Irish economy went absolutely STELLAR in 2014
# Sucking Diesel
# Sucking Diesel

The Irish economy went absolutely STELLAR in 2014

Mar 12th 2015, 2:26 PM 15,387 Views 125 Comments

We’ve left the rest of the Eurozone for dust over the last 12 months

# gdp - Monday 2 February, 2015

Ireland's economy should soon be back where it started - except for all that debt
# Erase And Rewind
# Erase And Rewind

Ireland's economy should soon be back where it started - except for all that debt

Feb 2nd 2015, 5:03 PM 25,937 Views 77 Comments

How about we start from scratch?

# gdp - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014

Dec 20th 2014, 7:30 PM 14,779 Views 13 Comments

How many pigs are in Ireland? How many people are paid minimum wage? So many questions…

# gdp - Thursday 11 December, 2014

The economy 'flatlined' over the summer, but Michael Noonan's not worried
# Still Smiling
# Still Smiling

The economy 'flatlined' over the summer, but Michael Noonan's not worried

Dec 11th 2014, 6:25 PM 12,935 Views 62 Comments

The country’s still on target to meet its Budget forecasts.

# gdp - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Ireland will have the largest economic growth in the EU in 2014 (and 2015 and 2016)
# Getting Boomer
# Getting Boomer

Ireland will have the largest economic growth in the EU in 2014 (and 2015 and 2016)

Nov 4th 2014, 11:27 AM 10,259 Views 91 Comments

Hooray! Right?

# gdp - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

The law allowing the government to cut public sector pay is being scrapped
# No Longer Needed
# No Longer Needed

The law allowing the government to cut public sector pay is being scrapped

Oct 29th 2014, 6:20 PM 17,532 Views 33 Comments

The section that is being deleted allowed public service employers to take steps that would impact on non-core pay and working hours.

# gdp - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Noonan: Economy will grow even more than we thought this year - but austerity isn't over
# Noonanomics
# Noonanomics

Noonan: Economy will grow even more than we thought this year - but austerity isn't over

Sep 18th 2014, 6:31 PM 12,205 Views 59 Comments

There’s more positive economic news out today.

# gdp - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Is the economy all that great? Accountants say maybe not
# Not So Fast
# Not So Fast

Is the economy all that great? Accountants say maybe not

Aug 26th 2014, 1:17 PM 13,720 Views 49 Comments

Almost one in four now think that the economy is stagnating.

# gdp - Monday 25 August, 2014

Ulster Bank is feeling good about the economy - and predicting 3.1% growth this year
# Looking Up
# Looking Up

Ulster Bank is feeling good about the economy - and predicting 3.1% growth this year

Aug 25th 2014, 11:04 AM 4,755 Views 18 Comments

The bank is predicting a broader based recovery, with jobs outside Dublin on the cards.

# gdp - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

No more austerity needed to hit Budget target, says Goodbody - and we could even cut income tax
# Here Come The Good Times
# Here Come The Good Times

No more austerity needed to hit Budget target, says Goodbody - and we could even cut income tax

Aug 20th 2014, 8:11 AM 11,471 Views 63 Comments

The latest quarterly report from Goodbody Stockbrokers has some positive points on the Irish economy.

# gdp - Thursday 14 August, 2014

This morning, major European economies hit the slow lane. Here's what it means.
# Sluggish
# Sluggish

This morning, major European economies hit the slow lane. Here's what it means.

Aug 14th 2014, 11:29 AM 12,931 Views 60 Comments

Germany and France both posted negative results, with pressure now on Mario Draghi to act.

# gdp - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

"Exceptional" performance makes Ireland "the fastest-growing economy in Europe"
# Life In The Fast Lane
# Life In The Fast Lane

"Exceptional" performance makes Ireland "the fastest-growing economy in Europe"

Aug 13th 2014, 11:38 AM 21,188 Views 117 Comments

Davy is also calling for a budget adjustment of €500 million.

# gdp - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Government deficit drops to 5.6% of GDP
# It Gets Better
# It Gets Better

Government deficit drops to 5.6% of GDP

Jul 29th 2014, 5:29 PM 8,803 Views 37 Comments

That’s down from 7.9% this time last year.

# gdp - Monday 28 July, 2014

Central Bank revises GDP forecast upwards
# Looking Up
# Looking Up

Central Bank revises GDP forecast upwards

Jul 28th 2014, 11:58 AM 4,551 Views 18 Comments

They also revised upwards last year’s figures.

# gdp - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Facebook friends, prostitutes, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Facebook friends, prostitutes, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers

Jul 5th 2014, 7:30 PM 14,998 Views 6 Comments

Plus: How many Irish students say they’re not having sex?

# gdp - Thursday 3 July, 2014

The economy grew by 2.7% in the first three months of the year
# Growth
# Growth

The economy grew by 2.7% in the first three months of the year

Jul 3rd 2014, 11:37 AM 6,019 Views 33 Comments

Illegal economic activity worth €1.25 billion also contributed to a revision of the GDP figures for last year.

# gdp - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Ireland second to Bermuda as 'conduit' for taxable income of US multinationals - IMF staff paper
# Tax Havens
# Tax Havens

Ireland second to Bermuda as 'conduit' for taxable income of US multinationals - IMF staff paper

Jun 25th 2014, 5:06 PM 8,536 Views 30 Comments

Corporate tax avoidance is bad for the global economy, paper reports.

# gdp - Friday 20 June, 2014

Opinion: Is austerity really a necessity – or do we have a choice?
# National Debt
# National Debt

Opinion: Is austerity really a necessity – or do we have a choice?

Jun 20th 2014, 1:00 PM 280 Views 43 Comments

We’ve been told that we have no choice but to accept austerity measures to get the country back on its feet… but is that really true?

# gdp - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Expiry of Viagra patent was huge blow to economy --- Noonan
# Poor Performance
# Poor Performance

Expiry of Viagra patent was huge blow to economy --- Noonan

Apr 15th 2014, 9:01 PM 27,977 Views 61 Comments

Meanwhile, the Minister’s repeated his pledge to widen the income tax bands once the State can afford it.

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