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#Gross National Product

# gross-national-product - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Ireland is officially back in recession

The economy shrank in the first quarter of 2013. And in the last quarter of 2012. And in the third quarter of 2012…

# gross-national-product - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Ireland’s overseas development funding continues to drop, remains below UN target

Ireland gave 0.47 per cent of its GDP in development assistance in 2012, well below the UN target of 0.7 per cent.

# gross-national-product - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Irish economy grows by 0.2 per cent in third quarter

That might not sound like much, but the eurozone as a whole shrank by 0.1 per cent in the same period.

# gross-national-product - Friday 21 September, 2012

Think-tank says Irish economy is 'bouncing along the bottom'

The ESRI’s latest economic forecast says Ireland’s economy will shrink in 2012, and grow only very modestly in 2013.

# gross-national-product - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Recession returns as Ireland's economic output falls again

Irish economic output has declined for two successive quarters – meaning Ireland is technically back into a recession.

# gross-national-product - Thursday 2 February, 2012

# gross-national-product - Friday 16 December, 2011

Irish economy shrank by 1.9 per cent in third quarter

Striking new figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the economy took a major hit between July and September.

# gross-national-product - Friday 29 July, 2011

Central Bank scales down expectations for economic growth

The latest quarterly bulletin has less ambitious targets for growth in both GDP and GNP than the last one did.

# gross-national-product - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

ESRI calls for more cuts and higher taxes to wipe deficit

The economic think tank says Ireland should aim to cut it’s budget deficit within three years in order to return to the markets – and that this should be done through pay cuts, spending cuts and higher taxes.

# gross-national-product - Monday 11 April, 2011

BANK OF IRELAND has scaled back its expectations of Ireland’s economic growth for 2011 – adding its name to a growing list of bodies that has baulked on its original forecast for growth. In its latest quarterly outlook, the bank forecasted growth of 0.5 per cent in GDP this year – compared to 1.5 per cent growth in previous forecasts.

# gross-national-product - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Economy shrank by 1.6 per cent in fourth quarter of 2010

The latest statistics from the CSO show that GDP fell by 1.6 per cent – but GNP rose – with overall declines for 2010.

# gross-national-product - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

In numbers: Brian Cowen's tenure as Taoiseach

As one administration takes power, another steps down – so here’s some condensed figures on the Brian Cowen era.

# gross-national-product - Monday 31 January, 2011

Central Bank hauls back economic growth forecasts

Three months ago the Central Bank thought the economy would grow by 2.4 per cent in 2011 – now it’s just 1 per cent.

# gross-national-product - Thursday 16 December, 2010

Ireland's economy grew between July and September

The threat of a double-dip seems off the cards: Ireland’s economy was back in positive territory for the third quarter.

# gross-national-product - Thursday 23 September, 2010

'Double-dip' recession looms as GDP falls by 1.2% in three months

New CSO statistics show economic output fell in the months from April to June, having risen in the months before that.