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# Gross National Product

All time
# Uh-Oh
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…
# aid funding
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.
# Irish Economy
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.
# Irish Economy
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.
# Recession
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.
# Growth
Slowing exports sees Central Bank slash growth forecast for 2012
# Irish Economy
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.
# Uh-Oh
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.
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.
Bank of Ireland downgrades forecast for 2011 economy growth
# Double Dip?
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.
# Bye Bye Brian
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.
# Irish Economy
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.
# Irish Economy
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.
# Uh-Oh
'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.