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# inflation - Monday 2 April, 2012

Irish grocery market slips back into decline - report

The grocery sector declined by 0.5 per cent last year due to falling inflation.

# inflation - Thursday 15 March, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock….

Cost of living rose by 0.9 per cent in February

Surging costs of clothing and footwear, and bumps to the cost of transport and furniture, mean inflation is on the up.

# inflation - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Cost of living fell by 0.5 per cent in January

You might’nt have noticed, but technically you got a pay rise – though the cost of living is still 2.2 per cent higher than last year.

# inflation - Saturday 18 February, 2012

That's one less bill for the new Comptroller and Auditor General to worry about

Michael Noonan has signed off on a €41,000 pay cut for whoever succeeds John Buckley as the country’s chief accountant.

# inflation - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Prime numbers: the week in stats

How ‘special’ can a special adviser be? How many As can a credit rating have? And just how expensive can pneumonia be?

# inflation - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

A roundup of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

Inflation drops in December across eurozone and UK

The fall in inflation has raised hopes that the European Central Bank may reduce interest rates.

# inflation - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Euro nears 12-month low after poor demand at German auction

While the demand for the latest batch of 10-year bonds was higher than November, it was far below the usual standard.

# inflation - Monday 19 December, 2011

The single image that explains what happens if we leave the euro

This image from Boston Consulting Group provides a handy guide to the practical impact of leaving the common currency.

# inflation - Thursday 8 December, 2011

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Inflation rate remains unchanged in November

The cost of living remained unchanged in November, meaning the annual inflation rate is at 2.9 per cent.

# inflation - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Inflation rose to 2.8 per cent in October - CSO

The rate is up from 2.6 per cent in September.

# inflation - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Inflation rose to 2.6 per cent in September

The annual rate of inflation rose from 2.2 per cent in August to 2.6 per cent last month, the CSO has said today.

# inflation - Friday 30 September, 2011

Blow for mortgage holders as Eurozone inflation hits three-year high

The surprising surge in interest makes it less likely that the ECB will cut interest rates – a blow for struggling mortgage holders.

# inflation - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Cost of living increased by 0.2 per cent in August

The Central Statistics Office says the annual rate of inflation in Ireland stood at 2.2 per cent as of the end of August.

# inflation - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Ireland has the lowest inflation rate in the EU

It’s not all bad news when it comes to Ireland and our economy – we have a 1 per cent inflation rate, compared to 5.3 per cent in Estonia.

# inflation - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Irish inflation flat at 2.7 per cent

CSO monthly figures reveal Irish inflation rate at 2.7 per cent for three months in-a-row.

# inflation - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

We're paying more for food... again

Grocery prices in three major supermarket chains have increased by more than five per cent since last year, new figures show.

# inflation - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Mortgage holders braced for ECB interest rate hike

A hike of 0.25 per cent is expected – bad news for those with tracker and standard variable rate mortgages.

# inflation - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Rate of inflation rises to 2.7 per cent, but slowing

New statistics from the Central Statistics Office show that inflation increased by only 0.1 per cent last month.

# inflation - Saturday 4 June, 2011

From The42 Chart of the Week: does the price of a pint indicate a win for Ireland in Macedonia? Science Fiction

Chart of the Week: does the price of a pint indicate a win for Ireland in Macedonia?

Trap’s side are in Skopje for a crunch Euro 2012 showdown. Does the inflationary cost of a pint correlate with rising Irish fortunes in Macedonia?

# inflation - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Annual inflation rate reaches 3.2 per cent in April

The Consumer Price Index rises 3.2 per cent, fuelled by a surge in the price of domestic utilities and housing.

# inflation - Thursday 3 March, 2011

ECB leaves interest rates unchanged at 1 per cent - for now

Eurozone banking head Trichet hints that while consumer confidence is growing, he may yet consider an interest rate hike to prevent risk of high inflation.

# inflation - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

From Business ETC UK savers undone by rocketing inflation rate Inflation

UK savers undone by rocketing inflation rate

The inflation rate hits 4 per cent in January – meaning savers need interest rates of 5 per cent to keep their spending power.

# inflation - Friday 21 January, 2011

Cost of education soars by over 25 per cent since peak of boom

The costs of education and health care have soared since 2006 according to the latest Consumer Price Index;

# inflation - Thursday 14 October, 2010

Inflation stays on the rise for September

The price of a regular basket of goods was 0.5% higher in September 2010 than it was in September 2009.

# inflation - Thursday 16 September, 2010

We're still the second richest in the EU

How did that happen? A new CSO report puts our relative wealth in second spot, despite the massive fall in GDP.