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# on-the-up - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Irish consumers had their best Christmas for seven years
# Hey Big Spender
# Hey Big Spender

Irish consumers had their best Christmas for seven years

Jan 8th 2015, 2:08 PM 9,443 Views 27 Comments

New figures today also show an increase of 6.4% in retail sales over the course of the year.

# on-the-up - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Houses are selling for 40% more than their reserve price at auction today
# Watch Out Folks
# Watch Out Folks

Houses are selling for 40% more than their reserve price at auction today

Dec 11th 2014, 3:24 PM 12,323 Views 36 Comments

It’s all getting a bit boom-tastic over at the RDS.

# on-the-up - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

A trademark Steven Gerrard strike saw Liverpool past Leicester tonight
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From The42
# On The Up

A trademark Steven Gerrard strike saw Liverpool past Leicester tonight

Dec 2nd 2014, 10:24 PM 7,408 Views 11 Comments

Liverpool scored three straight goals to get an important away win.

# on-the-up - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Your vital round-up of property news from the week
# Shovel Ready
# Shovel Ready

Your vital round-up of property news from the week

Nov 27th 2014, 3:51 PM 3,471 Views 2 Comments

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# on-the-up - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Some good news for a Sunday morning: The world is becoming a better place
# On The Up
# On The Up

Some good news for a Sunday morning: The world is becoming a better place

Nov 2nd 2014, 10:15 AM 14,485 Views 50 Comments

It’s not all that bad.

# on-the-up - Friday 31 October, 2014

SIPTU ask nurses and midwives to reject 50% increase in registration fee
# Protest
# Protest

SIPTU ask nurses and midwives to reject 50% increase in registration fee

Oct 31st 2014, 6:00 PM 12,655 Views 47 Comments

Members are being advised to continue paying the 2014 fee of €100.

# on-the-up - Friday 26 September, 2014

Facebook is going to get a 'Buy' button soon, and it's being powered by Stripe
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# On The Up

Facebook is going to get a 'Buy' button soon, and it's being powered by Stripe

Sep 26th 2014, 1:45 PM 7,360 Views 12 Comments

The company, which is designed to make online credit card payments simple for developers, is

# on-the-up - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Joan Burton: 'We're the strongest growing economy in Europe at this point'
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# On The Up

Joan Burton: 'We're the strongest growing economy in Europe at this point'

Sep 18th 2014, 1:34 PM 9,830 Views 97 Comments

Ireland’s gross domestic product (GDP) is now up 7.7 per cent.

Our floor space is increasing and our energy use is decreasing
# On The Up
# On The Up

Our floor space is increasing and our energy use is decreasing

Sep 18th 2014, 11:25 AM 5,638 Views 21 Comments

New figures from the CSO show an increase in both floor space and in the number of new houses receiving better energy ratings.

# on-the-up - Monday 15 September, 2014

Van Gaal underlines title ambition and asks more of Di Maria
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From The42
# On The Up

Van Gaal underlines title ambition and asks more of Di Maria

Sep 15th 2014, 10:03 AM 6,535 Views 24 Comments

The former Netherlands boss also explained why his move away from three-at-the-back was purely due to circumstances.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Snapchat is on track to becoming a $10 billion company
# On The Up
# On The Up

Snapchat is on track to becoming a $10 billion company

Aug 27th 2014, 9:33 AM 10,146 Views 17 Comments

Turning down Facebook’s offer of $3 billion doesn’t sound so crazy now, does it?

# on-the-up - Monday 18 August, 2014

IRB promise to do 'everything' possible to continue growth of women's rugby
# On The Up
From The42
# On The Up

IRB promise to do 'everything' possible to continue growth of women's rugby

Aug 18th 2014, 4:50 PM 2,586 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, Canada’s Magali Harvey edged out Niamh Briggs to be named world player of the year.

# on-the-up - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Games and box-office movies help Sony post surprise profit
# On The Up
# On The Up

Games and box-office movies help Sony post surprise profit

Jul 31st 2014, 8:45 AM 5,400 Views 7 Comments

Despite posting a net profit of €194 million this quarter, Sony still expects to make a full-year loss.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

How did industrial action affect Aer Lingus' revenue?
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How did industrial action affect Aer Lingus' revenue?

Jul 30th 2014, 8:52 AM 5,401 Views 16 Comments

The airline said that even though the first half of the year is traditionally loss-making, this year they saw an improvement.

# on-the-up - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Apple profit climbs along with iPhone sales
# Demand
# Demand

Apple profit climbs along with iPhone sales

Jul 22nd 2014, 10:25 PM 6,651 Views 8 Comments

However, iPad sales fell 9.2 percent from a year ago to 12.27 million.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

There are green shoots in SME employment, but recovery is 'far from guaranteed'
# On The Up
# On The Up

There are green shoots in SME employment, but recovery is 'far from guaranteed'

Jul 9th 2014, 5:01 PM 3,101 Views 9 Comments

ISME said that its members are feeling more positive on the jobs front, but said the Government must stay the course on austerity.

# on-the-up - Friday 4 July, 2014

Aer Lingus growing strongly, but they've still carried less in 2014 than Ryanair did last month
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Aer Lingus growing strongly, but they've still carried less in 2014 than Ryanair did last month

Jul 4th 2014, 10:01 AM 8,702 Views 46 Comments

All in all, both airlines customer numbers are going in the right direction.

# on-the-up - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Cork hurlers seal promotion as Horgan and Lehane bag goals in win over Wexford
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From The42
# On The Up

Cork hurlers seal promotion as Horgan and Lehane bag goals in win over Wexford

Mar 23rd 2014, 4:45 PM 4,555 Views 0 Comments

FIrst-half goals by Patrick Horgan and Conor Lehane set Cork on their way today.

# on-the-up - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Laya Healthcare to increase prices by average of 20 per cent
# On The Up
# On The Up

Laya Healthcare to increase prices by average of 20 per cent

Jan 30th 2014, 7:01 PM 9,560 Views 45 Comments

The company says that it has to increase premiums due to changes in Government policy and the rising cost of claims.

# on-the-up - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Dublin driving continued growth of property prices
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# On The Up

Dublin driving continued growth of property prices

Aug 20th 2013, 1:04 PM 8,823 Views 70 Comments

House prices across Ireland rose by 2.3 per cent over the last year with Dublin achieving growth levels of 8 per cent.

# on-the-up - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Need something to cheer about? Ireland have moved up in the FIFA rankings
# On The Rise
From The42
# On The Rise

Need something to cheer about? Ireland have moved up in the FIFA rankings

Jan 17th 2013, 11:12 AM 4,498 Views 14 Comments

Is that not the best news you’ve heard all day?

# on-the-up - Friday 1 June, 2012

Triple threat: Triathlon Ireland going from strength to strength
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From The42
# On The Up

Triple threat: Triathlon Ireland going from strength to strength

Jun 1st 2012, 2:29 PM 609 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s two Olympian triathletes are merely the fruits of a marked improvement in Ireland’s approach to the sport.

# on-the-up - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Perfect Fitz: Davy's Clare leave it late to beat Limerick
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From The42
# On The Up

Perfect Fitz: Davy's Clare leave it late to beat Limerick

Apr 8th 2012, 11:19 AM 700 Views 0 Comments

Clare snatched promotion to Division 1A with a thrilling two-point win against Limerick.

# on-the-up - Monday 14 November, 2011

Step in the right direction as Tiger back in top 50 while Rory stays second
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From The42
# On The Up

Step in the right direction as Tiger back in top 50 while Rory stays second

Nov 14th 2011, 10:01 AM 199 Views 0 Comments

Luke Donald is still the top player in the world but there’s a familiar name back in form after a good Australia outing.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Ireland up one as FIFA release latest rankings
# Movin' On Up
From The42
# Movin' On Up

Ireland up one as FIFA release latest rankings

Mar 9th 2011, 3:59 PM 310 Views 0 Comments

Victory over Wales in last month’s Carling Nations Cup is enough to move Ireland up to 34th.