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#Recession

# recession - Monday 10 August, 2015

Something strange happens to the quality of teachers during recessions
# Standards
# Standards

Something strange happens to the quality of teachers during recessions

Aug 10th 2015, 6:05 AM 24,303 Views 21 Comments

It also reveals how to attract better teachers into classrooms.

# recession - Thursday 9 July, 2015

What happens to currencies when they die?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What happens to currencies when they die?

Jul 9th 2015, 1:50 PM 161 Views 70 Comments

We pursue it, discuss it, count it and obsess over it… but do we ever really think about what ‘money’ is?

# recession - Saturday 4 July, 2015

It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go
# Opinion
# Opinion

It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go

Jul 4th 2015, 8:00 AM 102 Views 78 Comments

The Greek problem will never be solved within the eurozone. It’s time to let them leave the euro, default on their loans, and try to rebuild from there with the drachma.

# recession - Thursday 2 July, 2015

9 things we've learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far)
# The Life Of Brian
# The Life Of Brian

9 things we've learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far)

Jul 2nd 2015, 11:13 PM 47,328 Views 77 Comments

The former Taoiseach came out swinging at a lengthy hearing in Leinster House today. §

# recession - Thursday 11 June, 2015

11 things that could have only happened during the Celtic Tiger
# Eye Of The Tiger
From The Daily Edge
# Eye Of The Tiger

11 things that could have only happened during the Celtic Tiger

Jun 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,625 Views 15 Comments

We all partied…

# recession - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Good news, everyone -- the recession is 'dead' and we have Lisa Murphy to thank
# Here Come The Good Times
From The Daily Edge
# Here Come The Good Times

Good news, everyone -- the recession is 'dead' and we have Lisa Murphy to thank

May 31st 2015, 11:16 AM 7,832 Views 6 Comments

So says the Sindo anyway.

# recession - Monday 18 May, 2015

Bank of Ireland accused of a 'crusade' against Brian O'Donnell over Gorse Hill
# The Battle For Gorse Hill
# The Battle For Gorse Hill

Bank of Ireland accused of a 'crusade' against Brian O'Donnell over Gorse Hill

May 18th 2015, 12:02 AM 15,001 Views 41 Comments

“I’d love to see the bill for the legal fees.”

# recession - Monday 4 May, 2015

What has it really been like for older people during austerity?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What has it really been like for older people during austerity?

May 4th 2015, 6:00 PM 459 Views 42 Comments

The magnitude of the impact of the recession on older people is as diverse as the ageing population itself.

# recession - Sunday 3 May, 2015

5 charts that show why the "lost decade" is a long way from over
# Analysis
# Analysis

5 charts that show why the "lost decade" is a long way from over

May 3rd 2015, 10:00 PM 57,509 Views 66 Comments

There’s a good reason why a lot of people still aren’t feeling it.

# recession - Monday 27 April, 2015

Public or private sector workers - who actually came out worse in the recession?
# Paying A Premium
# Paying A Premium

Public or private sector workers - who actually came out worse in the recession?

Apr 27th 2015, 1:45 PM 36,261 Views 115 Comments

New figures shine a light on the pay gap after the swingeing cuts of 2010.

# recession - Friday 24 April, 2015

The Déise is getting some much-needed jobs
# Jobs Watch
# Jobs Watch

The Déise is getting some much-needed jobs

Apr 24th 2015, 2:10 PM 12,877 Views 15 Comments

A publishing company has announced 100 new jobs.

# recession - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

'I have never felt so strongly wronged by those who represent our country'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I have never felt so strongly wronged by those who represent our country'

Apr 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 167 Views 196 Comments

Here I am, feeling like a second-class citizen in my own country, crying over a water meter. Do the politicians I voted for even care?

# recession - Monday 16 March, 2015

Suicides of more than 470 men in Ireland linked to recession
# Downturn
# Downturn

Suicides of more than 470 men in Ireland linked to recession

Mar 16th 2015, 3:00 PM 17,936 Views 62 Comments

In 2008, the trend of falling suicide rates started to reverse and self-harm among both men and women has also been rising.

# recession - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

# recession - Thursday 5 March, 2015

David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks

Mar 5th 2015, 8:10 PM 27,266 Views 26 Comments

The economist’s Iconic Media Ltd. posted accumulated profits of €630,000 for 2014

# recession - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

As unemployment rates rise, the risk of suicide increases
# Recession
# Recession

As unemployment rates rise, the risk of suicide increases

Feb 11th 2015, 9:15 AM 15,380 Views 53 Comments

A study found that both men and women of all ages were equally vulnerable to the effects of rising unemployment.

# recession - Monday 9 February, 2015

Lower prices at the petrol pumps means you're spending more in the shops
# Cash To Splash
# Cash To Splash

Lower prices at the petrol pumps means you're spending more in the shops

Feb 9th 2015, 7:34 PM 12,646 Views 29 Comments

However, women didn’t invest in too many winter coats this season.

# recession - Friday 6 February, 2015

Opinion: Raising the minimum wage sounds nice, but it could price young people out of work
# Pay Cheque
# Pay Cheque

Opinion: Raising the minimum wage sounds nice, but it could price young people out of work

Feb 6th 2015, 8:00 AM 438 Views 39 Comments

A substantial minimum wage rise right now would be a very hollow victory if it meant that businesses couldn’t remain competitive and collapsed.

# recession - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Ads for Transformer toys and Barbie's Star Traveller were a big worry in the 1980s....
# Recession
# Recession

Ads for Transformer toys and Barbie's Star Traveller were a big worry in the 1980s....

Dec 28th 2014, 11:30 AM 15,824 Views 13 Comments

The country was in the midst of a recession with unemployment up to 16.1%.

# recession - Monday 22 December, 2014

Poll: Do you believe the economy will improve next year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you believe the economy will improve next year?

Dec 22nd 2014, 9:08 AM 13,043 Views 70 Comments

Great things have been predicted.

# recession - Monday 15 December, 2014

Poll: Are you still feeling the effects of the recession?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you still feeling the effects of the recession?

Dec 15th 2014, 10:01 AM 10,974 Views 115 Comments

Are the good times making a return?

# recession - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Most Irish people think they could have more money in six months' time ...
# Optimism
# Optimism

Most Irish people think they could have more money in six months' time ...

Dec 9th 2014, 11:28 AM 5,812 Views 26 Comments

… and at the very least think they won’t have any less money.

# recession - Friday 28 November, 2014

This Waterford restaurant has a very recession-friendly name
# Bistro On The Dole
From The Daily Edge
# Bistro On The Dole

This Waterford restaurant has a very recession-friendly name

Nov 28th 2014, 7:20 PM 5,147 Views 1 Comment

Dole-friendly.

Army almost called in to protect banks during the crisis
# Close To The Edge
# Close To The Edge

Army almost called in to protect banks during the crisis

Nov 28th 2014, 12:41 PM 20,241 Views 126 Comments

Simon Coveney said the country was “bust”.

# recession - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Ireland's economy might be picking up, but workers' earnings are still going backwards
# Not A Good Little Earner
# Not A Good Little Earner

Ireland's economy might be picking up, but workers' earnings are still going backwards

Nov 25th 2014, 12:53 PM 9,725 Views 53 Comments

Workers in the public sector get nearly 50% more on average than those in private companies.

# recession - Monday 10 November, 2014

Construction jobs are finally on the way back after being gutted in the recession
# If You Build It...
# If You Build It...

Construction jobs are finally on the way back after being gutted in the recession

Nov 10th 2014, 3:15 PM 16,054 Views 44 Comments

There has been an “almost continuous stream of good news” for the Irish economy lately.

# recession - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

'The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis'
# Report Card
# Report Card

'The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis'

Nov 4th 2014, 8:13 PM 9,871 Views 28 Comments

An IMF internal review finds that some European authorities thought it was “inappropriate” for the IMF to be seated at the negotiating table.

# recession - Thursday 30 October, 2014

EU countries have posted a big surplus thanks mostly to one nation...
# Merkel Money
# Merkel Money

EU countries have posted a big surplus thanks mostly to one nation...

Oct 30th 2014, 1:35 PM 26,165 Views 33 Comments

…And that’s probably not a good thing for the poor eurozone.

# recession - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

More than 130,000 children slipped into poverty during the recession
# Child Poverty
# Child Poverty

More than 130,000 children slipped into poverty during the recession

Oct 28th 2014, 8:11 AM 6,751 Views 64 Comments

Ireland is 37th of 41 OECD countries.

# recession - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Extract: The role of the media in the Irish economic crisis
# Journalism
# Journalism

Extract: The role of the media in the Irish economic crisis

Oct 19th 2014, 8:30 AM 1,105 Views 28 Comments

Some commentators have noted that Irish news organisations failed to give proper warnings of the impending crash. But why?

# recession - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Dublin's new Nespresso store is proof that we've gone mad (again)
# Pod People
From The Daily Edge
# Pod People

Dublin's new Nespresso store is proof that we've gone mad (again)

Oct 14th 2014, 9:36 AM 16,323 Views 12 Comments

WHAT RECESSION?!

# recession - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Is the recovery finally gathering pace in the Midlands? The retailers of Athlone weigh in...
# Main St Ireland
# Main St Ireland

Is the recovery finally gathering pace in the Midlands? The retailers of Athlone weigh in...

Oct 5th 2014, 8:30 PM 20,866 Views 28 Comments

Some long-established businesses say there’s little optimism out there, but others say that things are finally beginning to look a little brighter.

# recession - Friday 3 October, 2014

The official jobs and economic outlooks are better than expected, but don't get too excited...
# Killjoys
# Killjoys

The official jobs and economic outlooks are better than expected, but don't get too excited...

Oct 3rd 2014, 8:30 PM 12,686 Views 21 Comments

Because those crystal-ball gazers at the Central Bank say we shouldn’t get carried away with that tax-cut nonsense.

# recession - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

What causes people to become homeless in Ireland?
# Homeless Ireland
# Homeless Ireland

What causes people to become homeless in Ireland?

Oct 1st 2014, 6:45 AM 19,688 Views 5 Comments

How well do we understand the reasons?

# recession - Monday 15 September, 2014

Irish shoppers still watching their euro
# Bargain Hunters
# Bargain Hunters

Irish shoppers still watching their euro

Sep 15th 2014, 10:28 AM 6,688 Views 16 Comments

Consumers love cheap deals and loyalty cards, survey says.

# recession - Friday 15 August, 2014

'Great sadness' as Waterford's Red Kettle Theatre Company closes
# Arts Funding
# Arts Funding

'Great sadness' as Waterford's Red Kettle Theatre Company closes

Aug 15th 2014, 10:35 AM 8,266 Views 15 Comments

There will be several job losses as a result of the closure.

# recession - Monday 28 July, 2014

Protecting social welfare during the crash lessened income inequality - ESRI
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

Protecting social welfare during the crash lessened income inequality - ESRI

Jul 28th 2014, 9:23 AM 7,218 Views 72 Comments

A new report finds that protecting those on social welfare impacted on income inequality.

# recession - Friday 25 July, 2014

British economy grows to above pre-crisis level
# Recovery
# Recovery

British economy grows to above pre-crisis level

Jul 25th 2014, 5:35 PM 7,511 Views 43 Comments

The economy is now 0.2% bigger than before its pre-crisis peak in early 2008.

# recession - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Over half of people believe health cuts have had the biggest impact
# Recession
# Recession

Over half of people believe health cuts have had the biggest impact

Jun 26th 2014, 9:21 AM 4,516 Views 13 Comments

The Pfizer survey also found that 31% of adults have neither private insurance nor a medical card.