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# recession - Saturday 4 July, 2015

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

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

# recession - Thursday 11 June, 2015

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

# recession - Sunday 31 May, 2015

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

# recession - Monday 18 May, 2015

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

“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?

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

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?

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

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'

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

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Everything you need to know as you start your morning.

# recession - Thursday 5 March, 2015

David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks

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

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

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

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....

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 This post contains a poll

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

Great things have been predicted.

# recession - Monday 15 December, 2014

Poll: Are you still feeling the effects of the recession? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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 ...

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

# recession - Friday 28 November, 2014

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

Army almost called in to protect banks during the crisis

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

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

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'

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

# recession - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

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

Ireland is 37th of 41 OECD countries.

# recession - Sunday 19 October, 2014

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

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

# recession - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

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

# recession - Sunday 5 October, 2014

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

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...

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

The 9 at 9: Friday

You’ve made it to Friday. Good work. Here are the nine stories you need to know.

# recession - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

What causes people to become homeless in Ireland?

How well do we understand the reasons?

# recession - Monday 15 September, 2014

Irish shoppers still watching their euro

Consumers love cheap deals and loyalty cards, survey says.

# recession - Friday 15 August, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

# recession - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Aaron McKenna: The opposition has missed the chance to expose the banking show trial

This ‘inquiry’ has no credibility whatsoever and a decent opposition would have resigned en masse in protest.

# recession - Saturday 14 June, 2014

First Communions, Harley-Davidsons, and abortion : The week in numbers

Plus: What age was the former US president who did a parachute jump for his birthday this week?