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# recession - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Column: Fire up the misinformation machine – the cowards have returned from their holidays

Our politicians have returned to the Dáil, so get ready to be told the sky is green and the hills are blue, writes Aaron McKenna.

# recession - Friday 20 September, 2013

Minister: The number of obese three-year-olds in Ireland is frightening

Frances Fitzgerald said she was concerned about figures in a report published today which found “examples of three-year-olds eating hamburgers and crisps”.

Growing up in Ireland: Latest study findings show huge impact of recession on families

The long-term study focusing on childhood found a significant increase in the number of parents going through financial problems between 2008 and 2011.

# recession - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Ireland technically exits recession as economy records growth

The economy reversed three consecutive quarters of GDP contraction according to the CSO, growing by 0.4 per cent.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# recession - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

169 jobs on the line as liquidator appointed to Limerick jewellery company

A liquidator has been appointed to Andersen Ireland after financial losses at the company.

Research links 5,000 additional suicides in 2009 to global economic crisis

There were 97 additional suicides in Ireland in 2009 with the research pointing out that rates are higher in countries with higher job losses.

# recession - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Gilmore: "I am not wedded to Foreign Affairs"

The Labour leader has not ruled out moving to a domestic post in the lifetime of the coalition, but has rejected the suggestion he needs to spend more time in the country in order to address problems within the party.

Two thirds of Irish householders have seen their income reduced in past year

A new survey from Friends Firsts shows 67 per cent have seen a reduction in income. Elsewhere, there’s an increase in the number of people in work investing in a pension.

# recession - Friday 6 September, 2013

ECB holds rates steady but remains 'cautious' about recovery

Yesterday, Mario Draghi said the ECB is alert to geopolitical risks that may come out of the Syrian situation and said that the caution expressed about recovery was warranted.

# recession - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Almost 1 in 2 men who took their own lives had worked in construction

The cases were recorded over four years from around the start of the down-turn in September 2008.

# recession - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Ulster Bank CEO: ‘It costs money to live in a house’… TDs: ‘We know’…

Members of the Oireachtas Finance Committee took exception to Jim Brown’s repeated assertion this afternoon that “there is a cost to living in a home”.

# recession - Thursday 29 August, 2013

PICS: Locals lock themselves inside Kildare farm to prevent repossession Kennycourt Stud Farm This post contains images

PICS: Locals lock themselves inside Kildare farm to prevent repossession

The locals padlocked themselves inside Kennycourt Stud Farm in Brannockstown to prevent 10 gardaí and six security guards from entering the site.

# recession - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Former Anglo Irish Bank files for US bankruptcy

The move is being made to protect the institution’s US assets.

# recession - Monday 26 August, 2013

Column: Is it time to stop bashing Bertie?

Serious question, writes Paul Allen. If we do not learn from our mistakes and more readily embrace the knowledge of those that have made them, we will always be prone to repeating the errors of the past.

# recession - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Griffith College will write off your fees if you host an international student

Families who agree to take on a student for the full year – 52 weeks – will have their fees completely set aside, while those who take in a student for 40 weeks will have their fees reduced to €1000.

# recession - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Good news for Ireland as Eurozone economy ‘stabilising’

New statistics from the European Commission show that recovery is underway.

Here Is What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the Leaving Certificate results, Ireland winning a gold medal in Moscow and Europe’s recession coming to an end.

# recession - Monday 29 July, 2013

The warm weather has been good for business, says IBEC

A group representing Irish businesses has said there are clear signs that the economy has picked up in recent months.

# recession - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Aaron McKenna: We've entered recession – again – because brave decisions are not being taken

Ireland has just entered its fourth recession since the crisis began – and what is our government doing about it? Waiting for Europe to sort out the mess, writes Aaron McKenna.

# recession - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

From The42 GAA club picks ‘Emigrants 15′ to show crippling effects of recession GAA

GAA club picks ‘Emigrants 15′ to show crippling effects of recession

Mayo club Kilmovee Shamrocks have lost a full team’s worth of players to emigration.

# recession - Monday 8 July, 2013

Anglo tapes: Central Bank 'were effectively egging us on'

The latest conversations will raise questions about how much Anglo executives knew about the sinking bank.

# recession - Saturday 6 July, 2013

HSE receives 2,700 applications for career breaks - far more than expected

The HSE had to turn down the vast majority of applications for the three year break as the number of applications had expected to number in the hundreds.

# recession - Thursday 4 July, 2013

No date for rescheduled property auction after protesters force cancellation

Allsop Space were forced to abandon the event this morning after a handful of demonstrators entered the venue and demanded it be called off.

# recession - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Column: Unable to find work in Ireland, I had no choice but to leave

I was offered a job abroad and even though I had no family or friends there, I had to take it, writes Seanán Ó Coistín.

# recession - Friday 28 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 ways the Irish have learned to deal with recession Aldi Ski Suits

8 ways the Irish have learned to deal with recession

We’re up all night to get Bucky.

Varadkar admits property tax has contributed to Ireland's return to recession

Leo Varadkar was responding to economic growth figures released yesterday.

# recession - Thursday 27 June, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

# recession - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Many emigrants fled Ireland because they were the victims of sexual abuse

Physical and sexual abuse and parents with alcohol or drug problems were listed as some of the main reasons why people left Ireland in the past.

# recession - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Column: People don’t trust Europe – but that can be changed

The EU can restore trust by pursuing evidence-based policies that will put people first – namely by setting targets for the real economy, humanitarian aid, and social justice, writes Tom McDonnell.

# recession - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day.

France enters recession in first quarter

French economic growth has been sluggish lately as a result of record unemployment and falling household demand – the key driver of the economy.

# recession - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Young people 'bear burden of financial crisis'

A new ESRI publication says that young households were more likely to become unemployed and many purchased a home prior to the crash.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day.

# recession - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Pharmacists finding it difficult to keep their 'heads above water'

Falling sales, rising costs and threats to cut pharmacy incomes are contributing to the gloomy business outlooks.

# recession - Friday 10 May, 2013

Consumers 'weathering the storm' as experts predict recession is bottoming out

However a report shows 60 per cent of adults still believe their income will be lower this time next year.

# recession - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Column: We need to produce a generation of independent thinkers – history is the key

TV shows like ‘The Tudors’ and ‘Rome’ show that history is more popular than ever – yet, under proposed changes to the Junior Certificate, history could become an optional subject or short course. It makes no sense, writes teacher Christian O’Connor.

# recession - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

After two months, Italy's finally getting a new government

The Chamber of Deputies has passed a motion of confidence in the broad coalition led by new premier Enrico Letta.

# recession - Monday 29 April, 2013

Column: Young Irish people are losing their voice and facing forced emigration

The surge of precarious and part-time employment, unpaid internships and false starts expose Ireland’s bad attitude to young peoples’ future. , writes

# recession - Saturday 27 April, 2013