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#Stimulus

# stimulus - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Government announces €3.5 billion plan to get the economy through Covid
# PUP
# PUP

Government announces €3.5 billion plan to get the economy through Covid

Updated Jun 1st 2021, 2:15 PM 30,558 Views 85 Comments
  • The Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be phased out as part of the Covid-19 stimulus plan
  • The Covid wage subsidy scheme will be extended until the end of the year
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the pandemic caused "the most rapid and dramatic recession recorded outside of the world wars"

# stimulus - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Biden says 'help is on the way' as almost $1 trillion relief package speeds through US Congress
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Biden says 'help is on the way' as almost $1 trillion relief package speeds through US Congress

Dec 22nd 2020, 7:32 AM 12,375 Views 23 Comments

The bill approving the stimulus now goes to President Donald Trump for his signature.

# stimulus - Monday 21 December, 2020

$600 direct payments to most Americans as deal struck on almost $1 trillion in economic relief
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

$600 direct payments to most Americans as deal struck on almost $1 trillion in economic relief

Dec 21st 2020, 8:13 AM 13,997 Views 12 Comments

The final agreement is the largest spending measure yet.

# stimulus - Sunday 9 August, 2020

'We've had it': Trump extends unemployment benefits after rescue package talks collapse
# United States
# United States

'We've had it': Trump extends unemployment benefits after rescue package talks collapse

Aug 9th 2020, 7:24 AM 33,746 Views 39 Comments

He said that if he is re-elected in November, he would look at the possibility of making the payroll tax permanent.

# stimulus - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Scotland is planning a £100 million stimulus to offset Brexit
# Edinburgh
# Edinburgh

Scotland is planning a £100 million stimulus to offset Brexit

Aug 10th 2016, 6:17 PM 11,106 Views 42 Comments

NIcola Sturgeon said the move would “boost confidence”.

# stimulus - Friday 29 August, 2014

Pressure is mounting on Mario Draghi to turn on the cash taps
# Deflation Stations
# Deflation Stations

Pressure is mounting on Mario Draghi to turn on the cash taps

Aug 29th 2014, 4:46 PM 9,728 Views 48 Comments

Weak inflation data from the EU could force the Italian’s hand.

# stimulus - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Here's how the government is going to spend the €200 million it raised from asset sales
# Spending Spree
# Spending Spree

Here's how the government is going to spend the €200 million it raised from asset sales

May 14th 2014, 10:46 AM 11,277 Views 61 Comments

Cash for the GAA, pyrite redress, cyclepaths and road improvements are all in the pipeine.

# stimulus - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Chambers Ireland: ‘Targeted rate cuts urgently needed for businesses’
# SMEs
# SMEs

Chambers Ireland: ‘Targeted rate cuts urgently needed for businesses’

Jun 25th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,325 Views 3 Comments

VAT reductions, rate cuts and halving the level of capital gains tax for entrepreneurs would increase consumer confidence say Chambers Ireland.

# stimulus - Friday 21 September, 2012

Reilly defends decision to consider constituency towns for new health units
# Primary Care
# Primary Care

Reilly defends decision to consider constituency towns for new health units

Sep 21st 2012, 2:11 PM 6,142 Views 60 Comments

James Reilly added Swords and Balbriggan – both in his constituency – to a list of venues being considered for primary care centres.

# stimulus - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Column: Call that a stimulus? What we need is a tax cut.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Call that a stimulus? What we need is a tax cut.

Jul 21st 2012, 7:45 AM 39 Views 58 Comments

The ‘stimulus’ announced this week won’t even move the needle, writes Aaron McKenna. So what should be done?

# stimulus - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

'Timid', 'anaemic' and 'spin-driven' - the opposition on the stimulus package
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

'Timid', 'anaemic' and 'spin-driven' - the opposition on the stimulus package

Jul 18th 2012, 8:51 AM 2,349 Views 13 Comments

The Government yesterday announced a €2.25 billion plan to give a boost to the economy.

Gardaí announce 18 promotions, new headquarters
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Gardaí announce 18 promotions, new headquarters

Jul 18th 2012, 8:39 AM 11,357 Views 11 Comments

The appointments include one Assistant Commissioner, four Chief Superintendents and 13 Superintendents.

IBEC to launch 'major growth plan'
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

IBEC to launch 'major growth plan'

Jul 18th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,059 Views 6 Comments

The group, which represents Irish business, is to provide an innovative non-Exchequer funded package of measures for the whole economy later today.

# stimulus - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

35 towns to compete for 20 new primary care facilities
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

35 towns to compete for 20 new primary care facilities

Jul 17th 2012, 7:13 PM 7,920 Views 25 Comments

There’s money to build two bundles of 10 facilities – but 35 towns are in the running, so there’ll be a competition.

Government's €2.25 billion stimulus plan hopes to create 13,000 jobs
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Government's €2.25 billion stimulus plan hopes to create 13,000 jobs

Jul 17th 2012, 3:09 PM 6,736 Views 84 Comments

A major programme of motorway upgrades, as well as spending in justice, health and education, will begin next year.

New DIT campus at Grangegorman to be part of €2bn stimulus package
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

New DIT campus at Grangegorman to be part of €2bn stimulus package

Jul 17th 2012, 8:44 AM 8,891 Views 40 Comments

Schools, healthcare and roads are also likely to benefit from measures being announced by the government later today.

# stimulus - Friday 29 June, 2012

European Union leaders agree to €120 billion stimulus package
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

European Union leaders agree to €120 billion stimulus package

Jun 29th 2012, 11:22 AM 3,313 Views 17 Comments

The European Investment Bank will be given more cash to lend out, while other unused funds will be redeployed.

# stimulus - Friday 22 June, 2012

Four biggest Eurozone countries to push for €130 billion stimulus
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Four biggest Eurozone countries to push for €130 billion stimulus

Jun 22nd 2012, 4:03 PM 2,421 Views 15 Comments

France, Germany, Italy and Spain agree to lobby for a €130 billion growth plan at next week’s summit in Brussels.

# stimulus - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Merkel now accepts need for growth measures, claim opposition
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Merkel now accepts need for growth measures, claim opposition

May 24th 2012, 6:49 PM 3,041 Views 71 Comments

German politicians say the premier has changed her steadfast position on introducing stimulus measures alongside the Fiscal Treaty.

# stimulus - Friday 20 April, 2012

Siptu demands stimulus plan in exchange for Fiscal Treaty support
# Euref
# Euref

Siptu demands stimulus plan in exchange for Fiscal Treaty support

Apr 20th 2012, 1:16 PM 2,766 Views 67 Comments

Tit for tat.

# stimulus - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Bank of Ireland to make €1.5 billion available for mortgages
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Bank of Ireland to make €1.5 billion available for mortgages

Dec 7th 2011, 4:02 PM 3,336 Views 27 Comments

The move comes one day after Finance Minister Michael Noonan announced a range of measures in the Budget encouraging people to buy homes.

# stimulus - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Bernanke: Fed would supply more stimulus if needed
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Bernanke: Fed would supply more stimulus if needed

Jul 13th 2011, 9:25 PM 139 Views 5 Comments

Ben Bernanke’s reassurances helped drive stock prices higher, but it also underscored the fragile state of the economy more than two years after economists said the recession had ended.

# stimulus - Thursday 4 November, 2010

World oil prices continue six-month record rallies
# Oil
# Oil

World oil prices continue six-month record rallies

Nov 4th 2010, 4:16 PM 166 Views 0 Comments

The price of a barrel has risen above $86 – just as the western world needs extra home heating.