Category Archives: Irish Economy

Roadmap for reopening society and business #ROI

Published: 3 May 2020From: Department of the Taoiseach and Department of Health The Taoiseach has announced 2 changes to the restrictions put in place to protect us all from the spread of COVID-19 that will come into effect next Tuesday … Continue reading

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Proud To Be Irish – Leo Leads Irish Through Corona Virus Crisis

  Taoiseach Leo Varadkar delivered this great speech on St.Patrick’s Day live on tv to the Irish. Here is the speech in full. Lá Fhéile Pádraig shona daoibh! This is a Saint Patrick’s Day like no other. A day that … Continue reading

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Budget 2018 (ROI)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe’s Budget 2018 speech in the Dail on 10th October 2017 . “Budget day offers the opportunity to reflect on a journey made, to recognise both what our country has achieved and what we want to … Continue reading

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Budget 2016 (ROI)

Title: Budget 2016 Author: Citizens Information Board Full Text & Source: http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/money_and_tax/budget_2016.html The Internet, Online, 19/10/2015 Sample Text Budget 2016 was announced on 13 October 2015. The main Budget changes that may affect people living in Ireland are set out … Continue reading

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Government of Ireland Websites

Title: Government of Ireland Websites Author: Ireland Full Text & Source: http://www.gov.ie/ The Internet, Online, 8/6/2015 Sample Text: Find any Irish government website Explore more than 400 services that you can access online today When looking for Irish Government information … Continue reading

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Know Your Rights Ireland – Search Online

Title:  Citizens Information Author: Citizens Information Board Full Text & Source: http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/ The Internet, Online, 10/3/2015 Sample Text: Social Welfare Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance, Jobseeker’s Allowance, Child Benefit, Rent Supplement, One Parent Family Payment, Family Income Supplement, … Continue reading

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Advisory Group on Tax and Social Welfare

Title: Advisory Group on Tax and Social Welfare ; First Report: Child and Family Income Support Author: Ireland, Department of Social Protection Full Text & Source: http://www.welfare.ie/en/downloads/Advisory-Group-on-Tax-and-Social-Welfare-First-Report-Child-and-Family-Income-Support.pdf The Internet, Online, 10/3/2015 Sample Text The Group’s terms of reference are quite … Continue reading

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Financial help with going to school

Title:  Financial help with going to school (School Books Scheme) Author: Citizens Information Board Full Text & Source: http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/education/primary_and_post_primary_education/educational_supports/school_books_scheme.html The Internet, Online, 21/2/2015 Sample Text Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance The Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance … Continue reading

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Money Guide Ireland – Saving You Money

Title: Money Guide Ireland – Saving You Money Author: Money Guide Ireland Full Text & Source: http://www.moneyguideireland.com/ Sample Text: Money Guide Ireland is an independent site , set up to provide financial tips for Irish consumers . We aim to … Continue reading

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10 DIY Holiday and Christmas Decorations

Title: 10 DIY Holiday and Christmas Decorations Author: Real Simple Full Text & Source: http://www.realsimple.com/holidays-entertaining/holidays/christmas/diy-christmas-decorations The Internet, Online, 15/12/2014 Sample Text: All Wrapped Up If your tree is the shining star, then why not also make it your room’s focal … Continue reading

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Fiver Friday: Shop Locally

Fiver Friday: Shop Locally Do Your Bit For The Irish Economy By Annette J Dunlea People last week’s Christmas edition showed the great variety of local stores we have in Carrigaline and surrounding towns.It is a time of giving and … Continue reading

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Budget 2014: An Analysis

Budget 2014: An Analysis By Annette J Dunlea It was Ireland’s 7th austerity Budget. Howlin said that the expenditure measures he is announcing for 2014 amount to €1.6 billion out of an overall consolidation of some €2.5 billion. Not only … Continue reading

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The real cost of recession

The Human Cost Of Recession: Hardship And Budget 2014 by Annette J Dunlea Around 450,000 people in Ireland cannot afford to eat properly and families with children are much more likely to suffer, a new study has found.Almost two-thirds reported … Continue reading

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Irish Economy 2013: Central Bank expects weak growth this year

Originally posted on Machholz's Blog:
By Finfacts Team The Central Bank said today that its expects weak growth this year with a continuation of the gradual recovery in the overall level of economic activity, though at a slightly slower…

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Ireland Needs A Bank Inquiry

The Time Has Come For A Bank Inquiry by Annette J Dunlea Probably the biggest economic story in Europe this week has been the release of recorded phone calls from 2008 between executives of the now-notorious Anglo Irish Bank. Anglo … Continue reading

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Back To Basics: Need Not Want Rules

Back To Basics: Need Not Want Rules By Annette J Dunlea Published In the Carrigdhoun Newspaper May 2013 p.18 Back to basics may seem a bit hippy dippy but with the austerity measures and new taxes and bills coming online … Continue reading

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Irish Charities

Inside Irish Charities: Some Interesting Facts by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 8th June 2013 p.18 What do we know about Irish charities? 59,600 directors serve on the boards of Irish nonprofit companies. Board membership in the … Continue reading

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The Collapse Of Croke Park 2–Why and What Next?

The Collapse of Croke Park 2: Enough Is Enough.Bankers And Politicians Please Come Forward by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 11th May 2013 p.18 The proposals in Croke Park 2 were too harsh to be accepted by … Continue reading

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Cheap Drink

Government Need To Regulate Cheap Drink Sales by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 6th April 2013 p.18 The Government is to undertake a major study of how much alcohol we consume, how often we go to the … Continue reading

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Croke Park 2

Croke Park Deal 2 by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 16th March p.18 Croke Park 2 proposes to cut €1 billion from the public servants’ pay bill includes salary cuts, increased working hours and pay rise freezes.Other … Continue reading

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