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RTE News
Retail sales see strong growth in July - CSOThe volume of retail sales rose by almost 10% in July when compared to the prev
Retail sales see strong growth in July - CSO
RTE News / Posted 4 hours ago
The volume of retail sales rose by almost 10% in July when compared to the previous year, according to figures from the Central Statistics Office, with the value of such sales up 6.5%. Motor sales led the rise during the month, increasing by 18.6%... Read more
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The Irish Times
IT staff remain top dogs as earning disparities remain CSO figures show construction workers are still experiencing sharp falls in ba
IT staff remain top dogs as earning disparities remain
The Irish Times / Posted 23 hours ago
CSO figures show construction workers are still experiencing sharp falls in basic pay CSO numbers reveal average weekly earnings rose in most sectors of the economy over the past 12 months. IT... Read more
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BVI Beacon
Tourism numbers up in first half of 2015The Virgin Islands is on track to experience its second straight year of increa
Tourism numbers up in first half of 2015
BVI Beacon / Posted yesterday
The Virgin Islands is on track to experience its second straight year of increase in visitor numbers, government announced last week. Citing data from the Central Statistics Office, the Premier’s Office stated that the territory hosted 513,406... Read more
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The Irish Times
Annual house price inflation slows to under 10% in Dublin Latest official figures show prices nationally rose by 0.9 per cent in July T
Annual house price inflation slows to under 10% in Dublin
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
Latest official figures show prices nationally rose by 0.9 per cent in July The latest official figures show prices nationally rose by 0.9 per cent in July and were 9.4 per cent higher than a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Trips to Ireland up almost 12% in last quarter | Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 12:15 PM New figures show Ir
Trips to Ireland up almost 12% in last quarter
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 12:15 PM New figures show Ireland's tourism industry enjoyed a boost in the second quarter of the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Property prices rise by just under 1% in July | Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 11:48 AM Property prices ros
Property prices rise by just under 1% in July
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 11:48 AM Property prices rose by just under 1% (0.9%) around the country last month. The Central Statistics... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Figures show immigration up and emigration down | Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 12:10 PM New figures show an
Figures show immigration up and emigration down
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 12:10 PM New figures show an increase in the number of immigrants moving to Ireland. The Central... Read more
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The Irish Times
Property prices rise again in July despite lending curbs Latest official figures show prices nationally rose by 0.9 per cent last mont
Property prices rise again in July despite lending curbs
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
Latest official figures show prices nationally rose by 0.9 per cent last month Property prices rose again last month, according to the latest official figures. Prices nationally rose by 0.9... Read more
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The Irish Times
Emigration of Irish nationals falls 13% with 35,300 leaving in year Just one in seven emigrants were unemployed before leaving, CSO figures show
Emigration of Irish nationals falls 13% with 35,300 leaving in year
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
Just one in seven emigrants were unemployed before leaving, CSO figures show Figures published by the Central Statistics Office on Wednesday show 35,300 Irish people emigrated in... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Employment at highest level in six years | Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 11:21 AM The number of peopl
Employment at highest level in six years
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 11:21 AM The number of people in work is now at its highest level in six years. According to the Central Statistics... Read more
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RTE News
Number of people employed up 3% in year to JuneThe number of people in employment has gone up by 3% in the year to the end of
Number of people employed up 3% in year to June
RTE News / Posted 2 days ago
The number of people in employment has gone up by 3% in the year to the end of June, and now stands at 1,958,700, according to figures from the Central Statistics Office. This continues the upward trend in employment first seen in the fourth quarter... Read more
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RTE News
Property prices pick up during July - CSOResidential property prices rose by 0.9% in July, according to the Central Stat
Property prices pick up during July - CSO
RTE News / Posted 2 days ago
Residential property prices rose by 0.9% in July, according to the Central Statistics Office. Prices rose by 0.7% in Dublin during the month, with house prices up 0.6% and apartment prices rising by 2.7%. Outside of Dublin prices rose at an even... Read more
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The Irish Times
Up to 13,000 homes built in 12 months to July Number well below that needed to tackle housing crisis Only 13,000 houses bui
Up to 13,000 homes built in 12 months to July
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
Number well below that needed to tackle housing crisis Only 13,000 houses built in last 12 months , according to the State’s Geodirectory database. Only 13,000 new homes were built in the 12 months to... Read more
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The Irish Times
Over 8,700 days lost to industrial disputes in second quarter Disputes in transportation and storage sector accounted for 65 per cent of all
Over 8,700 days lost to industrial disputes in second quarter
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
Disputes in transportation and storage sector accounted for 65 per cent of all days lost More than 8,700 days were lost to industrial disputes in the second quarter of 2015, according to... Read more
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RTE News
8,792 days lost to industrial disputes in Q2 - CSOMore than 8,790 days were lost to industrial disputes between April and June, a
8,792 days lost to industrial disputes in Q2 - CSO
RTE News / Posted 3 days ago
More than 8,790 days were lost to industrial disputes between April and June, according to the Central Statistics Office, up slightly on the same period of 2014. Three disputes - involving a total of 10,100 workers - made up the total figure, with... Read more
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The Irish Times
John FitzGerald: Revised CSO figures are a dose of reality on deficit New data show that, instead of a significant surplus in 2014 (as suggested by
John FitzGerald: Revised CSO figures are a dose of reality on deficit
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
New data show that, instead of a significant surplus in 2014 (as suggested by the unrevised data), Ireland had a very small deficit – exports were lower than imports Olivier... Read more
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RTE News
Annual factory gate prices up 6.8% in July - CSOFactory gate prices rose 6.8% in July when compared to the same month of last y
Annual factory gate prices up 6.8% in July - CSO
RTE News / Posted 4 days ago
Factory gate prices rose 6.8% in July when compared to the same month of last year, according to figures from the Central Statistics Office. Computer, electronic and optical products saw the biggest increase on last year, up 17.9%, while basic... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Irish Tourism Summer 2015: Dingle peninsula puts on a good show all year roundVIDEO: | Irish Examiner VIDEO: The rain hasn’t dampened spirits in Dingle a
Irish Tourism Summer 2015: Dingle peninsula puts on a good show all year round
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
VIDEO: | Irish Examiner VIDEO: The rain hasn’t dampened spirits in Dingle as it looks to... Read more
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The Irish Times
Beef exports to US worth just €194,000 since lifting of ban CSO figures reveal trade fell well short of Government’s target The State’s b
Beef exports to US worth just €194,000 since lifting of ban
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
CSO figures reveal trade fell well short of Government’s target The State’s beef exports to the US were worth just €194,000 for the first six months of 2015. File photograph: Getty... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch unemployment rate falls to 6.8%; older people benefitThe number of people without a paid job in the Netherlands fell by 15,000 in Ju
Dutch unemployment rate falls to 6.8%; older people benefit
DutchNews.nl / Posted 8 days ago
The number of people without a paid job in the Netherlands fell by 15,000 in July, from 595,000 in June to 580,000, the central statistics office CBS said on Thursday. The official unemployment rate was 6.8% in July, down from 7.3% in the year... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ireland’s meat industry has most to lose from a Brexit scenario Report highlights meat industry’s reliance on exports to Britain Report sugge
Ireland’s meat industry has most to lose from a Brexit scenario
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
Report highlights meat industry’s reliance on exports to Britain Report suggests Britain may seek cheaper supplier after leaving EU Its report highlights the industry’s high reliance... Read more
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Irish Central
Government turns its back on new major Irish Diaspora centerHuge missed opportunity as new Irish diaspora center will open, in Dublin's CHQ
Government turns its back on new major Irish Diaspora center
Irish Central / Posted 10 days ago
Huge missed opportunity as new Irish diaspora center will open, in Dublin's CHQ, in May 2016. Photo by: iStock Last week, I was in South Kerry and the Ring of Kerry. It’s an amazing landscape. The road from Kenmare to Waterville in south Kerry is... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Fine Gael Defends Nine Percent Tourism VAT Rateby Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London17 August 2015 Ireland's nine percent v
Fine Gael Defends Nine Percent Tourism VAT Rate
Tax-News.com / Posted 11 days ago
by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London17 August 2015 Ireland's nine percent value-added tax (VAT) rate for the tourism industry has been a major success and led to the creation of over 30,000 jobs,... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Fine Gael Defends 9 Percent Tourism VAT Rateby Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London17 August 2015 Ireland's nine percent v
Fine Gael Defends 9 Percent Tourism VAT Rate
Tax-News.com / Posted 11 days ago
by Jason Gorringe, Tax-News.com, London17 August 2015 Ireland's nine percent value-added tax (VAT) rate for the tourism industry has been a major success and led to the creation of over 30,000 jobs, Dara... Read more
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The Irish Times
The economy is up. But is it filtering down? Ireland’s economy grows stronger every year. But recoveries happen more slowly
The economy is up. But is it filtering down?
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
Ireland’s economy grows stronger every year. But recoveries happen more slowly than crashes, and cuts take years to reverse. A new series on the reality of life in ‘Europe’s fastest-growing economy’ begins... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Dutch CO2 emissions riseCO2 emissions in the Netherlands rose 4.1% in the second quarter of the year, t
Dutch CO2 emissions rise
DutchNews.nl / Posted 14 days ago
CO2 emissions in the Netherlands rose 4.1% in the second quarter of the year, the central statistics office said on Friday. The rise was due to the strengthening economy, higher gas consumption during the cool weather in April and an increasing use... Read more
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RTE News
Irish trade surplus passed €4.1bn in JunePreliminary figures from the Central Statistics Office for June 2015 show seaso
Irish trade surplus passed €4.1bn in June
RTE News / Posted 14 days ago
Preliminary figures from the Central Statistics Office for June 2015 show seasonally adjusted exports remained relatively unchanged at €9.01bn compared to the previous month. However, seasonally adjusted imports for June decreased by €213m (-4%) to... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Minimum growth in Q2; forecast remains positiveThe Dutch economy grew just 0.1% in the second quarter against a forecast of 0.
Minimum growth in Q2; forecast remains positive
DutchNews.nl / Posted 14 days ago
The Dutch economy grew just 0.1% in the second quarter against a forecast of 0.3%, the central statistics office CBS said on Friday. Compared with the second quarter of 2014, growth was 1.6%. The lower growth is a result of the decrease in gas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prices of Consumer Goods Double in Sudan's CapitalKhartoum — The prices of vegetables and other consumer goods in Khartoum increa
Prices of Consumer Goods Double in Sudan's Capital
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Khartoum — The prices of vegetables and other consumer goods in Khartoum increased considerably last month. A basic school teacher told Radio Dabanga from Omdurman, the twin city of Khartoum, that the prices of some vegetables have almost... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Retail sales show biggest monthly rise since 2008Dutch retailers booked a 4.7% rise in turnover in June, the biggest monthly inc
Retail sales show biggest monthly rise since 2008
DutchNews.nl / Posted 15 days ago
Dutch retailers booked a 4.7% rise in turnover in June, the biggest monthly increase since July 2008, the central statistics office said on Thursday. In particular, non-food shops, such as consumer electronics retailers, clothes shops, diy suppliers... Read more
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Deepika
Business News DetailClick here for detailed news of all itemsRetail inflation at record low, indust
Business News Detail
Deepika / Posted 15 days ago
Click here for detailed news of all itemsRetail inflation at record low, industrial production at 4-month highNew Delhi: Retail inflation fell to a record low of 3.78 percent in July and industrial production hit a 4month high of 3.8 percent in June,... Read more
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Business Standard India
GDP numbers not flawed, CSO on right track: Pronab SenCSO had adopted the new series of National Accounts with 2011-12 as base year a
GDP numbers not flawed, CSO on right track: Pronab Sen
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
CSO had adopted the new series of National Accounts with 2011-12 as base year and subsequently revised the GDP growth rate to 6.9% in 2013-14 from 4.7%Clearing the air over the new GDP numbers,... Read more
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Independent
Ireland after austerity: Boom to bust to brunch... is this the rise of the Celtic Phoenix?Trainer-obsessed pre-teens are no new phenomenon, but these mini Mean Girls are
Ireland after austerity: Boom to bust to brunch... is this the rise of the Celtic Phoenix?
Independent / Posted 17 days ago
Trainer-obsessed pre-teens are no new phenomenon, but these mini Mean Girls are part of a wave of change that appears to be washing over Ireland’s capital. People finally have some money – and they’re eager to spend it. Three years ago, the mood was... Read more
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Business Standard India
Manufacturing GDP calculation 'perfect', says Sen panelHowever, the yet-to-be released report has pointed to discrepancy in the Annual
Manufacturing GDP calculation 'perfect', says Sen panel
Business Standard India / Posted 18 days ago
However, the yet-to-be released report has pointed to discrepancy in the Annual Survey of Industries (ASI) data, which might be underestimating manufacturing growth in the GDP by up to one percentage point. About half the manufacturing companies... Read more
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The Irish Times
Number signing on drops 10 per cent in a year There was a 0.6% decline in numbers on Live Register last month Annual decrea
Number signing on drops 10 per cent in a year
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
There was a 0.6% decline in numbers on Live Register last month Annual decreases in persons aged under 25 on the Live Register have occurred in all months since July 2010, CSO said. The number of people... Read more
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EuroNews
Who are the six EU countries with shortest memories on migration?With the death count rising alarmingly in the world’s most dangerous sea crossi
Who are the six EU countries with shortest memories on migration?
EuroNews / Posted 21 days ago
With the death count rising alarmingly in the world’s most dangerous sea crossing earlier this year, Brussels finally acted. The European Commission (EC) launched a ten-point plan to deal with the migration crisis in the EU, which was centering on... Read more
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RTE News
Marginal drop in Live Register figures for JulyThe number of people on the Live Register dropped marginally in July, with 2,10
Marginal drop in Live Register figures for July
RTE News / Posted 21 days ago
The number of people on the Live Register dropped marginally in July, with 2,100 fewer people registering for unemployment assistance when compared with June. The seasonally adjusted figure for the Live Register stood at 343,100 at the end of last... Read more
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The Irish Times
Number signing on drops 10 per cent in a year There was a 0.6% decline in numbers on Live Register last month Annual decrea
Number signing on drops 10 per cent in a year
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
There was a 0.6% decline in numbers on Live Register last month Annual decreases in persons aged under 25 on the Live Register have occurred in all months since July 2010, CSO said. The number of people... Read more
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The Irish Times
Corporation tax surge strengthens Coalition position Corporations contribute more than €650m to €900m excess in tax receipts Minis
Corporation tax surge strengthens Coalition position
The Irish Times / Posted 22 days ago
Corporations contribute more than €650m to €900m excess in tax receipts Minister for Finance Michael Noonan that he expects tax returns to come in €1.4 billion ahead of expectations by the end of... Read more
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RTE News
Number of unemployed slightly higher in JulyThe seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 9.7% in July, according to t
Number of unemployed slightly higher in July
RTE News / Posted 23 days ago
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 9.7% in July, according to the Central Statistics Office, unchanged from the rate recorded in the previous month. The actual number of people unemployed in Ireland rose slightly during the month,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Jobs recovery stalls as youth unemployment edges up Data shows jobless rate unchanged at 9.7% but lowest since 2009 The jobs rec
Jobs recovery stalls as youth unemployment edges up
The Irish Times / Posted 23 days ago
Data shows jobless rate unchanged at 9.7% but lowest since 2009 The jobs recovery stalled in July, as the the rate of unemployment remained unchanged at 9.7 per cent, while youth unemployment rose... Read more
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Irish Central
The latest official top 20 Irish surnamesMurphy babies top the charts! Kelly, Byrne and Ryan going strong while Murphy r
The latest official top 20 Irish surnames
Irish Central / Posted 27 days ago
Murphy babies top the charts! Kelly, Byrne and Ryan going strong while Murphy retains top spot for more than 100 years. Photo by: iStock The top Irish surname results comes from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) who compiled the data from the... Read more
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New Kerala
Irish economy sees robust growth Ireland's gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter of this year rose
Irish economy sees robust growth
New Kerala / Posted 27 days ago
Ireland's gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter of this year rose by 1.4 percent quarter-on-quarter, with an increase of 6.5 percent year-on-year, according to official figures. The figures from the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
State tried to 'manipulate' Irish Water | Irish Examiner State tried to ‘manipulate’ Irish Water Eurostat has indica
State tried to 'manipulate' Irish Water
Irish Examiner / Posted 28 days ago
| Irish Examiner State tried to ‘manipulate’ Irish Water Eurostat has indicated the Government tried to manipulate Irish Water to meet EU requirements. And, in the process, created a confused structure that... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Experts' warning shot on surging growth | Irish Examiner Experts’ warning shot on surging growth The Government’s co
Experts' warning shot on surging growth
Irish Examiner / Posted 28 days ago
| Irish Examiner Experts’ warning shot on surging growth The Government’s competitiveness watchdog yesterday warned the bedrock of the country’s recent economic revival was under threat, on the same day... Read more
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herald ie/
Irish Water is too political and its charges don't meet best practice, says Eurostatutility Font Size Irish Water's charging structure was not in line with "best
Irish Water is too political and its charges don't meet best practice, says Eurostat
herald ie/ / Posted 28 days ago
utility Font Size Irish Water's charging structure was not in line with "best commercial practices" despite its structures being designed to meet EU rules, the... Read more
28d
The Irish Times
Economy grows by over 6% as domestic sector improves Exports repeat strong growth with 12.3% rise and industrial activity up 9% yea
Economy grows by over 6% as domestic sector improves
The Irish Times / Posted 28 days ago
Exports repeat strong growth with 12.3% rise and industrial activity up 9% year-on-year Construction is included in the industrial activity which has seen a year-on-year rise Ireland’s economy... Read more
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The Irish Times
Arthur Beesley: Figures show roots of recovery go back years Recovery is deepening and the progress improves Ireland’s fiscal dynamics, say
Arthur Beesley: Figures show roots of recovery go back years
The Irish Times / Posted 28 days ago
Recovery is deepening and the progress improves Ireland’s fiscal dynamics, says CSO Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: the CSO data reopens scope for political pressure to increase the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Economic data exerts pressure on Noonan to increase spending Revision of 2014 information by CSO reveals value of activity rising to pre-c
Economic data exerts pressure on Noonan to increase spending
The Irish Times / Posted 28 days ago
Revision of 2014 information by CSO reveals value of activity rising to pre-crash indicators A revision of data for 2014 by the Central Statistics Office found the economy grew at a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Experts' warning shot on surging growth | Irish Examiner Experts’ warning shot on surging growth The Government’s co
Experts' warning shot on surging growth
Irish Examiner / Posted 28 days ago
| Irish Examiner Experts’ warning shot on surging growth The Government’s competitiveness watchdog yesterday warned the bedrock of the country’s recent economic revival was under threat, on the same day... Read more
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