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Ireland’s ‘De-Globalised’ Data Calculate a Smaller Economy

The Irish economy is about a third smaller than expected. The country’s current account surplus is actually a deficit, the Financial Times reported. And its debt level is at least a quarter higher than taxpayers have been led to believe. These are so ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 07/18/2017 - 22:19 - 0 comments

Trade with UK Pushes Ireland Back to Deflation

were 0.6 per cent lower than the same month last year, the lowest figure since last March. In an ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 07/13/2017 - 22:12 - 0 comments

Irish Government Debt Four Times Pre-Crisis Level, NTMA Says

How indebted is Ireland? After a sobering Monday briefing from the country’s National Treasury Management Agency, let us count the ways. The country’s general government debt is €200bn — four times the level it was in 2007, before the crisis hit and the ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 07/10/2017 - 22:05 - 0 comments

Ryanair Says Wants to Take Alitalia Routes, Not Buy Airline

Irish airline Ryanair is ready to deploy up to 30 planes in Italy to replace capacity lost if Alitalia collapses or is restructured but does not want to buy the struggling Italian carrier, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary said on Tuesday. Ryanair ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/23/2017 - 20:48 - 0 comments

Irish Central Bank Examines Regulation of ETFs

Ireland’s central bank has become the latest regulator to call for greater scrutiny of how the $4tn exchange traded fund industry works and whether existing guidelines are adequate in light of the industry’s astronomical growth, the Financial Times r ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/21/2017 - 21:11 - 0 comments

Ireland Is World’s Fourth-Largest Shadow Banking Hub

Ireland is home to the world’s fourth-largest “shadow banking” industry, with $2.2 trillion of nonbanking financial assets based in funds, special-purpose vehicles and other little-understood entities in Dublin’s IFSC, according to a report published on ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/10/2017 - 20:06 - 0 comments

IBRC Liquidation Fees Hit €222.6 Million As Creditors Forced To Wait

Creditors of Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Nationwide will have to wait years to find out whether they will recover all that they are owed, as the cost of liquidating the institution that was established to wind down the failed lenders has soared to €222.6 ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/07/2017 - 22:19 - 0 comments

Financial Crisis Prompted Biggest Reversal In Real Wages Since War

The financial crisis of 2007-2008 precipitated the biggest reversal in real earnings in Ireland since the second World War, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the Irish Times reported. The agency has collated data on the average earnin ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/02/2017 - 22:15 - 0 comments

Bus Éireann Unions Say Strike is Set to Continue

Unions representing staff at Bus Éireann have said the current strike at the company will continue even if new talks aimed at finding a resolution to the dispute are convened. About 2,600 workers at the State-owned transport company will strike for a 12t ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 04/03/2017 - 20:30 - 0 comments

Bus Éireann Deficit Jumps Sharply in First Two Months of Year

The deficit at troubled Bus Éireann jumped sharply in the first two months of the year, rising 41 per cent to €2.2 million versus €1.5 million for the same period last year, new accounts show. The accounts reveal total revenues rose 3 per cent from €27.6 ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/30/2017 - 22:12 - 0 comments

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