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Ireland Economy

Looking Ahead: One-Size-Fits-All-Approach Won't Work for EU Debt Crisis

Emmet Oliver | Posted 06.18.2013 | Business
Emmet Oliver

As European bank depositors, bank creditors and bank stockholders look back nervously at what happened recently in Cyprus, there is increasing speculation about what might happen to Slovenia and even some other European countries in relation to bank restructuring.

One Irish Pub Closes Every Day In Ireland

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 09.25.2012 | Small Business

The Irish economy is so bad, even the country's famed pubs are hurting. One pub closes every day in Ireland, according to a new report in USA Toda...

On St. Patrick's Day, Protect The Irish

Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI | Posted 05.16.2012 | Business
Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI

The Irish people are being forced to pay off loans incurred by Anglo-Irish Bank's reckless lending and the government's promissory note. We urge the Irish government to immediately stop payments.

Into the Euro Danger Zone

Sean Kay | Posted 01.29.2012 | World
Sean Kay

The Irish people merit a direct discussion of how the next stage of the economic crisis will affect the nation. If the logic behind the Irish bailout no longer applies in systemic terms of contagion prevention, then what should the Irish and others do?

How Ireland Can Lead the Way for the Global Economy

Sean Kay | Posted 09.26.2011 | World
Sean Kay

As the rest of the world looks with shock at what went wrong in Ireland and as Irish anger grows, it is time to refocus discussion on what Ireland can do for itself.

Euro Falls After Moody's Further Downgrades Ireland

Posted 06.15.2011 | Business

DUBLIN (Padraic Halpin) - Moody's cut Ireland's sovereign rating by two notches to the verge of junk status on Friday and kept its outlook on negative...

Economists Say Forget The Bailout, Ireland Should Default

nytimes.com | LANDON THOMAS Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Many experts now say that bailouts only delay the inevitable. Instead of further wounding their economies with drastic budget-slashing, the specialist...

Ireland Passes Bailout Package, Despite Opposition To Cuts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DUBLIN (By Carmel Crimmins): Ireland's parliament approved a multi-billion euro EU/IMF bailout package on Wednesday in the face of opposition threats ...

Simon Johnson Warns Ireland: Seek IMF Bailout Or Risk Bankruptcy

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

"For the sake of the Irish people, it's time to go to the IMF. If you go in now and if you go in with your partners, you will get a good deal. You may...

SIMON JOHNSON Irish Economic Worries Demonstrate Remaining Global Dangers

The Baseline Scenario | Peter Boone and Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Is the global economic recovery still on track? The mainstream view is: yes, without a doubt. But increasingly, there are increasingly reasons to fear...

Ireland's Economic Crisis Wreaks Havoc On Sports Teams

Wall Street Journal | JOELLEN PERRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A key gauge of Ireland's economic health isn't found in the island nation's business districts or trading floors, but on the football fields of the ru...

Ireland, Long One Of World's Most Expensive Countries, Gets Cheaper

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Conor O'Clery | GlobalPost DUBLIN -- Long classified as one of the more expensive countries in the world, Ireland is steadily becoming a cheaper p...

Ireland's Economic Woes Deepen

GlobalPost.com | Conor O'Clery | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBLIN -- The Lonely Planet Guide to Dublin lists Reynards nightclub on South Frederick Street as Colin Farrell's "favorite den of iniquity." The movi...