# austerity - Tuesday 26 November, 2013
There is not much coverage of protests in the media, with the result that many people either don’t know about them or don’t feel like joining them, writes Julien Mercille.
# austerity - Monday 18 November, 2013
The well-being of the most vulnerable in society has been completely disregarded in the European Central Bank policy of enforcing debt slavery on peripheral countries like Ireland, writes Rory Hearne.
# austerity - Sunday 10 November, 2013
From the Universal Social Charge to the Local Property Tax, the Government has implemented a labyrinth of new taxes, both overt and covert.
# austerity - Friday 8 November, 2013
Josph Stiglitz said that austerity has been shown historically not to work and implementing such policies after 2008 was a bigger mistake then the choices made before the crash.
The IMO wants a five-fold jump in the portion of the health budget spent on General Practice.
# austerity - Tuesday 5 November, 2013
A report on RTÉ’s Prime Time this evening claimed that hospital chief executives have warned of delays in cancer treatment due to budgetary reductions.
# austerity - Sunday 27 October, 2013
Several leaders of large trade unions in the US were in Dublin this week to argue against austerity. They also spoke to TheJournal.ie about the political deadlock in the US.
# austerity - Friday 25 October, 2013
Maternity benefit will be standarised at €230 per week for new claimants from January.
# austerity - Saturday 12 October, 2013
Mick O’Reilly of the DCTU said that politics of austerity amounted to a “war on working people’ with the best defence in that war “unflinching solidarity”.
The demo, calling for “an end to austerity and an end to cuts” takes place from 1pm this afternoon on Dublin’s O’Connell Street.
# austerity - Friday 11 October, 2013
Why should the Irish people not have some say with regard to how public resources – their resources – are allocated? Equality budgeting is successful in other jurisdictions, writes Mick Wallce TD.
# austerity - Tuesday 8 October, 2013
“Families want to exit their own micro-bailouts too,” writes new TheJournal.ie columnist Damien Kiberd.
# austerity - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
A family with one parent has also seen its tax bill jump by 125 as a result of austerity policies, according to a new report.
# austerity - Saturday 28 September, 2013
The party’s leader and a number of other members have been arrested as police get tough after the murder of a leftist musician.
# austerity - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
Ashoka Mody has spoken out against austerity once again ahead of the October budget.
# austerity - Wednesday 18 September, 2013
Protesters have gathered outside Leinster House since 5am this morning to protest against austerity.
# austerity - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
Speaking at a reception for the new European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly, he said the connection between economy, society and government is profoundly important.
# austerity - Thursday 12 September, 2013
A report from Oxfam on the impact of austerity in Europe makes for sobering reading.
# austerity - Wednesday 11 September, 2013
Barnardos chief executive Fergus Finlay says that policy makers seem to ‘regard children as being the cause for the mess we’re in’.
# austerity - Tuesday 10 September, 2013
The Irish Central Bank governor has said that the ‘steady course’ the government charted and stuck to has been key to restoring lender credibility.
# austerity - Monday 9 September, 2013
Táinaiste Eamon Gilmore said in an interview with the Financial Times said that the Government will not let others ‘drive the speedometer’ on Irish austerity.
# austerity - Sunday 8 September, 2013
The Education Minister was speaking with just over a month to go until Budget 2014.
# austerity - Friday 6 September, 2013
The Labour Party wants to see just €2 billion in cuts in the next budget but economists have said we must stick to the plan. What do you think?
# austerity - Wednesday 28 August, 2013
The largest decrease, of around seven euro a week, was recorded in the hospitality sector. The largest increase was in construction.
# austerity - Tuesday 27 August, 2013
The disability services organisation has introduced a series of service cuts as a result of the funding decision.
A protest group – led by property tax hunger striker Tony Rochford – is planning a large-scale demonstration as TDs return from their break.
# austerity - Saturday 24 August, 2013
The Minister for Finance says he won’t comment specifically on Budget 2014 proposals, but has given three reasons why he doesn’t think a wealth tax is possible.
# austerity - Tuesday 13 August, 2013
# austerity - Wednesday 7 August, 2013
Labour TD Alan Kelly has criticised some colleagues for negotiating on the airwaves and on the front pages of national newspapers.
# austerity - Friday 2 August, 2013
Jack O’Connor tells the MacGill summer school that austerity is a “violence perpetrated against working people”.
# austerity - Thursday 1 August, 2013
Cutting back on going out to pubs and restaurants is the most likely area of saving for households.
# austerity - Tuesday 30 July, 2013
The association said that if the government succeeds in creating more jobs, more harsh cuts should not be needed.
# austerity - Saturday 27 July, 2013
The Tánaiste said that it is important not to put the country’s recovery at risk.
The group will march to the headquarters of the ICTU in Parnell Square from the Garden of Remembrance today at 2pm.
# austerity - Friday 26 July, 2013
Everybody’s talking about the rain, the rain, and more of the rain…
The bank has also cut its forecast for growth of the country’s economy or gross domestic product from 1.2 per cent this year to 0.07 per cent blaming the falls in the export of goods and services.
# austerity - Thursday 25 July, 2013
“Clearly no one wants to reduce child benefit, but there will be cuts and there will be adjustments,” Junior Finance Minister Brian Hayes has said of the social welfare budget this evening.
# austerity - Monday 22 July, 2013
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# austerity - Sunday 21 July, 2013
Everyone’s talking about water safety, Anglo emails and Irish sporting exploits.
Ireland needs growth and Ashoka Mody believes the only way to get it is to pull back on the “severe commitment to austerity”.