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Dublin: 9 °C Wednesday 22 October, 2014

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# cso - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From Business ETC Multinationals were worth less to the Irish economy last year as the Viagra effect wore off Softer Performance

Multinationals were worth less to the Irish economy last year as the Viagra effect wore off

Big pharma struggled thanks to the “patent cliff” kicking in.

# cso - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Alcohol is getting more expensive, but shoes are cheaper than they were in 2013 To Shop Or Not To Shop

Alcohol is getting more expensive, but shoes are cheaper than they were in 2013

Buying tobacco and eating out will also set you back a bit more.

# cso - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A LOT of new cars have been bought in Ireland this year Beep Beep

A LOT of new cars have been bought in Ireland this year

Over 20,000 more new cars have been bought in Ireland so far this year, compared with 2013.

# cso - Saturday 4 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Love/Hate, dolphins, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Love/Hate, dolphins, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers

Plus: What’s the average age for people getting married now?

# cso - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The unemployment rate has fallen to 11.1% Jobswatch

The unemployment rate has fallen to 11.1%

The number of people on the Live Register is now 370,050.

# cso - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One in five older Irish people live in deprivation Poverty

One in five older Irish people live in deprivation

74,520 Irish people over the age of 65 are suffering enforced deprivation.

From TheJournal.ie Want to get married on a Sunday in January? You’re literally* the only person who does Tying The Knot

Want to get married on a Sunday in January? You’re literally* the only person who does

*Slight exaggeration – there are a few of you.

# cso - Sunday 28 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Game over for mortgage affordability? Property

Opinion: Game over for mortgage affordability?

In many areas property is simply unaffordable, again – yet our political class seems to regard the ‘recovery’ in property prices as only a good thing.

# cso - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Twink, McNulty, and the iPhone 6: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Twink, McNulty, and the iPhone 6: The week in numbers

Plus: How many pigs are there in Ireland?

# cso - Friday 26 September, 2014

From Business ETC More people are choosing Ireland as their holiday destination Holliers

More people are choosing Ireland as their holiday destination

New figures from CSO show visitor numbers up again.

# cso - Thursday 25 September, 2014

From Business ETC Apartment living no longer desirable as planning permissions drop by 73% CSO

Apartment living no longer desirable as planning permissions drop by 73%

There has been a drop of over 16% in the number of dwellings to get planning permission.

# cso - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New figures showing surge in house prices welcomed by the Government Back In The Boom

New figures showing surge in house prices welcomed by the Government

It is hoped that the increased demand will bring further resurgence to the construction industry.

# cso - Monday 22 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Murders, thefts and drug offences up, sexual and public order offences down Vital Statistics

# cso - Friday 19 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 554 people died by suicide in 2011 Suicide

554 people died by suicide in 2011

That is the highest number since 2001.

# cso - Thursday 18 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: Economy will grow even more than we thought this year – but austerity isn’t over Noonanomics
From TheJournal.ie Our floor space is increasing and our energy use is decreasing On The Up

Our floor space is increasing and our energy use is decreasing

New figures from the CSO show an increase in both floor space and in the number of new houses receiving better energy ratings.

# cso - Monday 15 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pay packets keep shrinking, unless your job’s in IT Light Wallets

Pay packets keep shrinking, unless your job’s in IT

The average Irish worker is still earning less than they did in 2007.

# cso - Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The number of suicides has dropped by a quarter in the last year CSO

The number of suicides has dropped by a quarter in the last year

There were 77 suicides registered in Ireland from January to March.

# cso - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland is building even fewer homes than in 2013 Building

Ireland is building even fewer homes than in 2013

New figures show that the volume of residential has decreased for a second quarter.

# cso - Monday 8 September, 2014

From Business ETC There’s a lot more new vehicles on Irish roads, but not quite as many used cars Beep Beep

There’s a lot more new vehicles on Irish roads, but not quite as many used cars

There was also a significant increase last month in the number of new goods vehicles.

# cso - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Jobless figures down, though they’re still doling it out Unemployment

Jobless figures down, though they’re still doling it out

Fewer people signing up for benefits, but nearly half now long-term claimants.

# cso - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From Business ETC 142 registrations drive ‘exceptional’ consumer spending last month Motoring Along

142 registrations drive ‘exceptional’ consumer spending last month

Car sales are a massive 32.1% higher than last year.

# cso - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

From Business ETC 13.4% jump in prices means we have a ‘frothy’ property market – but is it a bubble? Toil And Trouble

13.4% jump in prices means we have a ‘frothy’ property market – but is it a bubble?

Latest data from the CSO shows that prices around the country are significantly higher than last year.

# cso - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Only 16% of emigrants were unemployed before they left Ireland State Of The Nation

Only 16% of emigrants were unemployed before they left Ireland

Overall emigration by Irish citizens is down 20% from last year.

From TheJournal.ie Unemployment has fallen (again) to 11.5% Jobs

Unemployment has fallen (again) to 11.5%

But the rate of jobs growth appears to be slowing…

# cso - Monday 25 August, 2014

From Business ETC Public sector average wages are €300 per week higher than private sector Pay Packets

Public sector average wages are €300 per week higher than private sector

The average public sector wage is just short of €920 per week – but experts say that could be skewed.

# cso - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From Business ETC Industrial disputes have cost 8,324 working days so far this year Productivity

Industrial disputes have cost 8,324 working days so far this year

That’s more than double the number for the same period last year.

# cso - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Loads more people from the UK are coming here on holiday The British Are Coming

Loads more people from the UK are coming here on holiday

Almost one and a half million of our British cousins have made the trip across the Irish Sea already this year.

# cso - Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie July sees big jump in licensing of new vehicles in Ireland New Cars

July sees big jump in licensing of new vehicles in Ireland

Over 76,300 new private cars were licensed in the first seven months of this year.

# cso - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Passengers, locations and freight: Here are the key stats for Irish aviation in 2013 Aviation

Passengers, locations and freight: Here are the key stats for Irish aviation in 2013

Latest CSO figures show rise in passenger levels passing through Irish airports last year.

From TheJournal.ie Austerity is driving up (some) consumer prices Price Pressure

Austerity is driving up (some) consumer prices

New figures from the CSO show rents, education costs and utility bills climbing despite slow overall price growth.

# cso - Sunday 3 August, 2014

From Business ETC Is Canada’s a-pork-alypse coming to Ireland? Rashers

Is Canada’s a-pork-alypse coming to Ireland?

Calm down, alright? We should be okay.

# cso - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From Business ETC Southwest region performing strongly as unemployment rate falls again Jobseekers

Southwest region performing strongly as unemployment rate falls again

The unemployment rate now stands at 11.5%.

From TheJournal.ie Working hours, hospital visits, and more gender differences in Irish society CSO

# cso - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From Business ETC Government deficit drops to 5.6% of GDP It Gets Better

Government deficit drops to 5.6% of GDP

That’s down from 7.9% this time last year.

From TheJournal.ie There is a massive gender divide in the civil service CSO This post contains images

There is a massive gender divide in the civil service

The higher up the grade scale you go, the more men dominate.

From TheJournal.ie These are the main differences between men and women in Irish society Genders

These are the main differences between men and women in Irish society

Irish women are also the most fertile in Europe, a new report notes, while men are more likely to be imprisoned.

From Business ETC Record tourism season predicted after 10% boost in visits More In The Door

Record tourism season predicted after 10% boost in visits

We owe our cousins in the UK a big thank you…

# cso - Monday 14 July, 2014

From Business ETC Trading up: Ireland exported €1bn more in a month compared to last year Ship Shape

Trading up: Ireland exported €1bn more in a month compared to last year

Pharmaceuticals remain the backbone of the country’s exports.

# cso - Monday 7 July, 2014

From Business ETC We bought five times more electric cars this year… Going Green

We bought five times more electric cars this year…

…but don’t get too excited – that’s still only 124 out of 62,280.

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