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# cso - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

From Business ETC Some iffy job numbers show that everything’s not quite rosy right now Flatlined

Some iffy job numbers show that everything’s not quite rosy right now

The unemployment rate has stopped falling.

# cso - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

From Business ETC There is some bad news in the latest jobless figures Wrong Way

There is some bad news in the latest jobless figures

The unemployment rate for July went in the wrong direction for the first time since the start of 2014.

# cso - Thursday 30 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What’s Eurostat’s problem with Irish Water? … How long have you got? The Full Decision

What’s Eurostat’s problem with Irish Water? … How long have you got?

The full decision from Eurostat has been revealed. Irish Water looks to be a “heavily subsidised public monopoly” the agency says.

# cso - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

From Business ETC Three graphs that sum up Ireland’s broken property system Squeezed Out

Three graphs that sum up Ireland’s broken property system

The country’s population has hit a 150-year high – but there aren’t enough homes being built.

# cso - Monday 27 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dublin house prices have stopped rising because people just can’t afford them Bricks-and-mortar

Dublin house prices have stopped rising because people just can’t afford them

The latest property price figures are in for June.

# cso - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Life expectancy: Good news for Irish women (and not-too-bad news for Irish men) Up And Up

# cso - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There’s been a rise in burglary, sexual offences and threats of murder this year Irish Crime

There’s been a rise in burglary, sexual offences and threats of murder this year

The force is piloting a new incident recording process to ensure reported crimes are recorded consistently.

# cso - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie We have *some* good news if you’re trying to buy a house Home Sweet Home

We have *some* good news if you’re trying to buy a house

But only in certain parts of the country.

# cso - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish wages are still going down, down, down… Less Money No Cry

Irish wages are still going down, down, down…

Our average earnings at present are the lowest since 2009. Not all industries are worse off though…

# cso - Friday 12 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It looks like it’s going to be a bumper year for Irish tourism Best Little Country

It looks like it’s going to be a bumper year for Irish tourism

538,000 tourists have poured in so far this year.

# cso - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why most workers aren’t going to start earning more any time soon Pocket Change

Why most workers aren’t going to start earning more any time soon

Ireland can look to the UK and US for signs of what’s to come.

# cso - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

From Business ETC Jobless figures are now being worked out differently, but the results seem to add up Doing Your Sums

Jobless figures are now being worked out differently, but the results seem to add up

The rate has remained steady but numbers dipped slightly.

# cso - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Do you have one of Ireland’s most common surnames?

Do you have one of Ireland’s most common surnames?

The CSO has released data on the most common surnames in the country – is yours in there?

From TheJournal.ie The Irish aren’t making as many babies as they used to… Family Planning

The Irish aren’t making as many babies as they used to…

At present our birth rate isn’t high enough to replace our population. However, we’re also dying less and getting married more.

# cso - Friday 29 May, 2015

11 of the fastest growing hipster baby names in Ireland

These names are going to be EVERYWHERE from now on. It’s official.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s most popular baby names: Miley and Angel, your time has come* Sorry Mary

Ireland’s most popular baby names: Miley and Angel, your time has come*

*But you’re not in the top 100 just yet.

# cso - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From Business ETC These are the jobs that are winning and losing as the economy picks up Blow By Blow

These are the jobs that are winning and losing as the economy picks up

Average pay packets took another hit at the start of the year.

# cso - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 15,000 under 25s have been signing on for over a year Live Register

15,000 under 25s have been signing on for over a year

The number of people signing on has dropped but unemployment is still at 10%.

# cso - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie House prices are marching upwards again Gaffs

House prices are marching upwards again

Property got a bit cheaper at the start of the year – but that’s changing now.

# cso - Monday 27 April, 2015

From Business ETC Public or private sector workers – who actually came out worse in the recession? Paying A Premium

Public or private sector workers – who actually came out worse in the recession?

New figures shine a light on the pay gap after the swingeing cuts of 2010.

# cso - Monday 13 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie More of us are taking trips abroad but where are we all going? Let's Go

More of us are taking trips abroad but where are we all going?

New CSO figures for last year show there was also an increase in the number of people taking a break in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie To thee I do wed: A century of marriage in Ireland The Big Day Through The Ages

To thee I do wed: A century of marriage in Ireland

How was it when your parents and grandparents got hitched? And how does today’s Ireland compare?

# cso - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It’s not your imagination – evening rush hour is getting longer Beep Beep

It’s not your imagination – evening rush hour is getting longer

New data reveals our habits where it comes to getting about the place.

# cso - Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Strokes kill twice as many women in Ireland as breast cancer Heart Health

Strokes kill twice as many women in Ireland as breast cancer

Figures show 42% more women in Ireland than men die from stroke, though men have a greater chance of having a stroke.

# cso - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Irish economy went absolutely STELLAR in 2014 Sucking Diesel

The Irish economy went absolutely STELLAR in 2014

We’ve left the rest of the Eurozone for dust over the last 12 months

# cso - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10% Jobs Jobs Jobs

Irish unemployment is THIS CLOSE to dropping below 10%

The live register hasn’t seen figures this low since February 2009

# cso - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie With all this good news, why is Labour so low in the polls? We asked Joan Burton… Four Years On

With all this good news, why is Labour so low in the polls? We asked Joan Burton…

The Tánaiste answered questions about Labour’s low poll ratings today.

# cso - Monday 16 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why do people go for ‘walks’? Keep Fit

Why do people go for ‘walks’?

But in fairness, a lot of us do like working out.

# cso - Saturday 31 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Guinness, Visa debit cards, and Michelle Mulherin: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Guinness, Visa debit cards, and Michelle Mulherin: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people use Facebook every month?

# cso - Friday 30 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rolling in it – the richest counties in Ireland are… Loadsamoney

Rolling in it – the richest counties in Ireland are…

Latest figures from the CSO highlight worrying levels of indebtedness in the east of the country…

From TheJournal.ie Irish people easily have the worst mortgage debts in the eurozone In The Red

Irish people easily have the worst mortgage debts in the eurozone

CSO figures also revealed that young people are carrying too much debt.

# cso - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Going up: Irish property prices rose by 16.3% in 2014 Through The Roof

Going up: Irish property prices rose by 16.3% in 2014

The rate of increase in Dublin is twice that of the rest of the country however…

# cso - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish homes are a lot warmer than they were 10 years ago Keeping The Heat In

Irish homes are a lot warmer than they were 10 years ago

New figures from the CSO show significant improvements to BER ratings.

# cso - Monday 22 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Planning permission was approved for 52% more dwellings than last year Building Up

Planning permission was approved for 52% more dwellings than last year

The number of apartment units approved has also shot up.

# cso - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Deaths are down, marriages are up … And Dun Laoghaire still has the fewest unmarried mothers This Is Ireland

Deaths are down, marriages are up … And Dun Laoghaire still has the fewest unmarried mothers

In other news, very few people are being born in Leitrim.

# cso - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From Business ETC The economy ‘flatlined’ over the summer, but Michael Noonan’s not worried Still Smiling

The economy ‘flatlined’ over the summer, but Michael Noonan’s not worried

The country’s still on target to meet its Budget forecasts.

# cso - Saturday 6 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tayto crisps, Mary Lou McDonald, and U2: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Tayto crisps, Mary Lou McDonald, and U2: The week in numbers

Plus: How many homeowners are more than two years behind with their mortgage repayments?

# cso - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Which county’s drivers clocked up the most miles last year?

# cso - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From Business ETC The number of homeowners who are years behind on their loans is still going up Going Under

The number of homeowners who are years behind on their loans is still going up

Banks have been accused of only helping the ‘low-hanging fruit’ of people who are a few months overdue.

# cso - Saturday 29 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tesco, the IRA, and Carrauntoohil: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Tesco, the IRA, and Carrauntoohil: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of deaths in Ireland are caused by cancer?

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