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Govt should abandon plans for tax cuts in upcoming Budget – ICTU

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) has said the Government should abandon its plans for tax cuts in the ...
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College students struggling to pay living expenses, survey finds

Nearly half of all college students say they struggle to afford living expenses, according to a survey carried out by ...
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Ireland to reach pre-pandemic employment levels by 2023, Donohoe says

The Minister for Finance has said that forecasts now indicate the country will get back to pre-pandemic levels of employment ...
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Construction firms see further sharp rises in activity – Ulster Bank PMI

The construction sector reported another month of rapid growth in August, the latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers Index shows, ...
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Economy performing ahead of expectations – Varadkar

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise Leo Varadkar said today that the economy is “actually ahead of where we thought we ...
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Are consumer prices going to keep on rising?

No sooner had the first Covid-19 vaccine jabs been administered when talk turned to the risk of price inflation accompanying ...
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Irish shoppers increase use of electronic payments

Irish consumers’ use of online and mobile payment methods has continued to increase despite the easing of restrictions on physical ...
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Inflation rate rises to near ten-year high in August – CSO

The annual rate of inflation rose by 2.8% in August, its biggest increase in almost ten years. The latest figures ...
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ECB trims emergency support, but insists ‘no tapering’

The European Central Bank has today raised its forecast for economic growth in 2021, as the euro zone recovery gathers ...
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