Mark Carney’s plan to guide investors on the future cost of borrowing risks being drowned out by Britain’s strengthening economic recovery.
It’s just after lunchtime on a drizzly day in the Amsterdam suburb of Bos en Lommer and the line of people waiting to fill their bags with free rice, juice, potatoes and bread is lengthening.
Irish consumer confidence rose to its highest level in five months in February as households adjusted to budget cuts and fears of job losses began to ease.
Tara O’Neill stands empty-handed and defiant outside a Marks & Spencer store on Dublin’s busiest shopping street. She won’t be tempted to buy anything.
In a village in Cork in southern Ireland, about 50 farmers and business people meet on Sundays after mass to protest against taxpayer bailouts of bankers.
The agency set up to purge Ireland’s banks of risky commercial real-estate loans said it will recover all the taxpayer money that was invested in a Dublin office tower being sold to Google Inc.
Irish consumer confidence rose in March to its highest level in seven months as the country’s new government enjoyed a “honeymoon” after taking power.
Irish payrolls grew in the fourth quarter for the first time in more than four years as employers hired more part-time staff and emigration reduced the number of unemployed.
Ireland’s economy unexpectedly stagnated in the fourth quarter, as government and investment spending dropped.
Darren McCarthy is learning one thing from Ireland’s economic woes: how to be a salesman.
"The entire range of implications of this course of action may not have been completely thought through."
- Austin Hughes on Aug 05, 2013