Archive for the ‘Economy’ Category


The Department of Social Protection have launched their latest Jobs initiative spin called ‘Jobs Plus’. 
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The Anglo Tapes


Dáil Work, Economy, Leaders Questions

Clare asks Minister Joan Burton the real question: What are you going to do about it?

Economy, International

There has been a clear contradiction in the last week between international sources and the Irish government in relation to Ireland’s tax status. On the one hand we have the Taoiseach purporting that Ireland does not “do special tax-rate deals with companies”.  Tanaiste, Eamon Gilmore, has been adamant that Ireland’s corporate tax structure remains transparent. He has also toed the Taoiseach’s line that Ireland does not negotiate favourable or particular rates with any corporation.
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NO2CrokePark2 Campaign

Press Release 28th May.

ICTU Silence on anti-union legislation is deafening

Labour TDs and Senators must reject anti-union law

Protest at Dail Eireann on Wed at 5pm

In a statement today the NO2CrokePark2 Campaign called on ICTU to break its silence on the The Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Bill. The Bill, which is being rushed through the Dail and Seanad this week, is a fundamental attack on trade union rights and is being used to bully trade union members into accepting the Haddington Road Agreement.
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