Category: Investment

Kenmare Dublin Economics Workshop

Slí Eile 17/10/2009

Slí Eile: The chorus is in full swing. The Dublin Economic Consensus workshop in Kenmare. Cuts, Deflation, Now, No Alternative. Even Garrett the …

Nobel Prizes for Elinor Ostrom and Oliver Williamson

Slí Eile 13/10/2009

Slí Eile: Yesterday, it was announced that a Nobel prize is to be awarded to Elinor Ostrom of Indiana University in the USA 'for her analysis of …

Placing citizenship centre-stage: Michael D's take on the debate and what's missing


Michael D. Higgins' opinion piece in today's Irish Times is well worth a read, especially in view of recent debates here on social welfare, rent …

Lower Rents Still Higher Than Rent Supplement in Dublin

Nat O'Connor 18/08/2009

Nat O'Connor: Rents drop 17% over 12 months according to DAFT’s latest Rental Report. This headline will be referred to in the next Budget to …

How to create jobs

Slí Eile 13/08/2009

Slí Eile: From a Financial Times editorial (The Luck of the Irish) of 10 August on the current state of the Irish

STT bid for Eircom

Donal Palcic 06/08/2009

Donal Palcic: The fifth change of ownership of Eircom now appears imminent with Singapore Technologies Telemedia (STT) very likely to make a deal to …

Guest post by Donal Palcic: Next Generation Broadband and the Smart Economy

Donal Palcic 30/07/2009

Donal Palcic: I read with interest the recent first report of the DCENR’s Knowledge Society Strategy process (entitled Technology Actions to …

The Learning Society

Slí Eile 09/07/2009

Slí Eile: In my previous post on “Capitalising on Culture, Competing on Difference: Innovation, Learning and Sense of Place in a Globalising …

Cuts and economic activity

Michael Taft 06/07/2009

Michael Taft: While we await the publication (or, at least, the drawn-out leaking) of the An Bord Snip Nua report, it is well to be reminded of the …

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