Irish bank debt burden remains unpayable

Irish Congress of Trade Unions chief economist Paul Sweeney has told a global economic summit in Washington DC that Europe must make good on its June 2012 promise to separate Ireland’s private and bank debt.


Economic survey predicts slow growth and increased unemployment

The Nevin Economic Research Institute (NERI) has predicted annual GDP growth of less than 1% per annum over the next two years, and a further increase in unemployment in 2013 and 2014.