Essential reading on Ireland’s corporation tax regime and the IFSC in a report commissioned by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions Northern Ireland Committee.
Archive for the 'Irish Economy' Category
Thanks to Donnacha Ó Briain for the audio.
This is a recording of the talk I gave at the Unlock Nama campaign launch, which took place on Saturday 28 Jan 2012, at 66-67 Great Strand Street, Dublin 1.
It’s about 22 minutes long.
At the start I drew a diagram on some sheet paper on the […]
The Government talks about how the return of exports will save the Irish economy.
Thing is, they never went away.
Imports / Exports in terms of volume:
Imports / exports in terms of value:
Trade surplus in terms of value:
[This is the proposal for the pilot course as it stands today - hoping to refine and refocus it over the coming weeks, but this is the base of it here.
If the pilot course is successful, and there is sufficient interest within the organised trade union movement to continue with the course, then I’d see […]
I brought this up on Facebook - the idea of a course on Irish political economy - and I asked what questions would people like to see such a course address. Here are some of them - please feel free to add to this list in the comments below:
… Did Ireland benefit from being in […]
I sat down at my desk today and drew up a rough plan for a book on money, credit and banking in Ireland.
It’s doubtful if the finished thing will relate to this at all, but for me the drawing of a map of themes and ideas is just a way of marking the start […]
[Photo from Occupy Cork]
I’ll be speaking at Occupy Cork, South Mall, this Thursday at 4pm and 7.30pm.
The 4pm talk will be on housing in Ireland ;
The 730pm talk will be on banking in Ireland.
A new season of Dole TV starts today and we’ve been promised 13 weeks of topical, funny, political and whatever your having yourself television from Irelands evergrowing reserve army of the unemployed. With new presenters Dean Scurry and Niamh Foley, an all new production crew but the return of some old favourites (yes, including Dotsy) […]