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  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 879.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::init() should be compatible with views_handler::init(&$view, $options) in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 745.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument_many_to_one.inc on line 36.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument_many_to_one.inc on line 36.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 589.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 589.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_node_status::operator_form() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::operator_form(&$form, &$form_state) in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/modules/node/views_handler_filter_node_status.inc on line 14.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 879.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument_many_to_one.inc on line 36.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument_many_to_one.inc on line 36.
  • strict warning: Declaration of semanticviews_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/semanticviews/semanticviews_plugin_style_default.inc on line 232.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 135.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 135.
  • warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/date/date/date.module on line 661.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 879.
  • warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/includes/handlers.inc on line 653.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 25.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 879.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 879.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 879.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument_many_to_one.inc on line 36.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /home1/finfacts/public_html/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument_many_to_one.inc on line 36.
Ireland

Ireland

(August 2014) The Government on Thursday published the 2013 annual report of the Irish Patents Office (IPO) and the year was the official target set in 2016 for Ireland to be internationally recognised as a 'world class knowledge economy.'
(August 2014) Strong growth in Irish manufacturing output continued in July on the back of further improvements in client demand both in Ireland and abroad. Employment and purchasing activity also rose again at the start of the second half of the year. Stronger new business inflows enabled firms to increase their output prices for a second successive month, while input costs also rose modestly.
(August 2014) HEALTH Minister Leo Varadkar is to delay the introduction of the Government’s controversial plan to reform the health insurance system and end the two-tier service.
(August 2014) The Irish Banking Federation has published the latest figures from the IBF Mortgage Approvals Report for the three months ending June 2014 and in the first half of 2014 the level of 10,746 approvals was 36.6% up on the same period in 2013 - - but on an annualised basis, the total is at the lowest since 1974 when Irish mortgage approval numbers were at 20,800, 40-years ago.
(September 2014) Pamela Newenham of The Irish Times is not the first journalist to be misled by distorted Irish data and will not be the last. The Department of Finance and Alan McQuaid, an economist, also quote a dramatic fall in unit labour costs cited by the European Commission and it is easy to be fooled.
(September 2014) Ireland: The Central Bank reported today that mortgage arrears in respect of BTL (buy-to-let) residential property investors rose in the second quarter despite rising rents/ falling interest rates - - there were 568 BTL properties in the banks’ possession at the beginning of Q2 2014 but there were almost 15,000 housing units in arrears for more than 2 years and some investors have been collecting rents since 2008 while taking advantage of the slow-motion legal system. This situation gives rise to a valid question, are BTL investors a State protected group?
(September 2014) The Irish service sector maintained a strong pace of improvement in August, with activity rising at a faster rate amid a sharp expansion in new business. Meanwhile, the rate of job creation also quickened as companies responded to higher workloads and expectations of further growth in future. However, official data reflecting a much wider panel and excluding financial services, is much more muted than the PMI (purchasing managers' index) survey, which is not fact-based.
(September 2014) Exchequer returns for August published Tuesday show that Irish tax revenues were almost €1bn above target in the year to August 2014 and Ibec, the employers' lobby group that wants to avoid pay rises, said in a rapid statement: "It is crucial that government demonstrates its belief in the strength of the economic recovery and signals to households that the coming budgets will boost rather than shrink personal spending power. The austerity budgets are now clearly over and the Government should communicate this as soon as possible to boost confidence and stimulate domestic demand."
(September 2014) Irish property prices and rents will continue to achieve significant growth in the medium term as the rapid recovery in demand continues to outstrip supply in the market, according to a new report [pdf] by Goodbody, the stockbrokers. The property cycle has moved firmly into recovery, but despite very strong price increases in the last year in both the commercial and residential segments, that recovery is still only in its early stages.
(September 2014) Irish Economy: On a seasonally adjusted basis the Live Register recorded a monthly decrease of 2,900 persons in August 2014, reducing the seasonally adjusted total to 380,100. In unadjusted terms there were 398,325 people signing on the Live Register in August 2014. This represents an annual fall of 36,955 (-8.5%). Together with numbers in publicly funded activation programs, the total number was 462,000 or 21% of the workforce.