Possibly Limekiln Road, Dublin 12.
Maria M writes:
Recession is definitely over… 7 lads to dig a hole.
More as we get it.
Paddy Ferris writes:
If you want to know how bad a certain amount of people in this country are suffering due to austerity, one need only take a look at adverts.ie today as a person asks ‘Please help?’ He is looking for a loan of €200 for ‘food for my kids.’ Shockingly sad, and an indictment of the economics that our government still advocate.
Please Help (Adverts.ie)
UPDATE: Ad since withdrawn. Go figure.
[The UNICEF report] found Irish families with children have lost the equivalent of ten years of income progress. The child poverty rate rose by over 10% to 28.6% between 2008 and 2012.This corresponds to a net increase of more than 130,000 poor children in Ireland.
There you go now.
UNICEF report finds 10% rise in child poverty in Ireland (RTE)
Michael O’Riordan writes:
Glad to see we managed to sell so many bonds on the international markets. At this rate it will only take 23 million more sales to clear our debt…
Related: Dublin sort de la récession (Le Monde)
David Cantwell writes:
Over the weekend at Seapoint [Co Dublin], a lone soldier sticks it to the recession.
Maybe he might like to play some Xbox?
Rebecca Noonan writes:
A young Irish woman at an EU Citizen’s Initiative in Ghent, Belgium yesterday responded to the EU Commissioner for Trade’s claim that Ireland is out of a recession – and got a round of applause while doing so, Made Flemish news!
Jonah Hill was also in attendance.