Reamonn Lydon

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The net wealth of the median household has jumped by almost three quarters in five years. Photograph: iStock

Irish households are better positioned to withstand a Covid-induced recession than they were at the time of the last financial crash, according to a n(...)

Younger, less-educated people in lower-paid jobs are exposed, while many older, better-paid folk are protected. File photograph: Provision

We are in a recession, all right, but nothing like we have ever seen before. Leo Varadkar was right when he said during the week that this would be th(...)

There were roughly two unemployed people for every job vacancy in Dublin, the study found. Photograph: Getty

Dublin’s labour market is now as tight as central London’s, according to a study by the Central Bank and recruitment website Indeed. The research, pr(...)

Figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show the number of people employed in the Republic’s economy has grown to a record 2.31 million.

Record levels of employment are putting upward pressure on wages and salaries, according to a new study by the Central Bank and recruitment website In(...)

If you fancy yourself as a culinary genius, this might be the time to change career altogether as chefs are currently at the top of the switching league. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

For those who lived through the madness of the last tight labour market, it’s a familiar picture. Wages are going up, bonuses are back, incentive pack(...)

The authors median down payment for a non-Dublin first-time buyer in 2016 was €25,000, well below earlier peaks.

Home buyers in Ireland typically need a 20 per cent deposit to acquire a property which is lower than in many other European countries, new research r(...)

Central Bank: its  study showed that while many people were grateful simply to get a job during a recession, it was a bad time to get hired as employers tend to lower what they offer new hires

Salaries for new hires fell by an average of 15 per cent in the years 2005-2014, as employers responded to a surge in unemployment by cutting earnings(...)

Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan yesterday: “Permanent debt relief is not something that can be offered to all”. Photograph: Dave Meehan

In an unusually forceful statement yesterday, the governor of the Central Bank and he(...)