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Old 14-10-2014, 02:53 PM   #39
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U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday / Bad (Live Aid 1985) HD DVD Quality..
Tiger! Tiger! burning bright
In the forest of the night
What immortal hand or eye
Could frame thy fearful symmetry..

The economy of Ireland is a modern knowledge economy, focusing on services and high-tech industries and dependent on trade, industry and investment. In terms of GDP per capita, Ireland is ranked as one of the wealthiest countries in the OECD and the EU-27 at 5th in the OECD-28 rankings as of 2008..123.7% of GDP (2013)...

You could wrap $1 bills around the Earth 984 times with the debt amount!

If you lay $1 bills on top of each other they would make a pile 27,611 km, or 17,157 miles high!

That's equivalent to 0.07 trips to the Moon!

The financial crisis of 2008 badly damaged the economy, compounding domestic economic problems related to the collapse of the Irish property bubble.. After 24 years of continuous growth at an annual level during 1984–2007, Ireland first experienced a short technical recession from Q2-Q3 2007, followed by a long 2-year recession from Q1 2008 – Q4 2009..In March 2008, Ireland had the highest level of household debt relative to disposable income in the developed world at 190%, causing a further slow down in private consumption, and thus also being one of the reasons for the long lasting recession.. The hard economic climate was reported in April 2010, even to have led to a resumed emigration...After a year with side stepping economic activity in 2010, Irish real GDP rose by 2.2% in 2011 and 0.2% in 2012, which was mainly driven by strong improvements in the export sector – while private consumption remained subdued...

See the Republic of Ireland's national debt mount up, a measure of the legacy the Irish Government is in the process of bequeathing to the children of Ireland..

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