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Some "Recovery" - Manufacturing Slumps, New Car Sales down 16% as empty Office Buildings soar by 6.7%


Dublin 4

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Some "Recovery" - Manufacturing Slumps, New Car Sales down 16% as empty Office Buildings soar by 6.7%

The NCB Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 48.6 in March from 51.5 in February, below the 50 line dividing growth from contraction for the first time since February last year.
Irish manufacturing shrinks for first time in a year - Telegraph

At current rate of sales, this would be worst year for new car sales since 2009
New car sales fell 15.7 per cent in the first quarter of the year compared to the first three months of last year. A total of to 45,840 have been registered with the new 131 number plate system.
New car sales fall 16% in first quarter - Car Reviews, News, & Advice | The Irish Times Motors - Mon, Apr 01, 2013

In all, the capital now has 6,202 empty properties compared with 5,581 in August.
Number of empty office buildings soars by 6.7pc - Independent.ie

These facts speak for themselves.

Whilst Property Tracker sites prove that there is not 2 different markets as shills pretend - these figure raise another specter.

There are 2 Planets - 1 inhabited by Journos & Politicians in Negative Equity were there is a "Recovery" & another Planet were the rest of his live.

Planet 2 AKA - The Real World... :|
 

Dublin 4

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Spoof spoof spoof :p
 

Analyzer

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Neve mind that. We are making loads of money in Dublin buying and selling houses and apartments to each other, again.

Let's all celebrate another housing mania.
 

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We're bouncing around the bottom...

We should expect to be slipping in and out of growth etc...

11 months of growth ain't a bad record tbh...

This crash thing that happened back in 2008 was far worse than anyone dared admit... It's gonna take decades to get out of it and when we finally do we shouldn't be aiming to be back where we were in the midst of the madness...

Ireland needs to rethink itself... just like Cyprus and the rest...

As for new cars... who cares? It's not an industry that supports much in this country... apart from the dealerships... People buying brand new cars every year was the abnormality...

It's a bit of a petty thread this... imo...

If it becomes a trend then there'll be reason to have a good auld moan...
 

macs magic

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Don't forget we created a few thousand jobs last year.That's real progress if you listen to the FG spin:roll:
 

Ribeye

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Think positive y'all,
 

tigerben

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The papers, politicans and commentators can all keep saying we're in recovery, but until the Irish mammy has a little left over weekly, then monthly out of the house hold budget , recovery won't be felt by Mr and Mrs average.
 

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It's not moaning it's just more evidence that these so called green shoots are simply PR spin from politicians who don't have the guts to admit they've made a pig's ear of Government. Over taxed, with huge sums of money taken out of the economy it's no wonder that statistics are pretty much showing that Austerity has failed and simply continues to inflict pain on both people and business.

But they won't change direction or admit they were wrong. Blasting out the usual rhetoric that we have to all take the pain. They say it's tough out there for us all, but they are lying as usual.

It's tough for people thrown on the dole being laid off, tough for those who are working barely to survive. Meanwhile Enda and pals swan around enjoying life on their large salaries and expenses. It's not tough for these cronies, but it is tough for us.

Shame on those who put these idiots in power I wasn't one of them. Now I have to try to find where I'm going to get the money to buy food this week. That's tough..
 

Crazy horse 6

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It's not moaning it's just more evidence that these so called green shoots are simply PR spin from politicians who don't have the guts to admit they've made a pig's ear of Government. Over taxed, with huge sums of money taken out of the economy it's no wonder that statistics are pretty much showing that Austerity has failed and simply continues to inflict pain on both people and business.

But they won't change direction or admit they were wrong. Blasting out the usual rhetoric that we have to all take the pain. They say it's tough out there for us all, but they are lying as usual.

It's tough for people thrown on the dole being laid off, tough for those who are working barely to survive. Meanwhile Enda and pals swan around enjoying life on their large salaries and expenses. It's not tough for these cronies, but it is tough for us.

Shame on those who put these idiots in power I wasn't one of them. Now I have to try to find where I'm going to get the money to buy food this week. That's tough..
The PR from the government i don't mind so much it's their job to lie, it's the media and state media in particular that are letting everyone down.
 

gijoe

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Neve mind that. We are making loads of money in Dublin buying and selling houses and apartments to each other, again.

Let's all celebrate another housing mania.
Or even better just 'talk it up' as Brendan O'Cionnor and Dylan McGrath suggested on Saturday night......
 

daveL

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who cares about real economies and all that aspirational stuff; an estate agent, some property websites and the Indo have told us property prices are on the way back to 'normal'
 

Rocky

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We're bouncing around the bottom...

We should expect to be slipping in and out of growth etc...

11 months of growth ain't a bad record tbh...

This crash thing that happened back in 2008 was far worse than anyone dared admit... It's gonna take decades to get out of it and when we finally do we shouldn't be aiming to be back where we were in the midst of the madness...

Ireland needs to rethink itself... just like Cyprus and the rest...

As for new cars... who cares? It's not an industry that supports much in this country... apart from the dealerships... People buying brand new cars every year was the abnormality...

It's a bit of a petty thread this... imo...

If it becomes a trend then there'll be reason to have a good auld moan...
There was a good article saying the same thing in relation to house prices in the SBP this week. That we've hit the point, where they're just going to bounce along for a good while.

We've stabilised and basically hit the bottom, but escepially while the rest of Europe stangnates and worse, we're going to largely stagnate as well.
 
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