The economic history of Éire (Ireland and occupied Ireland)

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U.S. Has Own Agenda for Northern Ireland
By William Pomeroy, People's Weekly World, 24 June 1995. A three day conference on Trade and lnvestment held in Washington has exposed the purpose of U.S. maneuverings in regard to Northern Ireland. It provided the venue for the first meeting between a leader of the northern Irish republican movement and a top ranking official of the British government.
Ireland throws off vestiges of its colonial past
By William Pomeroy, People's Weekly World, 29 March 1997. British people were stunned at the end of January by the publication of a study by a parliamentary economics research body showing that the Republic of Ireland has now leaped ahead of Britain in national income per person.
Is This As Good As It Gets?
By Aileen O'Carroll, Workers Soldarity, March 1999. The Celtic Tiger is special. Where has this economic success come from? Much of it is due to the Tiger's ability to attract foreign investment. While Irish industry still sells mostly to the Irish market, the percentage which is being exported is rising.
Shipyard's anger over lost contract
BBC News Online, Friday 10 March 2000. Belfast's Harland and Wolff shipyard has criticised Northern Ireland government departments after losing a major contract. a deal for a new multi-million pound liner had gone to a yard in France. The deal for a new multi-million pound liner had gone to a yard in France, which could cost 1700 jobs.
Intel Irish fab expansion hits snag
By Andrew Thomas, Irish Register, 25 August 2000. Intel's plan for a expansion of its Ireland plant is facing protests from environmentalists. While it would create 1000 additional jobs, locals are objecting to pollution from the semiconductor manufacturing process