Ireland leads World Electoral Freedom Index, according to international study

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The index measures over 50 indicators for 198 countries around the world. Countries are classified and ranked according to their electoral freedom. Ireland ranks first, Australia 5th and the UK 9th in the 2018 edition. Canada is 26th, New Zealand 39th and the USA 44th. READ OR DOWNLOAD THE FULL PDF DOCUMENT OF WEFI 2018 AT http://bit.ly/WEFI2018 February 2nd. Led … Read More

Airbnb is a great success story for Ireland and empowers ordinary people

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By Eamon Delaney Almost half a million visitors to Dublin stayed in Airbnb properties last year with individual hosts earning an average income of €4,900 by sharing their homes with visitors. Airbnb users generated an estimated €275 million for Dublin’s economy, according to a new report from the online accommodation service. This is fantastic news and a great achievement for … Read More

Free Market Road Show comes to Ireland

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The global Free Market Road Show (FMRS), co-hosted with the Austrian Economics Centre in Vienna, is coming to Ireland for the first time and will be held in Dublin this Thursday May 12. Details below and here: http://freemarket-rs.com/tour/dublin/ The event will be in the Fitzwilliam Hotel on St Stephen’s Green, Dublin and will feature exciting international and local speakers, as well … Read More

Want to Help the Poor? Embrace Capitalism

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Go to Oxfam Ireland’s website and it’s the first message to greet you: “Even it up. The world’s richest 1% own more wealth than everyone else put together. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Join us by taking action to end inequality. For good.” Oxfam.ie has published research on its website that shows that the world’s richest 62 … Read More