January 2005
Ireland;2005, p30
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The article discusses the economic history of Ireland. The country's economic growth has come slowly but after several years of struggle, its trade-dependent economy has rebounded and is healthy and strong. The Industrial Development Authority was established in Ireland in 1949 to promote industrialization. During the 1950s until the 1970s, the country experienced a rapid economic growth. But the 1980s saw a decline in Ireland's economy. The country's unemployment had increased from 1979 to 1990.


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