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#Big Bucks

# big-bucks - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

€81,000 salary hike for senior Department of Health role 'right decision', says Minister
# Michael McGrath
# Michael McGrath

€81,000 salary hike for senior Department of Health role 'right decision', says Minister

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:01 PM 72,135 Views 124 Comments

The role of secretary general at the Department of Health has been advertised with a salary of €292,000.

# big-bucks - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Here's how much RTÉ's top presenters earned from 2017 to 2019
# Big Bucks
# Big Bucks

Here's how much RTÉ's top presenters earned from 2017 to 2019

Jan 20th 2021, 4:26 PM 51,385 Views 105 Comments

The top 10 earners at RTÉ collectively took in just over €9 million in fees during the three-year period.

# big-bucks - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Starbucks wins appeal in EU court over €30 million European Commission tax fine
# Big Bucks
# Big Bucks

Starbucks wins appeal in EU court over €30 million European Commission tax fine

Sep 24th 2019, 2:51 PM 8,546 Views 6 Comments

Ireland is also battling a similar fine levied against tech giant Apple over its Irish-based operations.

# big-bucks - Friday 2 August, 2019

Man United agree €87 million fee with Leicester for Harry Maguire
# Big Bucks
From The42
# Big Bucks

Man United agree €87 million fee with Leicester for Harry Maguire

Aug 2nd 2019, 4:13 PM 14,612 Views 72 Comments

The England international is set to become the most expensive defender in world football.

# big-bucks - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Pacquiao in talks with Hearn and Matchroom over promotional deal
# Big Bucks
From The42
# Big Bucks

Pacquiao in talks with Hearn and Matchroom over promotional deal

Aug 9th 2018, 8:33 PM 8,714 Views 1 Comment

Katie Taylor’s promoter is mulling over a move to sign six-weight world champion Pacquiao, now a free agent.

# big-bucks - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Jon Gruden's Raiders contract expected to be richest ever for a coach 'by a landslide'
# Big Bucks
From The42
# Big Bucks

Jon Gruden's Raiders contract expected to be richest ever for a coach 'by a landslide'

Jan 3rd 2018, 1:32 PM 5,261 Views 2 Comments

Gruden’s salary is expected to exceed Bill Belichick’s $7-9m annual haul.

# big-bucks - Monday 25 December, 2017

Cha-ching! These were the top 10 highest-paid teams in world sport this year
# Rich List
From The42
# Rich List

Cha-ching! These were the top 10 highest-paid teams in world sport this year

Dec 25th 2017, 4:30 PM 11,515 Views 8 Comments

US teams, and basketball in particular, dominate the 2017 list.

# big-bucks - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Taylor earned 'substantial six-figure sum' in London, but has never signed for Hearn
# Big Bucks
From The42
# Big Bucks

Taylor earned 'substantial six-figure sum' in London, but has never signed for Hearn

Dec 17th 2017, 7:00 AM 42,076 Views 13 Comments

Katie Taylor’s deal with Eddie Hearn is bound only by a handshake, but it’s paying dividends for both.

# big-bucks - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

RTÉ's top-10 earners list has three women and Tubridy on top
# Big Bucks
# Big Bucks

RTÉ's top-10 earners list has three women and Tubridy on top

Aug 1st 2017, 4:11 PM 73,428 Views 190 Comments

Ray D’Arcy comes straight into the list at number two.

# big-bucks - Monday 2 January, 2017

Belgian star Witsel opts for China over Juventus in 'very difficult decision'
# Big Bucks
From The42
# Big Bucks

Belgian star Witsel opts for China over Juventus in 'very difficult decision'

Jan 2nd 2017, 10:50 AM 15,431 Views 30 Comments

Axel Witsel had looked likely to join the Italian champs but will now become the latest recruit to be lured to China.

# big-bucks - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Why does Starbucks keep opening stores without planning permission?
# Big Bucks
# Big Bucks

Why does Starbucks keep opening stores without planning permission?

Sep 14th 2016, 6:07 AM 54,400 Views 99 Comments

Multiple outlets of the international coffee chain have fallen foul of planning laws in recent months.

# big-bucks - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Hulk arrives in China to sign €55 million deal with Sven-Goran Eriksson's Shanghai
# The Incredible
From The42
# The Incredible

Hulk arrives in China to sign €55 million deal with Sven-Goran Eriksson's Shanghai

Jun 29th 2016, 9:35 AM 6,976 Views 12 Comments

The striker is the latest player to move to the lucrative Chinese Super League.

# big-bucks - Monday 20 June, 2016

Paul Pogba in talks with Real Madrid and two other clubs over €120 million transfer
# Big Bucks
From The42
# Big Bucks

Paul Pogba in talks with Real Madrid and two other clubs over €120 million transfer

Jun 20th 2016, 4:29 PM 8,458 Views 20 Comments

The player’s agent claims Real Madrid is the preferred destination.

# big-bucks - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Massive boost for Northern Ireland as Michael O'Neill signs lucrative new deal
# Well Deserved
From The42
# Well Deserved

Massive boost for Northern Ireland as Michael O'Neill signs lucrative new deal

Mar 16th 2016, 12:50 PM 3,457 Views 4 Comments

The former Shamrock Rovers boss has signed a four-year contract extension which will begin after the Euro 2016 finals.

# big-bucks - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Fenerbahce reject €20 million bid for Nani from mystery Chinese club
# Big Bucks
From The42
# Big Bucks

Fenerbahce reject €20 million bid for Nani from mystery Chinese club

Jan 30th 2016, 1:55 PM 5,666 Views 3 Comments

The former Man United winger was offered €10m-a-year to sign for an unnamed club but is apparently committed to the Turkish league leaders.

# big-bucks - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

This 5-year-old company started in a Dublin college has been sold for $68 million
# Big Bucks
# Big Bucks

This 5-year-old company started in a Dublin college has been sold for $68 million

Oct 14th 2015, 10:56 AM 22,327 Views 7 Comments

Logentries was spun out of UCD in 2010.

# big-bucks - Monday 7 September, 2015

40 Irish bankers earned at least €1 million in 2013
# Big Bucks
# Big Bucks

40 Irish bankers earned at least €1 million in 2013

Sep 7th 2015, 10:14 PM 16,045 Views 47 Comments

Two bankers were earning €2 million or more.

# big-bucks - Sunday 19 July, 2015

€46 million for Christian Benteke? Liverpool agree fee for Aston Villa striker
# Big Bucks
From The42
# Big Bucks

€46 million for Christian Benteke? Liverpool agree fee for Aston Villa striker

Jul 19th 2015, 12:50 PM 12,151 Views 34 Comments

Brendan Rodgers has wasted little time in spending the Raheem Sterling money.

# big-bucks - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From Torres to Fellaini - the 10 biggest Premier League transfers
# Big Bucks
From The42
# Big Bucks

From Torres to Fellaini - the 10 biggest Premier League transfers

Jul 14th 2015, 7:56 PM 10,384 Views 11 Comments

In light of Raheem Sterling’s move to Manchester City, we look back on players who demanded the big bucks.

# big-bucks - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Liverpool have agreed to sell Raheem Sterling to Manchester City for €68 million - reports
# Big Bucks
From The42
# Big Bucks

Liverpool have agreed to sell Raheem Sterling to Manchester City for €68 million - reports

Jul 12th 2015, 6:29 PM 15,823 Views 97 Comments

He will become the most expensive English player of all time.

# big-bucks - Monday 26 January, 2015

Jurys Inn chain sold to US investors ... for a LOT of money
# Big Bucks
# Big Bucks

Jurys Inn chain sold to US investors ... for a LOT of money

Jan 26th 2015, 1:32 PM 13,248 Views 11 Comments

Lone Star Funds has struck a deal with stakeholders.

# big-bucks - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Steven Gerrard is set to sign 18-month contract with LA Galaxy worth $6 million a year - reports
# Big Bucks
From The42
# Big Bucks

Steven Gerrard is set to sign 18-month contract with LA Galaxy worth $6 million a year - reports

Jan 3rd 2015, 11:48 PM 5,372 Views 5 Comments

Robbie will be looking for a pay rise.

# big-bucks - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

How much would you spend on a watch? This one fetched €17 million... a world record
# Big Spender
# Big Spender

How much would you spend on a watch? This one fetched €17 million... a world record

Nov 11th 2014, 9:13 PM 15,375 Views 42 Comments

The handcrafted timepiece is named after its original owner, a New York banker,who ordered it in 1925.

# big-bucks - Monday 27 October, 2014

With 10 grand at stake, 'it's kill or be killed' in top level handball
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

With 10 grand at stake, 'it's kill or be killed' in top level handball

Oct 27th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,130 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s premier handballer Paul Brady admitted relief at claiming victory in the season’s first ‘Major’ in LA.

# big-bucks - Friday 12 September, 2014

In-form Rory McIlroy up to second as Horschel leads Tour Championship
# $$$$$$$
From The42
# $$$$$$$

In-form Rory McIlroy up to second as Horschel leads Tour Championship

Sep 12th 2014, 10:36 PM 7,900 Views 1 Comment

No rush, Rors. It’s only $10 million we’re talking about here.

# big-bucks - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Six shopping centres up for grabs, going rate €120 million
# Big Bucks
# Big Bucks

Six shopping centres up for grabs, going rate €120 million

Sep 3rd 2014, 12:36 PM 17,932 Views 20 Comments

Total of seven properties on the market to claw back some of Bank of Scotland’s billions in Irish loans.

# big-bucks - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Big Buck's retires after coming up short in Cheltenham World Hurdle
# Cheltenham 2014
From The42
# Cheltenham 2014

Big Buck's retires after coming up short in Cheltenham World Hurdle

Mar 13th 2014, 3:48 PM 2,323 Views 0 Comments

The 11-year-old finished out of the places in his bid to win a remarkable fifth World Hurdle.

POLL: Who do you think will win today’s World Hurdle at Cheltenham?
# Cheltenham 2014
From The42
# Cheltenham 2014

POLL: Who do you think will win today’s World Hurdle at Cheltenham?

Mar 13th 2014, 12:30 PM 2,095 Views 0 Comments

Today’s feature race has been billed as “The Lady and the Champ” as Annie Power sets out to topple Big Buck’s.

# big-bucks - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Facebook buys WhatsApp message service for $16billion
# Big Bucks
# Big Bucks

Facebook buys WhatsApp message service for $16billion

Feb 19th 2014, 10:23 PM 19,742 Views 73 Comments

The deal includes $4 billion in cash and $12 billion in stock.

# big-bucks - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Knock out blow for Big Bucks hits punters’ pockets
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Knock out blow for Big Bucks hits punters’ pockets

Jan 25th 2014, 8:11 PM 3,096 Views 4 Comments

The Paul Nicholls trained horse lost for the first time in five years.

# big-bucks - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

And the world's highest earning actress is...
# Cha-ching!
From The Daily Edge
# Cha-ching!

And the world's highest earning actress is...

Jul 30th 2013, 12:30 PM 27,319 Views 40 Comments

These Hollywood starlets are rolling in it.

# big-bucks - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

And the highest-earning celebrity under 30 is...
# Young Money
From The Daily Edge
# Young Money

And the highest-earning celebrity under 30 is...

Jul 24th 2013, 12:12 PM 25,859 Views 41 Comments

This lot will make you feel inadequate.

# big-bucks - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

And Hollywood's highest-paid actor is...
# Big Bucks
From The Daily Edge
# Big Bucks

And Hollywood's highest-paid actor is...

Jul 17th 2013, 9:32 AM 31,424 Views 55 Comments

This might be a bit of a surprise.

# big-bucks - Monday 17 December, 2012

Big Buck's and Al Ferof set to be out for remainder of season
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Big Buck's and Al Ferof set to be out for remainder of season

Dec 17th 2012, 10:32 PM 576 Views 0 Comments

Horse trainer Paul Nicholls issued the news tonight, via a statement to reporters.

# big-bucks - Friday 30 November, 2012

Forbes lists the 25 richest musicians in 2012
# Rich List
# Rich List

Forbes lists the 25 richest musicians in 2012

Nov 30th 2012, 11:52 AM 42,093 Views 54 Comments

Dr Dre came out on top, with Irish rockers U2 taking the fourth spot.

# big-bucks - Friday 13 July, 2012

'PSG have bought Zlatan and Thiago Silva' - Berlusconi
# Big Money
From The42
# Big Money

'PSG have bought Zlatan and Thiago Silva' - Berlusconi

Jul 13th 2012, 9:37 AM 759 Views 0 Comments

The AC Milan president claims two of his star players are on their way to France.

# big-bucks - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Wooooo-ney: here's your spooky Wayne Rooney pic of the day
# I'll Be Watching You
From The42
# I'll Be Watching You

Wooooo-ney: here's your spooky Wayne Rooney pic of the day

Apr 12th 2012, 4:00 PM 831 Views 0 Comments

We didn’t think people were being serious when they said Wazza was a shadow of his former self…

History Buck's! Big Buck's wins his 17th straight race at Aintree
# Machine
From The42
# Machine

History Buck's! Big Buck's wins his 17th straight race at Aintree

Apr 12th 2012, 2:45 PM 212 Views 0 Comments

Ruby Walsh says that Big Buck’s has more to offer after the nine-year-old broke Sir Ken’s jumps record at Aintree today.

Mark Your Card: your best bets for Day 1 at Aintree
# Runners And Riders
From The42
# Runners And Riders

Mark Your Card: your best bets for Day 1 at Aintree

Apr 12th 2012, 10:39 AM 302 Views 0 Comments

Grand National weekend starts here. Declan Smyth has four tips to get you through the afternoon’s racing on Merseyside.

# big-bucks - Saturday 17 March, 2012

All over for another year: some of the best pics from Cheltenham 2012
# CheltFest
From The42
# CheltFest

All over for another year: some of the best pics from Cheltenham 2012

Mar 17th 2012, 1:30 PM 317 Views 0 Comments

From fallers to photo-finishes, here’s how the Festival looked through a lens.

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