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Irish Water is refusing to say how many people have paid their bills
The utility has outlined a number of reasons why it won’t release the figures at this stage.
Irish Water apologises after sending letters to man six years dead
The man’s widow says she was shocked to receive the letters with ‘RIP’ written beside her husband’s name.
Ian Bailey could have millions in costs awarded against him
Legal sources say his bill will be “not low in the seven figures”.
Irish Water has 'no plans' to include promotional offers with your water bills
Did you opt out?
Here's how a Dublin pub used Facebook to track down lads who did a runner
Three men skipped out on a €300 bill – and the pub really let them know about it.
Thousands take part in anti-water charge protests across Ireland
Two people were arrested by gardaí today for minor public order offences.
'Things are more likely to be getting worse than better for consumers'
Most people also expect to pay more on essential items over the next six months.
Cameron: 'No way are we paying a surprise bill from the EU for €2bn'
“If people think that is going to happen they’ve got another thing coming.”
Here's what the Taoiseach has to say about Irish Water and your PPS number
Enda Kenny made the comment in the Dáil as it met after the summer break.
How to protect yourself against unwanted app charges
Because nobody wants to be greeted with a large bill at the end of the month.
What changes does Ibec want in the 2015 Budget?
Ibec is one of several groups making pre-budget submissions to the Oireachtas Finance Committee today, but what else is happening in Leinster House?
Could a levy on alcohol help suicide prevention?
Senators think it could raise €200 million a year to help improve mental health services. They’ll be discussing this and several other topics today.
1 in 5 households are behind in their electricity bills
The survey was carried out by the Commission for Energy Regulation.
What can TDs do to prevent suicide in prisons?
The Justice Committee will discuss this and other issues today.
More households borrowing money to pay "increasingly unaffordable" energy bills
Increasing numbers are turning to credit cards or dipping into savings.
Poll: What's a fair price to pay for water each year?
Reports suggest the average bill will be less than €300 – do you think that’s fair?
Eircom error will leave 30,000 paying big bills
Eircom says it failed to process direct debits.
EU lawmakers vote in favour of scrapping roaming charges by 2015
The European Commission says it expects a final agreement of the legislation by December 2014.
Disposable income on the rise but 1/3 rely on credit card to make ends meet
The latest survey from the Irish League of Credit Unions shows the number of people with no money left over after essential bills has fallen by almost 40,000.
Eirgrid receives thousands of submissions on pylon project
Minister Pat Rabbitte is expected to meet with the board and senior management of Eirgrid later this week.
Putting electricity cables underground will add 3% to electricity bills over the next 50 years, says Rabbitte
The deadline for submissions on this third round of public consultation conducted by Eirgrid is 5pm today.
11 excellent hidden messages on restaurant receipts
Always, ALWAYS check your bill carefully.
Laws to extend free GP care and regulate sunbed use promised by government
The government has published a list of bills it expects to publish between now and the end of the year.
TD uses Dáil questions to see how effective Seanad is, Ministers tell her to find out herself
The deputy director of Fine Gael’s Seanad abolition campaign, Regina Doherty, used the parliamentary questions to find out information about the Seanad, but ministers in her own party told her to find out herself.
Column: Here's what a politician does during the summer
The Dáil and Seanad may not be voting but that doesn’t mean TDs and Senators are on holidays. In fact, the summer months are when a lot of important work gets done, writes Anne Ferris TD.
€500m worth of T-Bills sold at auction
The bills were sold at a lower interest rate this month than last month.
Column: We have a president with an opinion, what's the big deal?
Michael D Higgins won the Irish presidential elections based on his vision of a ‘radically inclusive Republic’. So how could anyone be surprised about him elaborating on that vision, asks Maura Adshead.
Another €500m of T-Bills for sale this week
The NTMA will hold another auction this Thursday as it attempts to help Ireland return to normal lending markets.
Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut - I can't take any more
The mobility grant gave me and my husband the chance to lead independent lives, with dignity, writes Miriam Murphy, who says this government are chipping away at the help for people with disabilities.
Leo Varadkar: Property tax is easy to pay and hard to evade
The Minister for Transport said that people struggling to pay their bills do not automatically become exempt from income tax and the same principle should apply to the forthcoming property tax.
More than 5,800 homes lost gas or electricity connection because of non-payment
The figures were compiled by the Commission for Energy Regulation for the period from July to September 2012.
Childcare costs leave parents struggling to pay household bills
A survey has shown that costs are also preventing many parents from taking up employment.
61% of people have under €100 left a month after essential bills - Credit Unions
the final 2012 ‘What’s Left’ tracker series conducted by the Irish league of Credit Unions shows 61% of people have €100 or less left at the end of the month once essential bills are paid.
2012 was Dáil's busiest year since foundation of State
The Dáil sat on 123 days last year – the most in its history, beating records set in the 1920s.
Over 1.3 million adults have less than €50 left after monthly bills
And looking ahead to winter, households are worried about heating costs and Christmas expenses.
Poll: Do you try to shop in Irish-owned supermarkets?
Study shows that chains like Tesco, Aldi and Lidl are experiencing more growth than homegrown Irish chains – do you make a conscious choice to shop in Irish supermarkets?
Poll: Have you turned on your heating yet?
With energy price hikes kicking in soon and temperatures falling, are you switching on the timer – or holding off as long as possible?
The Redzone: The 49ers can cool the Jets
With both teams unexpectedly 2-1, but for very different reasons, there’s a lot on the line in New York this weekend.