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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Cash

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# Cannabis
Woman charged over seizure of €196,000 and drugs in Limerick
A man was released without charge.
# Property Market
Almost half of all properties sold in 2018 bought with cash or savings
The latest quarterly Consumer Market Monitor shows that 55,000 homes were purchased last year, an 8% increase.
# Tallaght
Dublin community 'shocked' after money stolen from church collectors at knifepoint
It is believed the amount stolen was about €10,000.
# Cash OUt
Poll: Do you prefer to use contactless payments?
New research has suggested that people making cash payments will be in a minority in the next half-decade.
# Cork
Cash and gold coins found during search over €3.5 million fraudulent claims
CAB and gardaí carried out the search.
# Wexford
Two men to appear in court over €1.7m cash seizure
Five people were arrested after searches in Wexford and Dublin yesterday.
# wexford and dublin
Four men arrested after gardaí seize €1.2 million in cash
The operation was part of an investigation into organised crime.
# Swipe
There are almost 4.5 million debit cards in use in Ireland
Debit card use is increasing at a much higher rate than credit cards in Ireland.
# Shortages
Boojum says it will stop deducting till shortages from staff's tips but 'may deduct from wages'
Mexican burrito bar Boojum has admitted to previously using staff tips to make up for shortages in the till.
# Ah here
Someone in Ireland is sitting on €1 million euro and has just hours to claim it
The winning Quick Pick ticket was sold at the Eason Store in the Wilton Shopping Centre in Cork City.
# Irish Water
Irish Water 'may not be able to refund' more than 43,000 customers who paid water charges
€177 million was provided to Irish Water last year to refund to some 995,000 domestic customers, that included €5 million in administration costs.
# Seizure
€1.6 million in drugs and cash seized in Carlow
The search was assisted by Europol.
# Winnings
Questions raised about unclaimed money not reverting back to National Lottery prize fund
Expired unclaimed prizes can be used for the promotion of the National Lottery or the Lottery Games.
# drug money
International hotel chain 'unwittingly accepted millions of euro in Irish drug money'
The hotel owners had no idea the money potentially came from criminality.
# Cash
Irish people warned they are being 'ripped off' by ATMs in foreign countries
People are advised not to withdraw money in their own currency rate as it is more expensive.
# Cash
Gardaí working up to 100 hours a week for overtime payments of up to €68,500
Gardaí spent €107 million on overtime so far this year with one garda earning €68,641 in overtime alone.
# Drugs Seizure
Gardaí release pictures of cash and drugs seized from massive Irish-Dutch operation
Three Irish men were arrested in the operation.
Irish Water refunds page set up as utility prepares to start sending out cheques
Cheques will be sent to customers as Irish Water says this is the most effective method available.
# sniffing out crime
Sniffer dogs help discover 8,000 cigarettes and €15k in cash
Three people were questioned in relation to the seizure.
# Seizure
€400k in cash seized from house in Ballymun, along with gun and cocaine
Two men have been arrested.
# Courts
Man jailed for car crash which killed eight people asks High Court to release him from prison
Shaun Kelly was sentenced to eight years in jail with four suspended after a crash that killed eight people in Donegal.
# payday
Garda overtime bill soars to €60.5 million for first six months of 2017
That means it has grown by 57% for January to June compared to the same period last year.
# Flying High
Michael O'Leary's pay package climbed even higher last year
The Ryanair chief heads a list of the best-paid European airline bosses.
# Marlay Park
Brothers who pocketed €8,000 in cash from bartending at Dublin charity concert given community service
Brothers John and Conal McGinley had pleaded guilty to one count of theft at the July 2016 gig in Dublin’s Marlay Park.
# stolen film
Hackers claiming to have one of Disney's unreleased movies demanding "huge" ransom, reports
There’s speculation the film may be Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales which opens on 26 May or Cars 3 due for release next month.
# Funding
HSE spent almost €6 million sending 30 children abroad for treatment that's available here
One mother said, “It’s just not good enough in today’s society that people have to go through such horrors.”
# Jailed
Bank worker jailed after lodging over 140k into her and family's accounts
Alice Warnock was jailed for 12 months.
# duplicate payments
Are you with Vodafone? Some customers have been charged their monthly bill twice
The company said that affected customers will be refunded over the next few days.
# close eye
These are the price differences in alcohol and cigarettes across the border that Noonan is monitoring
The Finance Minister says he’s monitoring price levels to try and prevent differences that would would see consumers crossing the border to shop.
# Gold Coast
Australian rapper ran into the sea after running up €420 bill at seafood restaurant
Police were towed to the man on the back of jet-skis.
# Europa series
This is what the new €50 note (and its security features) looks like
The European Central Bank says the notes are very easy to check using the feel, look and tilt method.
# Countdown
Lottery team head to Cork to find owner of €1 million winning ticket as deadline looms
The winner has until next Friday to claim their prize.
# young adult
17 signs you're finally becoming grown up with cash
Look at you, doing the Big Shop.
# winning ticket
Lotto dispute between Galway man and his stepmother resumes before the High Court
The man claims he is entitled to €560,000 but his stepmother says she bought and owned the winning ticket.
# trafficked
Largest cannabis haul in State's history linked to convicted Irish trafficker
Early investigations have pointed gardaí towards two of the country’s most powerful drug trafficking cartels.
# Contractors
Outsourced Central Bank staff paid an average daily rate of €551
The Finance Minister said individual daily rates could not be disclosed for commercial reasons.
# Winning
Winning €1 million lotto ticket bought in Cork
Four tickets sold in Westmeath, Kerry and Dublin are worth €100,000 each.
# Freedom of Information
Division by division breakdown: Over €54 million spend on garda overtime
The bill for the Dublin divisions made up 62% of the overall spend.
# it appeared
Man to be sentenced after spending €8,000 that appeared in his account on food, drink and trips away
The judge said it was very dishonest and the bank was at a significant loss.
# spendy
Ireland's Airbnb figures: 650,000 guests and €27 million income for hosts
In the last year, 6,000 hosts in regional and rural Ireland have earned an average additional income of €2,700 per household.