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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Euro

This year
Irish MEPs highlight the importance of cash as digital Euro plans advance
Unlike cryptocurrency, the digital currency will be regulated by the European Central Bank.
Quiz: How much do you know about European currencies?
Test your knowledge.
Injury-time winner sees Ireland U17 team book place in Euro finals in Hungary
A 3-2 victory over Cyprus today for Ireland.
Last year
Four squad changes for Ireland U21s ahead of Euro play-off
Dara Costelloe, Anselmo Garcia MacNulty, Adam O’Reilly and David Odumosu receive call-ups, with Luca Connell and Liam Kerrigan among those ruled out through injury.
Euro hits new 20-year low, fighting to stay above US dollar
Weak economic data have raised further fears of recession.
EU financial oversight of Greece ends 12 years after bailouts
Athens will now have greater control over its domestic economic policy.
The euro is close to parity with the dollar – what could be the consequences of its fall in value?
The euro fell to its lowest level in 20 years this week.
No sign of new living cost measures before Budget as Taoiseach says recession is a 'not a given'
Finance minister Paschal Donohoe added that cost of living is causing a ‘very rapid fall in living standards’ for many.
Irish inflation hits 8.2%, above Eurozone average, as Sinn Féin proposes cash payment for workers
Inflation in the eurozone is at its highest level since recordkeeping for the euro began in 1997.
Europe marks the 20th anniversary of euro currency
Notes and coins were introduced in 12 countries on 1 January 2002.
All time
European Central Bank plans to redesign euro banknotes
A final decision on the new look is expected in 2024.
Learning from Italy hero Donnarumma, Dundalk goalkeeper hoping for similar impact in Europe
Alessio Abibi and the Lilywhites face Dutch side Vitesse in the Europa Conference League third qualifying round tonight.
The Football Family on Euro 2020: Better days ahead for talented Scots
A free clip from the latest episode of The Football Family’s Euro 2020 podcast.
Messi lifts Barca against lowly Levante, Ligue 1 may have a title race as PSG lose again
Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo scored two penalties on his 100th outing for Juve.
More than €800,000 worth of old Irish pounds redeemed in 2019
This is the lowest exchange amount made in the last five years.
Why has the pound slumped and what has Boris Johnson got to do with it?
Talk of a no-deal Brexit has ramped up since Boris Johnson took over as prime minister.
Car hunters driven abroad as Ireland sees record number of used vehicle imports during 2018
Statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show that 100,755 used cars were imported last year.
Poll: Do you think Ireland was right to join the euro?
This month marks 20 years since the currency was introduced to the market.
Factcheck: Can you buy a drink in Dublin with pounds?
David Davis thinks you can.
Touch of déjà vu for Cullen as Sexton knock opens door for Ross Byrne
The head coach hopes to see Johnny Sexton, Sean O’Brien and Rory O’Loughlin fit to feature against Glasgow next weekend.
Erasmus: Added attacking threat makes Munster a better contender in Europe this season
The southern province are confident that a sharp upturn in discipline will put them in good position this weekend.
Meath great-grandparents €100k richer after two Lotto wins in three days
The couple say they “won’t be going mad”.
Euro surges despite Le Pen making second round of French elections
The French vote was being closely watched as a bellwether for populist sentiment.
Here's how Trump's victory affected the dollar
One market analyst described it as “a bloodbath”.
'Good for Ireland': Germany's top court rules that the ECB can 'print money'
The challenge to the bond-buying plan could have ended the single currency.
Brexit speculation is sending the pound's value up and down
The exchange rate is all over the place.
The Irish fans didn't stop the party even when cleaning up after themselves
Clean up you boys in green.
How the world's currencies got their names
The Euro is pretty obvious, but other currency names have more interesting origins.
Safe and flashy: Here's what the new €20 note will look like
It sure is pretty.
The poor euro is getting pummelled again
Things were looking OK there for a while.
We've found 73 MILLION old £20 notes behind the couch since the euro arrived
€4.1 billion in punts, overall. That’s a hell of a lot of Communion money.
Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election
It’s called Popular Unity.
Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes
Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.
Ryanair wanted to offer free flights around Greece, but was turned down
The airline has launched a campaign to encourage tourism and travel in the embattled country.
What happens to currencies when they die?
We pursue it, discuss it, count it and obsess over it… but do we ever really think about what ‘money’ is?
The Greek people have said no – so what's next?
Yesterday’s result will have inspired millions across Europe that the forces of the 1% can be taken on.
Greece has offered Europe an opportunity to redress a fundamental flaw
It is in all our interests to bind up the economic and political wounds of the past seven years.
Poll: Should Greece accept the terms of a new bailout?
Nai or oxi?
It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go
The Greek problem will never be solved within the eurozone. It’s time to let them leave the euro, default on their loans, and try to rebuild from there with the drachma.
Greek PM Tsipras speaks to 25,000 as food and medicine supplies run low
Around 25,000 people gathered to hear PM Alexis Tsipras speak this evening.