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# follow the money

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January 2023
# Recovery Files
Cash for reforms: €700 billion EU recovery fund sparks concern and criticism
Analysis by Noteworthy and European journalists finds that Ireland is among several member states who repackaged old promises in reform plans.
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# Back To School
Here's a breakdown of where the government's €376m funding to re-open schools will be spent
The plan includes €53 million for 1,000 extra teachers at post-primary level and a €52.2 million school cleaning grant.
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'It's our job to question everyone': PAC says probe into president's spending was 'legitimate'
The committee got into hot water before the presidential election when it decided to review the spending of the Office of the President of Ireland.
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PAC likely to examine Áras finances every year to avoid 'hullabaloo in next campaign'
There was controversy during the campaign about the €317,000 annual allowance paid to the Office of the President.
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'Clubs are creating a very strange, out-of-control market': Jose Mourinho bemoans new 'reality'
Manchester City have spent over £200m so far while United are heading in that direction too.
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'It's like we're in an episode of Father Ted': Top civil servants contradict each other when questioned
Civilian members of the gardaí gave evidence in front of the Public Accounts Committee today.
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How were the 150,000 garda hours for phantom breath tests accounted for?
The former Nothern Ireland police ombudsman said it is “mind-boggling” that this could have happened.
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Irish banks have frozen Al-Qaeda assets of over €1 million
Money from Iran, Syria, Somalia and North Korea has also been frozen by Irish banks.
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Senior gangland figure's sister arrested as CAB hunt for proceeds of crime
Criminal Assets Bureau have now expanded their surveillance to family members and friends of gangland figures who are offloading assets.
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A number of vacancies at the Criminal Assets Bureau have yet to be filled
Despite controversies over the appointment of senior positions within the force, staff there have yet to be replaced.
# Brexit
An investment firm is moving 100 jobs from London to Dublin - but NOT because of Brexit
“To be clear, this is all part of this long term strategy”.
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Irish tax deals costing poorer countries 'millions' in tax revenues
ActionAid has called on the Irish government to reconsider treaties that reduce multinationals’ tax obligations in developing countries.
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Here's where terrorist groups like Islamic State and Al Qaeda get their money
Scamming banks, demanding ransoms and controlling oil are among the many ways these terrorists fund their activities.
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This is how much tax Google paid in Ireland last year
The company employed nearly 3,000 people across Ireland in 2014.
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How one company put €10 million in funding on the table for Irish business
Linked Finance was Ireland’s first peer-to-peer lending site.
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Are you a recent graduate? Here's where the jobs are - and how much you'll be paid
Things are looking up for new graduates entering the workforce…
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This startup is trying to solve the tricky business of finding graduates jobs
Having launched in March, Shake.io aims to connect students with paid graduate positions and internships.
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David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks
The economist’s Iconic Media Ltd. posted accumulated profits of €630,000 for 2014
# Friends of Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin says the money it got from Martin Sheen and others 'is not a secret'
The Irish Times has disclosed some $12 million in donations to its US fundraising arm over the last two decades
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Meet the 17-year-old whose company is helping out YouTube channels
Shane Corry founded Creative Nation, a company which helps YouTube channels grown in return for a percentage of revenue.
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Scott takes the lead at Tour Championship
The Australian finished birdie-birdie for the second straight day on the tough closing holes at East Lake, allowing him to recover from a rugged start for a 5-under 65 on Friday and a one-shot lead over KJ Choi.