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# income - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Taxi drivers 'leaving in droves' as industry hit hard by pandemic

Many drivers have been off the roads since March and there is still little work for them.

# income - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Over 10,000 charities now registered in Ireland, 8% with annual income more than €1m

The Charities Regulator described 2019 as its “busiest year to date”.

# income - Sunday 8 March, 2020

How I Spend My Money: A 55-year-old woman in Dublin who cares for her elderly mother and works part-time in a shop

This week, our reader explains how she and her husband bought their house in 2003 for over 500K, which caused them some hardship, but now they live a happy life of careful spending.

# income - Monday 17 December, 2018

Nearly 16% of Irish households at risk of poverty last year while disposable income increased

New CSO data shows that the average annual household disposable income was €48,476 in 2017.

# income - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Poll: Do you consider a family which earns €100,000 to be 'rich'? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you consider a family which earns €100,000 to be 'rich'?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has stated that a family making €100,000 per year via joint income can no longer be considered to be rich.

# income - Thursday 1 February, 2018

More women than men are in full-time work after graduating - but they earn less over time

The CSO and HEA released the report that monitored graduates from 2010 to 2014.

# income - Monday 8 January, 2018

Poll: Do you have more disposable income than five years ago? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have more disposable income than five years ago?

Disposable incomes in Ireland are growing at over four times the eurozone average, according to Ibec.

# income - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Royal family set for bumper year of income as €419 million renovation on Buckingham Palace starts

The refurbishment is set to replace electrical wiring, water pipes and boilers in the biggest overhaul since the 1950s.

# income - Thursday 25 May, 2017

The average first time buyer in Ireland is 34 years old and needs at least a €50,000 deposit

According to the Central Bank, the average first time buyer received a mortgage of €185,939 last year.

# income - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

These are the four richest counties in Ireland

Only four counties have a disposable income ahead of the national average.

# income - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Dublin manager Jim Gavin plays "groomsman" to 5,300 animals being airlifted to Africa

The Bóthar Ark has flown with a cargo of Irish-donated animals which will be presented to farming families in Rwanda.

# income - Monday 22 August, 2016

From The42 Here's how Iceland chose to spend some of their Euro 2016 money Distribution

Here's how Iceland chose to spend some of their Euro 2016 money

The figures make for interesting reading from an Irish perspective.

# income - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Poll: Would you support an unconditional basic income for everyone in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support an unconditional basic income for everyone in Ireland?

The amount suggested in Switzerland would amount to €2,250 per month.

# income - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Here's why poorer families were hardest hit by post-Celtic Tiger inflation

Inflation for low income households was above the average rate during the recession.

# income - Monday 6 July, 2015

Do you earn enough for a minimum standard of living?

The threshold has just gone up.

# income - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Here is why double-digit house price increases are a thing of the past

This week the Sales Report showed that we can expect the housing market to calm down a little bit.

# income - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

The gap between the rich and poor is widening, thanks to this government

Economic inequality in increasing in Ireland – despite what TDs might say.

# income - Thursday 5 February, 2015

How much can you make by taking in a lodger?

Could your spare rooms be pulling in a tax-free €12,000 a year?

# income - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Could shared ownership help to solve some of Ireland's housing problems?

The scheme was previously phased out because of a “very significant easing of affordability”.

# income - Monday 29 December, 2014

So, how many people will earn over €200,000 next year?

Michael Noonan recently revealed how many people are expected to fall into each income bracket in 2015.

# income - Friday 12 December, 2014

'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.

Budget 2015 made rich people richer and poor people poorer

An ESRI report also found that contrary to popular belief the ‘squeezed middle’ has not been hardest hit in recent years.

# income - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Irish farmers show their beef with factories and retailers in McDonald's protest

Members of the Irish Farmer’s Association gathered outside the McDonald’s in Kilkenny to protest cuts to their income.

# income - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Irish households pay just under 24% in tax, a new study says

If you’re at the bottom or the top of the income charts, you pay more than the average.

# income - Monday 28 July, 2014

Protecting social welfare during the crash lessened income inequality - ESRI

A new report finds that protecting those on social welfare impacted on income inequality.

# income - Monday 14 July, 2014

Women in G20 countries will have to wait 75 years to earn as much as men

Oxfam said that the Eurozone’s GDP would increase by 13% if women’s paid employment rates were the same.

# income - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Stamping your book: People are saving more and more with An Post

An Post say that they now hold 16 per cent of all personal savings in the country.

# income - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

More households borrowing money to pay "increasingly unaffordable" energy bills

Increasing numbers are turning to credit cards or dipping into savings.

# income - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI

The think tank say research shows that, although the wealth of over 50s declined, overall income, health and well-being did not.

# income - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

250,000 households have less than €15,000 a year to live on

But income gaps are skewing analysis of the income average according to the Nevin Economic Research Centre.

# income - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Column: The introduction of a living wage would benefit ALL of Irish society

We shouldn’t view a living wage for employees as a burden, but as an investment: it would be one of the most effective ways to stimulate the economy, writes Ciaran Garrett.

# income - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Budget 2014 had greatest impact on low-income groups

A new look at budgets from 2009 to 2014 by the ESRI shows that the lowest impact of next year’s budget was on some middle income groups.

# income - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Here's how much would be raised if income tax increased for earners over €100k

Michael Noonan has indicated that he won’t be considering any kind of ‘wealth tax’ in Budget 2014 – but has released figures on how much it would bring in.

# income - Monday 22 July, 2013

Qualifications in centre-based childcare 'relatively low'

An ESRI survey showed that 60% of children at nine months are still cared for by parents.

# income - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Can you give 1 per cent (of your time or money) to a good cause?

A new campaign is asking people to commit 1 per cent of their income, profits or time to a cause they believe in.

# income - Sunday 2 June, 2013

The 10 developed countries with the worst quality of life

Income, housing, jobs, education – these are the 10 countries that fared the worst in the OECD’s survey of quality of life.

# income - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Which county has the lowest disposable income per person?

New CSO figures also indicate that 15 per cent of all accommodation was vacant in 2011.

# income - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Irish households saw one of the biggest falls in income after 2007

A report published today also warned of the increase in child poverty between 2007 and 2010.

# income - Monday 29 April, 2013

Burton urged to take action so State can save €21m a year

Roisín Shorthall says that if the State was to be reimbursed by insurers for welfare payments taken out while people are injured and claim welfare, they could save millions.

# income - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Fee-paying schools have extra €81.3m for teachers and facilities

An examination of Ireland’s 55 so-called private secondary schools has thrown up some interesting figures.

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