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#income

# income - Sunday 25 September, 2022

Money Diary: An office worker in the east on €26K working in Dublin
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diary: An office worker in the east on €26K working in Dublin

Sep 25th 2022, 8:00 PM 45,708 Views 41 Comments

This week, our reader is enjoying a hybrid work setup.

# income - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

High-earning public servants to have pay restored, as Varadkar admits timing 'isn't the best'
# FEMPI
# FEMPI

High-earning public servants to have pay restored, as Varadkar admits timing 'isn't the best'

Updated Jun 22nd 2022, 9:00 AM 46,000 Views 108 Comments

The public servants due to have their pay restored include medical consultants, members of the judiciary and some CEOs.

# income - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Opinion: Out-of-pocket expenses for workers are way too high in Ireland
# Overpriced
# Overpriced

Opinion: Out-of-pocket expenses for workers are way too high in Ireland

May 10th 2022, 11:23 AM 28,589 Views 14 Comments

A worker in Ireland earning a very modest wage must pay market prices for essential services, writes Dr Laura Bambrick.

# income - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Cabinet approves Fair Deal rule change in order to bring thousands of vacant houses back into use
# Housing
# Housing

Cabinet approves Fair Deal rule change in order to bring thousands of vacant houses back into use

Apr 13th 2022, 6:41 PM 21,658 Views 6 Comments

Nursing home residents will be able to keep 60% of rental income under changes to the scheme.

# income - Friday 4 February, 2022

Opinion: Government is missing the links between the housing crisis and growing pension problem
# Pensions
# Pensions

Opinion: Government is missing the links between the housing crisis and growing pension problem

Feb 4th 2022, 7:00 PM 21,720 Views 35 Comments

Rory McNab says Ireland’s unaffordable housing means a whole generation will be without pension cover in years to come.

# income - Monday 14 June, 2021

Impact of Covid school closures to be felt 'throughout next century'
# Reduced Earnings
# Reduced Earnings

Impact of Covid school closures to be felt 'throughout next century'

Jun 14th 2021, 6:00 AM 19,982 Views 7 Comments

Ireland could experience a loss in GDP of as much as 1.5% over the next century.

# income - Saturday 12 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 12th 2020, 10:30 AM 43,805 Views 69 Comments

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
# Charities Regulator
# Charities Regulator

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

Jul 14th 2020, 11:32 AM 17,014 Views 38 Comments

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
# Money Diaries
# Money Diaries

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

Mar 8th 2020, 8:00 PM 79,663 Views 30 Comments

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
# Deprivation
# Deprivation

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

Dec 17th 2018, 8:25 PM 13,522 Views 31 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jun 7th 2018, 9:38 AM 139,254 Views 194 Comments

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
# Pay Gap
# Pay Gap

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

Feb 1st 2018, 3:57 PM 11,833 Views 69 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jan 8th 2018, 10:25 PM 37,139 Views 94 Comments

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
# Buckingham Palace
# Buckingham Palace

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

Jun 27th 2017, 8:45 AM 19,814 Views 64 Comments

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
# Start Saving
# Start Saving

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

May 25th 2017, 1:24 PM 76,425 Views 74 Comments

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
# Doing Well For Themselves
# Doing Well For Themselves

These are the four richest counties in Ireland

Mar 22nd 2017, 2:00 PM 84,081 Views 35 Comments

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
# Bóthar Ark
# Bóthar Ark

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

Oct 11th 2016, 10:02 PM 29,182 Views 60 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 22nd 2016, 4:26 PM 18,785 Views 36 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jun 4th 2016, 9:53 AM 31,872 Views 169 Comments

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
# The Recession
# The Recession

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

Sep 29th 2015, 5:07 PM 16,255 Views 15 Comments

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?
# All About The Money
# All About The Money

Do you earn enough for a minimum standard of living?

Jul 6th 2015, 8:31 AM 24,880 Views 43 Comments

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
# Back Down To Earth
# Back Down To Earth

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

Apr 9th 2015, 6:14 PM 3,518 Views 0 Comments

This week the Daft.ie 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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 25th 2015, 6:30 PM 1,553 Views 163 Comments

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?
# Cashing In
# Cashing In

How much can you make by taking in a lodger?

Feb 5th 2015, 2:40 PM 8,934 Views 1 Comment

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?
# Help To Buy
# Help To Buy

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

Jan 29th 2015, 2:44 PM 4,463 Views 1 Comment

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?
# Before Tax
# Before Tax

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

Dec 29th 2014, 7:45 AM 36,467 Views 69 Comments

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'
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

'Things are more likely to be getting worse than better for consumers'

Dec 12th 2014, 2:13 PM 7,016 Views 37 Comments

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
# Income
# Income

Budget 2015 made rich people richer and poor people poorer

Dec 12th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,837 Views 73 Comments

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
# Not Lovin' It
# Not Lovin' It

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

Sep 3rd 2014, 11:10 PM 33,036 Views 69 Comments

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
# Taxing
# Taxing

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

Aug 28th 2014, 6:30 AM 12,405 Views 84 Comments

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
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

Protecting social welfare during the crash lessened income inequality - ESRI

Jul 28th 2014, 9:23 AM 7,242 Views 72 Comments

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
# Gender Inequality
# Gender Inequality

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

Jul 14th 2014, 9:02 AM 5,308 Views 17 Comments

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
# For A Rainy Day
# For A Rainy Day

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

Apr 24th 2014, 3:47 PM 10,932 Views 12 Comments

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
# Uswitch.ie
# Uswitch.ie

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

Apr 16th 2014, 9:24 AM 7,215 Views 49 Comments

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
# Standard Of Living
# Standard Of Living

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

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:09 AM 5,698 Views 58 Comments

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
# Penny Pinching
# Penny Pinching

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

Feb 12th 2014, 9:21 AM 14,673 Views 100 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jan 21st 2014, 12:54 PM 1,010 Views 88 Comments

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
# Income
# Income

Budget 2014 had greatest impact on low-income groups

Dec 12th 2013, 10:50 PM 10,557 Views 82 Comments

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
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

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

Aug 27th 2013, 9:57 PM 15,521 Views 130 Comments

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'
# Under-qualified
# Under-qualified

Qualifications in centre-based childcare 'relatively low'

Jul 22nd 2013, 12:52 PM 3,657 Views 5 Comments

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

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