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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# minted

This year
Mobile operator partly owned by Ryan Reynolds sold to T-Mobile for $1.3 billion
The acquisition of Mint Mobile’s parent company Ka’ena Corp will also include Ultra Mobile and wholesaler Plum.
All time
UK Chancellor unveils commemorative Brexit 50p coin
The Brexit delay meant about a million coins had to be melted down and the metal put aside until a new departure date was confirmed.
Britain has halted production of the commemorative 50p Brexit coins
The coins were minted with the date of 31 October 2019.
A shiny new €2 coin comes into circulation today to commemorate the first Dáil
One million of the special coins go into circulation this month.
U2 top Irish entertainers Rich List again with a combined wealth of €647 million
Liam Neeson, Pierce Brosnan, Enya and Niall Horan all feature on the list.
A swish new €2 coin comes into circulation today to commemorate 1916
It will be the first time Ireland has introduced a personalised €2 coin.
One of Ireland's most famous poets is now on a coin
The collector coin has been launched to commemorate the 150th anniversary of WB Yeats’ birth.
These are the college degrees you need to do if you want to be filthy, stinkin' rich
And first on the list is ‘don’t do a degree’ – just like 32% of the top 100 richest people in the world who have no third level education whatsoever.
€7.6 million PER DAY - that's how much SuperValu made in sales in 2014
It’s being put to good use though – they’re creating 280 jobs this year
The Evening Fix... now with 300 extra Kate Bushes
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
Ireland spends €11.8 million to mint coins worth... €7.1 million
Department of Finance figures show Ireland’s minted 713 million 1c coins since 2004 – coins which cost 1.65c to mint.
One Direction's Niall Horan is on the Sunday Times rich list
Yes, that’s right, he’s already richer than you will probably ever be.
McIlroy looks set to become richest sports person in Britain
Player predicted to earn “unbelievable amounts of cash” by agent Chubby Chandler.