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# money - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Billions set aside to deal with Covid-19 fallout next year

Contingency money and a recovery fund of over €5bn has been put aside for next year.

# money - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

It would be unfair to restore PUP for one cohort of workers and not others, says minister

Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys said the money will have to be paid back.

# money - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Card spend increase last month in pubs, restaurants and hotels compared to 2019, AIB says

The average card transaction in pubs has increased by 50% since last year.

# money - Monday 13 July, 2020

Eoin McGee: Survive without takeaway coffee during the lockdown? Here's what we can learn from that and other broken spending habits

Financial planner Eoin McGee has some advice on how to approach your finances as we emerge from lockdown.

# money - Sunday 31 May, 2020

Money Diaries: A software engineer in Dublin living with her boyfriend and three flatmates during the shutdown

This week, our reader finds she’s enjoying slowing down while staying at home during the shutdown, and is spending less.

# money - Sunday 12 April, 2020

How I Spend my Money: A 55-year-old office administrator from Galway with four children

This week, our reader details the week she spent in early March as Covid-19 became a public health issue in Ireland.

# money - Thursday 9 April, 2020

U2 are donating €10 million to fund PPE for healthcare workers in Ireland

The money will be spent securing personal protective equipment for healthcare workers.

# money - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

19,000 people close pandemic payment due to claiming it 'in error'

The government says the temporary wage subsidy scheme is not being taxed at the time at which you receive it.

# money - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Banking institutes warn customers to be 'extra vigilant' of Covid-19 online scams

Figures from the BPFI show €12m was scammed through card fraud alone last year.

# money - Monday 24 February, 2020

Warning over increase in fake Euro notes as 'prop money' with value of over €430k seized

The use of fraudulent currency when making purchases is an offence.

# money - Sunday 16 February, 2020

How I Spend my Money: A 26-year-old chef in Maynooth who is studying while working

This week, our reader shows how he manages to keep his spending down because he gets his meals at work.

# money - Sunday 2 February, 2020

How I Spend My Money: A 30-year-old back living at home and on the dole after over a year travelling

This week, our reader details her spending while on social welfare benefits after taking a year out to travel.

# money - Monday 30 December, 2019

Taoiseach: 'We won't ask the taxpayer to bail out the FAI'

Amid debts of around €62 million, the FAI recently asked government for a bailout of €18 million.

# money - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Government drafting legislation to regulate cash for gold shops

There was concern when these shops first opened in Ireland that they were being used by burglars to offload stolen jewellery.

# money - Friday 15 November, 2019

The Explainer: What's the story with RTÉ's finances at the moment?

We take a look at the issues it has been having with its finances, and what it is planning to do about this.

# money - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?

All will be revealed on Tuesday.

# money - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Mary Lou McDonald says Englishman who left €1.7m to Sinn Féin was a ‘rebel with a cause’

The man left the money to Sinn Féin in his will.

# money - Monday 12 August, 2019

'The expenditure is just going up and up and up' - Sligo LGFA appeal for financial support for All-Ireland semi

The Connacht side face Tipperary at Kilkenny’s Nowlan Park on Saturday.

# money - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

'Disorderly' Brexit a real possibility, says minister as he outlines how much money there is for Budget 2020

The Summer Economic Statement tells us what money we have to spend in October’s Budget.

# money - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Facebook announces plans for new cryptocurrency to come into operation as early as 2020

Facebook and some two dozen partners released a prototype of Libra as an open source code for developers interested in weaving it into apps, services or businesses/

# money - Sunday 19 May, 2019

There was one winner of last night's Lotto jackpot worth €6.2 million

The winning ticket was sold in the north east of the country.

# money - Saturday 18 May, 2019

This transparent piggy bank will be put on a Carlow street - and the money can be used for anything

People will be invited to put money into the pig – and the money can be spent however the community agrees to spend it.

# money - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Prize bond fund reaches record amount - and over 200,000 people won last year

In 2018, gross sales reached €574 million and pushed the total value of the fund up to €3.4 billion.

# money - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Two people released following arrests in Sligo over illegal money lending

A man, woman and teenage girl were arrested today.

# money - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

From The42 Six Nations considering whopping £500m offer from investors CVC Global Game

Six Nations considering whopping £500m offer from investors CVC

News of the bid comes on the eve of a crucial World Rugby meeting about the proposed Nations Championship.

# money - Monday 4 February, 2019

UK Moneylender charging nearly 50% APR opens for business in Ireland

Amigo uses a model whereby a friend or family member acts as a guarantor for the borrower in case they can’t pay the money back.

# money - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Artists who wrote letter criticising Abbey Theatre direction 'won't be blacklisted'

That was among the sentiments expressed at an Oireachtas committee meeting today during which the current issues with the Abbey Theatre were discussed.

# money - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Romanian gang members flee Ireland despite surrendering passports Exclusive

They were due back before the courts two months ago.

# money - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Credit unions are to be given more freedom to compete with moneylenders, so what would this mean?

It could mean they can offer small loans to people who otherwise mightn’t get credit.

# money - Friday 14 December, 2018

Explainer: How will the liquidation of Qudos impact Irish customers?

The short answer is, we don’t know yet. But here’s what might happen.

# money - Thursday 13 December, 2018

The national average rent is €1,122 per month - it's an extra €500 if you want to live in the capital

The average rent in Dublin is now €1,620 per month.

# money - Monday 5 November, 2018

From The42 Floyd Mayweather to fight 20-year-old Japanese kickboxer on New Year's Eve Money

Floyd Mayweather to fight 20-year-old Japanese kickboxer on New Year's Eve

The format or rules for his meeting with Tenshin Nasukawa have not yet been specified.

# money - Monday 15 October, 2018

European bank to help fund electricity cable linking Ireland and France in light of Brexit

The €1 billion underwater electricity cable linking Ireland and France is expected be finished by 2025/2026.

# money - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Whatever happened to the carbon tax? It came down to a call between VAT and fuel hikes

Leo Varadkar said the government would ‘grasp the nettle’ and increase carbon tax. Today, it failed to deliver.

€1.5 billion to go into a Rainy Day Fund

Another €500m is to be added to the fund annually from 2019.

Cash and gold coins found during search over €3.5 million fraudulent claims

CAB and gardaí carried out the search.

# money - Saturday 15 September, 2018

From The42 Mayweather says '9 figure pay day' and Pacquiao rematch on cards this year Money

Mayweather says '9 figure pay day' and Pacquiao rematch on cards this year

The US star earned an estimated $220 million from the previous fight.

# money - Thursday 30 August, 2018

'You don’t have to be male, middle-aged and born into the right family to be rich in Ireland – but it helps'

Journalist Joe O’Shea delved into the world of Ireland’s rich list for a two-part programme due to air this week.

# money - Monday 6 August, 2018

Welfare increase, carbon tax rise and more take home pay: Here's what's coming in Budget 2019

Speaking during his summer briefing with the media, Leo Varadkar outlined a number of measures being worked on for October’s Budget.

# money - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Revenue detector dog Josie helps find €90k in cash that could be connected to criminal activity

The money was found when a UK national in her thirties was searched.

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