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# money - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Money Diaries: A primary teacher on €52K homeschooling and teaching remotely
# Money Diaries
# Money Diaries

Money Diaries: A primary teacher on €52K homeschooling and teaching remotely

Feb 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 139,159 Views 136 Comments

This week, our reader is a primary school teacher documenting her spending while she juggles homeschooling of her own children and her pupils.

# money - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

January tax revenue down almost €520 million on same month last year
# Money
# Money

January tax revenue down almost €520 million on same month last year

Feb 2nd 2021, 7:57 PM 16,020 Views 13 Comments

An exchequer surplus was recorded last month, but the government said this will be “entirely reversed” in February.

# money - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Two men arrested after gardaí seize €90,000 worth of cocaine and €64,000 in cash
# Waterford
# Waterford

Two men arrested after gardaí seize €90,000 worth of cocaine and €64,000 in cash

Jan 23rd 2021, 12:21 PM 13,333 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí searched two vehicles in Butlerstown, Co Waterford, yesterday.

# money - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Pandemic Unemployment Payment arrears to be paid to 286,000 recipients today
# Money Owed
# Money Owed

Pandemic Unemployment Payment arrears to be paid to 286,000 recipients today

Dec 1st 2020, 12:43 PM 25,440 Views 22 Comments

Some cases progressed more slowly due to their complexity and due to inadequate or inaccurate information provided.

# money - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Money Diaries: A 22-year-old HR professional on €24K, renting and living in Dublin
# How I Spend My Money
# How I Spend My Money

Money Diaries: A 22-year-old HR professional on €24K, renting and living in Dublin

Nov 15th 2020, 8:00 PM 96,562 Views 54 Comments

This week, our reader details how she’s staying fit and keeping her spending under control as she works hard during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# money - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Billions set aside to deal with Covid-19 fallout next year
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

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

Oct 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 8,323 Views 6 Comments

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
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

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

Sep 22nd 2020, 7:33 PM 27,892 Views 35 Comments

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
# Money
# Money

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

Aug 19th 2020, 12:51 PM 17,954 Views 12 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jul 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 37,109 Views 7 Comments

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
# How I Spend My Money
# How I Spend My Money

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

May 31st 2020, 8:00 PM 77,244 Views 64 Comments

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
# Money Diary
# Money Diary

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

Apr 12th 2020, 8:00 PM 86,834 Views 63 Comments

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
# Bono
# Bono

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

Apr 9th 2020, 12:20 PM 39,690 Views 176 Comments

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'
# Wages
# Wages

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

Apr 8th 2020, 1:07 PM 97,237 Views 48 Comments

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
# Banking
# Banking

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

Mar 31st 2020, 2:18 PM 20,322 Views 21 Comments

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
# Scam
# Scam

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

Feb 24th 2020, 12:20 PM 28,041 Views 32 Comments

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
# Money Diaries
# Money Diaries

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

Feb 16th 2020, 8:30 PM 57,531 Views 26 Comments

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
# Money Diaries
# Money Diaries

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

Feb 2nd 2020, 8:00 PM 82,658 Views 138 Comments

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'
# State Funding
# State Funding

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

Updated Dec 30th 2019, 12:07 PM 37,287 Views 137 Comments

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
# We Buy Gold
# We Buy Gold

Government drafting legislation to regulate cash for gold shops

Dec 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 15,196 Views 24 Comments

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?
# Podcast
# Podcast

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

Nov 15th 2019, 7:00 PM 15,092 Views 34 Comments

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?
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

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

Oct 6th 2019, 12:05 AM 37,897 Views 44 Comments

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’
# Donation
# Donation

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

Sep 11th 2019, 2:07 PM 25,285 Views 42 Comments

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
# Caught For Cash
From The42
# Caught For Cash

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

Aug 12th 2019, 8:17 PM 7,972 Views 14 Comments

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
# Cash In The Kitty
# Cash In The Kitty

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

Jun 25th 2019, 2:59 PM 14,439 Views 29 Comments

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
# Libra
# Libra

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

Jun 18th 2019, 10:30 PM 10,010 Views 23 Comments

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
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

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

May 19th 2019, 9:45 AM 35,066 Views 16 Comments

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
# Carlow Arts Festival
# Carlow Arts Festival

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

May 18th 2019, 7:00 PM 37,268 Views 24 Comments

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
# Cashing In
# Cashing In

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

Apr 25th 2019, 5:41 PM 38,410 Views 59 Comments

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
# Extortion
# Extortion

Two people released following arrests in Sligo over illegal money lending

Updated Apr 2nd 2019, 10:46 PM 30,115 Views 15 Comments

A man, woman and teenage girl were arrested today.

# money - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

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

Six Nations considering whopping £500m offer from investors CVC

Mar 13th 2019, 5:00 PM 42,839 Views 45 Comments

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 Loans
# Amigo Loans

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

Feb 4th 2019, 3:44 PM 38,813 Views 79 Comments

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'
# Complaint
# Complaint

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

Jan 30th 2019, 5:49 PM 7,232 Views 7 Comments

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
# Fraud
# Fraud

Romanian gang members flee Ireland despite surrendering passports

Jan 19th 2019, 9:30 PM 99,141 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Explainer
# Explainer

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

Jan 8th 2019, 8:30 PM 28,715 Views 34 Comments

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?
# Explainer
# Explainer

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

Dec 14th 2018, 9:34 AM 13,231 Views 13 Comments

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
# Property Market
# Property Market

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

Dec 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 28,481 Views 56 Comments

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

# money - Monday 5 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 5th 2018, 8:36 AM 11,454 Views 13 Comments

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
# Celtic Interconnector
# Celtic Interconnector

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

Oct 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 18,052 Views 44 Comments

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
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

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

Oct 9th 2018, 8:38 PM 18,463 Views 41 Comments

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
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

€1.5 billion to go into a Rainy Day Fund

Oct 9th 2018, 2:53 PM 9,921 Views 30 Comments

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