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# money - Monday 9 October, 2017

'Our way of doing things, that’s sustainable': Cullen braced for Montpellier's expensive talent
# French Funds
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# French Funds

'Our way of doing things, that’s sustainable': Cullen braced for Montpellier's expensive talent

Oct 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,410 Views 20 Comments

Leinster’s opening Champions Cup opponents were on an imprssive spending spree last year.

# money - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Most people don't think they'll be better off after next week's Budget
# Money In Your Pocket
# Money In Your Pocket

Most people don't think they'll be better off after next week's Budget

Oct 8th 2017, 8:00 AM 9,716 Views 34 Comments

That’s according to the results of a poll for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live.

# money - Friday 29 September, 2017

SSE Airtricity and Bord Gais Energy to up electricity prices
# Price Hikes
# Price Hikes

SSE Airtricity and Bord Gais Energy to up electricity prices

Sep 29th 2017, 4:30 PM 15,550 Views 70 Comments

Three in five Irish households were forced to borrow to meet the costs of essential bills last year, according to a spokesperson for Switcher.ie.

# money - Monday 25 September, 2017

Paschal Donohoe begins transfer of Diageo shares into wife’s name ahead of Budget
# Excise
# Excise

Paschal Donohoe begins transfer of Diageo shares into wife’s name ahead of Budget

Sep 25th 2017, 9:58 AM 79,692 Views 156 Comments

The shares are being transferred in a bid to avoid any potential conflict ahead of next month’s Budget.

# money - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Barack Obama is delivering speeches on Wall St for $400,000
# Cashing In
# Cashing In

Barack Obama is delivering speeches on Wall St for $400,000

Sep 23rd 2017, 7:15 AM 22,570 Views 85 Comments

The former US president will appear tomorrow before a who’s who of the US healthcare industry.

# money - Friday 22 September, 2017

Taoiseach speaks to Theresa May ahead of her landmark Brexit speech
# Money Dominates
# Money Dominates

Taoiseach speaks to Theresa May ahead of her landmark Brexit speech

Sep 22nd 2017, 12:28 PM 13,032 Views 69 Comments

All eyes are on May as she prepares to spell out her key demands in a keynote Brexit speech.

# money - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Donegal flood humanitarian scheme to be rolled out for all natural disasters
# Hardship Payment
# Hardship Payment

Donegal flood humanitarian scheme to be rolled out for all natural disasters

Sep 14th 2017, 7:00 PM 5,910 Views 1 Comment

The financial assistance payment has been paid out to 138 people in Donegal to date.

# money - Monday 11 September, 2017

Poll: Would you pay a deposit when buying bottles if it meant you could get it back later?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Would you pay a deposit when buying bottles if it meant you could get it back later?

Sep 11th 2017, 12:50 PM 20,176 Views 52 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# money - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Secondary school teachers' union recommends rejection of public pay deal
# Equal Pay
# Equal Pay

Secondary school teachers' union recommends rejection of public pay deal

Sep 9th 2017, 5:08 PM 13,602 Views 59 Comments

The union will ballot its members on the proposed agreement in the coming weeks.

# money - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Ireland to repay €5.5 billion of bailout loans early to IMF, Denmark & Sweden
# There You Go Now
# There You Go Now

Ireland to repay €5.5 billion of bailout loans early to IMF, Denmark & Sweden

Sep 7th 2017, 1:56 PM 38,107 Views 138 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says IMF chief Christine Lagarde has approved the deal.

# money - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Burglars pretending to be gardaí force their way into elderly man's home
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Burglars pretending to be gardaí force their way into elderly man's home

Aug 31st 2017, 8:38 PM 16,558 Views 24 Comments

An undisclosed sum of cash was stolen.

Taylor Swift slammed over controversial partnership with Ticketmaster that aims to stop touts
# Verified Fan
# Verified Fan

Taylor Swift slammed over controversial partnership with Ticketmaster that aims to stop touts

Aug 31st 2017, 8:23 AM 18,533 Views 16 Comments

The singer is under fire over her endorsement of the ‘verified fan’ programme.

# money - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Poll: Do you remind people when they owe you money?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you remind people when they owe you money?

Aug 30th 2017, 12:45 PM 21,413 Views 36 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# money - Sunday 20 August, 2017

How weddings, festivals and Hennessy are helping Irish art after 'devastating' funding cuts
# IMMA
# IMMA

How weddings, festivals and Hennessy are helping Irish art after 'devastating' funding cuts

Aug 20th 2017, 4:00 PM 14,753 Views 7 Comments

We spoke to the director of the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) about how it thought outside the box to bring in more money.

# money - Friday 11 August, 2017

Former Console bosses asked to repay grants worth €150,000
# Suicide Prevention
# Suicide Prevention

Former Console bosses asked to repay grants worth €150,000

Aug 11th 2017, 10:46 AM 23,488 Views 0 Comments

The charity, which was liquidated last year, received the money to provide counselling services for Irish emigrants in the UK.

# money - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Quiz: What costs more?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: What costs more?

Aug 5th 2017, 8:30 PM 47,616 Views 26 Comments

How are you on the price of everything?

# money - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Revenue seizes 230,000 cigarettes and 160 kilos of tobacco in Dublin
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Revenue seizes 230,000 cigarettes and 160 kilos of tobacco in Dublin

Aug 3rd 2017, 3:09 PM 19,803 Views 36 Comments

A large quantity of cash was also detained.

# money - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

'We're devastated and have no idea what to do from here' - Win Our Wedding couple
# Liveline
# Liveline

'We're devastated and have no idea what to do from here' - Win Our Wedding couple

Jul 25th 2017, 7:00 PM 52,329 Views 57 Comments

More couples who have lost money after the sudden closure of a wedding competition company have been speaking out.

# money - Monday 24 July, 2017

Noonan's former right-hand man says government should consider raising retirement age
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Noonan's former right-hand man says government should consider raising retirement age

Jul 24th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,419 Views 62 Comments

The former Secretary General of the Department of Finance said the focus should shift from tax cuts to reducing the cost of living.

# money - Monday 17 July, 2017

Here are the questions on water charges you want answered
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here are the questions on water charges you want answered

Jul 17th 2017, 2:18 PM 14,424 Views 41 Comments

FINALLY. Talk about water charges might be coming to an end as the government figure out how to give the cash back.

# money - Friday 14 July, 2017

'I'm half-black' - Mayweather and McGregor take trash-talk tour to New York
# Money
From The42
# Money

'I'm half-black' - Mayweather and McGregor take trash-talk tour to New York

Jul 14th 2017, 8:11 AM 15,007 Views 52 Comments

It’s next stop London.

# money - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Explainer: What is this 'rainy day fund' we keep hearing about?
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Explainer: What is this 'rainy day fund' we keep hearing about?

Jul 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 14,990 Views 31 Comments

We take a look.

# money - Monday 10 July, 2017

Winner of €28.9m Euromillions ticket makes contact with National Lottery
# We Have A Winner
# We Have A Winner

Winner of €28.9m Euromillions ticket makes contact with National Lottery

Jul 10th 2017, 2:54 PM 34,824 Views 15 Comments

It is not yet known where the ticket was sold.

# money - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Cheaper food, but higher rent: Living wage increases to €11.70 an hour
# It All Adds Up
# It All Adds Up

Cheaper food, but higher rent: Living wage increases to €11.70 an hour

Jul 5th 2017, 6:20 AM 20,789 Views 37 Comments

The current housing crisis has been the main driver of the increased wage rate.

# money - Monday 3 July, 2017

Courts Service of Ireland still holds €6 million worth of shares in tobacco companies
# Ethical Investment
# Ethical Investment

Courts Service of Ireland still holds €6 million worth of shares in tobacco companies

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:05 AM 13,810 Views 18 Comments

The Charities Regulator sold off its shares this year.

# money - Friday 30 June, 2017

It will cost $10 million to sponsor the Mayweather-McGregor super-fight
# Money
From The42
# Money

It will cost $10 million to sponsor the Mayweather-McGregor super-fight

Jun 30th 2017, 10:51 AM 7,309 Views 17 Comments

That’s nearly twice as much as Mayweather-Pacquiao.

# money - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Leo says he wants to cut income tax, with Fianna Fáil's help
# Hey Big Spender
# Hey Big Spender

Leo says he wants to cut income tax, with Fianna Fáil's help

Jun 28th 2017, 4:19 PM 16,057 Views 86 Comments

Varadkar says there may be ‘hidden fiscal space’ he can use.

# money - Monday 26 June, 2017

Poll: How much is appropriate to give to a child making their communion?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: How much is appropriate to give to a child making their communion?

Jun 26th 2017, 12:45 PM 46,494 Views 72 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# money - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Poll: Is the punishment for not wearing a seatbelt enough to deter drivers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is the punishment for not wearing a seatbelt enough to deter drivers?

Jun 15th 2017, 9:07 AM 15,025 Views 89 Comments

Drivers caught not wearing one are fined up to €90 and are given three penalty points.

# money - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Vehicles, pellet gun and €18,000 in cash seized in organised crime crackdown
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Vehicles, pellet gun and €18,000 in cash seized in organised crime crackdown

Jun 1st 2017, 1:47 PM 13,452 Views 9 Comments

No arrests have been made and investigations are continuing.

Schmidt happy that he and IRFU did all they could to keep Donnacha Ryan
# Difficult Calculation
From The42
# Difficult Calculation

Schmidt happy that he and IRFU did all they could to keep Donnacha Ryan

Jun 1st 2017, 12:00 PM 24,066 Views 64 Comments

The Kiwi head coach feels the deal on offer from Munster and the IRFU came close to matching the contract offered to Ryan by Racing.

# money - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Poll: How much money should you give to someone as a wedding present?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: How much money should you give to someone as a wedding present?

May 17th 2017, 12:45 PM 111,549 Views 93 Comments

What do you really think? Be honest.

# money - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'At the very least, Budget 2018 must match last year's childcare funds in order to deliver'
# Column
# Column

'At the very least, Budget 2018 must match last year's childcare funds in order to deliver'

May 14th 2017, 5:30 PM 738 Views 25 Comments

As Budget preparations begin, Minister Zappone says she will be arguing for more money come October.

# money - Friday 5 May, 2017

HSE spent almost €6 million sending 30 children abroad for treatment that's available here
# Funding
# Funding

HSE spent almost €6 million sending 30 children abroad for treatment that's available here

May 5th 2017, 3:22 PM 10,424 Views 24 Comments

One mother said, “It’s just not good enough in today’s society that people have to go through such horrors.”

Reports of suspected social welfare fraud double after launch of advertising campaign
# Welfare Cheats
# Welfare Cheats

Reports of suspected social welfare fraud double after launch of advertising campaign

May 5th 2017, 6:05 AM 14,789 Views 81 Comments

Leo Varadkar’s department made €41 million in overpayments due to customer fraud in 2016.

# money - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Poll: Would you report a social welfare cheat?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you report a social welfare cheat?

Apr 18th 2017, 7:05 AM 37,729 Views 127 Comments

Leo Varadkar is launching a new ad campaign to encourage members of the public to report social welfare fraudsters.

'Welfare cheats cheat us all': New campaign wants public to blow the whistle on welfare fraud
# Benefit Fraud
# Benefit Fraud

'Welfare cheats cheat us all': New campaign wants public to blow the whistle on welfare fraud

Apr 18th 2017, 7:00 AM 30,898 Views 75 Comments

It’s estimated that last year suspected fraud overpayments of Jobseeker’s Allowance cost €14 million.

# money - Monday 17 April, 2017

Transactions worth €60k 'not recorded correctly' in accounts of LGBT charity
# GLEN
# GLEN

Transactions worth €60k 'not recorded correctly' in accounts of LGBT charity

Apr 17th 2017, 10:28 AM 18,642 Views 37 Comments

The outgoing CEO has detailed some of the irregularities that prompted her to report Glen to the charities regulator.

# money - Friday 14 April, 2017

'Why were only three bidders selected?': Call for investigation into Nama sale of Project Tolka
# YOUR BEST PRICE
# YOUR BEST PRICE

'Why were only three bidders selected?': Call for investigation into Nama sale of Project Tolka

Apr 14th 2017, 7:20 PM 10,101 Views 26 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath has called on the C&AG to investigate the sale of a Nama portfolio.

# money - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Thousands of families to lose out on money for childcare as Revenue can't give data to government
# Computer Says No
# Computer Says No

Thousands of families to lose out on money for childcare as Revenue can't give data to government

Apr 12th 2017, 4:52 PM 28,952 Views 73 Comments

Revenue is not yet in a position to share information with the relevant department.