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# 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 34,826 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 20,796 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 13,816 Views 20 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 7,320 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 47,561 Views 73 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 15,063 Views 88 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 13,476 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 24,085 Views 71 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 112,604 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 761 Views 26 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 10,477 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 14,794 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 37,819 Views 123 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 30,946 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 18,645 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 10,107 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 28,954 Views 73 Comments

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

# money - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Where does your money go? New website gives detailed breakdown of government spending
# Spending
# Spending

Where does your money go? New website gives detailed breakdown of government spending

Apr 11th 2017, 6:45 AM 24,976 Views 50 Comments

The website allows users to chart the money being used by various Government departments and to service public debt.

# money - Sunday 9 April, 2017

'Farmers are at their wit's end': Losing your land, home and income at the hands of vulture funds
# Great Irish Sell Off
# Great Irish Sell Off

'Farmers are at their wit's end': Losing your land, home and income at the hands of vulture funds

Apr 9th 2017, 8:15 AM 21,877 Views 55 Comments

The IFA says if vulture funds come after farmers they’ll have to get to them through them first.

# money - Saturday 1 April, 2017

White House reveals Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have up to €700m in assets
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

White House reveals Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have up to €700m in assets

Apr 1st 2017, 10:55 AM 25,129 Views 35 Comments

Concerns have been raised about potential conflicts of interest.

# money - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Tracker mortgages: €76 million paid out in compensation so far to customers denied proper rates
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Tracker mortgages: €76 million paid out in compensation so far to customers denied proper rates

Mar 23rd 2017, 11:30 AM 10,315 Views 10 Comments

A new report states that 9,900 impacted customer accounts have now been identified by lenders.

# money - 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 83,800 Views 35 Comments

Only four counties have a disposable income ahead of the national average.

# money - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Germany hits back at Trump claim that it 'owes vast sums of money'
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

Germany hits back at Trump claim that it 'owes vast sums of money'

Mar 19th 2017, 2:52 PM 32,358 Views 41 Comments

“There is no account where debts are registered with NATO,” the German Defence Minister said.

# money - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Heroin and crack cocaine worth €60,000, plus €50,000 in cash, seized in Meath
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Heroin and crack cocaine worth €60,000, plus €50,000 in cash, seized in Meath

Mar 14th 2017, 9:06 PM 19,809 Views 9 Comments

Two men have been arrested.

# money - Saturday 11 March, 2017

National food shortage sends thousands of starving Venezuelans to root through bins
# Economic Crisis
# Economic Crisis

National food shortage sends thousands of starving Venezuelans to root through bins

Mar 11th 2017, 7:30 AM 12,117 Views 61 Comments

Inflation and food shortages have been getting worse and worse in the country.

# money - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Here's how many multi-millionaires Ireland gained last year
# The Super Rich
# The Super Rich

Here's how many multi-millionaires Ireland gained last year

Mar 1st 2017, 8:12 AM 29,218 Views 48 Comments

Some people are doing very well.

# money - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

17 signs you're finally becoming grown up with cash
# Young Adult
From The Daily Edge
# Young Adult

17 signs you're finally becoming grown up with cash

Jan 31st 2017, 1:14 PM 9,832 Views 7 Comments

Look at you, doing the Big Shop.

# money - Friday 27 January, 2017

Applegreen where winning Euromillions ticket was sold runs out of cheap petrol
# Jackpot
# Jackpot

Applegreen where winning Euromillions ticket was sold runs out of cheap petrol

Jan 27th 2017, 1:10 PM 76,379 Views 66 Comments

The filling station reduced the cost of petrol and diesel to 88.5c per litre for a period to celebrate.

# money - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Poll: Would you go public if you won the Euromillions jackpot?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you go public if you won the Euromillions jackpot?

Jan 25th 2017, 8:56 AM 29,110 Views 57 Comments

All that cash would be hard to hide.

# money - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Lady Liberty will be portrayed as a black woman on a US coin for the first time
# In God We Trust
# In God We Trust

Lady Liberty will be portrayed as a black woman on a US coin for the first time

Jan 15th 2017, 7:00 AM 5,023 Views 9 Comments

African-American heroes and those from other minorities are being used on a special series of coins.

# money - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Dana White offers Floyd Mayweather $25m to fight Conor McGregor
# Money
From The42
# Money

Dana White offers Floyd Mayweather $25m to fight Conor McGregor

Jan 14th 2017, 9:43 AM 7,936 Views 10 Comments

“I’ll tell you what Floyd, here’s a real offer and I’m the guy, I’m the guy that can actually make the offer and I’m actually making a real offer,” he said.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil spent thousands of euro targeting voters with Facebook ads
# Share And Like
# Share And Like

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil spent thousands of euro targeting voters with Facebook ads

Jan 14th 2017, 7:35 AM 6,459 Views 36 Comments

Both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael targeted voters through social media during the general election

# money - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Clement preparing to juggle 'Moneyball' approach of Swansea's American owners
# Different Ball Game
From The42
# Different Ball Game

Clement preparing to juggle 'Moneyball' approach of Swansea's American owners

Jan 5th 2017, 8:26 PM 5,840 Views 6 Comments

The new manager at Liberty Stadium insists he’s happy to consult with analytics expert Dan Altman.

Varadkar says lone parents can earn more under measure that kicks in today
# Social Welfare
# Social Welfare

Varadkar says lone parents can earn more under measure that kicks in today

Jan 5th 2017, 4:54 PM 25,838 Views 61 Comments

Changes have been made to the One-Parent Family Payment and the Jobseeker’s Transitional Payment.

# money - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Breakdown: The 10 most valuable properties the Catholic Church handed over after Ryan Report
# Abuse
# Abuse

Breakdown: The 10 most valuable properties the Catholic Church handed over after Ryan Report

Dec 27th 2016, 10:16 PM 38,247 Views 49 Comments

Religious orders still owe almost €15 million to a fund for abuse survivors.

# money - Monday 26 December, 2016

Prize Bonds have become really popular again
# Bond Prize Bond
# Bond Prize Bond

Prize Bonds have become really popular again

Dec 26th 2016, 9:00 PM 21,215 Views 20 Comments

So have Savings Bonds and Post Office accounts.

# money - Friday 16 December, 2016

QUIZ: How Awkward With Money Are You?
# Sponsored By Circle
# Sponsored By Circle

QUIZ: How Awkward With Money Are You?

Dec 16th 2016, 2:12 PM 11,813 Views 8 Comments

Let’s find out.

# money - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Consumers warned about fake investment firm that has cloned another company's details
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Consumers warned about fake investment firm that has cloned another company's details

Dec 14th 2016, 9:56 PM 11,221 Views 9 Comments

A company is pretending to be GVQ Investment Funds (Dublin) plc, a real firm.

The HSE will have €14 billion to spend next year - but that may not be enough
# Spending
# Spending

The HSE will have €14 billion to spend next year - but that may not be enough

Dec 14th 2016, 3:46 PM 6,136 Views 46 Comments

While there will be 24,000 fewer medical cards, there will be 50,000 more GP visit cards.