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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Money

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Two people released following arrests in Sligo over illegal money lending
A man, woman and teenage girl were arrested today.
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.
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.
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.
Romanian gang members flee Ireland despite surrendering passports
They were due back before the courts two months ago.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
Garda management says it may be 'impossible' to afford wages for the rest of the year
The organisation has had to cap overtime to try to control its spending.
Panda conservation is worth billions of dollars a year
A new study looked at pandas and their reserves, and compared them in 1980 to today.
Government providing €49.5 million for school clothing scheme, up €2.1 million on last year
It is paid at a rate of €125 for children aged 4-11 and €250 for children aged 12 years and over.
Government wants future budgets to 'lean against the wind'
The Summer Economic Statement this year sets out the plans for next year’s Budget. And it’s all about cooling those jets in case Ireland overheats.
Minister promises proper oversight of €4bn Ireland 2040 funds so money goes to the best bids
The Taoiseach launched new funds today to tackle rural development, urban regeneration, climate action and innovation.
Remember the Knowledge Box Scheme introduced in 2016? No SMEs have applied for it
The Knowledge Development Box allows companies to access a lower rate of corporate tax.
Donohoe defends 'rainy day fund' - but opposition parties reckon it's 'useless'
The fund has been described as “ill-thought out” and “ill-timed”.
Car, watches, drugs and cash seized in Dublin and Wexford
The investigation targeted an organised crime group.
Q&A: Who will pay for abortions if the Eighth Amendment is repealed?
Will taxpayers cover the cost of abortion under the public system?
Mobile app transfers not appearing in some Ulster Bank customers' accounts
Yesterday was a European bank holiday, which affected the situation.
Photos: UTV's Northern Ireland headquarters on sale for €4 million
Havelock House was used by television crews around the world to process and edit film footage of the Troubles.
Ulster Bank says no customer will be 'out of pocket' after money disappeared from accounts
The issue was the result of human error.
An Post denying reports that it needs to cut 2,000 jobs
An Post says the number of 2,000 redundancies is from a strategic review in March 2017.
Gardaí find thousands of euro hidden in socks after man runs away from checkpoint
The man later appeared in court, charged with dangerous driving.
Mystery winner of Saturday's €5.6m Lotto jackpot comes forward
The winning ticket was sold at the Centra store in Crosshaven, Co Cork on Saturday.
Questions raised about unclaimed money not reverting back to National Lottery prize fund
Expired unclaimed prizes can be used for the promotion of the National Lottery or the Lottery Games.
'More needs to be done': Just 16% of CEO jobs in Ireland last year went to women
The Central Bank said it remained concerned at the lack of diversity among senior roles in the Irish financial sector.
Kinahan cartel suffers another blow after international police arrest fourth Irishman in three months
Gardai have been working with Dutch police, Interpol, Europol and US agencies in relation to the movements of the Dublin-based cartel.
Imitation firearm, cash and cars seized in searches by Criminal Assets Bureau
A number of searches were carried out in Wicklow and Dublin today.
Irish men to drive from Mayo to Mongolia to raise money for the homeless
They’ll set off on the adventure on 7 July.
Eir Sport wins Pro14 TV rights for next season after outbidding Sky
The deal is part of eir’s major move to become a market leader in the rugby sphere.
This young scientist had to explain Bitcoin to Michael D Higgins
Turns out the President was up to speed on cryptocurrency.
Ronaldo just the 49th most valuable player in the world as 5 Premier League stars make top 10
The Real Madrid star barely scraped into the top 50 in a list calculated by the CIES Football Observatory.