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# Money

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# Organised Crime
Heroin and crack cocaine worth €60,000, plus €50,000 in cash, seized in Meath
Two men have been arrested.
# Economic crisis
National food shortage sends thousands of starving Venezuelans to root through bins
Inflation and food shortages have been getting worse and worse in the country.
# the super rich
Here's how many multi-millionaires Ireland gained last year
Some people are doing very well.
# young adult
17 signs you're finally becoming grown up with cash
Look at you, doing the Big Shop.
# jackpot
Applegreen where winning Euromillions ticket was sold runs out of cheap petrol
The filling station reduced the cost of petrol and diesel to 88.5c per litre for a period to celebrate.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you go public if you won the Euromillions jackpot?
All that cash would be hard to hide.
# in god we trust
Lady Liberty will be portrayed as a black woman on a US coin for the first time
African-American heroes and those from other minorities are being used on a special series of coins.
# Money
Dana White offers Floyd Mayweather $25m to fight Conor McGregor
“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.
# share and like
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil spent thousands of euro targeting voters with Facebook ads
Both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael targeted voters through social media during the general election
# Different Ball Game
Clement preparing to juggle 'Moneyball' approach of Swansea's American owners
The new manager at Liberty Stadium insists he’s happy to consult with analytics expert Dan Altman.
# Social Welfare
Varadkar says lone parents can earn more under measure that kicks in today
Changes have been made to the One-Parent Family Payment and the Jobseeker’s Transitional Payment.
# Abuse
Breakdown: The 10 most valuable properties the Catholic Church handed over after Ryan Report
Religious orders still owe almost €15 million to a fund for abuse survivors.
# Bond Prize Bond
Prize Bonds have become really popular again
So have Savings Bonds and Post Office accounts.
# sponsored by circle
QUIZ: How Awkward With Money Are You?
Let’s find out.
# Central Bank
Consumers warned about fake investment firm that has cloned another company's details
A company is pretending to be GVQ Investment Funds (Dublin) plc, a real firm.
# Spending
The HSE will have €14 billion to spend next year - but that may not be enough
While there will be 24,000 fewer medical cards, there will be 50,000 more GP visit cards.
# naivety
Kevin-Prince Boateng wasted money on 'cars, clubs and friends who weren't friends'
The ex-Tottenham and AC Milan midfielder is enjoying his football at Las Palmas.
# Money
Ronaldo facing claims of tax evasion after earning €225m last year
The Real Madrid star’s 22 Swiss bank accounts are being investigated.
# sponsored by circle
The 6 most awkward little money moments in an Irish person’s life
Forgot your wallet, mate?
# down the drain
Water meters are not the new e-voting machines - they cost us a lot more
To date, the State has spent €465 million on the water metering project.
# Economy
Fiscal watchdog warns of "loss of momentum" of economic growth
A new report said increased spending would have to be offset by raising taxes.
# Irish Unity
Sinn Féin says it won't cost as much as people think to bring about a united Ireland
A discussion document launched by the party today said the issue of of affordability has been subject to “wild speculation”.
# Sponsored By Bord Gáis
Open thread: What's your best tip to save money around the holiday season?
Ho, ho, ho…
# Revenue
Less than half of this year's tax defaulters have paid up in full
Minister Michael Noonan has indicated that publication notices in future will indicate the payment status in relation to published tax settlements.
# Work
Good news for Irish workers as most companies plan pay hikes in 2017
Just under three quarters of businesses expect to pay their staff more next year.
# down the drain
It's going to cost €123 million to keep Irish Water afloat due to water charges shortfall
The funding is to last for the period of the water charges suspension up to 2017.
# Poll
Almost 90% of people think politicians should forgo their pay increase
TDs are set to see their wages restored by €2,700 in April and another €2,700 in January.
# mo money mo savings
Saving money in your 20s and 30s? It CAN be done - and here's how
We talked to successful savers for their tips on squirrelling it away.
# Change generation
What are the biggest expenses for Irish households?
The roof over our heads, the food in our belly and the means of getting from A to B top the list.
# wads in atlanta
McIlroy's back 9 magic keeps him in the hunt behind DJ at lucrative Tour Championship
The Tour Championship has a hell of a lot of money to offer.
# Money
Spieth would take Ryder Cup triumph over $10 million
The world number four Jordan Spieth is determined to see “champagne falling off the balcony” for the USA this month.
# Troubled Waters
SeaWorld stock drops to all-time low after it ends killer whale shows
Earlier this year, the Orlando, Florida, company said it won’t breed killer whales and would stop using them in shows.
# Collecting the bills
Even President Higgins has to trek to the ATM for cash every now and then
The president stopped off at an ATM in Cork to get some cash on a recent visit.
# sponsored by electric ireland
Want to be happier? Try saving more money
Spending helps too (but you’ll need to save first).
# On the rise
Dublin rents have bypassed the Celtic Tiger peak and reached an all-time high
The Residential Tenancy Board index shows the surge in rents has now spread outside of the capital.
# Back in black
Man United the first British club to earn more than half a billion pounds in one year
And the revenue is expected to keep rising.
# crackdown
New garda taskforce seizes €100,000 after stopping truck on M50
A 32-year-old man was also arrested at the scene but has since been released without charge.
# Unemployment
Live Register: The number of people signing on has fallen below 300,000
The figures show that there are now 299,200 people officially signed on, compared with 340,700 from this time last year.
# distribution
Here's how Iceland chose to spend some of their Euro 2016 money
The figures make for interesting reading from an Irish perspective.
# leprechaun economics
We might have to give the EU an extra €280 million because of those inflated GDP figures
The massive 26% hike in GDP was decried by one financial journalist as a “work of Irish fiction”.