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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Money

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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.
Fiscal watchdog warns of "loss of momentum" of economic growth
A new report said increased spending would have to be offset by raising taxes.
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”.
Open thread: What's your best tip to save money around the holiday season?
Ho, ho, ho…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Want to be happier? Try saving more money
Spending helps too (but you’ll need to save first).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Here's how Iceland chose to spend some of their Euro 2016 money
The figures make for interesting reading from an Irish perspective.
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”.
An investment firm is moving 100 jobs from London to Dublin - but NOT because of Brexit
“To be clear, this is all part of this long term strategy”.
Scarlett Johansson is now the top-grossing actress ever
She is tenth overall.
Here's what almost half a million euro from 11 Console credit cards was spent on
Foreign trips, designer clothes and cash withdrawals totalling €83,484 make up just part of the spend.
Bank of Ireland apologises for technical issue with debit cards
There were a number of complaints online today.
Deliveroo's contentious new contracts are already in use abroad
Delivery men and women in Australia and the United Kingdom raised similar concerns earlier this year.
Over €360m wiped off value of Irish taxpayers' stake in banks after Brexit vote
The Irish state has a large stake in several banks which saw their share prices dive this morning.
Parents splash out €836 on their child's First Communion, while kids rake in over €500
Some children are making more than €800.
Vast majority of elderly abuse is carried out by a close friend or family member
A new campaign aims to highlight the financial abuse of the elderly.
Six Nations searching for new title sponsor after RBS confirm split
It’s likely that the competition will have a wide range of possible alternatives.
Syndicate scoops €8m - and the winners want to remain anonymous
There are four members of the syndicate, which bought the ticket in Wexford.
Nearly €30 million in money left lying around is going to good causes
The disbursement comes as part of €28.5 million which will be used to fight disadvantage across the country.
Revenue has taken back millions from people hiding money in offshore accounts
The organisation is appealing for anyone evading tax by holding money overseas to come forward.
Poll: Do you think private health insurance is worth the money?
Around 46% of the Irish population have private health insurance.
Ireland's super wealthy battle it out in the latest Sunday Times Rich List
Familiar names are near the top but there are some young pretenders nipping at their heels.
Farmers put pay scandal behind them and elect new IFA president
Joe Healy has said a remuneration committee will decide his salary,
Dublin needs to invest more in itself, not the rest of the country
The reality is that Dublin accounts for 40% of the nations economy and so it attracts an outsized proportion of its investment, writes Aaron McKenna.
Vulture funds pick and peck and they're not finished yet
The vultures arrived in Ireland after the crisis when they realised there was a lot of property up for grabs at knock down prices, writes Michael Byrne.
Take a break and watch this monkey's startled response to a magic trick
Monkey magic.
€93,000 a week paid out for gardaí lunches and overnight stays last year
Gardaí can claim the allowance when they are further than 3.22 kilometres away from their base station for more than five hours.