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# Money

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Family "not whinging" about winning €500,000 after buying lotto ticket in Mayo
One family member announced his plans to “buy a Fresian heifer, preferably a calf”.
Police use enhanced power to seize money from New IRA
Money that may have been used to buy guns and explosives to attack members of the community … has been taken out of circulation.”
Nobody claimed a €500,000 prize from a Friday the 13th lottery draw
The unlucky ticket was sold in Limerick.
6 things no one tells you about buying a house
Prepare yourself.
Could Ireland spend more on children in Direct Provision? Here's how the numbers crunch
Around 3,000 adults and 1,100 children are currently being paid direct provision allowance.
Dublin Bus passengers are less savvy these days about getting their cash back
It appears that during the recession years we were a lot more eager to reclaim their change.
Is Ireland a one-trick pony by enticing corporations with low taxes?
Cillian Doyle says Ireland is a tax haven and we should change our ways before the decisions are taken out of our hands.
Minister hits out at claim flood relief budget has been 'slashed'
Simon Harris says the government is investing more money in this area over the next five years than has been spent in the last two decades.
This person left a brilliant note after an epic struggle with a vending machine
Standing up for what’s right.
Woman spends savings on Powerball tickets, sets up GoFundMe to get money back
She made about €740 before the page was shut down.
'What's the big deal about Jerry Hall and Rupert Murdoch? There were 22 years between my parents'
The sarcastic comments about their upcoming marriage are petty and childish. Is it so difficult to believe that they might actually be in love and make each other laugh? asks Megan Roantree.
An Irish woman is bringing music from Calais' 'Jungle' camps to Ireland
Money raised from the project will go directly to the performers.
US town hit by water crisis after supply switched to save money
Local officials first declared a public health emergency in October in response to tests that showed children with elevated levels of lead.
Angry parents take to Liveline after Irish Cancer Society cuts off hardship fund
The fund was set up to help patients and their families who found themselves in financial trouble because of a diagnosis.
Nama says the last remaining ghost estates will be finished this year
In its annual review, Nama said it had a cash balance of €3.4 billion.
8 strategies to spend less money, from people who save over half their income
Want to retire early? Read this.
Here are 17 incredible facts about oil-rich Saudi Arabia
Apparently women drivers could “undermine social values”.
Poll: Do you think you'll have more cash in 2016?
Will you have more cash in your pocket this year.
5 tips to get your finances in order in 2016
There really is no “silver bullet” solution, writes Stephen Barry, who says small changes can make all the difference.
'I will go at him with every strength and fibre of my being.'
Floyd Mayweather rivalry with Diego Corrales was fuelled by mutual hatred – as explained in this extract from MONEY: The Life and Fast Times of Floyd Mayweather
'Managing my debt got too much for me. I started to have panic attacks'
One man describes how he couldn’t see any light at the end of the tunnel.
CCTV video shows pensioner's bank card stolen while distracted at ATM
Thousands was taken from his account within hours.
This chart shows how The Force Awakens could bring in $9 billion
Most of the revenue is expected to come from Merchandise sales.
Young buyers unhappy homes they paid deposits on were sold for social housing
The buyers of the 14 houses found out the estate had been sold on after reading it in the local newspaper.
Poll: How much do you plan to spend on Christmas presents?
All the money.
Floyd Mayweather now owns a baby tiger
How deeply unoriginal.
Sinn Féin has made a lot of money from its American friends
The party’s American fundraising arm had expenses of €150,000 from May-October.
20,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed
…but most of them haven’t submitted all the necessary documentation.
12 facts of life for all skint people
It’s that time of the month again…
Novak Djokovic won a ridiculous amount of money playing tennis this year
Take the rest of the day off. .
Safe and flashy: Here's what the new €20 note will look like
It sure is pretty.
The average Irish person will spend almost €600 this Christmas
According to a Christmas spending survey. And we all think we’re worse off than last year. Mind you, last year we felt the same way…
People are joining Isis because they're desperate for money...
Many Syrians who join the so-called Islamic State do so because they are starving according to one defector.
The biggest Euromillions jackpot this year is up for grabs this evening
Someone has to win, right?
Here's how much the GAA, FAI and IRFU pay the gardaí for policing events
The GAA paid the gardaí almost €423,000 last year and over €313,000 in 2013.
There's no money in sports stadia, says major contractor
But when you’re talking about a stadium worth close to a billion dollars, the small margins are a big chunk of change.
'Money can't buy life': The last words of 18 famous people
“I should never have switched from scotch to martinis.”
The controversy around Nama's property deal has just gotten deeper
The company is under investigation for its role in a deal in Northern Ireland.
US judge makes defendants give blood or face going to jail
An ethics complaint has been lodged against Judge Marvin Wiggins.
Jennifer Lawrence got "mad" after discovering she was paid less than male co-stars
The actress was paid less than her male counterparts for her work on American Hustle.