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#On the up

# on-the-up - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Irish builders are commanding €100,000 salaries as companies hunt for construction skills

Recruitment firm Hays says that demand for construction professionals was up 40% on a year ago.

# on-the-up - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Rent supplement set to increase from this Friday

The announcement was made in Dublin Castle this morning.

# on-the-up - Monday 20 June, 2016

Coveney set to freeze bin charges for 12 months

The environment minister held discussions with Ireland’s waste companies today.

# on-the-up - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Bin charges treble for customers as companies accused of operating 'a cartel'

The Tánaiste said legislation would be introduced if waste companies are found to be exploiting customers.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

From The42 Ladies gaelic games to receive a €1 million government investment over the next two years On The Up

Ladies gaelic games to receive a €1 million government investment over the next two years

The funding, provided through Sport Ireland, will be distributed among ladies football and camogie.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

'His car insurance jumped from €7k to €56k - he's being forced out of business'

The Dáil will debate a Fianna Fáil motion to tackle the spiralling costs of car insurance.

# on-the-up - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

There's been a big jump in the number of people being refused car insurance

This week, Fianna Fáil is to propose a motion to tackle the rise in motor insurance costs.

# on-the-up - Monday 30 May, 2016

Now could be a good time to keep an eye on bitcoin again

The currency is now valued at €477 per coin, matching the valuation it had back in August 2014.

# on-the-up - Saturday 7 May, 2016

From The42 Sligo jump to seventh in the table with comfortable Wexford win On The Up

Sligo jump to seventh in the table with comfortable Wexford win

Dave Robertson’s charges have now won three games on the bounce.

# on-the-up - Thursday 21 April, 2016

'It's time we asked questions': Some drivers' insurance premiums are up 400%

TDs said it was time the insurance companies were transparent about why the costs were on the rise for customers.

# on-the-up - Sunday 3 April, 2016

From The42 Landmark day for the Cavan footballers as they defeat Galway to clinch promotion to Division 1 On The Up

Landmark day for the Cavan footballers as they defeat Galway to clinch promotion to Division 1

Cavan are back in the top flight for the first time in 15 years.

# on-the-up - Thursday 3 March, 2016

From The42 Ireland jump to 29th in the Fifa world rankings On The Up

Ireland jump to 29th in the Fifa world rankings

Michael O’Neill’s Northern Ireland remain one place ahead of his namesake’s team.

# on-the-up - Thursday 4 February, 2016

From The42 Ireland climb into top 30 in Fifa rankings but still one place behind Northern Ireland COYBIG

Ireland climb into top 30 in Fifa rankings but still one place behind Northern Ireland

Meanwhile, Euro 2016 opponents remain number one in the world.

# on-the-up - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Irish consumers haven't felt this good for 10 years

The figures from the ESRI and KBC Bank Ireland show consumer sentiment at its highest point for ten years.

# on-the-up - Sunday 3 January, 2016

From The42 Chelsea have got their groove back as Hiddink claims his first victory On The Up

Chelsea have got their groove back as Hiddink claims his first victory

Goals from Oscar, Willian and Diego Costa handed the Blues a 3-0 win at Selhurst Park.

# on-the-up - Sunday 20 December, 2015

From The42 Chart of the Day: Ulster's troubled trips to France (and recent encouragement) On The Up

Chart of the Day: Ulster's troubled trips to France (and recent encouragement)

Aside from last year’s trip to Toulon, Ulster’s recent history in France has been greatly encouraging.

# on-the-up - Saturday 5 December, 2015

More people have flown through Dublin Airport this year than ever before

There has been a big increase in the number of routes through the airport.

# on-the-up - Thursday 19 November, 2015

We've spent €1.7 billion more building houses this year than 2014

Building has gotten underway on 11,955 residential housing units.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

A whopping 320 tech jobs for Ireland have been announced today at the Web Summit

The jobs will be created in the technology and business sectors.

# on-the-up - Friday 2 October, 2015

It looks like the Irish economy is now taking off like a rocket

Just as Michael Noonan said it could three years ago.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Here's how much accident victims in Ireland have been paid this year

In total the Injuries Board has awarded €128.45 million in the first six months of this year.

# on-the-up - Friday 28 August, 2015

From The42 Former Ireland international's debut spoiled by resurgent Limerick hitting 4 past Drogs On The Up

Former Ireland international's debut spoiled by resurgent Limerick hitting 4 past Drogs

It wasn’t a welcome arrival for Keith Treacy as Martin Russell’s men made it four wins from their last five.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

House prices went up again last month and they're not stopping

But the rate of property price increases is slowing.

# on-the-up - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Do you have a health insurance with Laya Healthcare? It could be going up

Ireland’s second largest health insurer Laya Healthcare is hiking up its prices for some of its policies.

# on-the-up - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Ireland could be heading for its best ever year of tourism

Figures from the CSO released today have shown a 11% increase in the number of overseas visits.

# on-the-up - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From The42 Paul Dunne surges up the world rankings but he's remaining amateur for the time being On The Up

Paul Dunne surges up the world rankings but he's remaining amateur for the time being

Jordan Spieth also had some lovely words for the young amateur.

# on-the-up - Thursday 9 July, 2015

This Irish festival is quickly shedding its 'best-kept secret' status

It’s been going for 15 years.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Eoghan McDermott's star is on the rise with a big new role at 2FM

He’s taking over from Colm Hayes.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From The42 Another Waterford hurling win over Cork as they dominate Munster U21 tie On The Up

Another Waterford hurling win over Cork as they dominate Munster U21 tie

The Deise claimed a ten point win in Páirc Uí Rinn.

# on-the-up - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Do you know what Irish people love? Taking the bus...

… and the train (and coach trips).

# on-the-up - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Want to snap up some acres of land in Dublin? The price is on the rise

Agricultural land in Ireland remains expensive when compared with land prices in much of Northern Europe.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From The42 5 reasons why Roscommon football is on the up On The Up

5 reasons why Roscommon football is on the up

Roscommon’s recent progress has left them as many people’s dark horses for the All-Ireland this year.

# on-the-up - Thursday 9 April, 2015

This week’s vital property news: The new Daft report and a cap on the property tax Shovel Ready This post contains images

This week’s vital property news: The new Daft report and a cap on the property tax

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

From The42 Ireland up in the FIFA rankings while Wales leap into highest ever position On The Up

Ireland up in the FIFA rankings while Wales leap into highest ever position

The latest list has been released today, with the Boys in Green up to 62nd and Chris Coleman’s men in 22nd.

# on-the-up - Friday 3 April, 2015

Worldwide Muslim population predicted to nearly match Christians within 40 years

That’s according to a new report on the growth of the main religions.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Denis O'Brien is making more money from his petrol stations

The company has laid out a €20 million programme of investment.

# on-the-up - Monday 2 February, 2015

# on-the-up - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Irish consumers had their best Christmas for seven years

New figures today also show an increase of 6.4% in retail sales over the course of the year.

# on-the-up - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Houses are selling for 40% more than their reserve price at auction today

It’s all getting a bit boom-tastic over at the RDS.

# on-the-up - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From The42 A trademark Steven Gerrard strike saw Liverpool past Leicester tonight On The Up

A trademark Steven Gerrard strike saw Liverpool past Leicester tonight

Liverpool scored three straight goals to get an important away win.