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# On the up

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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.
Sligo jump to seventh in the table with comfortable Wexford win
Dave Robertson’s charges have now won three games on the bounce.
'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.
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.
Ireland jump to 29th in the Fifa world rankings
Michael O’Neill’s Northern Ireland remain one place ahead of his namesake’s team.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We've spent €1.7 billion more building houses this year than 2014
Building has gotten underway on 11,955 residential housing units.
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.
It looks like the Irish economy is now taking off like a rocket
Just as Michael Noonan said it could three years ago.
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.
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.
House prices went up again last month and they're not stopping
But the rate of property price increases is slowing.
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.
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.
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.
This Irish festival is quickly shedding its 'best-kept secret' status
It’s been going for 15 years.
Eoghan McDermott's star is on the rise with a big new role at 2FM
He’s taking over from Colm Hayes.
Another Waterford hurling win over Cork as they dominate Munster U21 tie
The Deise claimed a ten point win in Páirc Uí Rinn.
Do you know what Irish people love? Taking the bus...
… and the train (and coach trips).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Denis O'Brien is making more money from his petrol stations
The company has laid out a €20 million programme of investment.
100,000 people will be driving brand new cars this year
Lucky for some.
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.
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.
A trademark Steven Gerrard strike saw Liverpool past Leicester tonight
Liverpool scored three straight goals to get an important away win.
Your vital round-up of property news from the week
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
Some good news for a Sunday morning: The world is becoming a better place
It’s not all that bad.
SIPTU ask nurses and midwives to reject 50% increase in registration fee
Members are being advised to continue paying the 2014 fee of €100.
Facebook is going to get a 'Buy' button soon, and it's being powered by Stripe
The company, which is designed to make online credit card payments simple for developers, is
Joan Burton: 'We're the strongest growing economy in Europe at this point'
Ireland’s gross domestic product (GDP) is now up 7.7 per cent.
Our floor space is increasing and our energy use is decreasing
New figures from the CSO show an increase in both floor space and in the number of new houses receiving better energy ratings.
Van Gaal underlines title ambition and asks more of Di Maria
The former Netherlands boss also explained why his move away from three-at-the-back was purely due to circumstances.