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Barca president says Frenkie de Jong isn't for sale amid links to Man United
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Barca president says Frenkie de Jong isn't for sale amid links to Man United

Jul 6th 2022, 2:38 PM 5,934 Views 9 Comments

Joan Laporta refused to reveal whether he has spoken to Jorge Mendes about Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Restaurants and bars that don't display their tips policy will face fines of up to €2,500
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Restaurants and bars that don't display their tips policy will face fines of up to €2,500

Jun 16th 2019, 6:00 AM 40,196 Views 55 Comments

An amendment to the law is to be introduced to ensure tips go to the employee.

Carbon tax should quadruple to €80 per tonne by 2030, committee recommends
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Carbon tax should quadruple to €80 per tonne by 2030, committee recommends

Mar 28th 2019, 4:41 PM 10,777 Views 91 Comments

There was a row at Oireachtas Climate Action Committee over the plan to increase carbon tax.

Here's how many sites there are where its owners will have to pay the vacant site levy
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Here's how many sites there are where its owners will have to pay the vacant site levy

Jan 2nd 2019, 7:00 AM 36,703 Views 17 Comments

Site owners will be eligible to pay up to 7% of its value if the local authority has placed it on the vacant sites register.

Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points
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Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points

Aug 14th 2018, 8:00 PM 11,544 Views 78 Comments

Motorists continue to park on cycle lane because they face no consequences for doing so, said the party.

Hotels and businesses may have to pay more for TV licences
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Hotels and businesses may have to pay more for TV licences

Jul 25th 2018, 12:15 AM 14,956 Views 46 Comments

Leinster House, which has around 1,000 TVs is only required to pay for one TV licence.

Taxi driver ordered to pay €17,800 to man despite claims he wasn't present at car crash
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Taxi driver ordered to pay €17,800 to man despite claims he wasn't present at car crash

Jun 9th 2018, 6:00 AM 21,399 Views 0 Comments

The driver had claimed another man was driving the car.

Politicians who don't pay their bar tab will have it deducted from their salary
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Politicians who don't pay their bar tab will have it deducted from their salary

Apr 18th 2018, 8:00 PM 18,541 Views 82 Comments

The Taoiseach encouraged the Oireachtas to investigate how to chase up politicians who fail to pay their bills.

Leo says Trump is right about one thing - Europe needs to stop relying on the US for its defence
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Leo says Trump is right about one thing - Europe needs to stop relying on the US for its defence

Mar 14th 2018, 12:02 PM 14,442 Views 98 Comments

Varadkar says Europe needs to start looking after its own security.

There has been a jump in the number of people buying a TV licence in the last year
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There has been a jump in the number of people buying a TV licence in the last year

Jan 14th 2018, 9:45 AM 20,908 Views 88 Comments

The jump in the figures over the last year is largely attributed to the public awareness campaign rolled out by the Department of Communications.

Taoiseach says politicians should settle their Dáil bar tab or have it taken from their salaries
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Taoiseach says politicians should settle their Dáil bar tab or have it taken from their salaries

Aug 1st 2017, 11:52 AM 37,608 Views 80 Comments

The unpaid tabs at the Dáil bar and restaurant amount to €5,000.

Dáil bar and restaurant tabs 'should be paid at the end of every month'
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Dáil bar and restaurant tabs 'should be paid at the end of every month'

Aug 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 12,469 Views 55 Comments

Almost €5,500 in unpaid Dáil tabs will be wiped after a series of efforts to recoup the amounts owed failed.

RTÉ boss calls for hike in TV licence fee to €175
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RTÉ boss calls for hike in TV licence fee to €175

Jul 11th 2017, 10:20 PM 40,595 Views 222 Comments

RTÉ is to post a deficit in its 2016 annual report due to be published soon.

Pamplona police chase down Italians fleeing a restaurant bill after the bull run
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Pamplona police chase down Italians fleeing a restaurant bill after the bull run

Jul 10th 2017, 10:47 PM 22,670 Views 12 Comments

The €620 bill was paid in full, with a tip.

Poll: Do you think fines work?
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Poll: Do you think fines work?

Jul 7th 2017, 9:36 AM 12,865 Views 32 Comments

Do you have any library books or rented DVDs or videos collecting dust?

We might have to give the EU an extra €280 million because of those inflated GDP figures
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We might have to give the EU an extra €280 million because of those inflated GDP figures

Jul 20th 2016, 2:35 PM 16,791 Views 83 Comments

The massive 26% hike in GDP was decried by one financial journalist as a “work of Irish fiction”.

Spanish airline 'charged people €60 for a job interview'
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Spanish airline 'charged people €60 for a job interview'

Jan 13th 2016, 9:42 PM 22,484 Views 22 Comments

Air Europa Express began operating on Monday.

A major IT upgrade means people who don't pay fines will have it taken from their wages
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A major IT upgrade means people who don't pay fines will have it taken from their wages

Dec 10th 2015, 7:05 PM 26,758 Views 149 Comments

55% of those imprisoned in Ireland last year were jailed for the non-payment of fines.

UK in 'chaos' over plastic bag levy. What's all the fuss about? We did that 13 years ago...
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UK in 'chaos' over plastic bag levy. What's all the fuss about? We did that 13 years ago...

Oct 5th 2015, 8:00 PM 36,356 Views 77 Comments

The year of Saipan and Nadine Coyle forgetting her age we began paying for our plastic bags.

Airbnb meets hosts after telling the tax man about them
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Airbnb meets hosts after telling the tax man about them

Aug 11th 2015, 8:45 PM 50,235 Views 140 Comments

The company will supply information to the Revenue Commissioners dating back to May 2014.

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

Jul 25th 2015, 2:36 PM 15,320 Views 40 Comments

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

Woman who challenged referendum landed with huge bill for court costs
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Woman who challenged referendum landed with huge bill for court costs

Jul 7th 2015, 11:06 AM 48,710 Views 56 Comments

The overall costs of the appeal is believed to be over €1 million.

Could RTÉ sell off some its Donnybrook land to make some cash?
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Could RTÉ sell off some its Donnybrook land to make some cash?

Apr 22nd 2015, 8:46 AM 9,944 Views 43 Comments

Alex White said RTÉ “needs to be vigilant with their costs”.

Banks treating people on variable mortgage rates "very badly"
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Banks treating people on variable mortgage rates "very badly"

Apr 19th 2015, 2:21 PM 12,337 Views 84 Comments

The Health Minister made the comment today.

Anyone need a right back? Dani Alves' wage demands move him closer to Barcelona exit
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Anyone need a right back? Dani Alves' wage demands move him closer to Barcelona exit

Apr 10th 2015, 12:05 AM 9,481 Views 11 Comments

The Brazilian’s agent says he already has a three-year contract on the table from another club.

Explainer: Why does YouTube want to introduce a paid subscription service?
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Explainer: Why does YouTube want to introduce a paid subscription service?

Apr 9th 2015, 3:57 PM 8,922 Views 17 Comments

It’s not all about making more money (although that’s a major reason behind it).

Plan to take water charges from wages a 'bullying' tactic - Murphy
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Plan to take water charges from wages a 'bullying' tactic - Murphy

Mar 23rd 2015, 10:16 PM 46,734 Views 394 Comments

It’s understood enhanced compliance measures are being considered by the government.

Two men and two women in Clare charged over illegal money lending
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Two men and two women in Clare charged over illegal money lending

Feb 24th 2015, 1:22 PM 11,071 Views 0 Comments

The four were among a group of 11 people arrested in garda raids in 2013.

Revenue took property tax from wages of 68,000 people who didn't pay
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Revenue took property tax from wages of 68,000 people who didn't pay

Feb 5th 2015, 4:55 PM 24,095 Views 159 Comments

The compliance rate for the past two years has been 95%.

Forgot to pay or won't pay?: The property tax deadline is tomorrow
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Forgot to pay or won't pay?: The property tax deadline is tomorrow

Jan 6th 2015, 9:11 AM 10,460 Views 44 Comments

People who have not yet paid their local property tax have been urged to make contact with the Revenue Commissioners.

Good news: most companies plan on giving pay rises this year
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Good news: most companies plan on giving pay rises this year

Jan 2nd 2015, 6:45 AM 6,826 Views 21 Comments

According to a new survey, anyway.

Irish businesses could cut the state's €8.5 billion spending bill
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Irish businesses could cut the state's €8.5 billion spending bill

Dec 15th 2014, 12:47 PM 9,990 Views 18 Comments

But owner-operators say they are still taking far to long to get paid when they do get contracts.

Some councils are taking developer’s money instead of building social housing
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Some councils are taking developer’s money instead of building social housing

Nov 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,092 Views 38 Comments

Under the law, a developer can pay a levy in lieu of building social housing.

Ireland has the second highest percentage of low-paying jobs in the world
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Ireland has the second highest percentage of low-paying jobs in the world

Oct 5th 2014, 8:45 AM 32,930 Views 118 Comments

America is number one.

Drivers should be able to pay a double fine to avoid court appearance
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Drivers should be able to pay a double fine to avoid court appearance

Oct 2nd 2014, 10:03 AM 6,868 Views 22 Comments

Less than 1 in 4 of people summoned to court for penalty point offences received convictions.

The North's health minister "sees the merit" in charging drunk people for A&E visits
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The North's health minister "sees the merit" in charging drunk people for A&E visits

Aug 12th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,686 Views 20 Comments

There are currently no plans to adopt such a policy in the south, however.

We're still paying more for mortgages than the rest of Europe
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We're still paying more for mortgages than the rest of Europe

Aug 8th 2014, 5:17 PM 10,577 Views 33 Comments

The rate is coming down, but new lending for house purchase is still more expensive than the euro zone average.

Cost order to challengers of Children's Referendum could be breach of rights
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Cost order to challengers of Children's Referendum could be breach of rights

Aug 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 3,986 Views 9 Comments

Mattie McGrath said any such order will deter any future petitioners taking cases against authorities.

Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law
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Russia ordered to pay Yukos shareholders $50 billion for violating international law

Jul 28th 2014, 11:27 AM 8,225 Views 15 Comments

It was unanimously held that Russian authorities forced Yukos into bankruptcy.

Revenue collects €310m in property tax and household charge payments
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Revenue collects €310m in property tax and household charge payments

Jul 18th 2014, 6:29 PM 8,262 Views 55 Comments

The compliance rates for local property tax payments this year is 94%.

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