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# Ukraine
€2.9m paid out to people housing Ukrainian refugees who applied for €400 monthly payment
Payments have been made to some 2,348 individuals who have offered rooms and vacant properties.
# inflation crisis
17,000 apply for emergency social welfare payments for food, fuel and clothing in July alone
The number of applications has been rising month-on-month in light of the cost-of-living crisis.
# Courts
High Court orders rapist to pay woman €315,000 in damages
The judge said that what the man did to the plaintiff “has no place in a civilised society”.
# payment
Cabinet subcommittee approves €400 payment to households who host Ukrainian refugees
The final sign off of the decision will take place at Cabinet next week.
# essential workers
State will pay €100,000 to families of healthcare workers who died of Covid
The HPSC reports that 22 healthcare workers have died having contracted Covid.
# Covid-19
Enhanced Illness Benefit extended until end of June
To date, almost €230 million has been paid under this scheme, supporting over 374,500 people.
All time
Opinion: Basic income for Ireland's artists? It's about time
Arts programmer Naoise Nunn looks at why it’s important the arts are funded – and valued.
# payment
US Congress approves Covid-19 relief package, giving green light to stimulus checks of up to $1,400
The $1.9 trillion plan was approved today in the US.
# payment
Construction workers face cost of restrictions as PUP recipients rise to nearly 400,000
Almost 400,000 people will receive the PUP tomorrow, an increase of 18.7% on last week.
# student nurses
Explainer: What is the current situation with unpaid student nurse placements?
The government last week voted against a motion to pay student nurses on placement.
Taoiseach says reports of 'exploitation and abuse' of student nurses should be investigated
Taoiseach accuses opposition of 'playing politics' with 'simplistic motion' about student nurses' pay
# Taxis
Free Now says all drivers have been paid today after delays
About 14,000 taxi drivers in Ireland are signed up to the app.
# Northern Ireland
Injured victims of the Troubles to get annual pension of between £2,000 and £10,000
Legislation that requires the UK Government to introduce a scheme came into effect at midnight on Monday.
# stormy daniels
Trump discloses payment to attorney who paid off porn star
Stormy Daniels is suing to be released from the hush agreement.
# towards 2034
Payment of inter-county players among proposals in leaked GAA report
The radical report was drafted by a committee established by former GAA president Aogán Ó Fearghail.
Man who banged his head in Ikea car park awarded over €35,000 in damages
He had been recovering from heart surgery.
# back in 2008
Dublin Airport received a lovely letter from a customer paying her parking fee nine years late
Better late than never.
# Dental Plan
Your PRSI will now let you get a free scale and polish
From today, workers are entitled to a full scale and polish, and if necessary, protracted periodontal treatment.
# moo idea
Social welfare recipients to earn extra cash filling dairy farm worker shortage
A new pilot programme will see recipients able to apply for four weeks of training as dairy operatives.
Some Irish writers and artists are not impressed with the new social welfare changes
We asked a selection of people.
# big loss
National Transport Authority to lose nearly €1m after 'taking the hit' on subletting offices
The issue arose when the Taxi Regulator was absorbed into the NTA, and its premises was transferred to the NTA’s.
# policing
Row breaks out over delay in garda pay for Joe Biden visit
Garda sources say payments were dealt with “on an ad-hoc basis in different regions”.
# payment
Tony Pulis ordered to pay Crystal Palace £3.7 million after High Court judgement
The West Brom manager has lost his appeal.
# pay rise
Cleaners to get pay increases and an end to deductions for uniforms
The move will benefit almost 34,000 contract cleaners.
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# extra money
Varadkar confirms details around this year's welfare Christmas bonus
Some 1.2 million people will receive the extra money.
# Circuit Civil Court
Judge allows payment to mother but reminds her it is her 'moral duty' to provide for her kids
The woman applied for a payment from funds awarded to her children.
# oireachtas bills
Joan Burton quizzes the Taoiseach on how much his staff are being paid
He has a team of 12 who are earning up to €156k.
# Limerick
"It's ridiculous": Ex-HMV staff left waiting for pay as company goes into liquidation
One staff member said they were told they would be paid today, but the liquidation occurred yesterday.
# catch-up viewing
TV licence required to watch BBC iPlayer in the UK, but no such rules on the way for the RTÉ Player
Minister Denis Naughten is bringing forward plans to crackdown on TV licence fee evasion this autumn.
# Water Charges
Irish Water revenue from bills slashed almost in half
The suspension of charges was announced by the government as the fifth bill was being issued to customers.
# Show Me The Money
Bank of Ireland glitch sees delay in paying customers' wages
The problem has now been resolved.
# Fine Idea
A major IT upgrade means people who don't pay fines will have it taken from their wages
55% of those imprisoned in Ireland last year were jailed for the non-payment of fines.
# TalkTalk
UK phone company facing ransom demands not to release millions of customers' financial details
The theft of data was reported to the Metropolitan Police on Wednesday.
# american hustle
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.
# Expenses
Ten senior politicians cost the State more than €700,000 each since 2011
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been the most expensive, receiving more than €780,000 in pay and expenses.
# Water Charges
Irish Water says more than half of households now paying bills
Paul Murphy TD said the anti-water charges movement is still looking good.
# making it rain
Some of the highest-paid actors in the world are a little surprising
Not if you know your Bollywood films though.
# Bills Bills Bills
The government is 'very happy' that less than half of Irish Water customers have paid
They said this is broadly in line with what they were expecting…
# Dispute
Bray respond after players claim trust is 'beyond repair', to consider Croly's position
It has been a turbulent week for the League of Ireland club.