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# payments - Friday 9 October, 2020

Call for PUP recipients under 25 to have higher rate of payment restored

More than 210,000 people received the payment for the week ending 3 October.

# payments - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Bank of Ireland says customers have received payments after earlier delay

The bank has apologised for any inconvenience caused.

# payments - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Central Bank 'made clear' expectations for bank transparency about mortgage breaks, governor says

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said yesterday he doesn’t ‘fully trust’ the banks not to try to profit during the pandemic.

# payments - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Almost €600 million spent on contactless payments in May

The contactless limit was increased to €50 in April in response to the Covid-19 crisis.

# payments - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Teenager arrested over suspected fraud was allegedly receiving six separate Covid-19 unemployment payments

The man is currently being detained at Mullingar Garda Station.

# payments - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Decision due soon on extending Covid-19 unemployment payment, says minister

As people return back to work, the minister said he will look at the data on the number of claims.

# payments - Monday 18 May, 2020

Slight fall in number of Covid-19 unemployment payments for second week in a row

Workers who previously received the payment are advised to close their claim on the day they return to work.

# payments - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

From The42 Mayo GAA suspend levy payments to clubs due to Covid-19 crisis Helping Out

Mayo GAA suspend levy payments to clubs due to Covid-19 crisis

The suspension will cover the months of March and April before then being reviewed.

# payments - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

From apps to taps: Where Ireland sits in the march toward a cashless society

Early adoption is led by the Nordics and Asia as infrastructure and societal acceptance plays catch up.

# payments - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Bye bye credit cards, hello paying by eyeball: The future of spending your money

Your eyes and fingerprints are about to become a crucial part of how you pay for things.

# payments - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Businesses refused insurance to get 'quick' payments for severe weather flood damage

The scheme is for businesses and organisations who have been refused insurance.

# payments - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

'Nobody will be left short': Magdalene Laundry redress to be extended to survivors blocked from compensation

Lump sum and pension payments will be made to the women affected.

# payments - Friday 1 June, 2018

Visa apologises for card issues, says services are 'operating at close to normal levels'

Large queues had formed at ATMs earlier.

# payments - Monday 2 April, 2018

Justice minister says he plans to abolish court poor box payments

Charlie Flanagan says it is no longer fit for purpose.

# payments - Sunday 25 February, 2018

No more queues, no more supermarket aisles: The future of the Big Shop

Supermarkets as we know them could become a thing of the past.

# payments - Saturday 13 January, 2018

From The42 Tax authorities investigate payments from Barca to Messi's foundation Closer Look

Tax authorities investigate payments from Barca to Messi's foundation

They’re suspicious that payments from the club may have been used to help the player evade taxes

# payments - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Nearly 3,000 fuel allowance payments delayed after technical glitch

The Department of Social Protection said it was investigating the matter.

# payments - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

County breakdown: Government paid out over €4 million to help cover costs of funerals

Exceptional needs payments can be made under the supplementary welfare allowance scheme.

# payments - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Vaccine compensation scheme being considered by government

Health Minister Simon Harris said his department is examining how to roll out a vaccination compensation programme.

# payments - Thursday 3 August, 2017

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.

# payments - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

RTÉ says it has not introduced 'secret bonuses' to staff

This was on foot of a report this morning.

# payments - Friday 14 July, 2017

Nama has paid over €115 million to receivers since the property crash

Grant Thornton has received €17.28 million for its work in the area.

# payments - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Apple Pay is now available in Ireland Rockin' Cashless This post contains videos

Apple Pay is now available in Ireland

You can now tap your iPhone like a contactless card.

# payments - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Jump in reports of people allegedly working and claiming social welfare

The Department of Social Protection received over 20,000 reports of welfare fraud from members of the public up to the end of November.

# payments - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Ulster Bank customers report mortgage direct debit problems

The bank says it is ‘working to resolve’ the issue.

# payments - Saturday 26 March, 2016

'We need to weed out bogus disability claims for the people that really need it'

Aaron McKenna writes that people who truly need the disability payment are suffering at those that are scamming.

# payments - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Here's how Micheál Martin justifies his €30k salary top-up

The Irish Independent says this places his salary at €117,258.

# payments - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Hundreds of gardaí left out of pocket before Christmas due to payment delays

Whole districts across the country have not received their unsocial hours allowances on time.

# payments - Friday 30 October, 2015

Bank of Ireland says all customers should now have wages in their accounts

The bank has apologised for any inconvenience caused.

# payments - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Even more people have paid their water bills - but it's just over half of customers Exclusive

New figures received by Paul Murphy also shed new light on the situation.

# payments - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

PayPal is trying to reduce the awkwardness of asking friends for money back

Although there are no “firm plans” to bring to Irish users yet.

# payments - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Revealed: Less than half of Irish Water customers have paid their bills

New figures emerged tonight.

# payments - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

UPC blasted for cutting post office bill payments

Customers are being written to at the moment – but the cut-off for An Post payments happens next week.

# payments - Monday 15 June, 2015

Charities really don't want to see one and two cent coins scrapped

There are €35 million of the coins lying around.

# payments - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The Irish-owned company that's shaking up payments could be worth €4.5 billion soon

If the talks are successful, Stripe’s valuation would have increased by €2.9 billion in the space of 15 months.

# payments - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Here is what your mortgage would cost you in Europe

As has been pointed out in recent weeks, we don’t exactly get the best deal over here.

# payments - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Ex-policeman who leaked Milly Dowler information to The Sun has been jailed

Simon Quinn, 43, will serve 18 months in prison.

# payments - Monday 12 January, 2015

An Post warned by Data Protection Commissioner over customers' bank account details

A bank statement containing financial information was previously requested when signing up for a TV license direct debt.

# payments - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Here's €150 million that we WON'T be paying out next year

Take that… IMF interest payments.

# payments - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Empowering people with a disability - by handing them the purse strings

A new system of dealing with direct payments from the HSE is getting positive reviews from users.

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