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# rising-costs - This week 4th December 2022 - 8th December 2022

Final cost of National Children’s Hospital ‘may not be known for years’
# Rising Costs
# Rising Costs

Final cost of National Children’s Hospital ‘may not be known for years’

Sun 5:19 PM 19,432 Views 47 Comments

Social Democrats co-leader Róisín Shortall said there seemed to be a “perennial problem” in Ireland with delivering major infrastructure projects.

# rising-costs - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Taoiseach refuses to estimate final cost of National Children's Hospital
# Rising Costs
# Rising Costs

Taoiseach refuses to estimate final cost of National Children's Hospital

Nov 30th 2022, 1:44 PM 14,715 Views 30 Comments

The current estimated cost of the NCH is €1.4 billion.

# rising-costs - This year 2022

Telling people to tighten their belts shows Govt is 'out of touch' on cost of living, says SF
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Telling people to tighten their belts shows Govt is 'out of touch' on cost of living, says SF

Jun 1st 2022, 2:24 PM 13,345 Views 29 Comments

The Taoiseach told the Dáil that Putin wants western governments to get the blame for rising energy costs.

Rising cost of building materials is getting worse on a weekly basis, TDs to be told
# Through The Roof
# Through The Roof

Rising cost of building materials is getting worse on a weekly basis, TDs to be told

May 24th 2022, 7:20 AM 23,445 Views 26 Comments

The Irish Home Builders Association will tell TDs that the situation is getting worse on a weekly basis.

Govt to pay up to 70% of inflation-related construction costs on State projects
# Rising Costs
# Rising Costs

Govt to pay up to 70% of inflation-related construction costs on State projects

May 10th 2022, 1:45 PM 11,322 Views 15 Comments

The minister says there is a real risk of projects not being completed if the State didn’t step in.

'I just can't keep my head above water': Your stories of coping with the rising energy costs
# Your Stories
# Your Stories

'I just can't keep my head above water': Your stories of coping with the rising energy costs

Apr 10th 2022, 12:05 AM 32,031 Views 27 Comments
  • The Journal asked readers to share their stories about the impact of rising energy costs.
  • Energy companies, including Bord Gáis, Energia, SSE Airtricity and Electric Ireland, have all recently announced price hikes.
  • The Government is working on measures to deal with rising costs, but has ruled out any further financial support.
Taoiseach can't rule out Ireland slipping into recession, calls for greater EU flexibility on VAT
# Rising Inflation
# Rising Inflation

Taoiseach can't rule out Ireland slipping into recession, calls for greater EU flexibility on VAT

Mar 16th 2022, 5:44 PM 24,587 Views 29 Comments

‘No one can be certain about what will happen over the course of 2022,’ the Taoiseach said.

# rising-costs - All time

Children's hospital review stops short of 'assigning blame' but Harris says people will be held to account
# Rising Costs
# Rising Costs

Children's hospital review stops short of 'assigning blame' but Harris says people will be held to account

Updated Feb 1st 2019, 7:18 PM 20,696 Views 108 Comments

A review into the rising costs of the new children’s hospital will not assign any blame to individuals.

Next years health capital budget will be raided because of ballooning costs of new children's hospital
# Rising Costs
# Rising Costs

Next years health capital budget will be raided because of ballooning costs of new children's hospital

Dec 18th 2018, 8:53 PM 17,305 Views 66 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the new children’s hospital may cost even more than its latest €1.433 billion price tag.

Car insurance gone up? Insurers will soon have to tell you why
# Rising Costs
# Rising Costs

Car insurance gone up? Insurers will soon have to tell you why

Jan 10th 2017, 8:27 PM 31,220 Views 62 Comments

New laws will be in place by the end of the year to ensure that insurance companies tell customers why they are paying more.

'Thrown to the wolves': There's no justification for 300% price hike in car insurance, says committee
# Why So Much?
# Why So Much?

'Thrown to the wolves': There's no justification for 300% price hike in car insurance, says committee

Nov 24th 2016, 4:20 PM 37,551 Views 112 Comments

An Oireachtas committee said Irish drivers must get detailed breakdown of why their car insurance costs so much.

VHI to raise health insurance prices by average of 3%
# Rising Costs
# Rising Costs

VHI to raise health insurance prices by average of 3%

Sep 15th 2016, 6:42 PM 11,769 Views 44 Comments

The changes come into effect on 1 November.

Motor claim payouts are not behind rocketing car insurance premiums: Michael McGrath
# Rising Costs
# Rising Costs

Motor claim payouts are not behind rocketing car insurance premiums: Michael McGrath

Jun 18th 2016, 2:52 PM 23,195 Views 70 Comments

Figures released to the Fianna Fáil finance spokesman show insurance companies paid out more in 2011 and 2012 than in 2014.

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

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

Jun 8th 2016, 2:40 PM 47,160 Views 79 Comments

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

The €216 million treehouse that Taiwan wants to be its Eiffel Tower
# You Wooden Believe It
# You Wooden Believe It

The €216 million treehouse that Taiwan wants to be its Eiffel Tower

Jan 22nd 2015, 1:55 PM 819 Views 0 Comments

The building of the banyan tree-inspired structure has been faced opposition from Taichung mayor Lin Chia-lung.