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# spend-spend-spend - Last year 2021

Government spent €30.6 billion on social welfare payments in 2020, up 46% from 2019
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Government spent €30.6 billion on social welfare payments in 2020, up 46% from 2019

Aug 9th 2021, 11:08 AM 17,199 Views 38 Comments

Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys described the increase as “extraordinary”.

More than €1 billion spent in contactless payments during May as economy re-opens
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More than €1 billion spent in contactless payments during May as economy re-opens

Jul 7th 2021, 6:15 AM 7,720 Views 14 Comments

The daily spend of individual contactless payment users exceeded €16 for only the second time since 2016.

Record-breaking €1 billion spent through contactless payments in December
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Record-breaking €1 billion spent through contactless payments in December

Jan 27th 2021, 6:15 AM 12,048 Views 18 Comments

Around 2.1 million people used contactless payments each day last month.

# spend-spend-spend - All time

Huge spending on online goods by Irish consumers during Black Friday sales last year
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Huge spending on online goods by Irish consumers during Black Friday sales last year

Nov 23rd 2020, 6:30 AM 12,357 Views 10 Comments

There were over 85,000 online transactions for clothes on Black Friday, compared with 20,000 on a typical day.

Survey finds majority of people thought Budget 2016 was good for Ireland
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Survey finds majority of people thought Budget 2016 was good for Ireland

Oct 14th 2015, 8:17 PM 19,246 Views 64 Comments

Michael Noonan has denied that the government had returned to the days of “when I have it, I spend it”.

The first major tech company to accept Bitcoin payments isn't Google or Apple
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The first major tech company to accept Bitcoin payments isn't Google or Apple

Dec 11th 2014, 12:38 PM 6,782 Views 23 Comments

Those in the US can now purchase goods from Microsoft’s Windows and Xbox stores using the cryptocurrency.

Retailers are going to have their best Christmas since 2009 thanks to you
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Retailers are going to have their best Christmas since 2009 thanks to you

Dec 1st 2014, 8:52 AM 7,305 Views 30 Comments

Irish households are expected to spend an extra €650 to €750 in shops this month compared to other months this year.

'Arry’s Transfer Window: Man United set for Arturo Vidal bid?
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'Arry’s Transfer Window: Man United set for Arturo Vidal bid?

Jul 23rd 2014, 1:00 PM 9,040 Views 10 Comments

Also, the latest news on the futures of Xavi, Santi Cazorla and Liverpool target Divock Origi.

Consumers 'gradually recovering from the extreme difficulties'
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Consumers 'gradually recovering from the extreme difficulties'

Feb 4th 2014, 12:11 PM 6,623 Views 36 Comments

How are you feeling about spending more money?

What recession? Irish shoppers will be the highest spenders in Europe this Christmas
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What recession? Irish shoppers will be the highest spenders in Europe this Christmas

Nov 8th 2011, 9:33 AM 1,670 Views 26 Comments

A Deloitte survey shows the average household spend over the festive season will be €943. How much are you planning to spend?