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#Wealth

# wealth - Monday 23 May, 2022

Billionaires’ wealth rose more during Covid-19 pandemic than in 23 years combined
# Davos
# Davos

Billionaires’ wealth rose more during Covid-19 pandemic than in 23 years combined

May 23rd 2022, 8:02 AM 18,293 Views 41 Comments

A new billionaire was created every 30 hours during the pandemic, according to Oxfam.

# wealth - Monday 17 January, 2022

World's ten richest men doubled their wealth during Covid, report finds
# Oxfam
# Oxfam

World's ten richest men doubled their wealth during Covid, report finds

Jan 17th 2022, 9:23 AM 34,709 Views 70 Comments

It also found that the wealth of Ireland’s nine billionaires has increased by 58% to €49.7 billion since the start of the pandemic.

# wealth - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Ireland's high earners feel 'insecure' with 28% finding it difficult to make end meets
# TASC
# TASC

Ireland's high earners feel 'insecure' with 28% finding it difficult to make end meets

Sep 23rd 2020, 6:10 AM 40,839 Views 53 Comments

Despite concerns, the highest earners in Ireland do not want to pay less tax on their earnings.

# wealth - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Irish household finances more resilient than before the last recession, says Central Bank
# Wealth Inequality
# Wealth Inequality

Irish household finances more resilient than before the last recession, says Central Bank

Sep 22nd 2020, 2:15 PM 15,593 Views 19 Comments

The study takes 2013 to represent ‘the low-point of the last recession in Ireland’.

# wealth - Sunday 17 May, 2020

Inventor James Dyson tops 2020 Sunday Times Rich List - but it's not all good news for the super-rich
# In THe Money
# In THe Money

Inventor James Dyson tops 2020 Sunday Times Rich List - but it's not all good news for the super-rich

May 17th 2020, 8:00 AM 60,888 Views 43 Comments

The list has shown the respected annual ranking of the UK’s 1,000 wealthiest people since 1989.

# wealth - Friday 28 September, 2018

Former Italian PM Berlusconi returns to football after selling AC Milan
# Back In The Game
From The42
# Back In The Game

Former Italian PM Berlusconi returns to football after selling AC Milan

Sep 28th 2018, 3:11 PM 6,168 Views 1 Comment

The 81-year-old has bought Serie C side Monza.

# wealth - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Maps show distribution of wealth in 14th-century Ireland
# Papal Taxation
# Papal Taxation

Maps show distribution of wealth in 14th-century Ireland

Jul 26th 2018, 6:15 AM 44,820 Views 20 Comments

They suggest a more complex Gaelic economy than often believed.

# wealth - Friday 23 March, 2018

U2 top Irish entertainers Rich List again with a combined wealth of €647 million
# Minted
# Minted

U2 top Irish entertainers Rich List again with a combined wealth of €647 million

Mar 23rd 2018, 2:58 PM 17,320 Views 64 Comments

Liam Neeson, Pierce Brosnan, Enya and Niall Horan all feature on the list.

# wealth - Saturday 1 April, 2017

White House reveals Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have up to €700m in assets
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

White House reveals Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have up to €700m in assets

Apr 1st 2017, 10:55 AM 25,139 Views 35 Comments

Concerns have been raised about potential conflicts of interest.

# wealth - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

These are the four richest counties in Ireland
# Doing Well For Themselves
# Doing Well For Themselves

These are the four richest counties in Ireland

Mar 22nd 2017, 2:00 PM 83,978 Views 35 Comments

Only four counties have a disposable income ahead of the national average.

# wealth - Saturday 4 March, 2017

U2 top Irish Rich List with a combined wealth of €645 million

U2 top Irish Rich List with a combined wealth of €645 million

Mar 4th 2017, 2:51 PM 24,387 Views 38 Comments

Niall Horan, Graham Norton, Colin Farrell, Daniel O’Donnell, Michael Flatley, and Enya all feature.

# wealth - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Here's how many multi-millionaires Ireland gained last year
# The Super Rich
# The Super Rich

Here's how many multi-millionaires Ireland gained last year

Mar 1st 2017, 8:12 AM 29,268 Views 48 Comments

Some people are doing very well.

# wealth - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Outsourced Central Bank staff paid an average daily rate of €551
# Contractors
# Contractors

Outsourced Central Bank staff paid an average daily rate of €551

Jan 8th 2017, 9:30 AM 28,767 Views 62 Comments

The Finance Minister said individual daily rates could not be disclosed for commercial reasons.

# wealth - Saturday 13 August, 2016

The 20 most common hobbies of the richest people in the world
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

The 20 most common hobbies of the richest people in the world

Aug 13th 2016, 6:00 PM 56,018 Views 41 Comments

Who doesn’t like collecting cars and football teams?

# wealth - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Huge new Top 14 TV rights deal worth €97 million per season
# Rich
From The42
# Rich

Huge new Top 14 TV rights deal worth €97 million per season

May 12th 2016, 4:19 PM 9,987 Views 25 Comments

The French clubs are going to be even wealthier from 2019 onwards.

# wealth - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Adele is Britain’s 'richest ever' female musician with €109 million wealth
# Sunday Times Rich List
# Sunday Times Rich List

Adele is Britain’s 'richest ever' female musician with €109 million wealth

Apr 21st 2016, 8:20 AM 20,301 Views 59 Comments

The singer topped the Sunday Times young rich list for musicians aged 30 and under.

# wealth - Sunday 13 March, 2016

The 10 celebrities making the most money long after they've gone
# RIP
# RIP

The 10 celebrities making the most money long after they've gone

Mar 13th 2016, 3:00 PM 32,481 Views 13 Comments

Michael Jackson is the top earner, making over €100 million last year.

# wealth - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

These are Europe's 11 richest billionaires who never went to university
# Wealth
# Wealth

These are Europe's 11 richest billionaires who never went to university

Sep 29th 2015, 6:10 AM 35,249 Views 27 Comments

IKEA, L’Oreal and Zara all get a mention.

# wealth - Saturday 26 September, 2015

David McWilliams turns down Celebrity Economist Debtmatch with Dan O'Brien
# It's The Economy Stupid
# It's The Economy Stupid

David McWilliams turns down Celebrity Economist Debtmatch with Dan O'Brien

Sep 26th 2015, 7:45 AM 19,912 Views 97 Comments

Well, a debate anyway…

# wealth - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

'That's two or three individuals with massive amounts of money to spend'
# Wealth
From The42
# Wealth

'That's two or three individuals with massive amounts of money to spend'

Sep 2nd 2015, 6:05 PM 10,861 Views 1 Comment

The Guinness Pro12 is back this weekend with long-term aims to overhaul the Top 14.

# wealth - Thursday 18 June, 2015

This map shows how Dublin is a city divided
# Reality Check
# Reality Check

This map shows how Dublin is a city divided

Jun 18th 2015, 6:04 AM 77,231 Views 33 Comments

A report commissioned by the council shows where the bulk of the wealth is – and the deprivation.

# wealth - Monday 1 June, 2015

How this man went from college drop-out to a $54 billion fortune
# Oracle Of Knowledge
# Oracle Of Knowledge

How this man went from college drop-out to a $54 billion fortune

Jun 1st 2015, 10:15 AM 35,003 Views 34 Comments

Larry Ellison is the world’s third richest person.

# wealth - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Don't get enough sleep? Try getting rich
# Pillows Of Cash
# Pillows Of Cash

Don't get enough sleep? Try getting rich

Apr 9th 2015, 4:10 PM 15,426 Views 23 Comments

It seems wealth has its privileges.

# wealth - Friday 30 January, 2015

Rolling in it - the richest counties in Ireland are...
# Loadsamoney
# Loadsamoney

Rolling in it - the richest counties in Ireland are...

Jan 30th 2015, 5:15 PM 56,746 Views 32 Comments

Latest figures from the CSO highlight worrying levels of indebtedness in the east of the country…

# wealth - Monday 19 January, 2015

The top 1% could soon own more than HALF of global wealth
# Davos
# Davos

The top 1% could soon own more than HALF of global wealth

Jan 19th 2015, 6:30 AM 9,210 Views 61 Comments

But how can this be reversed?

# wealth - Friday 12 December, 2014

Irish people have less extra cash than our European neighbours
# Not Going Out
# Not Going Out

Irish people have less extra cash than our European neighbours

Dec 12th 2014, 10:44 AM 5,122 Views 76 Comments

New figures from Eurostat show Irish households to have 6% less material wealth than the European average.

# wealth - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis
# Extreme Inequality
# Extreme Inequality

The number of billionaires in the world doubled during the global crisis

Oct 29th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,744 Views 54 Comments

If the richest three people spent $1 million every day, it would take 220 years to run out of money.

# wealth - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

99% of young adults in D6 go to college, just 15% in D17
# Education
# Education

99% of young adults in D6 go to college, just 15% in D17

Aug 20th 2014, 9:56 AM 15,300 Views 61 Comments

A report from the Higher Education Authority says we “urgently need to tap into the deep reservoirs of disadvantage”.

# wealth - Thursday 24 July, 2014

You'd need the Cusack Stand to hold all of Dublin's millionaires
# Flashing The Cash
# Flashing The Cash

You'd need the Cusack Stand to hold all of Dublin's millionaires

Jul 24th 2014, 11:33 AM 13,033 Views 33 Comments

One in 40 people in the capital is a millionaire apparently.

# wealth - Saturday 5 July, 2014

13 things you probably never knew about India
# Just The Facts
# Just The Facts

13 things you probably never knew about India

Jul 5th 2014, 4:00 PM 22,834 Views 46 Comments

Hair, pollution, whiskey and babies – there’s a lot going on in India.

# wealth - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Poor us: Ireland is less wealthy than the EU average
# Wealth
# Wealth

Poor us: Ireland is less wealthy than the EU average

Jun 19th 2014, 10:31 AM 13,975 Views 86 Comments

No prizes for guessing who’s towards the top…

# wealth - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Poll: Should Ireland bring in a tax on wealth?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland bring in a tax on wealth?

Jun 10th 2014, 8:56 AM 16,858 Views 225 Comments

Is it only fair to ask high earners to pull their weight? Or is it just too punitive?

# wealth - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

If you have Aviva health insurance you could be paying more from next month
# Price Hike
# Price Hike

If you have Aviva health insurance you could be paying more from next month

Feb 19th 2014, 10:28 AM 6,791 Views 19 Comments

Some plans will increase by up to 20 per cent, with the average hike being 12.7 per cent.

# wealth - Monday 20 January, 2014

World's wealthiest 85 people own same amount as half the global population
# Oxfam Report
# Oxfam Report

World's wealthiest 85 people own same amount as half the global population

Jan 20th 2014, 10:04 AM 18,670 Views 190 Comments

A report by Oxfam finds that Europe’s 10 richest people exceeds the total cost of stimulus measures implemented across the EU between 2008 and 2010.

# wealth - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Column: It's fanciful to think a wealth tax would make the rich leave Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It's fanciful to think a wealth tax would make the rich leave Ireland

May 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 189 Views 125 Comments

A former IMF head of the mission for Ireland has said an entire reliance on austerity was not the right move – yet we’re still following that road. David Cronin asks why.

# wealth - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Column: Hunger and the horsemeat scandal, both the consequences of inequality
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Hunger and the horsemeat scandal, both the consequences of inequality

May 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 57 Views 21 Comments

We produce enough food for 10 times our population, but the horsemeat scandal shows just how inequality has forced people to low-price, low-quality food, writes Richard Manton.

# wealth - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Column: The EU need not look beyond its own borders to see widespread poverty
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The EU need not look beyond its own borders to see widespread poverty

Apr 2nd 2013, 7:00 AM 64 Views 38 Comments

At 38 per cent, Ireland has the highest rate of children at risk of poverty in Western Europe. But, far from protecting the vulnerable, the government has introduced austerity measures that mean the rich get richer, writes Richard Manton.

# wealth - Friday 22 February, 2013

Dublin ranks 4th in UN report on prosperity of global cities
# Prosperity
# Prosperity

Dublin ranks 4th in UN report on prosperity of global cities

Feb 22nd 2013, 2:55 PM 8,014 Views 33 Comments

However its authors said the current measures to address the economic crisis and public finances could affect its position.

# wealth - Saturday 26 January, 2013

How the best countries in the world have changed since 1988
# Quality Of Life
# Quality Of Life

How the best countries in the world have changed since 1988

Jan 26th 2013, 9:15 AM 15,149 Views 39 Comments

Ireland isn’t doing too badly, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit…

# wealth - Saturday 5 January, 2013

The 10 billionaires whose net worth rose the most in 2012
# Richer
# Richer

The 10 billionaires whose net worth rose the most in 2012

Jan 5th 2013, 6:00 PM 29,546 Views 89 Comments

Nope, we haven’t heard of some of these rich folks…

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