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#On the up

# on-the-up - Sunday 14 January, 2018

There has been a jump in the number of people buying a TV licence in the last year

The jump in the figures over the last year is largely attributed to the public awareness campaign rolled out by the Department of Communications.

# on-the-up - Friday 29 December, 2017

From The42 Rising stars: 10 young footballers who announced their arrival on the big stage in 2017 On The Up

Rising stars: 10 young footballers who announced their arrival on the big stage in 2017

From Con O’Callaghan to Sean Powter, here are the young footballers who impressed us this year.

# on-the-up - Monday 20 November, 2017

From The42 'It's actually crazy when you think of where we were' - the rise of Na Piarsaigh On The Up

'It's actually crazy when you think of where we were' - the rise of Na Piarsaigh

Manager Shane O’Neill knows well how far the Limerick club have journeyed.

# on-the-up - Sunday 1 October, 2017

House prices across the country rising by more than €50 a day

Prices have risen by almost 47% from their lowest point in late 2013.

# on-the-up - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Property prices are rising at the fastest pace in three years as supply hits a 'critical low'

There were only 3,900 housing units advertised for sale in Dublin during July.

# on-the-up - Sunday 30 July, 2017

How a Dublin council engineer wound up hanging out with the Silicon Valley 'mafia'

Michael O’Dwyer of Swiftcomply tells us how his business is growing.

# on-the-up - Friday 28 July, 2017

From The42 Significant increase in LOI attendances as Cork City named best-supported club On The Up

Significant increase in LOI attendances as Cork City named best-supported club

Numbers have grown by 48.8% across the SSE Airtricity League since last season.

From The42 Ireland U20 forwards Jones and Regan make switch from Leinster to join Ulster academy Suftum

Ireland U20 forwards Jones and Regan make switch from Leinster to join Ulster academy

The second and back row represented Leinster through age grades and up to ‘A’ level.

# on-the-up - Saturday 15 July, 2017

From The42 Let go by Leinster and now captaining his country: Billy Dardis hoping to land European title for Ireland this weekend Sevens Heaven

Let go by Leinster and now captaining his country: Billy Dardis hoping to land European title for Ireland this weekend

The Naas native looks an ideal fit to be a core member of an Ireland Sevens squad that will continue to aid development of provincial academy prospects.

# on-the-up - Thursday 6 July, 2017

From The42 Bradley faces biggest test to date as passage through Europe lies on the horizon On The Up

Bradley faces biggest test to date as passage through Europe lies on the horizon

Shamrock Rovers face Stjarnan tonight with a 1-0 lead and a priceless away goal from their opening leg in Iceland.

# on-the-up - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Frenzied demand for Help to Buy scheme before it's scrapped 'could push up prices'

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy says the scheme is under review, with reports it could be wound up in the next Budget.

# on-the-up - Friday 5 May, 2017

From The42 Seagulls soar to second despite draw at home to Saints On The Up

Seagulls soar to second despite draw at home to Saints

It was an entertaining game in Bray.

# on-the-up - Saturday 8 April, 2017

From The42 'Unheard of': Royal County rugby on verge of coronation as Navan challenge on two fronts On The Up

'Unheard of': Royal County rugby on verge of coronation as Navan challenge on two fronts

The influence of director of rugby Alan Kingsley and some energetic U20s is pushing Navan torwads their first promotion since reaching the UBL.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

From The42 Venue standards, live broadcasts and highlights show part of developments for women's 6 Nations Up The Profile

Venue standards, live broadcasts and highlights show part of developments for women's 6 Nations

We’ll now be able to watch all of the women’s Six Nations games live.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Children's hospital costs like a 'runaway train' as they rocket to €1bn

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the debate about where the new children’s hospital should be built is “finished”.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Social welfare increases to be rolled out in March

The State pension, Jobseeker’s Allowance and One Parent Family Payment among payments to benefit from increase.

# on-the-up - Saturday 24 September, 2016

From The42 Ruthless Liverpool thump 10-man Hull as Meyler grabs consolation goal On The Up

Ruthless Liverpool thump 10-man Hull as Meyler grabs consolation goal

It was a birthday to forget for interim manager Mike Phelan as his side were thrashed 5-1.

# on-the-up - Monday 19 September, 2016

From The42 Byrne strike sees Bohs clinch three points against Wexford Youths On The Up

Byrne strike sees Bohs clinch three points against Wexford Youths

The win moves Keith Long’s side up to sixth in the table.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Irish builders are commanding €100,000 salaries as companies hunt for construction skills

Recruitment firm Hays says that demand for construction professionals was up 40% on a year ago.

# on-the-up - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Rent supplement set to increase from this Friday

The announcement was made in Dublin Castle this morning.

# on-the-up - Monday 20 June, 2016

Coveney set to freeze bin charges for 12 months

The environment minister held discussions with Ireland’s waste companies today.

# on-the-up - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Bin charges treble for customers as companies accused of operating 'a cartel'

The Tánaiste said legislation would be introduced if waste companies are found to be exploiting customers.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

From The42 Ladies gaelic games to receive a €1 million government investment over the next two years On The Up

Ladies gaelic games to receive a €1 million government investment over the next two years

The funding, provided through Sport Ireland, will be distributed among ladies football and camogie.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

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

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

# on-the-up - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

There's been a big jump in the number of people being refused car insurance

This week, Fianna Fáil is to propose a motion to tackle the rise in motor insurance costs.

# on-the-up - Monday 30 May, 2016

Now could be a good time to keep an eye on bitcoin again

The currency is now valued at €477 per coin, matching the valuation it had back in August 2014.

# on-the-up - Saturday 7 May, 2016

From The42 Sligo jump to seventh in the table with comfortable Wexford win On The Up

Sligo jump to seventh in the table with comfortable Wexford win

Dave Robertson’s charges have now won three games on the bounce.

# on-the-up - Thursday 21 April, 2016

'It's time we asked questions': Some drivers' insurance premiums are up 400%

TDs said it was time the insurance companies were transparent about why the costs were on the rise for customers.

# on-the-up - Sunday 3 April, 2016

From The42 Landmark day for the Cavan footballers as they defeat Galway to clinch promotion to Division 1 On The Up

Landmark day for the Cavan footballers as they defeat Galway to clinch promotion to Division 1

Cavan are back in the top flight for the first time in 15 years.

# on-the-up - Thursday 3 March, 2016

From The42 Ireland jump to 29th in the Fifa world rankings On The Up

Ireland jump to 29th in the Fifa world rankings

Michael O’Neill’s Northern Ireland remain one place ahead of his namesake’s team.

# on-the-up - Thursday 4 February, 2016

From The42 Ireland climb into top 30 in Fifa rankings but still one place behind Northern Ireland COYBIG

Ireland climb into top 30 in Fifa rankings but still one place behind Northern Ireland

Meanwhile, Euro 2016 opponents remain number one in the world.

# on-the-up - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Irish consumers haven’t felt this good for 10 years

The figures from the ESRI and KBC Bank Ireland show consumer sentiment at its highest point for ten years.

# on-the-up - Sunday 3 January, 2016

From The42 Chelsea have got their groove back as Hiddink claims his first victory On The Up

Chelsea have got their groove back as Hiddink claims his first victory

Goals from Oscar, Willian and Diego Costa handed the Blues a 3-0 win at Selhurst Park.

# on-the-up - Sunday 20 December, 2015

From The42 Chart of the Day: Ulster's troubled trips to France (and recent encouragement) On The Up

Chart of the Day: Ulster's troubled trips to France (and recent encouragement)

Aside from last year’s trip to Toulon, Ulster’s recent history in France has been greatly encouraging.

# on-the-up - Saturday 5 December, 2015

More people have flown through Dublin Airport this year than ever before

There has been a big increase in the number of routes through the airport.

# on-the-up - Thursday 19 November, 2015

We’ve spent €1.7 billion more building houses this year than 2014

Building has gotten underway on 11,955 residential housing units.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

A whopping 320 tech jobs for Ireland have been announced today at the Web Summit

The jobs will be created in the technology and business sectors.

# on-the-up - Friday 2 October, 2015

It looks like the Irish economy is now taking off like a rocket

Just as Michael Noonan said it could three years ago.

# on-the-up - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Here’s how much accident victims in Ireland have been paid this year

In total the Injuries Board has awarded €128.45 million in the first six months of this year.

# on-the-up - Friday 28 August, 2015

From The42 Former Ireland international’s debut spoiled by resurgent Limerick hitting 4 past Drogs On The Up

Former Ireland international’s debut spoiled by resurgent Limerick hitting 4 past Drogs

It wasn’t a welcome arrival for Keith Treacy as Martin Russell’s men made it four wins from their last five.

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