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# 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 IOU

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

# 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.

# payments - Thursday 4 December, 2014

At least 257 symphysiotomy survivors apply for redress scheme

The scheme has been criticised by some advocates for symphysiotomy survivors.

# payments - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Snapchat is letting you send money to friends, but don't get excited

It’s an interesting development, but there are a few caveats involved.

# payments - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Taylor Swift's Spotify earnings would have been much smaller than claimed

The CEO of Swift’s record label rejected Spotify’s claim that the artist was ‘on track’ to making €6 million in the past twelve months, saying it was closer to €397,800.

# payments - Friday 31 October, 2014

Student finance body SUSI has paid out 11,000 more grants than this time last year

There are around 19,000 students still awaiting payments.

# payments - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Martin calls on Government to intervene on Irish Water bonuses

It has also emerged that senior coalition figures have discussed the replacement of the Irish Water CEO.

# payments - Monday 13 October, 2014

Soon Twitter users in France will be able to transfer money via tweets

The banking group BPCE will soon allow Twitter users to tweet money to one another, regardless of whether they’re with the bank or not.

# payments - Saturday 11 October, 2014

'People are paying illegal top ups on rent supplement to live in a garage'

Threshold says a small adjustment in Rent Supplement payments of between €25 and €50 euro a week can keep families in their homes and prevent homelessness.

# payments - Monday 6 October, 2014

Facebook Messenger could soon allow you to send money to your friends

A hidden payments service was found in the current version of Facebook’s messaging app, allowing users to transfer cash via debit card.

# payments - Friday 19 September, 2014

Business owners, today is 'e-Day' for public payments. What should you be doing?

Business can no longer pay public sector bodies by cheque.

# payments - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Here's what the Taoiseach has to say about Irish Water and your PPS number

Enda Kenny made the comment in the Dáil as it met after the summer break.

# payments - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Group of Mount Carmel nurses owed €60k in redundancy payments

The nurses might not receive the payments, as they are now considered to be unsecured creditors under the liquidation.

# payments - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Elderly people 'left languishing' on nursing home waiting list

There are over 500 people currently waiting in hospital beds.

# payments - Monday 1 September, 2014

Apple's latest plan could turn the next iPhone into a digital wallet

The company is said to have reached a deal with Visa, Mastercard and American Express over a new payment service that uses NFC technology.

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